Lot Nr. 140


CAPO / Elite Eis


CAPO / Elite Eis - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1966
COUNTRY: AUSTRIA
WEIGHT: 11 KG / 24,20 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 56,5 CM / 22,2 INCH
GEARS: 1, FIXED CONDITION 2 - 3
- the Capo Elite 'Eis' is a pedal-powered Skidoo
- rear tyre with bolted-in metal spikes
- a skid at the front enables it to be steered
- manufactured in Austria
- CAPO founded by the two professional cyclists Otto and Walter Cap in 1930
- Elite Eis a very rare model
- this model was customized by its previous owner ò Capo was famous for bizarre ideas as the 'Computer Bike' (calculating its optimum frame geometry)

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION

- New York Times Jul. 13
- Parnass Sep. 09
- Time Out Apr. 11
- Pedal Project Magazine Dez. 11
- Okolo Vienna Only

EXHIBITIONS

- Portland Art Museum 2013
- Design Museum Holon 2013
- Museum Absam 2011

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
lettering - carbo elite: old and scratched at many places

Gears:
none

Tubes /Tyres:
with rivets, runner at front

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Erzielter Preis: **
EUR 1.375,-
Rufpreis:
EUR 800,-

CAPO / Elite Eis


DATE: 1966
COUNTRY: AUSTRIA
WEIGHT: 11 KG / 24,20 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 56,5 CM / 22,2 INCH
GEARS: 1, FIXED CONDITION 2 - 3
- the Capo Elite 'Eis' is a pedal-powered Skidoo
- rear tyre with bolted-in metal spikes
- a skid at the front enables it to be steered
- manufactured in Austria
- CAPO founded by the two professional cyclists Otto and Walter Cap in 1930
- Elite Eis a very rare model
- this model was customized by its previous owner ò Capo was famous for bizarre ideas as the 'Computer Bike' (calculating its optimum frame geometry)

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION

- New York Times Jul. 13
- Parnass Sep. 09
- Time Out Apr. 11
- Pedal Project Magazine Dez. 11
- Okolo Vienna Only

EXHIBITIONS

- Portland Art Museum 2013
- Design Museum Holon 2013
- Museum Absam 2011

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
lettering - carbo elite: old and scratched at many places

Gears:
none

Tubes /Tyres:
with rivets, runner at front

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© 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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