Finally riding a big boys bike
Braced Military Fork..
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1913 Excelsior Autocycle, Model 4C.
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1931 Streamline Henderson, model KJ.
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In 1912, AS&Co. acquired the motorcycle manufacturing concern from the Excelsior Motor Manufacturing and Supply Co.
They continued to develop and build the Excelsior Autocycle up until 1919, when they purchased the Henderson Motorcycle Company.
Then they renamed the Motorcycle division, Excelsior/Henderson.
AS&Co. continued to develop and manufacture both, the Excelsior and Henderson line of motorcycles up until 1931 when production ceased.
There were many technological contributions made during the years that Arnold Schwinn & Co. made motorcycles.
These were sold in Europe as the Triumph baby - when they bought the rights to the bike the design for the fork went with it- or so the legend goes - Brian Verrall had one for sale20 years ago - he said they were junkHere is a model, that I’ve always been interested in.
Mainly, because I’ve never actually seen one.
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Not even a photograph of one at any of the big AMCA meets.
It would be a glorious day, to stumble on to one of these in a shed sometime.