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A Series of Articles – Mostly Unpublished – on the Paris-Roubaix Cycling Classic (Bikelore)

By: Yates, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Argenton l'Eglise, 2000


Yates, Richard. A Series of Articles – Mostly Unpublished – on the Paris-Roubaix Cycling Classic. From the archives of On The Wheel Publications, a typed, signed letter from cycling historian and author Richard Yates, a Brit residing in France. Included is a one-page letter signed “Dick,” dated 15 April 2000, along with a ninety-seven page manuscript printed on a dot-matrix printer detailing the Paris-Roubaix—long considered the most grueling of the one-day ... View more info

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A Series of Hand-Written Letters from Cycling Artist and Author Brian Walker (On The Wheel)

By: Walker, Brian

Price: $100.00

Edition: manuscript


Walker, Brian. A Series of Hand-Written Letters from Cycling Artist and Author Brian Walker. From the archive of On The Wheel magazine, a series of seven letters dated from January to September of 1999, comprising twenty pages of hand-written text. Five of the letters have the original envelopes. Walker, a well-known technical illustrator and children’s book illustrator, was also known for his drawings of bicycles, cyclo-touring scenes, and his touring stories, man... View more info

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At Nutley N.J. … Six Day Race Training” Press Photo - 1937 Bicycle Racing, Martin Journey, Willie Grimm, Russell Allen, Tino Reboli

By: Acme

Price: $40.00

Publisher: np, Acme, 1937

Edition: Original


At Nutley N.J. … Six Day Race Training” Press Photo. Np: Acme/N.E.A., 26 Feb., 1937. Press photo, 23cm by 17.7cm. Very good aside from three small tears along the top edge. Stamps, pencil notes and caption on verso: “At Nutley N.J. / Bike riders training for the coming Six Day Race which will start at the garden Sunday night. / Shows, rounding the corner as the riders do a little road work at Nutley, N.J., LTR, Martin Journey, Willie Grimm, Russell Allen, and [... View more info

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Le Belge Cerami Enleve Paris-Bruxelles” Press Photo - 1961 Paris-Brussels Bicycle Race, Pino Cerami

By: Keystone

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Paris, Keystone, 1961

Edition: Original


Le Belge Cerami Enleve Paris-Bruxelles” Press Photo. Paris: Keystone Press Agency (overstamped Keystone New York), nd [April 1961]. Press photo, 18cm by 24cm. Very good with a faint drip mark near the center of the image and a caption taped on the verso: “C’est un Belge, Pino Cerami, qui a gagné la classique course sur route Paris-Bruxelles. Pino Cerami après sa victoire.” Cerami, a naturalized Belgian, won the 1961 Paris-Brussels (now called the Brussels ... View more info

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Mel Pinto Imports Campagnolo Parts List

By: Campagnolo, Mel Pinto

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Arlington, Mel Pinto Imports, c.1970


[Campagnolo] Mel Pinto Imports Campagnolo Parts List. Arlington, Virginia: Mel Pinto Imports, nd [c.1970]. Self-wraps, 21.5cm by 28cm, 10 pp. Light wrinkling and a small, faint stain on the cover. A well-illustrated mimeographed parts/price list that includes derailleurs, cranks, bottom brackets, hubs, pedals, tools, and small parts from Campy’s Record, Gran Sport, and Pista lines. (eph) View more info

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Mike Abt Press Photo - Six Day Bicycle Racer, Chicago, 1948

By: Central Press Assoc.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Central Press Assoc., 1948

Edition: Original


Mike Abt Press Photo. Chicago: Central Press Association, 8 Jan., 1948, photo taken by T. Kaitila. Press photo, 20.7cm by 25.4cm. Very good with light creases and corner bumping. One of the agency stamps on verso can be faintly seen on the front side. No caption, simply reads “Mike Abt / Chicago” on verso with a couple of stamps. A stunning cropped image of Abt, a champion six-day racer from Chicago. Throughout his career, Abt had teamed with Jules Audy, Bill J... View more info

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On The Wheel: Magazine for the Classic Cyclist, August-September 1998, No. 4 [Vintage Bicycle]

By: Konrad, Gabe, editor; Todd Carrier, Vince Menci, Peter Nye, Mason StClair, Larry Strung, John Weiss, Les Woodland, Richard Yates

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sand Lake, MI, On The Wheel, August-September 1998, No. 4


Staple-bound, glossy-wraps with newsprint leaves, 21 by 27.3 cm, 36 pp. (incld. covers), illus. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear to the covers. The fourth issue of OTW, which started publishing in Feb. 1998. OTW was preceded by Konrad’s vintage bicycle zine AEoleus Butterfly, and was the predecessor of Bikelore and Bikelore 2. This issue includes an interview with Tony Hewson by Richard Yates, First Encounter: A North American Riding in Ja... View more info

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On The Wheel: Magazine for the Classic Cyclist, December/January 1999/2000, No. 12 [Vintage Bicycle]

By: Konrad, Gabe, editor; Andrew Ritchie, Richard Sachs, Mason St. Clair, Larry Strung, Todd Teachout, Neil Vedder, Brian Walker, Richard Yates

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sand Lake, MI, On The Wheel, Dec. 1999/Jan. 2000, no. 12


Staple-bound, glossy-wraps with newsprint leaves, 21 by 27.3 cm, 36 pp. (incld. covers), illus. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear to the covers. The final issue of OTW, which started publishing in Feb. 1998. OTW was preceded by Konrad’s vintage bicycle zine AEoleus Butterfly, and was the predecessor of Bikelore and Bikelore 2. This issue includes articles on Raphael Geminiani Cycles, a reprint of The Recycling of Bikeman by Owen Edwards, pa... View more info

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On The Wheel: Magazine for the Classic Cyclist, October-November 1998, No. 5 [Vintage Bicycle]

By: Konrad, Gabe, editor; Ralph Galen, Phyllis Harmon, Andrew Heard, Adam Myerson, Dave Nuttall, Mason StClair, Larry Strung, Les Woodland, Richard Yates

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sand Lake, MI, On The Wheel, Oct.-Nov. 1998, no. 5


Staple-bound, glossy-wraps with newsprint leaves, 21 by 27.3 cm, 36 pp. (incld. covers), illus. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear to the covers. The fifth issue of OTW, which started publishing in Feb. 1998. OTW was preceded by Konrad’s vintage bicycle zine AEoleus Butterfly, and was the predecessor of Bikelore and Bikelore 2. This issue includes Cycling’s Sepia Years by Richard Yates, The Ted Harper Memorial Old Time Bicycle races by Lar... View more info

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Simplex Cross-Commandes Installation Instructions - Vintage Bicycle Components

By: Simplex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NP, Simplex, c.1950

Edition: original


[Simplex] Simplex Cross-Commandes Installation Instructions. Np: Simplex, nd [c.1950s]. Single two-sided sheet, 20.9cm by 29.9cm. Light wrinkles and creases from being folded in eighths. Part numbers and instructions for installing the Simplex bar-end shifters, illustrated by the incomparable Daniel Rebour. (os) View more info

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Three Eddy Merckx Press Photos - Bicycle Cycling Champion

By: Eddy Merckx, Keystone Press Agency

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris/New York, Keystone, c.1971

Edition: Original


Three Eddy Merckx Press Photos. Paris: Keystone Press Agency (all three are overstamped Keystone New York), nd [c.1971]. All the images are near fine with French captions and agency stamps on the versos, approx. 18cm by 24cm. Three unusual off-the-bike press photos of Merckx. Included are: “La Prudence D’Eddy Merckx…,” showing Eddy with his doctor discussing his back issues (resulting from a 1969 crash at the Blois Velodrome); “Quand le Champion Célèbre l... View more info

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Wisconsin Cycling Volume 3 Number 10 - Cyclo-Cross

By: Deuerlein, Ed, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Cycling, 1977

Edition: Original


Deuerlein, Ed, ed. Wisconsin Cycling Volume 3 Number 10. Milwaukee: Wisconsin Cycling, Vol. 3, No. 10, Nov.-Dec. 1977. Staple-bound wraps, 21.5cm by 27.4cm, 24 pp. Very good with highlighting and mailing label (see below). The cover of this issue features Leroy “The Tyger” Johnson running, with bike shouldered, in a cyclo-cross race - a sport that predated mountain biking by several decades. This is a classic image of a classic ‘cross rig; single chainring wit... View more info

Image for “1954 World Bicycle Championships” Press Photo - Bicycle Racing, Hugo Koblet

“1954 World Bicycle Championships” Press Photo - Bicycle Racing, Hugo Koblet

By: Keystone

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Keystone, 1954

Edition: Original


“1954 World Bicycle Championships” Press Photo. New York: Keystone Press Agency, Sept. 1954. Press photo, 15cm by 20cm. Very good with light rippling, hand-written caption and agency stamps on verso. A nice view of the peloton at the UCI road championships that were held in Solingen, West Germany. Louison Bobet rode away with the title. The caption reads “1954 world bicycle championships. The 10 round 150 kilometer competition was held in a [sic] very bad we... View more info

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“Ted Smith … Bicycle Champion” Press Photo - Track Racing, 1945

By: Acme

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Acme, 1945

Edition: Original


“Ted Smith … Bicycle Champion” Press Photo. Chicago: Acme Newspictures, Inc., 20 Aug., 1945. Press photo, 15.4cm by 20.3cm. Very good with some light scratches and a remnant of some paper in the lower margin. Agency stamps, wax pencil and caption glued on verso: “Champion Amateur Cyclist. CHICAGO – Ted Smith, 17, of Buffalo, N.Y., Cycling Club, who won senior men’s title in national Amateur Bicycle championships under auspices of Amateur Bicycle League o... View more info

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“The Great Tour of Italy” Press Photo - 1950 Giro d'Italia

By: Keystone

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Keystone, 1950

Edition: Original


“The Great Tour of Italy” Press Photo. London: Keystone Press Agency, June 6, 1950. Press photo, 20.7cm by 15.2cm. Near fine with caption taped on verso: “Competitors from all over Italy are taking part in the great annual cycle tour of the country. The mass ride through the streets of Milan – during the Tour of Italy.” This edition of the Giro d’Italia was won by Switzerland’s Hugo Koblet. View more info