Share your favorites on Show & Tell

2 Antique Bicycles - Racycle & Record

In Sporting Goods > Bicycles > Show & Tell.
Sporting Goods1871 of 2251John Deere BicycleEarly girls Bicycle.
Love it
Like it

VontrikeVontrike loves this.
tterrag7991tterrag7991 loves this.
toolate2toolate2 loves this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 6 years ago


(1 item)

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend and his friend were riding their ATV's through the sandpits and woods between Fitchburg & Lunenburg, MA. They took a pit stop and noticed these 2 bicycles leaning up against a tree in the middle of nowhere, not even near a trail or anything! They had obviously been there for a number of years. Both have wooden rims. The first is a Racycle. The second and a little worse for the wear is a Butler Company Record which has a flowery design all over the frame. I believe they are from the early 1900's but I am having a tough time finding any information on either bicycle. The Racycle has an antique padlock on it. The padlock just has a Superman-looking symbol on it. I have many more pictures. We just want to get an idea of what they are, how old they are, and how much they're worth as-is.

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.


  1. toolate2 toolate2, 6 years ago
    Here's a link to help you date the Racycle:
  2. tterrag7991, 6 years ago
    The one on the left is in exelant shape for being out in a sandpit. It looks drivable but I would get differant rims because of risk of damaging the wood ones. Great find
  3. butlerkid, 2 years ago
    I know this is 4 years ago - but the Butler Record was built in Butler Indiana by the Butler Company between around 1890 to 1910. Do you still have the bicycle?

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.