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  1. Chiller662

    New Member from New Jersey

    I have been collecting for a little while . Currently I have four bikes due to working out of my basement untill I can afford a garage. First up is my 1957 Pleasureliner It looks pretty good now but has it's got the ridden look that I was going for. Next is my 1960s Jet pilot I did clean it up...
  2. W

    90's Performance MTB

    Hey all! I traded an old hipster bike for a mtb with some potential and have been exceedingly impressed by frame and component quality now that I'm digging into the bike. Can anyone tell me a little about this brand and model? And maybe what it might be worth? I've restored it pretty much...
  3. Starnger

    1970 Schwinn Typhoon

    So, another nice story of me getting a vintage American bike in Europe is here :) First of all, yes, i do have unfinished projects, but this one is different! (Ha-ha, but true this time) I was not intending to buy it, but i saw an ad on dutch Marktplaats with this photos: The ad said 1950's...
  4. bikesnbuses

    Large 1940's Colson Tricycle local pickup in southern RI

    Great trike, needs tires, has replacement seat.. $60 WITH hubcaps $40 WITHOUT hubcaps.. Located in Ashaway RI zip code 02804 I can hold for an agreed time if it is paid for.. Thank you! Jeff
  5. T

    Plates Los Angeles 1939-41

    Hello. I have three vintage license plates from Los Angeles that I am willing to sell. $100. Shipped from Mojave, CA.
  6. bikesnbuses

    Withdrawn Vintage Armacost Bicycle Headlamp 6V Sealed Beam No.220 N.O.S like a Delta setup Battery box

    Super cool ! New Old Stock vintage Armacost bicycle Headlamp 6V Sealed Beam No.220 N.O.S NEW FREE SHIP. Condition is "New". Beautiful condition with box and instruction. Perfect for any build! Asking $85 shipped in the USA obo
  7. Steveo99

    Hand Crafted Hub Shiners

    Jeweled Bicycle Hub Shiners. I can customize in Black Genuine Leather or Natural Genuine Leather. This purchase includes 1 Handed Crafted Front and 1 Hand Crafted Rear Hub Shiner. Right now you can choose the jewel to be red, blue, or light teal. Each jewel is made of a high quality hard...
  8. C

    Vintage JC Higgins Cruiser (1950s?)

    Hey everyone!! I came across this awesome bike that was going to be sent off to the scrap metal yard. I'm having a difficult time findings information about the bike. I'll attach some pictures, which include the vin. With pricing, my plan is to strip it down and restore it to make it look...
  9. A

    Schwinn Collegiate w/ 3 Speed Sturmey Archer $150

    Royal blue Schwinn Collegiate was restored with all new parts. 1973 Sturmey Archer 36H 18T 3 Speed (rebuilt), Tektro brakes RT559, Sunrims CR18, vintage road-style handlebars Schwalbe tires, puncture-proof inner tubes. Every bolt was changed, new spokes, Tektro brakes are quick release allowing...
  10. 1970's Columbia "Tourist V"  Women's 5- Speed.

    1970's Columbia "Tourist V" Women's 5- Speed.

    1970's Columbia 5 speed bicycle. In good shape, and pedals easily. Has "BMA/6" Sticker . Shimano 5-speed gearbox and derailleur.
  11. 1968 Sears  3-speed

    1968 Sears 3-speed

    Austrian Made Sears 3-speed Bicycle I bought at a swap meet. Pedals very smooth, has new tires and tubes.
  12. Degoragon

    Right in my backyard.....Literally! 1941 Hiawatha (shelby Flying Cloud )

    So, not too long ago, I was walking in my backyard, and I spotted this leaning beside a fallen in shed. So I pulled it out of the weeds to get a better look. From what I have found, it is a 1941 (approx.) Hiawatha, built by Shelby, and sold at Gamble's Department stores. It looks identical to...
  13. Flying Zombie

    A few Classic Ladies

    1950 JC Higgins Airflow SOLD 1948 Hawthorne DeLuxe $300 obo 1953 Schwinn Hornet SOLD All skiptooth Prefer not to ship but may under the right circumstances. Willing to drive within reason or meet half way. I'm in Green Bay, WI
  14. Flying Zombie

    SOLD '39 Elgin Twin Bar Normally I post a full fledged ad here specifically, but I'm on time crunches and minutes count right now. It's on the Cabe and explained piece by piece with FULL pictorial in vast detail. Any questions, interest.. comments.. feel...
  15. Ethan

    Rollin' Scrap....

    I recently acquired an older cantilever frame. No brand, no markings, there may be a serial number stamped in the bottom of the frame....or it may be my imagination. It does have a couple issues, the worst of which is the dropouts, 1 side in particular is a wreck. This is the frame as I got it...
  16. S

    1950s Schwinn Dx

    Pretty cool 1951 Boys 26” Schwinn! Original paint and painted Schwinn rims. Bendix hub out back and Schwinn stamped hub up front. She rides as she sits, kinda turn key! Missing chainguard, head badge, different size tires (2.125/1.75), wrong Schwinn seat and needs grips. Could make a cool...
  17. A

    What bike is this??

    Hi everyone, i want to start this off by saying I am not a bike collector or a professional at all, and therefore I apologize for anything I get wrong or label wrong. I got this bike at an estate sale for dirt cheap and I’m just curious to know what it is and/or what the value is. It has...
  18. bebopblu

    42 Speed Master for sale

    One of my Ratrodbike Build off bikes. A 42 Speed Master with Skip tooth and blacked out parts. All original except that I added a Shimano 7 speed hub (still kept the skip tooth) and nice wheels to handle the hills here on Long Island. Included with the bike are the original wheels and hubs...
  19. bebopblu

    Motorized Worksman (pickup only) LI,NY

    Motorized Worksman bike (Made in USA) with heavy duty Worksman front wheel and drum brake. Big spring Brooks saddle and a custom leather wrapped gas tank from a RRB member. Bike runs good but keep in mind that these bikes require regular maintenance and tinkering. Email me with any questions...
  20. topnotchlsx

    Possible pre-war Hawthorne find. Can any identify?

    Hey guys and gals! I bought this bike about 4 months back and am finally doing something with it. I found it at an antique shop and stole the thing for a hefty $10! It was a complete bike. Anyway today I stripped it down the best I could in order to get it into a rider with a few parts. I...