Lot Nr. 160


PEKA


PEKA - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1985
COUNTRY: NETHERLANDS
WEIGHT: 11 KG / 24,20 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 59,1 CM / 23,3 INCH
GEARS: 1, FIXED
CONDITION: 2 - 3
- in the early 20th century 'motor pacing' or 'Stayer' racing was very popular
- the final World Motor-Paced Championships were staged in 1994
- today 'Stayer' races have been largely forgotten
- this Peka made by Peter Serier of the Peperkamp bicycle shop in Amsterdam is a fine late example
- the model number is 0222E38BDR59
- sustain speeds of up to 100 kilometres (62 miles) per hour
- has a 66-tooth front chain ring
- high gearing meant the rider could not 'self-start'
- the 24-inch front wheel, very rigid frame and backward curving fork were all designed to stay close to the pacemaker
- its disc wheels were easily affected by turbulent buffeting
- Fragment: different parts are missing

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN

- Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs
- Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION

- Okolo Vienna Only

EXHIBITIONS

- Museums Quartier Vienna 2006

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
lettering - PEKA: scratched at several places

Gears:
in order

Tubes /Tyres:
in order

Saddle:
no saddle fitted

Frame:
in order

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Erzielter Preis: **
EUR 2.000,-
Rufpreis:
EUR 500,-

PEKA


DATE: 1985
COUNTRY: NETHERLANDS
WEIGHT: 11 KG / 24,20 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 59,1 CM / 23,3 INCH
GEARS: 1, FIXED
CONDITION: 2 - 3
- in the early 20th century 'motor pacing' or 'Stayer' racing was very popular
- the final World Motor-Paced Championships were staged in 1994
- today 'Stayer' races have been largely forgotten
- this Peka made by Peter Serier of the Peperkamp bicycle shop in Amsterdam is a fine late example
- the model number is 0222E38BDR59
- sustain speeds of up to 100 kilometres (62 miles) per hour
- has a 66-tooth front chain ring
- high gearing meant the rider could not 'self-start'
- the 24-inch front wheel, very rigid frame and backward curving fork were all designed to stay close to the pacemaker
- its disc wheels were easily affected by turbulent buffeting
- Fragment: different parts are missing

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN

- Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs
- Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION

- Okolo Vienna Only

EXHIBITIONS

- Museums Quartier Vienna 2006

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
lettering - PEKA: scratched at several places

Gears:
in order

Tubes /Tyres:
in order

Saddle:
no saddle fitted

Frame:
in order

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer


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Auktion: Bicycles from the embacher-collection
Datum: 19.05.2015 - 18:00
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Besichtigung: 09.05. - 19.05.2015


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