Lot Nr. 93


VIALLE / Velastic


VIALLE / Velastic - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1925
COUNTRY: FRANCE
WEIGHT: 17,3 KG / 38,06 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT
GEARS: 1
CONDITION: 3 - 4
- the Velastic was built in France by the Vialle brothers
- an adver tisement claimed in 1925 that the Velastic made cycling as comfor table as sitting in an armchair
- forks, handlebars and rod brakes are "roadster" style
- key feature is the saddle support formed by the heavy steel leaf spring
- the spring bolts directly into a short box-section seat tube welded to a girder
- seat height could be changed by lifting or dropping the leaf spring
- a real "velo eslastic" with an elaborate suspension

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Smart Move - Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- BBC News Online Mar. 11 - cyclorama. net Mar. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
badly damaged, scratched

Tubes /Tyres:
alt aber good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
mudguard, chrome rusted

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Erzielter Preis: **
EUR 1.875,-
Rufpreis:
EUR 800,-

VIALLE / Velastic


DATE: 1925
COUNTRY: FRANCE
WEIGHT: 17,3 KG / 38,06 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT
GEARS: 1
CONDITION: 3 - 4
- the Velastic was built in France by the Vialle brothers
- an adver tisement claimed in 1925 that the Velastic made cycling as comfor table as sitting in an armchair
- forks, handlebars and rod brakes are "roadster" style
- key feature is the saddle support formed by the heavy steel leaf spring
- the spring bolts directly into a short box-section seat tube welded to a girder
- seat height could be changed by lifting or dropping the leaf spring
- a real "velo eslastic" with an elaborate suspension

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
- Smart Move - Cyclepedia - A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs - Cyclepedia - Application

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- BBC News Online Mar. 11 - cyclorama. net Mar. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
badly damaged, scratched

Tubes /Tyres:
alt aber good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
mudguard, chrome rusted

© 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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