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What a great looking motorized bike.
Any info on the build? Motor used? Bike used or was it all custom?
That dive belt is very cool looking. Does it work well?
Edit: OK, I am guessing that is a real Steffey engine after looking at some more pics, but not sure on the...
The stencils and some of the frame details look very similar to a Rollfast I saw recently, so maybe H.P. Snyder built? I am not much of an expert on balloon tire stuff, but I like camelbacks and you have a very nice on there. Enjoy!
As has been said, they were common in that time frame. I have mid to late 1890s Sterling, Crescent, Cleveland and Pierce bicyles that have two piece cranks, but none are like yours. I am looking through my photos, but do not see anything similar yet. More pictures of what you have would be...
I don't know if it is a must see, but it is pretty good:
Not technically a museum, but definitely worth the trip if you are in to balloon stuff:
The Henry Ford Museum has some...
Great Looking Bikes!
What a great find. I have really been getting in to the vintage tourist style bikes. They are pretty underrated and very nice to ride. I can find 60's and 70's models all day long, but rarely ever see anything like either one of those. That black one with the rod drum...
Looks like a 36 hole which is what I need, but given that it is a Worksman, I am assuming it is drilled for 105 gauge spokes?
I am looking for that style of hub, but I need one for standard gauge spokes. Can you confirm which that is?