1912 Columbia Model 200 Dual Suspension Two Speed Chainless

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  1. #1 Posted Apr 5, 2018

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    I know some of you saw this pop up on eBay, I had to try for it and the seller accepted my offer.
    Drivetrain was locked up and it had a later saddle on it but I resolved those two issues.

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    WOW!!!!!!

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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Does it seem like original paint?

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  5. #5 Posted Apr 5, 2018

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    Nice! I'm glad you got it. I was temppted...
     
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    It looks like original paint and plating to me, chipping though so it is delicate.
    The bike had been in the sellers family since the 20's. I'm told there may be photos of it in a bike shop that it is supposed to have come out of, he said he would send them along if he found them.
     
  7. #7 Posted Apr 5, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    If those grips are rubber, you can lathe a wooden grip pattern and make a mold.
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Dual Suspension, Chain-less and two-speeds, my mind is blown! Is it a kick-back to change gears?
    I would have been a contender if I had seen it. Nice Buy!
     
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    I love it. How does the 2 speed work? And the rear “shock”?
     
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    I spoke to Mr. Columbia and he confirmed it is a kickback style 2 speed, way before the colorful Bendix.


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  13. #13 Posted Apr 6, 2018

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Stunning. Congrats!
     
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    Amazing bike!
    That is fabulous!
     
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    IMG_0256.JPG Don't know anything about this photo ,just something I saved one day....
     
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    Strange that this bike looks identical but appears to use the standard gear cover...two speed specific maybe?
     
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    Good lord, This is an amazing bike!
     
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    Mine is a two speed.
     
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  20. #20 Posted Apr 7, 2018

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    Very Cool....