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Lot No. 28


SUBARU / 2WD Dual Power


SUBARU / 2WD Dual Power - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1996
COUNTRY: AUSTRIA
WEIGHT: 15,4 KG / 33,88 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 48,2 CM / 19,0 INCH
GEARS: 3 x 7, SHIMANO STX
CONDITION: 3
- G. Kappacher drew up a design for an all-wheel- drive bicycle and sculptor and racing cyclist Paul Pollanka solved the last few technical issues
- in 1993 the car-tuning company Oettinger built a prototype - manufacture started in Taiwan
- a toothed belt from the rear wheel drives a pulley connected to a gearbox in the headstock of the bicycle - this technology was patented and marketed as Progear
- the full-suspension prototype conceived by Pollanka was mothballed soon
- in 1996-97 the Japanese station wagons and rally cars producer Subaru became interested
- brought about 180 all-wheeldrive mountain bikes and branded by Subarus German agent
- this bicycle is number ZW30014
- "indestructible as the allwheel-drive car"

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Irish Examiner Aprl. 11 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung Folio Jul. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
slight amount of rust

Tubes /Tyres:
in order

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
in order

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 2,250.-
Starting bid:
EUR 500.-

SUBARU / 2WD Dual Power


DATE: 1996
COUNTRY: AUSTRIA
WEIGHT: 15,4 KG / 33,88 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 48,2 CM / 19,0 INCH
GEARS: 3 x 7, SHIMANO STX
CONDITION: 3
- G. Kappacher drew up a design for an all-wheel- drive bicycle and sculptor and racing cyclist Paul Pollanka solved the last few technical issues
- in 1993 the car-tuning company Oettinger built a prototype - manufacture started in Taiwan
- a toothed belt from the rear wheel drives a pulley connected to a gearbox in the headstock of the bicycle - this technology was patented and marketed as Progear
- the full-suspension prototype conceived by Pollanka was mothballed soon
- in 1996-97 the Japanese station wagons and rally cars producer Subaru became interested
- brought about 180 all-wheeldrive mountain bikes and branded by Subarus German agent
- this bicycle is number ZW30014
- "indestructible as the allwheel-drive car"

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- Irish Examiner Aprl. 11 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung Folio Jul. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- MAK 2013

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
slight amount of rust

Tubes /Tyres:
in order

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
in order

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer


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Auction: Bicycles from the embacher-collection
Date: 19.05.2015 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 09.05. - 19.05.2015


** Purchase price incl. charges and taxes

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