I think the elliptical thing was started or ended by Diamond Back. I had that on my MTB in the 80’s.View attachment 1309632
42 miles+ '40 Western Flyer, flyin' all morning, along the crest...
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Look closely at that front chain-ring; it's not round, it's elliptical.
When is Vintage mtb gonna catch on???
Some folks steal the seat off a bike, if left alone for any short period of time.Missing seat for stand up riding or theft deterrent?
Dig that crazy chainguard and all the other killer details!!Some folks steal the seat off a bike, if left alone for any short period of time.
A friend's bike, who is at the beach every day.
Today, Velvet, 1935 Huffman, around the neighborhood for awhile.
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There is a frame for sale here https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/prewar-huffman-dayton-26-frame-with-badge-seat-post.182314/
Just-in-case someone is looking/hoping....
That elliptical thing goes way back to the 1890s I believe.I think the elliptical thing was started or ended by Diamond Back. I had that on my MTB in the 80’s.
Missing seat for stand up riding or theft deterrent?
You're pretty good Pete; but you should know by now, I stay seated at all times.Marty is rubbing off on you Mark.... Crank breakers....Good thing is any spare will work until then. Let me guess: You were at 3 and 9 o'clock and standing up or you went through a compression while standing or pedaling?