Iver Johnson Boy Scout bikes

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  1. #1 Posted Oct 10, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Here's another topic I've wondered about. Does anyone on the CABE have a complete Iver Johnson Boy Scout model, or ever seen one ?
    I have seen alot of Camp Fire Girl bikes and only have a Boy Scout frame. In over 20 years of collecting, have never seen or heard of a complete bike with Boy Scout decal on it, This never built frame I have would take 24" wheels. Notice the drop out adjusters installed for keeping the threads clean during the painting process.
    The 2 pins are another story. I just started to collect them, and found out that there were at least two different manufacturers of them. Maybe I need to make a goal of 100 Boy Scout pins to display next to my wrenches that are awaiting a display case.
    Winter's coming, and so does the spending of more time on the CABE :D

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  2. #2 Posted Oct 11, 2016

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Huh, now that you mention it, I've never seen one either - interesting.
     
  3. #3 Posted Oct 11, 2016

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    If you build it, they will come.... Out of hiding. Never seen one.
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Holy Chit that's great!!!
     
  5. #5 Posted Oct 11, 2016

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Never knew they existed!
     
  6. #6 Posted Oct 12, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Yeah, I got a few of those...:rolleyes:
     
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  8. #8 Posted Oct 12, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    Others may pop up here and there but I doubt if there will ever be another to have such a nicely preserved decal/graphic on the downtube that says "Boy Scout" as this one. I dare say it's almost perfect ! Pete in Fitchburg
     
  9. #9 Posted Dec 3, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Well,, you ever have too many bikes and overlook some ? This one has been hanging in the garage for a couple year and today I finally see it,, again. Here's an Iver Boy Scout, circa 1923 . 24" wheels . The paint is pretty much gone, but if you wet the down tube, vague remnants of the decal are there.
    Wrong fork and misc other things. Future project.. Anyone have a 24" Iver fork:D

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  10. #10 Posted Dec 3, 2016

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    I don't understand what you are saying... "you ever have too many bikes" ..... Is that a real thing? How can someone have too many bikes?
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    I have an Iver Johnson Camp Fire Girl donor bicycle that would be perfect to get your bike on the road.
    I need $250
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  12. #12 Posted Dec 23, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    Is it possible to use your photos for a Boy Scout bicycle history article I am compiling? Thanks, Dave