This bike is really cool. It is a Schwinn Paramount tourist model, serial number A634. This is the first serial number system started by Emil Wastyn and the earliest models follow this system. The letter A followed by three digits. This bike dates from roughly the early 1940's. It was re-painted at some point … Continue reading For Sale: Early Schwinn Paramount tourist Serial number: A634
1980’s SOMEC pista
This bike belongs to one of my colleagues, Graham. His collection is getting pretty impressive! The bike is a mid to late 1980's SOMEC pista frame and fork built up with a Campagnolo Nuovo Record / Super Record Pista group set. SOMEC is an Italian marque, started in 1973. They are mostly known for … Continue reading 1980’s SOMEC pista
Via Bicycle auction reminder!
Just a reminder that we are having our auction this Fri., Nov.4th at 6PM. Here is a link to the auction house: Via Auction! also, firth & Wilson is having a party / social at their shop starting at 6PM and they will be streaming the auction live so you can bid on our … Continue reading Via Bicycle auction reminder!
For Sale: Hi-E Engineering wheelset
Offered for sale today is a real piece of home-spun Americana, in relation to cycling. This is a Hi-e wheelset in practically NOS NEW condition. Hi-E engineering was the inverntion of Harlan Myers from the Nashville, Tennesse area in the 1970's. He is famous for his ultra lightweight hubs, home made rims, pedals, unconventional … Continue reading For Sale: Hi-E Engineering wheelset