Posted by: Bill TITLE: MOTORIZED BICYCLES: motor in front wheel
Iown a 1950 H.D. Schwin with a 1948/49 Excelsior Spryt 100 c.c. two stroke motor mounted inside the front wheel.I believe the name is a Bearcat and was built in Rochester New York in the 50~s I have been trying to get any info possible [web sites etc] I also have one in it~s original crate.
Posted by Bill
If you have all the parts ther pretty basic to get running spark, fuel, air, 50:1 mix ratio which is measured by the built in measuring vessel built into the bottom of the gas cap you can see my bike on the web site motorcycles.com/.../bikes from the freakin fringe I am the restorer mentioned in the article I now also own the bike and another original one still in it~s original crate.The power unit is the original one featured in a 1951 Modern Mechanix artcle as a display check out the blog modenMechanix.com?category transportation and let me know if is the same one you have
Posted by Ples
I got 1 o these too. In really bad shape. Any info youmight help me get it runnung.
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