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Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by Jeff Youngs, Aug 6, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Aug 6, 2017

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Barn Auction near Prospect, Ohio brought this unknown beauty into my life. Kelly Adjustable Handle Bars,
    Fauber hanger and chain-ring. Fixed Gear, Wooden rims. No name plate. No Serial number Looks like it had a chain guard on it originally. Looking for clues or answers!

    Ruled out Iver Johnson and Peerless (But I could be incorrect)

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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    No Holes on the Head Tube; At All???
     
  3. #3 Posted Aug 6, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    There is some selling a seatpost like that on here. Maybe they have more info.
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    I had an early Reading Standard with similar frame features although my chainring was different.
    Todd
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    No holes at all. Must have been a painted label
     
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    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Have no Idea, but love the fork crown.
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Do you think maybe this bike had 30 inch wheels? It looks like the crank arm would almost touch the ground at bottom stroke with the wheels that are on it. Just the way I see it.
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    Is the zip tye stamped?
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Don't know what it is but I'd love to own it.
    Nice bike! If you decide to let go of it let me know.
    Or if you decide to sell the wheels I'm also interested.
    JKent
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Measures 25
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    can you tell me more about the wheels? they measure 25 inches
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    None!
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    yes, it says "chain saver" on it
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    It does appear to have been those 30 inch wheels because there's quite a gap at the top of the fork and rear stays........
     
  17. #17 Posted Aug 7, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    oh yea, plenty 'o room!
     
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    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    If mongeese doesn't buy my maroon bike soon, I'll have a 30" rear wheel available...
     
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    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Great bike, how tall is the seat pillar?
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Have not attempted to loosen it yet.