Looks like original paint, early 60's AMF Roadmaster and a Columbia Fire Arrow probably from that same period. If I were within a hundred miles,...
I took it out for a Father's Day ride and everything checked out fine. I consider it finished and will now just try to get in as many rides as...
I see another advantage to your invention. When I have spread the dropouts the hard way, they usually don't line up flush with the...
I changed the cog, added a tooth for a easier cruising gear.
As usual, any walmart bike needs a complete going through, adding lube and adjusting...
I used to ride without brakes.
All 5 riders have the same gear ratio.
Was quoted 25 bucks to true the wheel, but it turned out to be on the house the first time.
I don't plan on crashing again, so it's a...
Strip everything off except for brakes and go single speed with a free wheel, or remove the brakes too with a coaster hub. Get a nice set of...
I think it's the bracket on the seat, it can be rotated forward to put the seat a couple inches back.
It's 1960 or later, built by the same company that made your Hercules, if it's also 60 or later. I like the BSA badge also. All your parts should...
I think 57 because they had rear facing dropouts as late as 56. I don't recognize the chain wheel, and a dogleg crank would be an earlier bike....
I picked up one of those on sale. It rode well after I greased and adjusted all the bearings. I was going to try some 3" tires, but I...
April of 1983, at the end of Chicago production is my guess, going by the progression of this chart:
A is January, B is February, etc. The second...
March 29, 1960.
03/29 ------------------ C045066 ------------------ C046715
True, it's hard to keep the bare metal shine. My 53 got dull fast right after I clear coated it.
That's a beauty! CWC made, an early AMF version, probably 1957.
The result of no instructions for assembly:
The test ride went well until I tried to turn around and hit a hole in the turf. I need to take my rear wheel in to see if it can be straightened....
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