AC track bicycle (c.1930s-USA)
48cm x 59cm lugged steel frame, Brampton headset, Williams cottered 48-tooth crankset (AK-1948), 90mm fork 110mm rear wheel spacing, red with faded gold pinstripes, another mystery bike.
Atala track bicycle (c.1970-Italy)
chrome Columbus tubing, Campagnolo NR pista group,
Cinelli bars and stem, American Classic seatpost, Unicanitor saddle,
Phil Wood hubs, Mavic Open Pro rims, Michelin tires,
Taliah's newest racing bike. It's a true NYC classic.
Bianchi track bicycle (c.1990-Italy) 54cm Reparto Corsa steel lugged frame, Celeste green,
replaced fork, Campagnolo C-Record headset, cranks, hubs, Mavic Open Pro rims.
BSA track bicycle (c.1940-Birmingham) Jaime brought this gem from Florence. Yellow with handpainted "P.G." initials. Unidentified cottered steel cranks and chainring, Corallo double fix-gear hub, Baruzzo Vincitor wood rims, Cinelli pista stem, chrome bars with cork plugs, Sheffield pedals, Gransport tied leather saddle.
BSA Streamlight track bicycle (c.1950-Birmingham) British racing green color, with inch-pich chainwheel.
Cannondale track bike (1990s-USA) Here's the wicked machine of "Evil E." Polished aluminum frame with pink tape, stickers, blanco shoe sox, Brooks saddle.
Concorde track bike (1990s-Italy) 55cm x 55cm Columbus SLX lugged frame, chrome fork and stays, dark gray gunmetal w/white decals, Sugino 75 crankset, Campagnolo low-flange hubs, Mavic MA40 CD rims, Dura-Ace headset, American Classic seatpost, Modolo pista bars, TTT stem.
Corima Cougar track bike (1999-France) Kirk Whiteman's bike took him to a Masters World Championship. It's a monobloc carbon fiber frame, with Corima seatpost, Stronglight headset, Suntour Superbe Pro cranks, Nitto bars, Campagnolo Ghibli rear disc, Mavic IO five-spoke front wheel.
Duracycle track bike (c.1990-Japan) Squid's spare rig. 60cm Tange chromoly tubing, alu fork, Suntour Superbe Pro cranks, stuck seatpost.
Frejus track bicycle (1960s-Italy) Here's Omri's classic street fixed.
Frejus track bike (1960s-Italy) 62cm, lime green with white, Campagnolo pista dropouts, hs, sp, bb, cranks (inch-pitch), pedals, hubs.
GT track bike (1998-USA) Pit's ride has been to so many Alley Cats and World Championships we lost count. Sugino 75 cranks and Velocity wheels laced cross-twist by Hermes.
Llewellyn track frame (1990s-Australia) superlight special-drawn steel tubing with fancy lugs, Cinelli bb shell, Campagnolo bb and hs, Sugino 75 track cranks, metalic blue.
Orero track bicycle (c.1970-Argentina) Campagnolo Nuovo Record pista equipped, GB 531 stem, gray.
This classic belongs to Cherry Crush and it has quite a story about it.
Panasonic trashed bike (c.1990-Japan) KT's first rig, after last crash. Nice memories, stuck seatpost.
Pinarello Amatore track bike Chad's bike with Campagnolo cranks, Velocity rims, custom decals.
Plantenga track bike
Pogliaghi track bike (1992-Italy) black, 59cm Columbus SP tubing
Dick Power track bike (c.1940-USA) Now in the hands of Dick Power's grandson, this 21½" by 23" (54.5cm x 58.5cm) gray-coloured racing machine comes from Sunnyside (Queens) Long Island. It sports a Reynolds 531 butted tubeset decal, handmade lugs, Schwinn headset, chrome fork with brake drilling, three sets of World Championship bands, inch-pitch chainset with tensioners, Airlite large flange hubs, stainless spokes, Fratelli Vianzone dural rims, Hutchinson tubulars, Mansfield saddle.
Raleigh Professional track bicycle 52cm Reynolds 531 tubing, Campagnolo dropouts, C-record group, Phil hubs, Mavic Open Pro rims, Cinelli bars and stem, Unicanitor saddle, red with white, blue, and chrome.
Schwinn Paramount track bicycle (c.1939-Chicago-#A194) frame by Emil Watsyn, repaired by Hill Cycle Shop, all chrome except seat stays, Schwinn parts include adjustable stem (with Drysdale clamp), headset, bottom bracket and cottered crank, 24 x 8-tooth inch-pitch chaindrive.
Schwinn Paramount child's track bicycle (c.1960-USA) chrome, Nervex Professional lugs, Campagnolo dropouts, NR headset, bb, seatpost, low-flange hubs, searching for 150mm cranks.
Schwinn Paramount track bike (July 1962-Chicago) 48cm x 50 cm Reynolds 531 tubing, Nervex Professional lugs with chrome head, Campagnolo Record group, NR pedals, Mavic CXP33 rims, Nitto track bars, cloud blue.
Schwinn Paramount track bike (c.1985-USA) carbon fork, 650c front Spinergy wheel, 700c rear, Superbe pro cranks.
Spicer track bike (2001-Indiana) Craig's custom-built lugged frame comes from Gene Spicer, with Suntour Superbe Pro cranks, Cinelli bars and stem, Campagnolo pedals and pista hubs, Velocity Deep-V rims. Now he's set for Kissena.
Surley Steamroller track bike (2001-Tiawan) KT's new rig. Parts swap from old Panasonic track bike.
Fix-Gear & Single-Speed Bicycles
Bianchi track bike with hearts (c.1990-Italy) 50cm lugged Reparto Corsa frame, aluminum fork, Liz's deli bike.
Claude Butler fixed-gear bike (1990-England) 57cm x 59cm Reynolds 531 tubing road frame, economy fixed gear parts, cobalt blue, was Holmberg's ride, now Nate's.
Columbia fixed-gear bike (1970s-USA) Here is a super economy roadworthy fixed-gear bike. This one makes us laugh.
Frejus fixed-gear track bike (1960s-Italy) Dave Copeland's fixed gear classic. Paint refinished by Spectrum.
Matsuri track bicycle (1990-Japan) Sugino 75 cranks made it thru another...
Raleigh Competition fixed-gear road bicycle (1969-England) The periwinkle Cambridge Cruiser, with mud from top of Alpine Road.
Schwinn Alley Cat bicycle (1960-USA) A machine of the U.S. Coaster Brake Team.
Schwinn Madison track bike (1980s-USA) 57cm Columbus tubing, Tange fork, SR cranks, Sovos flip-flop hubs, Jalco aero rims, white with red.
Somec track bike (c.1990-Italy) 59cm x 58cm Columbus tubing, clearcoat metal, Somec road fork, several dents, re-welded seat cluster, revived from messenger garbage.
Roadster & Cruiser Bicycles
Batavus Flying Dutchman roadster bicycle (1960s-Holland)
Batavus roadster bike (Holland) one-speed, rod brakes, full chaincase, fender skirts, dyno lights, black, Ana's grandma's bike brought here from Holland.
Copenhagen Pedersen (2001-Denmark) Shimano Nexus 7-speed revo shift, Bontrager handlebars, Ofmega track cranks, Mavic MA3 rims, Continental tires, Woodguard fenders.
J.C. Higgins roadster bicycle (1950s-USA) terra-cotta red, coaster brake, painted rims.
Humber gents roadster (1960-Britain) royal blue with full chaincase, Sturmey-Archer four-speed shifter.
Legnano roaster bike (1950s-Italy) Legnano crankset, one-speed freewheel, red.
Raleigh "Curb Basher" roadster bike (1948-Britain) mens, Sturmey-Archer 3-speed, white tires, black.
Raleigh Sports roadster bike (1968-UK) mens, Sturmey-Archer 3-speed, carrier, headlamp, green.
Rollfast ladies cruiser bike (1960s-USA) red, tank, racks, chrome fenders, mid-weight 26 x 1.75 (559) tires, still classy.
Rollfast Space Racer ladies cruiser bicycle (1960s-USA) Bendix coaster, tank, carrier, powder blue.
Rollfast Tandem bicycle (1960s-USA)
Puerto Rican Schwinn Club cruiser bikes (USA) Sometimes these beauties come by for parts.
Sears Spaceliner ladies cruiser bicycle (1960-USA) Bendix coaster brake, tank, carrier, chrome with blue.
Triumph 3-speed roadster bike (1960s-Britain) black, Sturmey-Archer 3-speed.
Wanamaker Rodman roadster bicycle (c.1900-USA) steel tubing, cottered cranks, inch-pitch block chain, fixed-gear drive, wood rim wheels, Neverout headlamp, black.
Road Sport Bicycles
Atala Professional road bicycle (1988-Italy) Columbus tubing, Campagnolo NR and SR, Mavic hubs, Turbo Hinault saddle, restoration of Kevin Mann's former race bike.
Basso road frame (1992-Italy) Ferrari red, 56cm Columbus tubing, Campagnolo headset and BB, assembled for a pro messenger.
Battaglin road bicycle (1990s-Italy) assembled for Noah, first as single-speed, now as four-speed.
Cannondale R800 road bicycle (1997-USA) 54cm x 55cm CAAD3 aluminum, repaint blue-yellow, built for alleycat king, Felipe, with old Basso Columbus road fork, straight MTB bars, 14-speed downtube shifters, Bullseye hubs.
Ciocc road bicycle (1995-Italy) Cherry red, 52cm Columbus tubing, carbon fork, Dura-Ace cranks, 14-speed downtube shifters, frame repaired after crash.
Colnago Master Piu road bicycle (1980s-Italy) 58cm Columbus Profilo S4 tubing, Colnago dropouts, chrome straight-blade fork, Shellac bar tape, D. Salmon mudguards (Cycles D. Salmon).
Colnago Dream road bicycle (1999-Italy) 55cm Columbus Thron tubing, Colnago dropouts, Time Equipe Pro carbon fork, Campagnolo Record & Chorus 20-speed group with Ergobrain computer, Cinelli Alter stem & B-groove bars, Look pedals, Mavic Open Pro rims, Continental Grand Prix clinchers, red, violet, silver decor with chrome chainstay.
Cuevas road bicycle (1994-USA) 55cm Columbus SL tubes, Campagnolo dropouts, headset, C-Record hubs, raced at Worlds, blue-yellow.
Detto road bicycle (1998-Italy) 54cm x 57cm Columbus steel, mustard yellow, Shimano STI shift/brake levers, RSX 7-speed, short wheelbase, 700c wheels, good condition.
Edge Mass Start Special road frame (1930s-USA) lugged steel frame, chrome fork, single shifter braze-on, Osgear dropout with vertical slots for derailleur and front-entry horizontal slots for single speed (fixed or free), BSA cranks and chainrings (1/8" 48-tooth), drilled for brakes. red with white lug outlines.
Eisentraut road bicycle (1973-USA) Dave's first custom bike by Albert Eisentraut of Oakland, CA.
Bob Jackson Legend road bicycle (1998-Leeds-#21542) 55cm x 55cm, Reynolds 653 tubing, chrome lugs, curly stays, Campagnolo 50th Anniversary group #13832, Cinelli stem, bars, VIP suede bar wrap and saddle, Mavic MA-40 clincher rims, Binda Extra straps.
LeMond Alpe d'Huez road bicycle (2000-USA)
Masi Team 3V road bicycle (1998-Italy?) 62cm Campagnolo Record and Chorus 8-speed group, repaired after falling bookshelf dented top tube, 12,000 niles.
Eddy Merckx road bicycle (1980s-Belgium) Team 7-11 colors, Campagnolo C-Record group with Delta brakes.
Pink road bicycle (1990-Germany?) 48cm Columbus SL tubing, chrome fork, Campagnolo Chorus 20-speed, Mavic Open Pro rims.
Raleigh R700 road bicycle (1998-USA) 54cm x 55cm 7005 aluminum tubing, Kinesis carbon fork, Cane Creek aheadset, Shimano Ultegra group, Rolf wheels, Michelin Axial Bisport tires, metalic blue-violet.
Hors Categorie Cycles
Corky's Derny motor-pacing cycle (1960s-USA) Harold "Corky" Guilbransen built this motor-pacing derny around the time when Kissena velodrome was built in 1963-64.
The frame may be a low-gravity Schwinn Cycle Truck. The engine, tank, and front wheel from a gas-oil burning Honda 50.
The rear wheel uses a double-fixed-gear steel hub with a heavy-duty Worksman rim and spokes.
A restoration project for Bike Works NYC.
Found Frame Repair (1998-USA)
M-Z High-Wheel fixed gear bicycle (1976-St. Louis) 48-inch front, 18-inch rear wheel, solid tires, red frame and blue fork with white stars.
Orient-type triplet pacing bicycle (c.1900-USA)
P.K. Ripper thrasher bicycle (1980s-USA) by S.E. Racing, Landing Gear fork, 990 rear brake, found in dumpster...
Schwinn Paramount Tandem road bicycle (c.1970-USA) fillet brazed frame, T.A. cranks, Mafac cantilevers, Phil Wood rear hub, red.
VanderTuin Long Haul cargo bicycle (1988-USA) chromoly frame, white with black,
Suntour 7-speed derailleur drive, 24 x 1.75 wheels, Odyssey one-piece crank, Hutch pedals.
We call this a "Long Jan" cause it was built by Jan Vandertuin in the style
of a European cargo bike called the "Long John."
Yoyodyne Propulsion tandem track bicycle (1980s-Seattle) Campagnolo headset, bb, cranks and hubs, Mavic MA40 clincher rims, Salsa stem, Nitto bars.
Road Touring Bicycles
Atala road touring bicycle (c.1970, Italy)
Bianchi Sport road bicycle (1995-Italy) Taliah has painted many pictures of her Celeste bike. Here's links to her work at bicyclepaintings.com:
Bianchi Front View
Bianchi Facing Left
Bianchi on Paper
Campagnola World Champion road bicycle (1960s-Italy) Looks like Legnano with fenders, new 27" (630) alloy wheels, 14-speed thumbshift, alu moustache bars, Salsa stem.
Ciocc single-speed road bicycle (c.1985-Italy) 54cm Columbus SLX tubing, Campagnolo NR group, 42 x 16 gear, Taka's classic.
Frejus Tour de France road bicycle (1970-Italy) Sasha brought this classic for reconditioning to make rideable. Many original parts, including Campagnolo NR derailleurs, Tipo hubs, Universal center-pull brakes, Regina 5-speed freewheel, Cinelli bars and stem. Nisi tubular rims exchanged for Mavic clincher rims.
Colin Laing tandem road bicycle (1980-USA) royal blue, 62cm front 55cm rear, steel lugged frame, T.A. crankset, 18-speed Sachs derailleur, 3ttt moustache bars, cantilever front, linear-pull rear brake, Phil Wood hubs, 48-spoke Super Champion rims.
Eddy Merckx touring bicycle (1970s-England) A classic city bike made by Falcon in England, with the marque of the GREATEST CYCLIST OF MODERN TIMES' orange-colored Molteni-team decals.
Raleigh Professional road bicycle (1976-Britain) Raynolds 531 butted tubes and fork, cutout bb, Campagnolo SR group.
Rivendell Atlantis touring bicycle (2000-USA)
Gianni Pergo (gs BVVW) rides this classic Rivendell BOBish outfit,
with Campagnolo OR brake levers.
Surly Cross-Check road bicycle (2001-USA/Tiawan) 52cm welded chro-mo tubing, bean green, equipped with parts of old Ciocc single-speed bike, Masaki's new cyclo-cross street ride.
Folding & Small-Wheel Bicycles
Bianchi folding bicycle (1970s-Italy)
Bickerton Portable folding bicycle (1977-Britain) aluminum frame with hinge,
Sturmey Archer 3-speed, 14x1-3/8 front wheel, 16x1-3/8 rear wheel.
Empo small-wheel roadster bicycle (1970-Holland) 22x1-3/8 wheels, coaster brake, dark green.
Grazziella Tandem folding bicycle (c.1970-Italy) folding frame, white with blue trim, Sturmey-Archer three-speed drive and drum brakes, rear basket.
Huffy Slingshot #3 chopper bicycle (1970-USA) Sturmey-Archer 3-speed, stick-shifter, 20x2.125 rear wheel, 16x1-3/8 front, dual caliper brakes, rigid fork with spring, black banana seat with racing stripes, yellow frame and fenders.
Moulton 4 speed roadster bicycle (1969-England) Dave's first specialty bike, stolen and recovered, been with him ever since.
Moulton Speed roadster bicycle (1973-England) After many owners and changes it's still on the road.
Moulton MK3 touring bicycle (1975-UK) dual suspension, 16 x 1-3/8" (349) tires, cherry red with black stays.
Alex Moulton New Series bicycle (2001-England) stainless steel tubing, dual-wheel suspension,
Shimano Dura-Ace 18-speed with special front derailleur, we provided a 56-tooth chainring (not installed in these photsos). The New Series Moulton upgrades the AM Series with a reworked front suspension and handlebar design.
Danny got it from importer Doug Milliken in Buffalo, NY.
Raleigh Chopper hi-rise bicycle (c.1978-UK) purple, Sturmey-Archer three-speed stick-shift.
Royce Union Lookin' Good chopper bicycle (c.1975-USA) dual-blade chrome chopper fork, black w/orange, yellow, red trim, one-speed coaster brake, long wheelbase.
Small-Tall circus bicycle (2000-USA) reverse-pedal drive, built by Juan, orange and pink.
Swift Folder touring bicycle (1997-USA) 16-speed, hi-rise stem, touring bars, Easy Seat anatomic, carrier with pannier, black.
Western Flyer Hi-Lo folding bicycle (1960s-USA) pressed steel frame, 16-inch wheels.