Royce Union Cruiser ?

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by sweetwillie, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. sweetwillie

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    I've seen a lot of Royce Union road bikes, ten speeds and mountain bikes, but not a cruiser with a tank. Appreciate
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  2. Gold Street Customs

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    I dont know how close this frame is to yours, but this is the one my son built last year
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    They made a number of middleweight cruisers in the late 50s and 60s. Like mine:
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    Stelber also imported many similar bikes and had their own badge. I've also seen Fleet Wings, Presidents, Black Knights, and other badges, they all seem to come from the same factory. They may have been made by the Daimler Puch Steyr collective, who built 3 speed touring bikes as well as a couple cruisers for Sears. The Royce Union badge relates to Union Cycle, who make pedals, including Schwinn bow pedals. Don't know if they made anything larger than small parts like a whole bike, may have farmed it out to D/P/S. -Adam
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    Thanks for the info Rustinkerer. Any idea what crank fits this small bottom bracket housing?
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    I think it's the same size as other European imports like Raliegh etc. 3 piece cottered set. -Adam
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    wow dude good score i dont know anything about it but i got one thats badged as President made in England heres a picture but mine has a threaded bottom bracket[​IMG]

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