Jim’s ready for take off.
1896 Triplet – developed by Arnold, Schwinn & Co.
1892 Telegram – The front hub contained an internally-geared drive which turns the wheel two times with each turn of the pedal. It was the last of the geared front-drivers.
1880 Otto Dicycle – incorporates crinkled spokes into its large wheels for shock absorption. This Dicycle is the only example in the United States.
1910 Dursley Pedersen – developed by a Danish inventor and featured a comfortable hammock seat, with a truss style frame and skirt guards.
1944 U. S. Army Restored Original Military Bicycle – WWII bike used to provide transportation for personnel engaged in dispatch or messenger service. Of course, they were also used for many other purposes.
1950’s Children’s Bicycles
1901 Maxim Machine Gun Tandem Tricycle
Pee Wee Herman Bicycle
You will definitely need a tap and dye set.
And a few ball bearings.
1901 Ice Bicycle – The Wolff-American uses a studded rear tire and front ski to glide through snowy and icy conditions.
This gives you just a small taste of what is available at this museum. Definitely worth your time to stop.
Okay – one more picture.
Handcrafted Wooden Bicycle – void of straight lines and utilized Baltic birch, walnut and upcycled bicycle parts. It took approximately three months to build.