Got a Huffy Bandit? Schwinn Fair Lady? J.C. Higgins Deluxe?
The appraiser is Craig Morrow, who owns the nearby Bike Heaven museum and shop. From noon to 2 p.m., he’ll be stationed at the Science Center’s temporary outdoors Bikes Plaza (right near the dinosaur, right on the Center’s back lawn, along the Riverfront Rrail).
If you’ve never visited Bike Heaven, it’s worth hitting the coaster brakes for (and neither you nor your bicycle has to die — or be good — to get in). The warehouse-sized joint, located along the Riverfront Trail about a mile downriver, has an astounding collection of bikes spanning the entire history of two-wheelers, plus vast stores of paraphernalia, ephemera and memorabilia. It’s a working repair shop, as well.
Morrow calls Bike Heaven “the world’s largest bicycle museum and shop.” Bikes from Bike Heaven’s collection are included in BIKES.