A Chinese Phoenix brand bike, parked outside Kendall Station. Looks like a pretty generic copy of a Raliegh sports, but the headbadge and seattube art are pretty cool.
Unfortunately only had my phone camera, because it was pretty rainy, but here are the snaps I managed to get:
Anyone read chinese well enough to decipher the text on the chain guard?
I think "made in China" has acquired a connotation that makes it hard for people to accept that the Chinese have their own history of manufacturing quality city bikes, and lots of them.ReplyDelete
Cool find. I would love to own a Flying Pigeon. Let us know if you see one of those.
Oh, pretty cool!ReplyDelete
The stuff we see around these parts...
@Anon- saw one a couple of months ago: posted here:ReplyDelete
"Imperialist American Paper Tiger Running Dog" for the writing?ReplyDelete
It looks like it says: China, Shanghai. 中国 上海ReplyDelete
Interesting bike. I've never seen one of those before.ReplyDelete