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turn of the century columbia track (safety) bike

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Columbia safety bike from the turn of the century (1900 plus or minus a couple of years).

Vintage handlebars with wooden grips. Stock stem.

Stock fork and headset.

28inch 36hole, RJ hub.

28inch 36hole, NKN Nakano fixed hub.

Period crankset and bottom bracket (new Wellgo platform pedals).

Vintage leather saddle, stock seatpost.

Fun to ride.

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this is exactly the kind of

this is exactly the kind of build i want to do with my double-TT vintage track frame. very simply and sexy!

that f'n rules!

where did you come across this one?

First of all, beautiful

First of all, beautiful bike. I'd love to ride it.

Second, where on earth do you get 28" tires?

Thanks a lot! Actually, 28in

Thanks a lot!

Actually, 28in tires aren't too hard to come by. Your local bike shop probably has some in stock.. I was riding some beautiful Vredestein Classic cream-colored tires for a while, but they can get dirty pretty quickly, and I'm really enjoying the look of these.


True, 28" tyres are the most popular size in the world! Just not at all in the US. And I can attest we have about 4 in stock at any give time.

guess I still have a lot to

guess I still have a lot to learn..

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