Willy Appelhans, an accomplished professional racer from Germany that came to the United States to race 6 day races and later built some of the best bicycles of that era. Left chain stay has a reinforced sleeve, I assume for a coaster brake arm.
New York City bike riding
New York City streets are comparably more bike friendly than philadelphia, with more dedicated bike lanes, but Philadelphia has recently been making the effort to catch up. NYC also has an amazing bike path that runs along the west side of Manhattan, that allows you to ride along the Hudson River from the lower east … Continue reading New York City bike riding
Cranksgiving in NYC & other Places
I'll be in NYC this weekend and I see they are doing something awesome for the community-from website-Cranksgiving 12Cranksgiving 12 The 12th Annual Bicycle Street Race to Benefit Saint Mary's Soup Kitchen and City Harvest On November 20th, 2010 at 2:00pm in Tompkins Square Park, over 200 cyclists will gather to begin the twelfth annual … Continue reading Cranksgiving in NYC & other Places
Picture of my 1960s Rochet
This Picture was taken a couple weeks ago at the New York City Bicycle Photo Booth. I decided to take the Chinatown bus up to New York City to have my bicycle picture taken by Keiko Niwa and to support my friend Harry Schwartzman. More photos of bicycles and people that attended here on the … Continue reading Picture of my 1960s Rochet