You are bidding on a 1954 Columbia 5 Star Superb Bicycle. This is an original, the real deal, and not a reproduction. This is a men's frame in blue with cream accents and chrome trim. Everything on this bike works, and it is in very good condition for its age. The head light is original and fully functioning, as is the horn and rear tail light built into the rack. I have the original key for the springer fork lock which also works. This bike is mostly original with only a few basic parts being replaced. The stem, handle bar, tires, tubes, rim strip, and chain are not original. The chain guard is correct but has a Jet Rider decal on it, which was a 24 inch Columbia model. The only paint replaced is left side of the tank, and new decals are included for the entire bike. The very rare head badge on this bike reads "Niagara", as it packaged by Columbia as a 5 Star Superb in Westfield, Massachusetts for the retailer. I am including a new Columbia head badge for this bike if you would like to switch it. The down tube of this bike reads Five Star Superb and the seat tube and tank both read Columbia Built.
This 5 Star is gorgeous, cosmetically not perfect of course, but is completely functional, very ridable if you choose to do so, offers a very smooth ride, a coaster brake works great, and makes a great museum piece. The springer fork
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