STYLES: TRICK RIDERS, CIRCUS, CLOWN & CUSTOM BIKES

After the bicycle started competing with the horse as a means of personal transportation, it also became popular as a foil for trick riders. Bicycles were ‘customised’ to suit the requirements of performers. Custom designs were later created by both manufacturers and hobbyists.

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Items in this Collection

FOR SALE monocycle-taddys-clown

1891 Performers’ (Trick Riders’) Pneumatic Monocycle (Unicycle)

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FOR SALE 1891-Performers-Pneumatic-Penny-Farthing-18-1

1891 Performers’ (Trick Riders’) Rudge Pneumatic Ordinary

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1900-Unicycle-7ft-tall-30

1900 7ft ‘Giraffe’ Unicycle

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1900-Warwick-Giraffe-50

1900 Warwick Cycle Co ‘Giraffe’ (McCormack patent)

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1900s Semi-submersible Water Bicycle

1900s Semi-submersible Water Bicycle

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SUBMERSIBLE WATER BICYCLE

1900s SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE WATER BICYCLE VIDEO

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10 Hunt & Son home trainer Titanic

1912 H Hunt & Co Floor-mounted Home Trainer

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1920s expanding bicycle 05

1920s Child’s Expanding Bicycle

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1920s-ROLLS-RACER-CIRCUS-TRIKE-05

1920s Rolls Racer Circus Trike

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FOR SALE 1930s Triplet Tandem project 1 copy

1930s Triplet Tandem (project)

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1934-1937 Ingo Bike 05

1934-37 Ingo-Bike ‘X-ercycle’

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1937_Ingo_051

1935 Ingo-Bike

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SIRONVAL11

1939 Sironval Sportplex Quadricycle

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FOR SALE 1940s Colson Quadruplet Tandem 05

1940s Colson Quadruplet Tandem

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1946_Hextube_00

1946 Monark Silver King ‘Hextube’ Motorised Custom

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1950s BSA All-Chrome Performer’s Bicycle 05

1950s BSA All-Chrome Performer’s Bicycle

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1950s Cadillac Clown Bike 05

1950s Circus Bicycle with Eccentric hubs

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1950s Clown Bike Jack Natirboff 05

1950s Clown Bike. Previously owned by Jack Natirboff, the ‘Bicycle Clown’

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1950s-George-Stratton-Clown-Bicycle-32

1950s George Stratton Clown Bike

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1950s_Motobecane_01

1950s Motobecane Carousel Motorcycle

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1960s-Union-Strano-782794-05-1

1960s Union Strano # 782794

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UNION-STRANO-FOR-SALE

1960s Union Strano #775388

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1965-AMF-Hi-Ball-Handcar-04-1

1965 AMF Hi-Ball Hand Car

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FOR SALE 1970s Cycle Meter Competitive Trainer (1901 Design) 1 copy

1970s Cycle Meter Competitive Trainer (1901 Design)

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1970s Jumping jack scooter 05

1970s Jumping Jack ‘Ingo-Bike’ Scooter

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1970s-Recumbent-Lowrider-28

1970s Lowrider Recumbent

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1970s_Cooper_penny_05

1970s Roy Cooper Toys Ltd Youth’s Penny Farthing

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1973-Silly-Cycle-04

1973 Silly-Cycle

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1974-Five-Rams-Wu-Yang-48

1974 Five Rams (Wu Yang) XQ51 Sliding Bicycle

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1977-Swing-Bike-05

1977 Swing Bike

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1980-BUDDY-BIKE-side-by-side-tandem-05

1980 Buddy Bike Side-by-Side Sociable Tandem

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1980s BRUCKL STC Super Trick Cycle 05

1980s Bruckl STC Super Trick Cycle

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1980s-Hercules-Cavallo-07

1980s Hercules Cavallo

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FOR SALE 1980-hercules-cavallo

1980s Hercules Cavallo ‘Swing Bike’

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Dyno_GT_Mooneyes_00

1999 Dyno/GT Mooneyes Cruiser

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tribute to bicycle performers

TRIBUTE TO BICYCLE PERFORMERS VIDEO

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