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1918 Mead Ranger Truss Bridge Bicycle 22"

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Amazing rare collector's antique begging to be restored. Includes original 1918 catalog!

1918 Mead Ranger Truss Bridge Bicycle 22"

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You could be the proud owner of this rare vintage Mead Ranger Truss Bridge Bicycle. The truss bridge Meads are a lot harder to come by these days... This particular one is waiting for you to love and restore it. The frame has been re-welded at the bottom bracket. Nice wide Torrington delivery handlebars and a nice riser stem. This bicycle comes with an original 1918 Mead Ranger Catalog with a dealer wholesale price list.

BIKE CONDITION:

This bicycle was well used but still solid. Parts of the frame and fenders have been painted black but you can still see the original Mead red/maroon and cream colors showing through. The nickel plating is non existent and covered with rust. The metal clad wood rims are still straight. Seat has been recovered and is well worn. Nothing has been done to this bicycle and we would recommend a full tune up before riding.

This bicycle is being sold as is, please see photographs for details.

Measurements:

Seat tube - 22"
Top Tube - 23"
Stand-over height - 31.5"

Specifications:

Frame - Re-welded at the bottom bracket
Seatpost - Original "7" style
Saddle - Original long spring, in rough shape but can be restored.
Stem - Original "riser" stem.
Handlebars - Original Torrington(?) box style delivery bars.
Headset - Original
Brake calipers - Coaster brake
Crankset - Original diamond arm with a 1/2 in pitch chain
Pedals - Original Torrington, well worn
Hubs - New Departure Model A laced to metal-clad wood rims.

Serial #78611
Reference #21109

Additional Information

Year 1918
Gender Mens
Color Black
Size N/A
Speeds Single
Features
  • Made in USA!
  • Rare & Collectable
  • Nearly Original
Frameset Steel
Components No
Drivetrain Single Speed Coaster Brake
Manufacturer Mead-Ranger
Decade 1910s
Country of Origin USA
Bike Number N/A
Serial Number N/A
Used or New Used
Can be seen at 1201 Regent Street - Call 608-286-9111
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