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Sunday's Show and Tell ... 12/4/22

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Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe
Scored a Skippy Racer scooter off FB marketplace..


Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike


Cruisin' on my Bluebird
I bought a rare unique all plastic "futuristic" pick up truck off Ebay that was featured ( I'm told) in the 1960's Sears "Wish Book". It's almost a foot long and is mint in the box. It has a friction drive. I have never seen one before. Right away I pictured it with toy outboard boat motor payloads. Needless to say, I've gone off the rails ( or lake/pond?) with the vintage motors.

That said, a new friend in Mn made me another 3 units of a ( copied from the original hobby/retail design) 5 tier toy outboard display stand. These little toys are eye candy, but when they roar to life/prop spins and the panel light ( or one button fires all 5 motors and lights up!) comes on, instant childhood.

I think I mentioned, I have pics of my kids ( Devan is 31 now with his own son/my grandson) enjoying pushing the buttons 25+

years back in my old collection. I also added a few more toy motors, one being an extra desirable ( if anyone has any 6 cylinder K&O toy Mercury motors/please contact me) 6 cylinder Mercury Mk 78A.

Then another full size outboard motor followed me home. A 1959 Johnson 5.5. I even managed to shoehorn it into the house as my G/F was at her Moms. The garage is getting pretty full until I "redecorate" in the Spring. The basement Man Cave, well, that's another story. Another minty vintage Schwinn ( pics next Sunday) just hit town with my name on it courtesy of Bobby U. I'll deal with that "space/room" challenge when I pick it up from Fed Ex on Monday. I think I need a bigger house or a smaller collection? Ya think? Perhaps I'm "preaching to the choir". Regardless, I'm in good company on the Cabe.


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Cruisin' on my Bluebird
One of my favorites finally obtained ...,red for Christmas! Greatful for it and the friendships made surrounding its purchase!!! Merry Christmas bike brothers 🎁 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎅🤶 And God bless us all with our heathy addiction to cycles and good friendships

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WOW!!! Merry Christmas to you from you (and me, lol).😀


Wore out three sets of tires already!
My modest “display” above the entrance to my basement shop. While I completely admire the lovely mid-century, space age theme of someone’s collection like @Nashman here, my minimalist self could never allow it.

I have long been a fan of early Salsa Cycle’s style and the interesting and intelligent Ross Shafer himself, hence most of my items.

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