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1937 CCM Flyer, painted by Cyclops

1937 CCM Flyer Painted by Cyclops. This bike was purchased from the family of its original owner: Earl Jukes. Earl was in training for Olympic bicycle racing with the Canadian team after World War II. He had plans to compete in London at the 1948 summer Olympics when he suffered a broken arm at work. This CCM is the bike that he intended to bring to the Olympics. A quote from a Toronto Star article on Earl: “Now, (1987) finally, he's getting a chance to compete in the U.S. National senior Olympics, to be held in St. Louis from June 27 to July 2. “I get out every day if the weather is right”, he says. He recently attended a reunion of bike racers from the '20s and '30s, the heyday of six-day endurance races.” In the mid-1980s, in preparation for his senior Olympics, he started hanging around with Mike Mulholland who built Earl a bike for the event. Earl also had Mike paint several of his older bikes, including this one. This is definitely the oldest bike I have ever owned! More to come on the history of this bike. Some more history on Earl Jukes, the original owner of the 1937 CCM Flyer I recently aquired. Earl was a member of the Houting Rambler Cycling Club of Toronto. This club was run by Andy Houting, a racer and a member of a prominent bicycle store family. The Ramblers made up some of the Toronto’s best cyclists in the late 1930s, and three members were referred to as the “Tearing Trio from the Houting Ramblers” Earl Jukes, Al Wilde, and Art Leadbeater: the Canadian champ. This trio went on to take home the prestigious Dunlop Trophy in 1939. The first photo is of Earl Jukes on his 1937 CCM Flyer. The second photo shows right to left Earl Jukes, Al Wilde, and Art Leadbeater posing with their Dunlop trophy. The third photo shows Art Leadbeater: the Canadian champ on his bicycle. The forth photo is of Andy Houting on his bike. The fifth photo is of a newspaper clipping announcing the potential prospects for a 6 night race at the Delhi Velodrome in Delhi Ontario.

1937 CCM Flyer Reynolds 531


Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
CCM Skiptooth track


Original CCM

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
CCM hubs painted red, laced to Mavic MA40 tubular wheels

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
CCM hubs painted red, laced to Mavic MA40 tubular wheels

Added by mokala. Last updated over 1 year ago.

As of over 1 year ago, mokala has indicated that they no longer own this bike.



keinradistauchfad says:

incredible bike.

i never knew i needed red hubs until now

Posted over 2 years ago


mokala says:

Thank you!! The hubs were originally chrome, but painted to match the bike at the time it was repainted in the 1980s. I think they look really neat.

Posted over 2 years ago