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The TUBY started in 1890 to produce Bicycle Parts



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Shelby Tube


While Shelby Tubing is used in many Production Applications, it is also used for Specialty Application like Art Arfon's Green Monster

This story begins and ends with bicycles, yet it’s really about aviation and Shelby’s steel mill, so, how does that work?

Quite simply, the whole reason there is a steel tube plant in Shelby is because in 1890 people were crazy about bicycles.

After decades of watching cyclists spinning around the streets balanced way up on high wheel bikes, there was suddenly a new “safety bicycle” with two balanced wheels.   These new bikes were simple enough that kids could master them, so everybody wanted one and the bicycle industry exploded.

Read More at RichlandCountyHistory.com

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