For sale today is a very nice Durkopp hub set. Dürkopp was a highly respected German supplier of top quality bicycles and componentry ranging from the turn of the Century until the late 1950s. A multifaceted company, it also produced motorcycles, scooters, automobiles, arms, heavy machine tools and is still a major manufacturer of … Continue reading For Sale: Durkopp hub set.
Beauty and the Boob
Sorry for the lack of posts this past week. I was home sick with the flu from hell. Toddler germs are lethal! This is a pretty cool little trinket / promo item from New Departure. Beauty and the Boob, kind of like getting a treat in a Cracker Jack box. I like this idea. … Continue reading Beauty and the Boob
NOS Schwinn Paramount hubs
This is a NOS set of Schwinn Paramount "telephone dial" pista hubs we have here at the shop with the original rear hub box! These were used from the late 1930's- 1950's and are the coolest hubs ever made (in my opinion). I also am in love with the box, nothing beats the design … Continue reading NOS Schwinn Paramount hubs
The Campagnolo HI-LO rear hub: A brief history.
Today I came across one of my favorite hubs, the elusive Campagnolo Hi-Lo rear hub. Ours is NOS and 36 hole drilling. English threading for freewheel. So, the story as I understand it goes like this; They were first made in 1972 for the West German olympic team. Hugo Rickert, who made bikes for … Continue reading The Campagnolo HI-LO rear hub: A brief history.