Bye-Bye Bluebirds

Discussion in 'Classic Balloon Tire Bicycles 1933-1965' started by Velocipedist Co., Nov 26, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    426D8382-A8EF-4784-B2D4-8037B9D4575D.jpeg F0D59109-659A-4EE4-9C5C-F914B3BCF998.jpeg I’m starting to sell off several of my bikes including some of my bluebirds. I thought I’d snap a few RobertRileyesque photos while I had the opportunity! 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
     
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  2. #2 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Very nice, good luck!
     
  3. #3 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    can you can shoot me some numbers prefer privTe response bikeberg@aol.com in Napa Ca
     
  4. #4 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Restored one is pending. I’m going to keep the ‘37 dark blue patina’d bike.
     
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  5. #5 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Starting to get a few pm’s. I’ll be listing bikes as I pull them out and ready them for sale.

    I’ve already sold the restored BB, a toc schwinn type, an early Kopsky six day racer, and Hetchins this past week.

    I’ll be selling more.. a National toc racer, a very rare 2spd cushion Columbia Chainless, beautiful Original twin 60, other toc projects, Og Columbia motorbike project, 1938 BB, Toc Elgin King... and others

    I don’t have good photos of many of these yet and dificult to pull some out. But if I do I’ll post in for sale section. Anyone is welcome to inquire by private message but will otherwise be listing for more quick sales.

    Enjoy the photos!

    Thanks!
     
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  6. #6 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    this shoud be in the for sale section with prices per rules
     
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  7. #7 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Wow...Thanks for posting Steve, beautiful bikes...
     
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  8. #8 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    This wasn’t intended to be a for sale thread; I just wanted to share some cool photos. With so many pm’s received however, I thought I would communicate what I was up to.

    As per rules, I’ll be sure to post ads in the for sale section as I take photos and commit to a price.
     
  9. #9 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Sooner or later all birds want to fly. Beautiful collection, great job putting them together.
     
  10. #10 Posted Nov 26, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    The cats are effectively out of the bag and on these bluebirds!:cryingcat::eek::(:eek::D:oops:
     
  11. #11 Posted Nov 27, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Cool collection of each year. Kind of a shame to break them up. But the new owners will enjoy them. 3 more blue birds being sold is interesting. Thanks for sharing these great photos!
     
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  12. #12 Posted Nov 27, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    thanks for a peek steve........
     
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  13. #13 Posted Dec 4, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    PM sent. Killer bikes you posted!
     
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  14. #14 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    Sir, did you get my message?
     
  15. #15 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    How can Bluebird bicycles be super rare if so many people own more than one? I don't get it?

    Oh, love your collection Velocipedist Co. Sorry to hear you have to sell them!
     
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  16. #16 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Wonder where all these Elgin nests were at?

    Now, CHEETO bikes! :D
     
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  17. #17 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Homes of the lucky folks!
     
  18. #18 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike

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    Bluebirds are not rare. Just expensive.
     
  19. #19 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    like airflows and superstreamlines i ve had more than six of each at once ..... I decided that there were so many i sold tgem all only to regret it and now buying tgem again .... Tge only bikes i have ever had just one of is a 36 Indian a colson commander and 37 Roadmaster and I've seen many of each i think the interpretation of rare is hard to acquire

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  20. #20 Posted Dec 5, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I have even had three evinrudes at once and what they only made 42 someone once said I had 10% then ..... cannilever autocycle deluxe maybe rarer than aerocycle or bluebird and look how many schwinns were made