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Solex Micron- 1968

Solex Micron- 1968

Solex released the Micron, its most diminutive model, at the end of 1967. Powered by the engine from the larger 3800 model, the Micron represents a bit of a misstep for the Solex company.

Solex Pli-Solex 5000- 1974

Solex Pli-Solex 5000- 1974

The Pli-Solex is the folding version of the Solex 5000. The frame folds in the center, and the handlebars, seat, and engine may be removed to allow for easier transport or storage.

Solex Tenor- 1973

Solex Tenor- 1973

Building on the previous model’s architecture, the Tenor was a Solex 6000 featuring an Italian-made Franco Morini “Gyromat” engine and was available in various trim levels. 

Solex VeloSolex 45-1951

Solex VeloSolex 45-1951

In 1940, Marcel Mennesson had a prototype built for a bicycle equipped with a motor on the front wheel. The 38cc engine was outfitted with a roller transmission, carburetor and tank, and mounted on the front 700-millimetre wheel.

Specialized Fatboy-2017

Specialized Fatboy-2017

 

On loan from Specialized

In the late 1980s, Alaskan frame builders began experimenting with custom components and design to create a bicycle with a large tire contact patch for greater control on snow; as a result, the fatbike was born. 

Specialized Stumpjumper-1982

Specialized Stumpjumper-1982

This design was the first mass-produced mountain bike.

SS Suburban- 1969

SS Suburban- 1969

The SS Suburban, built in Bellevue, Nebraska, was initially conceived as a competitor
to the King Midget. It is believed that five cars were built and tested. The car seen here is considered to be the only one left.

Steyr 220 Gläser Cabriolet- 1938

Steyr 220 Gläser Cabriolet- 1938

Austrian armaments manufacturer Steyr diversified into automobile production in 1915 and introduced the streamlined 120, the predecessor of this model, in 1935. 

Steyr 50 Baby- 1938

Steyr 50 Baby- 1938

The history of Steyr dates back to 1820 with the manufacturing of sporting and military rifles. The concentric circle of the Steyr badge represents a target. The terms of the Treaty of St. Germain-En-Laye after the first World War prohibited arms production throughout Austria

  • Country of Origin: Austria
  • Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
Steyr Puch Haflinger- 1968

Steyr Puch Haflinger- 1968

The history of Steyr dates back to 1820 and the manufacturing of sporting and military rifles. Hence, the concentric circle of the Steyr badge represents a target.

  • Country of Origin: Austria
  • Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
Steyr Puch Pinzgauer- 1974

Steyr Puch Pinzgauer- 1974

The Haflinger was replaced by the larger Pinzgauer. It came in 6x6 or 4x4 forms–which you see here. The ground clearance is 13 inches when loaded.

  • Country of Origin: Austria
  • Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
Studebaker Lark VI- 1960

Studebaker Lark VI- 1960

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Subaru 360 (peanut)-1969

Subaru 360 (peanut)-1969

Mort Smit was a Subaru 360 enthusiast that built this special car he called “Peanut”.  Mort retired and converted an old Greyhound bus into a motor home to travel in.

Subaru 360 FasTrack II- 1971

Subaru 360 FasTrack II- 1971

Hardware store tycoon and automotive entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin became the first to import Subarus to the US when he founded Subaru America in 1968.

Subaru 360 Sedan- 1970

Subaru 360 Sedan- 1970

Fuji, one of Japan’s industrial giants, began to make Rabbit motor scooters in 1956. Two years later they launched their first car–the Subaru 360.

  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Fuji Heavy Industries, Lt.
Subaru 360 Van- 1970

Subaru 360 Van- 1970

The name “Subaru” is Japanese for the Pleiades which are the six stars in the Taurus constellation. The six stars of the Subaru logo represent the six companies which make up Fuji Industries.

  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
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