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.
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,
aluminum fork, Suntour Superbe Pro cranks, stuck seatpost.
Frejus track bicycle (1960s-Italy) Here's Omri's classic street fixed.
Frejus track bike (c.1960-Italy)
This is Fast Eddie's spare bike. His other one is a Pogliaghi.
Size 62 cm, lime green with white. All Campagnolo pista components.
With inch-pitch chain and sprockets. We converted the wheels from tubular to clincher tires.
And changed the cranks, the old right arm had cracked.
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 bike (Argentina; c.1970; #00538?)
Campagnolo Nuovo Record pista equipped, GB 531 stem, gray finish.
This classic belongs to Cherry Crush and it has a great story about it.
Pinarello Amatore track bike (Italy) Chad's bike with Campagnolo cranks,
Velocity rims, custom decals.
Dick Power track bike (c.1940-USA) Now in the hands of Dick Power's grandson,
this 21.5" by 23" (54.5cm x 58.5cm) gray-colored racing machine comes from Sunnyside, Queens.
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.
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 track bicycle (Chicago; February 1971; #B7107) Chrome finish
with 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.
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.
Fixed-Gear & Single-Speed Bicycles
Bianchi track bike with hearts (c.1990-Italy) 50cm lugged Reparto Corsa frame, aluminum fork, Liz's deli bike.
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.
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.
Dave Plantenga track bike (Kokomo, IN; 1980s)
Hilary's fixed-gear wonderbike that came from ebay.
Schwinn Madison track bike (1980s-USA) 57cm Columbus tubing, Tange fork, SR cranks,
Sovos flip-flop hubs, Jalco aero rims, white with red.
Schwinn Paramount track bike (c.1985-USA) carbon fork, 650c front Spinergy wheel, 700c rear, Superbe pro cranks.
Somec track bike (c.1990-Italy) 59cm x 58cm Columbus tubing, clearcoat metal,
Somec road fork, several dents, welded seat cluster, revived from messenger garbage.
Surly Steamroller track bike (2001-Taiwan) KT's new rig. Parts swap from old Panasonic track bike.
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.
DBS Classic roadster bike (c.1980-Norway) Royal blue, step-thru frame, one-speed, coaster and drum brakes,
wide saddle, Swan stem ornament, aluminum fenders, chainguard, 26 x 1-1/2 (37-584) 650b tires.
J.C. Higgins roadster bicycle (1950s-USA) terra-cotta red, coaster brake, painted rims.
Legnano roaster bicycle (1950s-Italy)
Red and white, with chrome lugs, fenders, chainguard, Legnano crankset and one-speed freewheel.
Raleigh "Curb Basher" roadster bicycle (1948; England) Sturmey-Archer 3-speed, white tires.
Puerto Rican Schwinn Club cruiser bikes (USA) Sometimes these beauties come by for parts.
Schwinn New World Racer roadster bike (1940s-USA)
Triumph 3-speed roadster bike (1960s; England) Sturmey-Archer 3-speed.
Wanamaker Rodman roadster bicycle (c.1900-USA) With cottered cranks,
inch-pitch block chain, fixed-gear drive, wood rim wheels, Neverout headlamp.
Road Sport Bicycles
Atala Professional road bicycle (1988-Italy) Columbus tubing, Campagnolo NR and SR,
Mavic hubs, Turbo Hinault saddle, restoration of Kevin'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.
Della Santa road bike (1990; Reno, NV)
Shimano Dura-Ace 8-speed group, Synchros stem, Time pedals.
John's old racing bike about to become a super-city bike, finished with Cinelli moustache bars.
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.
LeMond Alpe d'Huez road bicycle (2000-USA)
Eddy Merckx road bicycle (1980s-Belgium) Team 7-11 colors, Campagnolo C-Record group
with Delta brakes.
Pink road bicycle (1990-Italy?) Taliah's mystery bike has 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,
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.
Found Frame Repair (1998-USA)
Long Haul cargo bike (1988-USA)
Built by Jan VanderTuin, we call it the "Long Jan."
Chromoly frame, white with black, Suntour 7-speed derailleur drive,
24 x 1.75 wheels, Odyssey one-piece crank, Hutch pedals.
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.
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.
Road Touring Bicycles
Atala road touring bicycle (c.1970, Italy)
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.
Falcon 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; England) According to the late Artie Greenberg,
this frame was shown at New York Bicycle Show in 1976.
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, 14 x 1-3/8" front wheel, 16 x 1-3/8" rear wheel.
Empo roadster bicycle (1970-Holland) 22 x 1-3/8" wheels, coaster brake, dark green.
Huffy Slingshot #3 chopper bicycle (1970-USA) Sturmey-Archer 3-speed, stick-shifter,
20 x 2.125" rear wheel, 16 x 1-3/8" front, dual caliper brakes, rigid fork with spring,
black banana seat with racing stripes, yellow frame, fenders and chainguard.
Moulton 4 speed roadster bicycle (1969-England) Dave's first specialty bike,
stolen and recovered at school, been with him ever since.
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.
Small-Tall circus bicycle (2000-USA) reverse-pedal drive, built by Juan, orange and pink.
Swift Folder roadster 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.