Entry Submitted by J.F.(Hans) Van De Stouwe
Check out this freshly restored 1910 Pierce Chainless Full Suspension bicycle, produced by the makers of Pierce Arrow Automobiles! This highly sought after collectible features chainless “shaft drive” and spring suspension front and rear....
Nickel plated Pierce chainless. Early Pierce bicycles were the product of the Pierce Arrow automobile company, but were not called “Pierce Arrow”… rather just “Pierce”. This bicycle is on display at the Pedaling History...
Pierce chaineless bicycle with full suspension, front and rear. Made by the makers of the Pierce Arrow automobile.
Pierce bicycle with shaft drive. Made by the makers of the Pierce Arrow automobile.
Rare Stearns “Chainless” shaft drive bicycle. Stearns chainless shaft drive bicycle. Stearns logo embossed into the fork crown caps. Cast metal cover over the rear gears. Shaft and gears are enclosed inside the frame.
This chainless Columbia bicycle has a very tall frame. If you were not at least 6 foot 5 it must have been difficult to mount this steed.
This bicycle wears the Monarch label. Not to be confused with Monark, which came much later and was entirely unrelated.
This Columbia bicycle utilized the hi-tech chainless shaft-drive technology to deliver power to the rear wheels via a shaft encased inside the lower right frame tube. The Christy Saddle