he first American cycle was the Columbia, manufactured in 1878 at the Weed Sewing Machine factory in Hartford, Connecticut - a 60" Hi Wheeler that sold for $125.
Influenced by automotive styling, the "pre-war" Columbia Superb has been authentically replicated by and in the original Columbia facility located in Westfield, Massachusetts. This was the last top of the line cruiser produced prior to converting the manufacturing facilities to assist in the war effort.
The Columbia Superb
The 1941 Superb was recreated to mirror the top of the line two-wheeled classic of the 1940's; it is a model reflecting the Columbia line at its absolute zenith, and it replicates the vintage model to the smallest detail.
Available in both men's and women's models, the Suberb comes complete with coaster brake, deluxe Messinger saddle, polished aluminum box-style fenders, white wall balloon tires, even a dashboard with speedometer and
Re-creation of the original bicycle includes detail like Mohawk maroon paint with cream-colored pin striping, built-in horn, wine-colored jewels on the rear luggage carrier, to the "sweetheart" sprocket that drives this beauty. Men's/ Women's Models of the Columbia Superb.
The Roadmaster Luxury Liner Bicycle
Offered in a limited edition of 5,000, this reissue of one of America's classic cruisers is manufactured using the same tooling as the original 1948 model. Still built with steel, chrome and rubber, the bicycle is authentic in virtually every detail, replicating the distinctive curves, rich paint job and gleaming chrome of the original. The one-speed coaster brings back: a Shockmaster spring front fork for smooth riding; wide, streamlined handlebars for a relaxed, comfortable posture and firm steering control; bullet-shaped, search beam headlight and a strong, double-supported rear luggage carrier. Its streamliner chain guard has embossed chrome ribs and the 26-inch chrome-plated wheels have full-sized, 2-inch thick whitewall tires. Battery-operated headlight, electric tail light and horn (batteries included). Steel frame and leather-like padded vinyl seat. Comes with certificate of authenticity. Red. 41" H x 71" L. (57 lbs.)