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Bicycles349 of 11211870 Velocipede School "Ten Minutes Riding"Vintage Lakeshore Tricycle
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    Posted 10 years ago

    robeo4
    (16 items)

    I posted this trike a few years ago looking for info and since then I fixed it up a bit. I feel like it was the right choice and I am much happier with it although normally I am the kind of person that likes to leave things untouched. It was lacking too much original paint, almost none, to not touch it.

    Originally I was only able to find one pic online of one example of this model and the other thing I found is attached to the trike, an advertisement page of the exact model by Garton but it is without a year.

    Even though it is small it was kind of tough putting this thing back together. I haven't been able to find a front fender yet though, I may have to make one. Either way I love it and thought I would share.

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    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 10 years ago
      Great tricycle. I have been looking for a good vintage one but when I scan them with mu old-o-meter in comes up recent. Fantastic restore job too.
    2. racer4four racer4four, 10 years ago
      Looks really fast!
    3. bobogal bobogal, 10 years ago
      Yeah great job restoring it. So pretty!!
    4. robeo4 robeo4, 10 years ago
      Thanks everyone. Id like to find another old one too, gotta keep hitting those swap meets.
    5. Trey Trey, 9 years ago
      Awesome:) Great restoration!!
    6. Celiene Celiene, 8 years ago
      I immediately thought of Shirley Temple movie - but not the same.

      http://miss-shirley-temple.tumblr.com/page/111
    7. abird, 9 months ago
      where did you find the new rubbber?

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