Archive for May, 2011

Schwinn Twinn Tandem Bicycle

May 25, 2011

Join Tony and Anita Williams for a fun ride through west downtown Boise to the Greenbelt, where their ride gets cut short by the Boise River claiming the Greenbelt. That happens sometimes in the spring when the river is at higher levels. The bike is a 1974-era Schwinn Twinn tandem. If you’d like to see […]

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Schwinn Exerciser

May 23, 2011

Sometimes it’s snowy outside, and it’s not the best day for a ride. What to do? On this episode of TV Cycle, the answer is “exercise bike”. This 1960s Schwinn Exerciser, made in Chicago, is about as cool as an exercise bike gets in my opinion. It is the classic cruiser of exercise bikes. The […]

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Coker Monster Cruiser (Deluxe)

May 14, 2011

This week’s bicycle ride is with host Brock Frazier on a Coker Monster Cruiser. The Monster Cruiser may be the ultimate novelty cruiser, with 36 inch tires (that’s a yard!) and a matching giant frame. Getting on and off the bike reminds me of when I was kid and I got a new bike that […]

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TV Cycle Presents “One Got Fat”

May 5, 2011

This week’s show is a presentation of the really weird bicycle safety film from 1963 titled One Got Fat. It’s a freaky, quirky film. Narrated by Edward Everett Horton of Fractured Fairy Tale fame (Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons), this odd film is… …well, what it is: The video is in the public domain, and the […]

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Greenbelt 36th Street Bridge Ride

May 5, 2011

There’s been a lot of work on the Greenbelt more recently along the 36th Street area of the Greenbelt, which is the area where the Ray Neef, MD Boise River Recreation Park will be in the near future. There’s the new bridge spanning between Boise and Garden City and new bridge over the canal on […]

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