The annual swap meets in Trexlertown, PA. happened over this past weekend, Oct 2-4th. The swap on Saturday was inside the Lehigh Valley velodrome in Trexlertown, PA. The weather was miserable. Cold and rainy. We were there at 6:30 AM scouring the landscape for wheelin' and dealin'. The fall swap is generally the bigger … Continue reading Trexlertown firehouse swap meet Sunday October 4th 2015
I am starting to sort out of the forks we have to offer. (well I put most of the nice ones together). Some forks in the lineup include a Bates Diadrant, Colnago 1970s pista, a couple British headclip forks, Zeus, Raleigh Professional, etc.
A beautiful Bates. I have always wanted a Bates, and I even have went as far as buying a Diadrant fork, in hopes a frame would later come in my possession(so far, not yet). Bates were known for the wacky fork design and the use of Reynolds Cantiflex tubing, also known as 'cigar tubing.' Cantiflex … Continue reading customer’s bike- Late 1950s green Bates