BMX (bike moto-cross) started to get very popular around the end of the 1970s, and continued into the 1980s. The racing sport used bikes like these that had been reinforced to withstand bumps, dumps, and controlled turns.
Take a look back at the latest and greatest toys from 1986 in this vintage Toys R Us catalog they called the ’80s Out of this World Toy Book.
Bicycle daredevil Diavolo (Conn Baker) traveled the country performing gravity-defying stunts, like the still-famous loop-the-loop.
Penny-farthings, or high-wheel bicycles, were all the rage in the Victorian age. In fact, many preferred them over conventional bikes. Here’s why.
50 years ago, the coolest vintage banana seat bikes for kids also had bright colors, high handlebars and slick rear tires. Check ’em out here!
Today’s toddlers ride in style in the sleek and racy, brightly-colored, low-slung plastic numbers like the Big Wheel from Marx – that whiz, spin, skid, slide, race and even roar.
Hot on the heels of the flower child era, back in 1974, Mattel introduced a set of toys that were sort of the anti-Barbie: The Sunshine Family dolls.
What were early motorcycles like? Check out 17 of the top models from 1909, plus see how popular they were at the huge Los Angeles motorcycle meet!
What were the hottest toys in 1987? See them in this vintage Toys R Us toy & game catalog insert! The slogan that year: ‘You’ll never outgrow us.’
Schwinn Varsity 10-speed bike – 1972 Vintage Schwinn 10 speed bikes – Racer Varsity 1960 Vintage Free Spirit 10 speed bikes from 1973 1973 Murray