The 1901 TRIBUNE BLUE STREAK MODEL 62 absolutely and positively reeks of quality. In her time she was advertised as the bicycle for gentleman of leisure, with a 1901 price tag ranging from $40.00 to $75.00. I have listed the following to better put the 1901 Tribune Blue Streak price tag in perspective, the average life expectancy for men in 1901 was 47 years, for women 50 years, the average annual salary was $449.80, the average Cost of a year at Yale university was about $850.00, new 2 family house was about $4,000. The 1901 TRIBUNE BLUE STREAK, the bicycle built for gentleman of leisure by the American Cycle MFG. Copmany. The TRIBUNE BLUE STREAK MODEL 62 was made famous by Mile-a-minute Murphy whom in 1900 rode 60 mph drafting a long-island rail road train using his 104-inch gear Tribune Blue Streak bicycle.