Elgin head badge that was cut in half and used as a seat post shim. I see stuff like this all the time. I guess you use what is available, but man, this one hurts me.
Spring 2013 swap meet photos
Photos were taken in Copake(NY), Grand Rapids(OH), and Saline(MI).Early turn of the century racer. Unknown maker. restored.Mid to late 1930s Schwinn World. Equipped with New Departure track hubs, Messenger saddle, and Schwinn Paramount stem, and what appears to be Lauterwasser handlebars.Schwinn Streamline AerocycleBeautiful lineup of balloon tire bikes- Shelby, Schwinns, and even an Elgin thrown … Continue reading Spring 2013 swap meet photos
Michigan swap meet- mostly track bike photos
Sander(believed to be British prewar builder) bike. Schwinn style adjustable stem, wood rims, fixed gear, early Brooks saddle, Webb pedals, and is Reynolds 531 double-butted tubing. Diamant chrome track bike. Schwinn style adjustable stem, wooden rims. Speedwell titanium bicycle. UK built, first production titanium bike, later Teledyne also made one. Complete with titanium fork. Elgin Racer track bike. … Continue reading Michigan swap meet- mostly track bike photos
Customer’s chrome bike- Unknown make
Nice custom set up bike. Elgin air cooled hubs(manufactured by Musselman) laced into faux wood finish steel wheels. Brooks saddle. Keystone headbadge loosely fitted. not original. Torrington #7 touring pedals with Standard toeclips. Faux wood finish on metal rims. This was painted on by Quaz.