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Old 08-15-12, 06:32 AM   #1
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Military Bicycles

A friend of mine sent this to me; I thought I'd pass it alond:

http://www.bikeradar.com/fitness/art...history-34906/

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There is a BSA folder for sale close by here for $400. It has been restored.
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I'd like to be able to source the frame bag and rack......I have a couple of older MTB's that would love this look

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The last BSA paratrooper bike I saw, make that the last several...have all sold over $1200 !
At $400, I'd be checking that out ASAP.


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Old 08-16-12, 05:55 AM   #5
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The last BSA paratrooper bike I saw, make that the last several...have all sold over $1200 !
At $400, I'd be checking that out ASAP.


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I agree !!
You can find Swiss Army bikes for sale online. Usually about $400 UP. They are well built , BUT HEAVY !
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I'd like to be able to source the frame bag and rack......I have a couple of older MTB's that would love this look
The frame bag and the seattube bag (It is actually the tool bag/part of the fender) can be made from leather (as it was in the 1905 version). Why not ask rootboy in from the custom saddlebag thread to make you one?

The rear frame rack is an interesting piece of construction. The seatstays are actually detachable, like the seatstays of a Raleigh DL-1 roadster, and the rear rack is welded to these detachable seatstays.

The front rack is attached to the frame on level with where canti posts *should be*(the actual canti posts are mounted on the back of the fork, these are mounted with Magura hydraulic rim brakes, since V-brakes didn't come out until after the MO93 entered service). The front rack itself is essentially a really beefy version of the front radonneur/passhunter rack Velo Orange sells.



This is apparently a civilian version that was sold, and you can see what was done at least for the front rack.

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Webshop says call to order, but you can try to find a swiss military bicycle here:
https://store.colemans.com/cart/bicy...ary-p-326.html
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Bunches & bunches of military surplus bikes.

//www.coldwarremarketing.com
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