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Rare 1902 American Tribune Blue Streak Bicycle

Fine and rare 1902 American Tribune blue streak bicycle, made famous by 'Mile a minute Murphy'.

Train pacing was a dangerous stunt but trains were the fastest vehicles in the 1890`s and racers used their speeds as a benchmark. The most famous was 'Mile a minute Murphy' who broke the world cycling record with a death defying pace on 30th June 1899 at 57.8 seconds... on a Tribune bicycle.

In fine original condition, apart from modern tyres. $50 when new! Model 750

Details:

22" frame
28" wheels

Circa: 1902

 

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