Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Terrible Tricycle Tuesday Vintage Tricycle With Skinny Wheels

In Sporting Goods > Bicycles > Show & Tell and Toys > Show & Tell.
Bicycles9 of 1102Vintage 1930's-40's (?) Bicycle Vintage harley davidson bicycle
Love it
Like it

fattytail2fattytail2 loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
dav2no1dav2no1 loves this.
FreshAirFreshAir loves this.
fattytailfattytail loves this.
elanskielanski loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Alfie21Alfie21 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
WatchsearcherWatchsearcher loves this.
jscott0363jscott0363 loves this.
MarmorealMaidenMarmorealMaiden loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
See 15 more
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 8 months ago

    (2712 items)

    Picked up this piece of yard art at the Santa Monica Flea which has reopened. It was one of the fourth Sunday fleas in the LA area.
    I have not found a match for this on the net aside from a site called Collectors Weekly where it was posted 10 years ago. Sadly I did not find out for certain any information but 1940s/50s does seem reasonable. It is a very simple tricycle without an additional rear brace on the back step. In the long ago you could have a rider stand on the back step. The skinny wheels are what is most noticeable about this trike. They are super skinny. They probably did not stand up well to play. I am sure it will do fine as yard art and the gnomes will take fine care of it.

    See all
    Hutch Trickstar Frame And Forks - Japan - Old School Bmx White
    Hutch Trickstar Frame And Forks - J...
    Vintage 1993 "GT Performer" BMX Bike With "GT" Fan Mag Wheels
    Vintage 1993 "GT Performer"...
    Original 1965 Schwinn Stingray Bicycle, J38 3-Speed Flamboyant Lime - Rare, NR
    Original 1965 Schwinn Stingray Bicy...
    Vintage Touring Hand-Built  Raleigh Randonneur Bicycle
    Vintage Touring Hand-Built Raleigh...
    Hutch Trickstar Frame And Forks - Japan - Old School Bmx White
    Hutch Trickstar Frame And Forks - J...
    See all


    1. fortapache fortapache, 8 months ago
      Here is the CW link.
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 8 months ago
      Very cool tricycle! Those skinny wheels are what makes it so cool! Nice find.
    3. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 8 months ago
      Perfect as is! Fine for the gnomes so long as they don’t aim it downhill.
    4. Alfie21 Alfie21, 8 months ago
      What a neat find! I love the seat. My bicycle needs a seat like this ! Come to think of it, I haven't seen a child ride a tricycle on sidewalks for about a decade. This is a great reminder how chlidren used to play outside.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 8 months ago
      Thank you very much Scott. A valid point.

      Thank you very much Watchsearcher. That could go badly for them.

      Thank you very much alfie. Yes children could suffer an injury and cry. Would be tragic.
    6. Alfie21 Alfie21, 8 months ago
      Wouldn't it be tragic.

    Want to post a comment?

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