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Flyaway Is a 1960s Western Auto Western Flyer Wayfarer Flyer, which used to belong to the old lady across the street.

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Before:
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This was basically a mechanical overhaul of a bike which has not been operated in 30 years. I got rid of the heavy steel rims and put on some lightweight aluminum rims from a 26 inch Schwinn mountain bike, the tires are CST Calderas. Seat came from my mongoose fat bike.

I laced the coaster hub to a “schwinn” alloy rim

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Refitting the cottered crank:

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She flies now.

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Very clean build!
 

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