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  1. cbustapeck

    Best new match for these 1935 Riverside 24 x 2.125 tires?

    I'm in the process of acquiring a bicycle that will cost about twice as much as I have ever spent on a bike. From my research, it seems that the correct tire for this bicycle is illustrated here, a blackwall Montgomery Ward Riverside 24 x 2.125. This image is reproduced from Collectable Elgin...
  2. cbustapeck

    Sold 1952 J.C. Higgins Colorflow, nice, $400 shipped, OBO

    It is sold and paid for. Thank you for your interest.
  3. cbustapeck

    Seeking information about a ToC Ajax bicycle, built by St. Nicholas Manufacturing of Chicago

    Shawn, I appreciate that insight and suggestion. I think I should clarify my interest in this and in bicycle projects as a whole, to help explain what information I am looking for. My perfect bicycle project is one that is reasonably complete and can be made stable enough to ride with a ton...
  4. cbustapeck

    Seeking information about a ToC Ajax bicycle, built by St. Nicholas Manufacturing of Chicago

    On eBay, I came across what the seller describes as a "Turn of Century Hibbard Spencer & Bartlett Ajax Bike Bicycle by St Nicholas MFG Chicago". They additionally note that the bicycle has 28 inch wheels, as one would expect. The saddle appears to be a Christy. When I asked the seller about the...
  5. cbustapeck

    Assistance identifying Hawthorne bicycle

    Just wait until your garage is full of the bicycles he has dragged home... I would have been thrilled to find one that cool in the trash when I was ten in 1990. With a bike like that becoming 30 years older and less common? Well done!
  6. cbustapeck

    Sold Chain adjustment bolts from 1938 Schwinn, $10/pair, shipped.

    They are! Payment may be made by PayPal, goods and services, to cbustapeck@gmail.com. Thanks, Christopher
  7. cbustapeck

    Sold 1952 J.C. Higgins Colorflow, nice, $400 shipped, OBO

    Today I offer this lovely 1952 J.C. Higgins Color Flow, a bicycle penned by the great industrial designer Viktor Schreckengost. (More about his work, including this bicycle, can be learned in the massive book, Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design.) Each piece has been removed and made...
  8. cbustapeck

    Sale Pending Women's Torrington pedals.

    Sean, The left seems a little bent and stiff.
  9. cbustapeck

    Great 1901 Rice Lewis and Son Toronto Catalog for reference

    The Internet Archive is kind of insane - in the best sense of the word.
  10. cbustapeck

    Skip tooth sprocket / chainring, $15, shipped.

    This sprocket / chainring appears straight. Some quality time on the buffing wheel could do wonders. $15, shipped Payment may be made by PayPal, goods and services, to cbustapeck@gmail.com.
  11. cbustapeck

    Sold Chain adjustment bolts from 1938 Schwinn, $10/pair, shipped.

    This came from a 1938 (Women's) Schwinn Hollywood, serial number T78304. Check my other listings for other parts from this bicycle. One pair came with the bicycle, the other pair are NOS aftermarket. $10/pair, shipped Payment may be made by PayPal, goods and services, to cbustapeck@gmail.com.
  12. cbustapeck

    1938 Schwinn Lincoln headbadge, $30, shipped

    This came from a 1938 (Women's) Schwinn Hollywood, serial number T78304. Check my other listings for other parts from this bicycle. It is clean and in solidly good condition. $30, shipped Payment may be made by PayPal, goods and services, to cbustapeck@gmail.com.
  13. cbustapeck

    1938 Schwinn locking truss-rod fork, complete, with working lock, and bearing cups $90, Shipped

    This came from a 1938 (Women's) Schwinn Hollywood, serial number T78304. Check my other listings for other parts from this bicycle. This locking truss-rod fork is complete, with working lock, and bearing cups. Forks are excellent, with a clean, virtually rust-free surface, truss rods appear...