This is a nice Rudge Aero Clubman from the 1950's offered for sale today. Here is a link to the Retro Raleigh page about the rise of the Clubman style bike in Great Britain. CLUBMAN! This bike is set up a bit differently than original, but still a clean example worthy of restoration. It … Continue reading For sale: 1950’s Rudge Aero Clubman
Frenchman Jose Meiffret set the motorpaced record in 1951 behind a Talbot Lago at 109.1 mph and again in 1962 with a speed of 127.342 behind a Mercedes 300SL. In his 1951 attempt, he carried a note in his pocket that stated: "In case of fatal accident, I beg the spectators not to feel … Continue reading Jose Meiffret
For Sale: 1940’s-50’s unknown chrome plated track frame and fork.
This is a really nice, original chrome plating track frame fork we got not too long ago. I was told by the previous owner that it is a BSA, but I am not 100% sure. The only mark it has on it is the serial number #4021 stamped on the back of the seat … Continue reading For Sale: 1940’s-50’s unknown chrome plated track frame and fork.
Cool shop bike: Le Chemineau diamond (men’s) framed bike.
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.