Wheels of the Past

Antique Bicycle Museum

Current Bicycle Display by Brand

The following Antique, Vintage, Classic and Modern Era bicycles are on display at Wheels of the Past.

ALENAX TRANSBAR:

1983-1993 Alenax Transbar ARB 2400 (Picture 1) (Picture 2)

        Lever Drive 

AMERICAN FLYER:

1929 American Flyer (boys) (Picture)

        Donated by Bob Rollins - 28” steel rims. This bike is an un-restored “barn find”

        28" tires, steel rims

1930 American Flyer (girls) (Picture)

        Has original paint and seat, but incorrect wheels


BICYCLE TRANSMISSION CORP. of AMERICA (BTCA)

1980 BTCA with VACO Automatic Transmission

(Picture 1) (Picture 2) (Picture 3)

        27" wheels. BTCA Bicycles were made from 1980 until 1983 This is #015


BONESHAKER:

1971-1975 Boneshaker (Reproduction High Wheeler) (Picture)

        38” front tire, 16” rear tire


CHIEF:

1930's Chief "Scooting Star" Scooter (Picture)

        Original paint


CLEVELAND:

1893 Cleveland No. 9 by H. A. Lozier (Picture)

        28" tires. This is the only known existing Cleveland No 9


COLSON:

1920's Colson Silver Ring (boys) (Picture)

        20” tires, metal clad wooden rims


COLUMBIA:

1888 Columbia Volunteer (Picture 1)(Picture 2)(Picture 3)

        52" front tire, 18" rear tire. From the late David Metz Museum

1896 Columbia Model 43 Tandem (double men’s) (Picture)

        28” tires, wooden rims and steers from front or rear. Cost new was $150

1929 Columbia Jr Roadster (Picture)

        28" tires. wood rims

1939 Columbia Special (Picture)

        26" tires, may have wrong sprocket and chain

1945 Columbia Compax Traveler (folding Military frame) (Picture)

        Built from 1940-1954. 26" tires

1948 Columbia Compax Traveler (folding bicycle) (Picture)

        Built from 1940-1954. 26" tires

1962 Columbia "Twosume" Tandem (Picture)

        26" tires

1968 Columbia Play Bike (girls) (Picture)

        Just out of the original box, 20" tires, like new

1973 Columbia 3 Speed Stick (boys) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        Just out of the original box, 20" tires, like new


DAYTON:

1942 Dayton (boys) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        26" tires, no chrome, blacked-out model


ELGIN:

1936-1938 Elgin Oriole (girl's) (Picture)

        26” tires, has skirt guard on rear wheel


FEATHERSTONE:

1892-1893 Road Queen (Picture 1) (Picture 2)

        26" tires, wood rims. This is the oldest known existing Featherstone.


FLYING STAR by SCHWINN:

1937 Flying Star by Schwinn - (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        26" tires, original condition one owner bicycle with wooden pedals


GREENS SILENS MESSOR:

1895-1915 Greens Silens Messor (Picture)

        Not a bicycle, guess what it is, or look at the picture


GREYHOUND:

1929 Greyhound (boys) (Picture)

        28” tires, metal clad wooden rims


GOODYEAR:

1951 Goodyear (boys)

        26" tires - mostly original condition


GYM-DANDY:

1950's Gym-Dandy Racer (3 wheels) (Picture)

        Hand powered and steers by foot


HAWTHORNE:

1947 Hawthorne (boys) (Picture)

        Donated by Art & Bob Rollins - 26" tires, first bicycle in the collection


HEDAN:

1982 HEDAN Sociable Prototype (Picture 1) (Picture 2)

        Prototype #2 of only 2 that were built. The HEDAN Sociable was never produced.


HUFFY:

1967 Huffy Camaro (Picture)

        24" tires

1976 Huffy - Beatles Yellow Submarine Bicycle (Picture 1) (Picture 2)

        24" tires, 3 Speed, original condition

1983 Huffy Aerowind Phase One (Ladies) (Picture 1)

        26" tires, 12 Speed, original condition

1984 Huffy Aerowind Phase One (Mens) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        26" tires, 12 Speed, original condition


INDIAN:

1951-1952 Indian Scout (Picture)

        26" tires


IVER JOHMSON:

1892 Iver Johnson (ladies) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)(As Found)

        28" tires, found in a barn by Walter Branche after over 100 years in the rafters!

        This is the only know existing 1892 ladies Iver Johnson.


JC HIGGINS:

1958 JC Higgins Color-Flow (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        26" tires, original condition


KIDDIE KAR by HC WHITE:

1930 Kiddie Kar by HC White Co. (Picture 1) (Picture 2)

        All original, mostly wood construction


KENO:

1960's Keno (3 Speed) (Picture)

        26" tires, original condition


MATTHEWS:

1975 Matthews Motocross Monoshock (Picture)

        20 " tires, early BMX style bicycle


MERCURY:

1940's Mercury Tricycle (chain drive) (Picture)

        16" front tire, 14" rear tires. Original condition


Mi CYCLE:

1948 Mi Cycle (yellow childs belt drive bicycle) (Picture)

        "S" shaped frame. 10" tires


MIYATA:

1930's Miyata (women’s) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        28" tires, steel rims. All original, has shirt guard on rear wheel


M&H SPECIAL:

1948 M&H Special (boys/girls) (Picture)

        Original condition - 26" tires

1948 M&H Special (boys/girls) (Picture)

        Has been repainted - 26" tires


MONARK:

1936 Monark Silver King M1 (boys) (Picture)

        24" tires, aluminum frame

1949 Monark Super deluxe (boys) (Picture)

        26" tires, original condition


MURRAY:

1965 Murray Missile (boys) (Picture)

        26" tires, original condition

1975 Murray (10 Speed) (Picture)

        24" tires, original condition


MEW HUDSON:

1906 New Hudson (from Harrah’s Collection) (Picture)

        28” tires, steel rims, and uses brake rods, not cables.

        New Hudson also made motorcycles from 1903 until the 1930's


MEW MAIL:

1891 New Mail Hard Tire Safety - (Picture 1) (Picture 2)

        30" hard tires. One of only 8 known to exist


RALEIGH:

1970's Raleigh (3 Speed) (Picture)

        Donated by Bob Rollins - 26" tires, original condition


REX:

1916 Rex (Picture)

        28" tires, originally sold at Burgess Cycle Shop in Salina, KS


READING STANDARD:

1906-1910 Reading Standard (Picture)

        28' tires


RIDGELAND:

1905 Ridgeland (men’s) (Picture)

        28” tires, wooden rims, all original condition including pin stripping


ROADMASTER:

Late 1940's Roadmaster (Picture)

        26" tires


ROAD PUPPY:

1945 Road Puppy (folding bicycle) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        Original condition.

        Based on the low serial number, this is believed to be an early Road Puppy


ROLLFAST:

1950's Rollfast (girls) (Picture)

        26" wheels, original condition

1960's Rollfast Child's Tandem (Picture)

        20" tires, original condition


ROYAL:

1960's Royal Sports Lightweight (Picture)

        26" wheels, original condition


SANKI:

1974 Sanki (10 Speed) (Picture)

        27" tires, original condition


SCHWINN:

1953 Schwinn Hornet Model D-69 (Picture)

        26" tires, original condition

1964 Schwinn Cycle Truck (small basket) (Picture)

        20" front tire, 26" rear tire. Built from 1939-1967

1974 Schwinn Continental (10 Speed) Coming Soon!


SEARS:

1964-65 Sears Spaceliner, Deluxe Model (girls) (Picture)

        26" tires, missing tank, original condition

1966 Sears Spaceliner - (Picture 1)(Picture 2)(As Found)

        Deluxe Model, 26" tires 2 speed kickback hub, original condition


SKY KING:

1936 Sky King Princess Tricycle (reproduction) (Picture)

        Donated by Dave Carroll


STEARNS:

1898 Stearns Chainless (men’s shaft drive) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        28” tires, wooden rims and handlebars


STEPKE VERO:

1950's Stepke Vero ABC Scooter (3 wheels) (Picture)

        Nearly all wood construction


SUPER DELUXE:

1970's Super Deluxe (folding bicycle)

        original condition


SWING BIKE:

1975 Swing Bike (Picture 1)

        Swing Bikes were made from 1975 - 1978. 15" front tire, 20" rear tire.


TORCO:

1940's Torco Scooter (4 wheels) (Picture 1)(Picture 2)

        Original condition, all 4 wheels steer


WESTERN FLYER:

Late 1950's Western Flyer

        26" tires


WHEELMAN:

1984 Wheelman (Small High Wheel Type Bicycle) (Picture)

        28” front tire, 12” rear tire


WINDT:

1950's Windt (childs bicycle) (Picture)

        12.5" tires


UNKNOWN MAKE:

1929 Make Unknown Girls (blue) (Picture)

        26” tires, metal clad wooden rims

1940's Make Unknown Tricycle (chain drive) (Picture)

        May be a Colson. 20" front tire, 16" rear tires

1940's Irish Mail (3 wheels) (Picture)

        Hand powered and steers by foot, wood seat

1940's Make Unknown (childs hard tire bicycle) (Picture)

        Donated by Bob Rollins. 14" tires

1964 Unicycle (Picture)

        Original condition