Last year I profiled the Le Chemineau ladies bike we have here at the shop. Le Chemineau ladies bikeThis is the men's (diamond frame) mate to it. These bikes came to us as a pair several years ago. The ladies bike is more deluxe than this bike, but it is still very cool. … Continue reading Cool shop bike: Le Chemineau diamond (men’s) framed bike.
I do not have a lot of info about this bike to share other than it belonged to Fred De Long and he may have used it to win a state championship. I have tried to track down the model and year of production, but it has been proving difficult. The serial number stamped … Continue reading Cool shop bike: Claud Butler that belonged to Fred De long
It's been a minute since a profiled one of the bikes in our collection. This is a good one. it is an early to mid 1950's Frejus Super Corsa. Frejus is an older marque based out of Torino, Italy for much of its history. They were founded in 1896 by Emmo Ghelfi and he … Continue reading Cool shop bike: early to mid 1950’s Frejus Super Corsa
This bike is always a conversation piece when we bring it out. It was produced in 1890 (ish). We have an Overman Wheel Company (makers of Victor bicycles) catalog from 1892 and ours is the same as the Model C or E with a few small differences in detail. The main one being that … Continue reading 1890 ish Victor Safety Bicycle Model C or E