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.
This is a neat item that came to us recently. It is a Cyclo (French) freewheel kit. NOS new from the 1960's- early 70's. when you unzip the vinyl pouch there is a 5 speed freewheel (steel body and cogs), original oil bottle, 9 spare cogs, spacers, freewheel remover, pawls, spring clips and instruction … Continue reading Le Cyclo freewheel kit
This is a bike a that a customer recently brought in to have us put together for him. It was half assembled and missing some parts. Our superb Mechanic David was able to complete the bike and make all the necessary adjustments. He set up the 3 speed Cyclo (British) rear derailleur and shifter. … Continue reading Awesome customer’s bike we recently put together
Our season is back in full swing here at Via Bicycle, so I have not had a lot of time for internet stuff or blogging. Today is an exception, so I figured i would do another bike profile. This is a pretty neat machine. It is a late 40's Elswick Hopper. It belonged to … Continue reading Cool shop bike: late 40’s Elswick Hopper ladies bike