Fauber Crankset History

Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by GiovanniLiCalsi, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. #1 Posted Jun 28, 2013

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Very cool. Sounds like a real pioneer.
     
  3. #3 Posted Jun 28, 2013

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Farmboy goes to machinist school and designs and builds what everyone needs.
    His crankset is one of the most handsome one out there.

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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    very cool stuff thanks for posting............heres what i notice in these early absolutely genius pioneers..............many if not all have these same ideas and somehow all are doing at the same time...........bicycles,boats,planes, dirigibles (hot air balloon)......it must have been an incredibly exciting time with everything bottlenecking and each trying to be "first" at everything........of course we can only assume everyone was ripping off everyone else's good ideas and tweeking or being first to patent
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    I think there were more students enrolling in machinists schools than ever before.
    This created a boom in machine designs and manufacturing.
     
  6. #6 Posted Jun 28, 2013

    I live for the CABE

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    Fauber

    A couple of my Faubers, the star one is slightly different than the one shown .It also has special stamped on it ...
     

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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Fauber Special
     
  8. #8 Posted May 3, 2018

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Did Rambler Bicycle have optional Fauber cranksets?
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    This one on eBay right now: ( CHEAP..!!! )

    Type in TOC "Fauber" chainring 1898 ( can't seem to attach link )

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    Fauber Star Chainring currently on ebay is quite
    unique .. as not many of the beautiful star-patterns
    show up in the modern world.

    Unique because it sports 32 teeth ... largest made
    by Fauber.

    Bought an astounding TWO OF THEM from Reed at
    Underground Bicycles a while back ... am still joyful.

    Have a very small collection of Fauber rings ... they
    include ONLY the Star .. in 30 and 32 - teeth ... and
    what some of us call the ''6-bubble'' ... three small
    circles and three larger circles ... think Wright Brothers.

    One day ... maybe soon .. maybe down the road ... some
    CABEr is gonna wake up and say, ''Yarr ... now that I have
    the machine for that 32-T .. Star ... I don't have the ring !!''

    Whether a body has the machine or not ... that ring is
    visually stunning ... not only because it is the Star pattern ..
    but also because it .... well ... have you ever seen a ring
    in 32-T Size ?

    Give it a proper place on a main wall .. in good, natural lighting ..
    it will rivet you to the floor everytime you pass thru that space.

    ..... patric

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