Lot Nr. 123


BIKE FRIDAY / New World Tourist


BIKE FRIDAY / New World Tourist - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1998
COUNTRY: USA
WEIGHT: 10 KG / 22 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 58 CM / 22,8 INCH
GEARS: 3 x 8, CAMPAGNOLO
CONDITION: 2
- a folding road-bike
- designed for long distances
- Alan and Hanz Scholz initially experimented with tandem
- their friend Richard Gabriel encouraged them to build transportable touring bicycles
- the result was the diamond framed 'World Tourist' and its successor, this 'New World Tourist'
- when completely folded the entire bicycle fits into a suitcase
- can be easily shipped on trains and aeroplanes
- when riding the bike, the provided suitcase doubles as a trailer filled with luggage
- completed with Sachs/SRAM- 3 x 8 components
- this model is number 3778

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN

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

EXHIBITIONS

- Portland Art Museum 2013
- Design Museum Holon 2013

RELATED BOOKS

- Bicycle Design, an Illustrated History - MIT Press - T. Hadland and H.-E. Lessing - 2014

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
slight traces of use

Tubes /Tyres:
new good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Erzielter Preis: **
EUR 2.000,-
Rufpreis:
EUR 800,-

BIKE FRIDAY / New World Tourist


DATE: 1998
COUNTRY: USA
WEIGHT: 10 KG / 22 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 58 CM / 22,8 INCH
GEARS: 3 x 8, CAMPAGNOLO
CONDITION: 2
- a folding road-bike
- designed for long distances
- Alan and Hanz Scholz initially experimented with tandem
- their friend Richard Gabriel encouraged them to build transportable touring bicycles
- the result was the diamond framed 'World Tourist' and its successor, this 'New World Tourist'
- when completely folded the entire bicycle fits into a suitcase
- can be easily shipped on trains and aeroplanes
- when riding the bike, the provided suitcase doubles as a trailer filled with luggage
- completed with Sachs/SRAM- 3 x 8 components
- this model is number 3778

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN

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

EXHIBITIONS

- Portland Art Museum 2013
- Design Museum Holon 2013

RELATED BOOKS

- Bicycle Design, an Illustrated History - MIT Press - T. Hadland and H.-E. Lessing - 2014

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
slight traces of use

Tubes /Tyres:
new good condition

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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