1924 James Tricycle Model 28 Convertible

1924 James Tricycle Model 28 Convertible with de Luxe Rear Axle

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To see more of this bicycle, at the

Museum for Suffrage & Cycling

PLEASE CLICK HERE


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This James tricycle Model 28, with a 2 speed de Luxe rear axle, was manufactured between 1923-1928.

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It’s a Convertible, ie it has a crossbar that you can lift to turn it from a ladies to a gents model.

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JAMES PATENT CONVERTIBLE FRAME

James Cycle Co patented the idea of a crossbar that could be lifted up and down to convert a lady’s model into a gent’s. You can see it illustrated below, on their 1937 Arrow Ace Tandem.

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Brakes are fitted front and rear.

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In the ads below you can compare the James tricycles of 1926 (on the left) and the range available in 1951.

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Andrew Pattle has added a history of James tricycle to the Tricycle Association website -

http://www.tricycleassociation.org.uk/THAJames.html

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For a run-down on the history of three-wheelers, you might wish to visit the TRIPORTEURS website – http://triporteurs.co.uk – PLEASE CLICK HERE

Triporteurs Race

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Published on August 14, 2008 at 9:19 am  Leave a Comment  

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