Vintage Bicycle Show 2016
Community Bicycle Network hosts annual bike event at Trinity Bellwoods Park
This year there were fewer bikes and fewer really, truly old bikes at CBN's Vintage Bicycle Show. Last year we spotted a healthy number of steel Schwinns and still-rideable Raleighs and the year before that, we even saw a real live boneshaker! This year, these were some of the oldest and most interesting bikes we saw.
This little rocket trike below was likely one of the older machines. It was on sale for $50 at the end of the day on Sunday, July 24 ...along with an offer for a double ride home!
Classic ape bars and banana seat set up. Rainbow streamers are a nice finishing touch.
Ridiculous mini motor bikes.
Speed Queen and an elderly friend.
This bike looked very old with its wobbly wooden rims and super deep V frame. Grips and pedals also looked to be original.
The chain guard is held on with thin rope (or thick string, depending on how you look at it.)
This robin's egg blue kids bike with fun fork detail caught our eye.
... As did this fat-tired bike of a similar hue.
But, ouch, that metal seat!
Near the end of the day in the park, near Queen Street, those who were looking for a deal were still milling about with some old and not-so-old bikes.
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