Help me name the Schwinn head badge book I'm writing!

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  1. #41 Posted Aug 18, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    A few non-serious titles :)

    2 Screws to Remove–A Compendium of Pillaged Plates
    Badge-it Crazy!
    The Emperor's New Badge—How Schwinn Sold the Same Bicycle Millions of Times Over
     
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  2. #42 Posted Aug 23, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Searching for the Soul, Behind the Badge.
    Arnold Schwinn & Company 1895-1995
     
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  3. #43 Posted Aug 23, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Great name, I love it! Barry

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  4. #44 Posted Aug 23, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    So when can we expect the book? V/r Shawn
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I had to take time out for firewood cutting, but was up to 252 pages and started doing the editing before that.
    September 13th is my thumb fusing operation and then I will get back to the book.
    Then I need to figure out how to have it published etc. Barry

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  6. #46 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    The Badge of Authority. A history of Schwinn.
     
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  7. #47 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Interchangable - a history of the iconic Schwinn brand told through its many head badges.

    Head's Up to Schwinn

    Up Front - the story of the iconic Schwinn headbadge
     
  8. #48 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    A Schwinn by any name - the story told through head badges.
     
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  9. #49 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Thanks! Barry
     
  10. #50 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    A badged review of the rise and fall of the ma and pa store.

    You can ride behind the badge but you can't hide behind the badge.

    The complete badge history of A.S Schwinn by world famous badge collector Barry.

    The badge of American strength. Our global production domination pre ww2.


    Your father's badge. This is the badge of American greatness. Not as clumsy or random as a piece of Chinese junk. An elegant badge....for a more civilized age.

    -Obi wan Schwinobi
     
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  11. #51 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Great names! I wish I had that imagination. Barry

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  12. #52 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    "Identity Crisis, Namely, Schwinn's
    A Pictorial Global Badge Compilation"

    "An Identity Crisis; Schwinn
    A Pictorial Global Badge Compilation"
     
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  13. #53 Posted Aug 24, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    What ever you do, don't just make it a picture book of Barry's badge collection.
    Try to research and discuss each and every badge and the symbolism of the imagery and the retailers that they were specially made for.
    You've got your work cut out for you, so don't get all cheesy and try to rush this project.
    Talk to the people that know this "@&" and make it outstanding, or don't do it at all.
    A half ass headbadge book will end up just being that.
    I wish you all the best in your efforts, and am looking forward to seeing what you come up with, no matter what you call it.
    Good luck on your endeavor.
     
  14. #54 Posted Aug 24, 2017

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    x 2! I still believe you are over-thinking the name thing. As I originally suggested 'Schwinn Head Badges' pretty much says it all. V/r Shawn
     
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  15. #55 Posted Aug 25, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Schwinn, an American Icon
    "under various names"
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    The empire,,one badge at a time.
     
  17. #57 Posted Aug 30, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Put all these ideas in a special section for the forward. Ray
     
  18. #58 Posted Sep 13, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    I published a book in Amazon once, it's an e-book and pretty much you publish it yourself. It's easy and fast, and you can earn some royalties too.
    They will also allow you to publish it on paper, but I don't know that process. You might want to check their website for more info, Here's the Link.
    https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/
     
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  19. #59 Posted Sep 14, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Thanks! I've spent several years trying to find as much about each badge and the Company that sold the bikes. I think everyone will like what I've come up with. Barry
     
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