Higgins Ultralite

1946
In August 2016, I saw this Higgins for sale on Ebay.

I was very happy to be the high bidder and to find out that I was buying the bike from the original owner with his daughter coordinating the sale.
She told me that the bike was custom built for her father at Hans Ohrt Cycles in Beverly Hills.
The bike was ridden in Hollywood area club rides during the 1940s.
I have tried to revive the bike as to to the way the original owner had it.
Notice the derailleur hanger on the chain stay.
I am assuming that the "custom" part of the build may have been setting it up as fixed gear instead of having a derailleur.











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