NAME USA BALLOON TIRE MANUFACTURERS

Discussion in 'Classic Balloon Tire Bicycles 1933-1965' started by bike, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:15 AM.

  1. #1 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 10:15 AM

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Balloon era 1932~1965 "kids bikes" USA bike mfg
    I do not think of repros fantasy bikes such as western flyer "repro" (I have never seen an original- have you?) and industrial bikes as part of the balloon hobby but to each his own...

    Alexander Rocket Paris TX
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    Colson Elyria OH ---- Thanks Bentwoody66
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    USA? Stebler CBC and Ross maybe too. Do they have any Collectible ballooners?
     
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  2. #2 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 10:18 AM

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    Colson?

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  3. #3 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 10:47 AM

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  5. #5 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 11:40 AM

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    American Machine and Foundry-Cleveland, OH/Little Rock, AR
     
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    Stebler not USA mfg if I am right. CBC and Ross maybe too. AMF USA but is there a collectible ballooner by any of these?

    I know I did not say it but that is what I was thinking --I thought you could hear me!!
     
  7. #7 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 11:50 AM

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    I thought Stelber-NYC? or were they just an importer? V/r Shawn
     
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    AMF--Yes starting 1953 when they bought CWC. V/r Shawn
     
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    Thought importer, but we will probably hear
     
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    Stelber was an importer originally. CBC did make some Ross ballooners. Later, the two companies collaborated on Iverson bikes.