A whole world converged on Copake, NY, — the world of antique bicycle collectors! Why neighboring Copake which, unlike Pine Plains, does not even have ONE traffic light? Because of the 26th annual Antique Bicycle Auction at Copake Auction. They came from all over the country and Canada and parts of Europe just to buy, sell, talk, ride bicycles and hang out with each other.
See for yourself:
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Here is a post auction article on the Copake Auction website with details about the auction and sales results.
Update one year later
That bike from Columbia County that opened up the film did not make it into the auction but Mike Fallon put it in the auction the next year, in 2018. Look what happened:
So, the moral of the story: Never throw anything out! You can never tell…
Comments and questions are welcome.