Lot No. 7


Messenger Bike


Messenger Bike - Bicycles from the embacher-collection

DATE: 1978
COUNTRY: ITALY
WEIGHT: 8 KG / 17,60 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 56 CM / 22,0 INCH
GEARS: 1, FIXED DURA ACE PITCH 10
CONDITION: 2
- a lightweight track bicycle with fixed wheel drive
- created in the late 1970s
- the design is now again in favor of the bicycle community
- to stop the upper body needs to be shifted forwards over the handlebars and the wheel rotation halted using the cranks
- equipped with famous DuraAce-Pitch 10 components
- and therefore more than adequate in this street role
- frame has been repainted

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- COG Sept. 08 - Simple Things Mai 13 - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Jun. 08 - The Oregonian Jun. 13 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung Folio Jul. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- Portland Art Museum 2013 - Design Museum Holon 2013

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
newly painted, good conditions, some small flaking

Gears:
none

Tubes /Tyres:
good condition, slight traces of use

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© Embacher-Collection, Photo: Bernhard Angerer

19.05.2015 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 1,750.-
Starting bid:
EUR 1,000.-

Messenger Bike


DATE: 1978
COUNTRY: ITALY
WEIGHT: 8 KG / 17,60 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 56 CM / 22,0 INCH
GEARS: 1, FIXED DURA ACE PITCH 10
CONDITION: 2
- a lightweight track bicycle with fixed wheel drive
- created in the late 1970s
- the design is now again in favor of the bicycle community
- to stop the upper body needs to be shifted forwards over the handlebars and the wheel rotation halted using the cranks
- equipped with famous DuraAce-Pitch 10 components
- and therefore more than adequate in this street role
- frame has been repainted

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

NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINESSELECTION
- COG Sept. 08 - Simple Things Mai 13 - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Jun. 08 - The Oregonian Jun. 13 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung Folio Jul. 11

EXHIBITIONS
- Portland Art Museum 2013 - Design Museum Holon 2013

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
newly painted, good conditions, some small flaking

Gears:
none

Tubes /Tyres:
good condition, slight traces of use

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

© 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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