The tandem bicycle or twin is a form of bicycle designed to be ridden by more than one person. The term tandem refers to the seating arrangement (fore to aft, not side by side), not the number of riders.
A unicycle is a bicycle that has only one wheel. It has a seat and pedals, but no chain or gears. There is no handlebar, it is steered by gripping the seat with the legs and twisting the body. A rider keeps their balance by moving their arms, and controlling their speed.
The penny-farthing was a style of bicycle popular in the 1870s and 1880s. The large wheel allowed each turn of the pedals to drive the bicycle a greater distance, and also allowed for a smoother ride over the cobbled streets and uneven roads of the period.
A wheelie bike, also called a spyder bike or banana bike was designed in the 1960s to resemble a chopper motorcycle. The wheelie bikes were characterized by ape hanger handlebars, a banana seat with sissy bar, and small (16-to-20-inch (410 to 510 mm)) wheels.
Colson bicycles were sold between 1917 and 1953 under many different retailers, primarily Goodyear and Firestone. These bicycles have a good reputation, and they are often sought after by vintage collectors.
Norman Cycles made frames for Cyclemaster Ltd for the 'Norman Cyclemate' so ... 1954 sales brochure, 1955 was to be the factories last year at the Scottish.
The Starlet was queen of the line! You can choose from such gorgeous fashion-wise hues as Holiday Rose and Summer Cloud White, Windswept Green and Luscious Lavender combinations. These sparkling pastel colors are further set off by a White Koroseal-top saddle and white grips. Complete with streamlined tank, brilliant Rocket-Ray lamp, sturdy luggage carrier, and sleek chainguard.
Imagine, the famous Schwinn Spring Fork, powerful Rocket-Ray headlight, super streamlined Schwinn frame, sleek sturdy chainguard, sturdy luggage carrier, extra strong Schwinn tubular rims, and bright, shiny extra-deep fenders - all in one perfect bicycle. Your choice of several modern two-tone color combinations.
What a combination! Trim dashing lines, superior Schwinn workmanship, and a complete line-up of equipment including streamlined tank with built-in horn, powerful Rocket-Ray headlight, sturdy luggage carrier, and truss rods. No wonder more kids choose the Schwinn Hornet than any other bicycle...and the low price will amaze you. Fully guaranteed As-Long-As-You-Own-It.
Superb styling and smooth performance make the Schwinn Varsity a favorite of students and adults alike. 3-speed gears and lightweight construction make peadaling easy... caliper hand brakes assure safe stops. And it's made in America by Schwinn!
This deluxe equipped lightweight is a real beauty. Perfect for sports, utility or touring. Equipment includes 3-speed gear shift, front and rear hand caliper brakes, generator with headlight and tail light, and roomy saddle bag - all the features that make touring a pleasure.
Features: Schwinn lightweight frame, forged fork, Schwinn Tubular chrome rims with 1 3/8” tires, Radiant colors or White, choice of 3-speed with caliper brakes, 2-speed coaster or regular coaster brake.