Archive for July, 2011

I’m on TV again!!!

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

TweetAuction Hunters on SPIKE network. The episode is on-line. It may only be up for a week. The bike part starts at about 11 minutes into the show. Check it out!

1901 – 1910 Raleigh

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1901 – 1910 Raleigh Ive restored this 1910~s ladies Raleigh loop framed bike. It has 28" wheels, converted to 3 speed Sturmey Archer as you need the gears around Yorkshire. Its such a pleasure to ride sat upright and proud.

1931 – 1940 Japan

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1931 – 1940 Japan I have a pre WWII bicycle; it is stamped made in Japan, with a serial number, and a emblem. It is riveted together and made of aluminum. I went to a Schwinn dealer they had no idea of the type/manufacturer.

1979 Schwinn

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1979 Schwinn This is a 1979 frame with assorted schwinn parts from earlier years. Frame and rims are powder-coated. Wheels are laced with bucanan motorcycle spokes.

1958 Schwinn

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1958 Schwinn This is an unrestored 1958 cruiser. Paint and decals are originial. Mesinger seat. (missing a few parts)

1953 Monark

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1953 Monark 1953 Monark restored, everything is orig. except rims, tires & handlebars. Paint is black powder coat.

1952 Schwinn

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1952 Schwinn 1952 Schwinn. Working Horn and Headlight. Totally unrestored (except the seat)

1979 Hutch

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1979 Hutch Hutch cro-mo frame/fork/bars, Hutch spider, seatclamp, seatpost, seat. Araya 7X rims, Suzue hubs, Takagi cro-mo crank, Shimano SX pedals. Finished with Hutch pad set.

1971 Schwinn

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1971 Schwinn Not sure of the year of this bike..All I know is that its a 27 inch Schwinn tourist,,10 speed ..has some rust but looks like its very easy to restore …Front tire is in great condition but the tube blew when aired up today…Back tire needs to be […]

1931 – 1940 Hercules

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Tweet (Click for full photo) 1931 – 1940 Hercules I picked up this Hercules (made in Birmingham, England) in Stellenbosch, South Africa. It has a top-tube shifter and an undated Sturmey-Archer rear hub. This apparrently means that it was manufactured in 1940/41. Only the seat, pedals and (I suspect) tyres are not original. I found […]