Classic & Vintage - Feather - Any info
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05-18-06, 08:25 AM
Attached is a very poor picture of a beautiful bike I saw today in a bike shop window here. The only details on the bike was a badge on the front with a coloured feather, and the name Feather. It has wood tubulars and is a track bike. I've had a search and can't find any details. Has anyone any info on this bike?
05-18-06, 08:49 AM
I dont have any direct info of that bike. But my guess is that, its a 30's track bike. From the wood wheels and that stem, it looks 20's to 30's. Good luck trying to buy it [if thats what you wanted to do] It should fetch a pretty penny. EDIT: Heres a 1932 CCM that I found on the internet. http://img356.imageshack.us/img356/2924/1930ccmflyer0te.th.jpg (http://img356.imageshack.us/my.php?image=1930ccmflyer0te.jpg) Looks similar in year to that bike.
05-18-06, 08:56 AM
I dont have any direct info of that bike. But my guess is that, its a 30's track bike. From the wood wheels and that stem, it looks 20's to 30's. Good luck trying to buy it [if thats what you wanted to do] It should fetch a pretty penny.
Thanks for the info. The bike didn't have a price tag on it so I assume it isn't on sale. The bike shop has a fair supply of vintage stock (much NOS) but also a large supply of "display only" stock also. I suspect the bike is only a tease.
I'll try to get back over there and ask the owner straight up what the go is.
ps. that frame does look very very close.
05-29-06, 11:39 AM
For anyone who is interested, the bike I saw and asked about earlier was a Fuji Feather. It is the bike shop owner's father's old track bike.
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