Produced from 1973 – 1976, one of the first production titanium bikes (along with Flema from Germany and Speedwell of the UK.) Barry Harvey, British/Canadian track cycling star and entrepreneur first designed a titanium bicycle while working with Harvey Aluminum in California. This first frame was made in 1971 by Albert Eisentraut. In 1972, Barry and Tom Kelsey started the Titan Cycles company which then attracted Teledyne Linair as an investor.
Original patent (Courtesy Craig Nicol)