And, from the looks of things, having white tires was old hat back in the day.
Detroit bicycle shop, 1912 – tunes and Harley Davidsons (and Indians!) on the left and fixies, fixies, fixies on the right:
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Seems this au currant ride owned by an area art student would fit right in with the style of a century ago:
What will bikes look like in 2110?
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