Bicycles

Trimble Aero Bike-1992

Trimble Aero Bike-1992

This is one of the first carbon fiber aero bikes built by James Trimble

Trimble Inverse 4 Mountain Bike-1988

Trimble Inverse 4 Mountain Bike-1988

With the Trimble Inverse 4, designer Brent Trimble revised a shape that was first popular in the 1800s- the cross or girder frame. 

Tsunoda Mini-z Noda (Robin)- 2001

Tsunoda Mini-z Noda (Robin)- 2001

The Robin, as it is commonly known, is a kit bicycle that was targeted to Japanese citizens fond of things mechanical. 

Urban Ryder-2007

Urban Ryder-2007

 The Urban Ryder seen here follows the A-Bike design very closely even using the same reflector and weight limit stickers. 

Velo Manufrance Ladies’ Retro-Direct ‘Hirondelle Luxe’- 1920

Velo Manufrance Ladies’ Retro-Direct ‘Hirondelle Luxe’- 1920

The ladies’ Hirondelle model features slightly more modern features than its predecessor such as both front and rear brakes. It also offers a “basket weave” protection to keep ladies’ garments away from the rear spokes.

Velo Manufrance Rétro-Directe “Hirondelle Luxe” Modele 11-1907

Velo Manufrance Rétro-Directe “Hirondelle Luxe” Modele 11-1907

Although Barberon & Meunier first patented the retro-direct system in 1869, the gear system was further developed and refined by other companies, including Manufacture at the turn of the century.

Zipp 3001-1997

Zipp 3001-1997

The 1990s was an exciting time in the bicycle industry with new materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber presenting new design possibilities. Many “non-traditional” designs, like the Zipp 2001, began entering the market.

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