Murican Flyer

Mar 3, 2014
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I present to you my 1955 American Flyer badged Schwinn Spitfire.
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Here is the build thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/murican-flyer-boten.92229/

Some features:
Street Sweeper fenders
Bendix Red Band kickback 2-speed hub
CST Cyclops 26 x 2.4 tires on Schwinn S-2 rims.
Mix of traditional/custom graphics
Leather covered saddle and matching grips
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I hope everyone enjoys it. Thanks for looking.
 
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Mar 26, 2012
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Nicely done! Love the sweeper fenders, painted bars, spoke stars, color combo, ...and I'm a huge fan of CST tires! Great options at low prices! You really nailed this one, hammer!
 
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Hay man that bike came out really nice ! Just a really nice clean bike . The apes make it look like a comfy ride . Also the stares around the spoke nipples , the sweeper fender , & the Bendix kick back are the sweet spots on this roller !!!!


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Mar 3, 2014
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This was a great one to follow.
I want those wheels and fenders!!!!
Awesome paint scheme!!!
BRAVO!!!!
Thanks, I tried to showcase the fenders and wheels in the submission photo. I should have gotten more of a 3/4 shot in my opinion.
Having a deadline really helped me to finish. My projects tend to drag on and on and on...
 
Mar 15, 2014
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I agree Kingfish, I really like this bike, in fact I voted for it. I've been trying to create a rear fender like this and have yet to get it to flow. Used two fenders and several pie cuts (my welding skills stink).

Nice job...love it.

Bart
 
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