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Old 02-16-2012, 05:34 AM
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Default Re: ID this old shaft drive bike?

Originally Posted by zean View Post
Hi. I'm too tired to check that book, from what I remember Major Taylor was one of the best racers and around the last half of the 1890's he rode a chainless for a year or so because the manufacturer wanted the publicity for the sales department. I'll get back when I read that book and look at the pictures real close. Thankyou.
Bit o' trivia: we have a track here in Indianapolis named after him - Major Taylor Velodrome. It's on the north side; they're still restoring it right now, but it is currently back in use. I've thought about going up there on an off-day and seeing if they'll let me run WOT on the track for a short bit.


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