Davis-Made bicycles “Private Brands” catalog

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  1. #1 Posted Nov 30, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I won the auction for the Davis-Made Bicycles catalog! I wanted to share it with the cabe. There is just NOT enough of this stuff out there. I believe it is from 1918...but there is no date on any of the pages.

    30tooth chainring, the one fork I have never seen before, sadly the double bar is not pictured, but is offered in the print on the last page....still some very cool information.

    This thread will be attached to the “show your Davis built bicycle” thread.

    Hope you all enjoy, glad to share.
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Thanks for posting this.
    I under bid it, and was very disappointed that I didn't win it, so it's a nice consolation to be able to take a look at it.
     
  4. #4 Posted Nov 30, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    No problem,
    I always share the old paper material I buy.
     
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    Saint Lactose The Tolerant

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    Goldenindian ... you have been one of the more-fortunate members
    of the CABE. Your collection of fine-examples of the more-interesting
    of the Davis-Built Bicycles is remarkable.

    But, even more notable than your habit of locating ''the good stuff'' ...
    like this Catalog ... is your desire to share it with the membership.

    Good Form.

    You are appreciated !!

    ...... patric



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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Hoofhearted you’re the best! Thanks for the kind words. Love the cabe.
     
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    Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike

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    Thank you for sharing this.
     
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  8. #8 Posted Dec 1, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    What a great catalog, full of great information, provided by a great CABE member, thank you for sharing, we are great-full !
    Todd
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Great score, thanks for sharing!

    Mike
     
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  10. #10 Posted Dec 1, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    I agree w/ all of the above, and great photo quality also. Thanks
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    what a toot ...early morning reading...EYE thank you.........
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Thank You so much for this info, it is insane. Kind regards, this opens a door that has been shut on Davis History.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    wooow!
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Saint Lactose The Tolerant

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    The Sears Chief bicycle with a 52-tooth chainring ... same diameter as
    contemporaries of the day having 26 teeth, but one-inch apart.

    ..... patric

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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Ok it looks big with 52 teeth 1/2" and it feels big if riding anything smaller than 17 rear cog.....ugh puff puff
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    I was an under bidder too. Cool catalog. Thanks for sharing
     
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