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Vintage Bike Siren

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    Posted 10 years ago

    oldie
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    Would go on your schwinn bike on your tire. When you pulled the chain,as you were riding, the siren would rub on your tire and sound like the police sirens in the 6os. They were eventually banned.

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    1. Ilikeart Ilikeart, 10 years ago
      Do they still make these? I had one on my bike when I was a kid, but I had to take it off because it was against the Law.
    2. toolate2 toolate2, 10 years ago
      They did reproduce these for a couple years back in the maybe late 90s but I don't think they're being currently produced. This one looks like it's original. Does your box have a bar code? LOL...
    3. oldie oldie, 10 years ago
      Toolate2, great question. I will check for a bar code and get back. I didn't know that they came back in the 90s.
    4. oldie oldie, 10 years ago
      Toolate2, I found no bar code but it has a tag showing $2.77 ACE. I assuming ACE Hardware.
    5. Lee Sayer, 10 years ago
      Oldie: I had one of the sirens for my bike back in the mid 1940s-am guessing just after WW2.
    6. pops52 pops52, 6 years ago
      I had one off these in the early sixties, it sounded awesome!
    7. oldie oldie, 6 years ago
      The sound from the siren was just like the Philadelphia police cars. I believe that's why they became banned.


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