1955 Green Radio Bike

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  1. #1 Posted Nov 11, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Just picked up my Green Radio Bike from a Caber!!! Thanks again! On the look out for a blue one now!


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  2. #2 Posted Nov 11, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Looks right at home

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    I appreciate it sir, glad I was able to get it.
     
  4. #4 Posted Nov 11, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Stereo Bike Collection!!! Impressive!!!--------Cowboy
     
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    I’m going with ummm....wow! I really hope you get a blue in equal condition! Epicness!
     
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    I hope soon!
     
  7. #7 Posted Nov 12, 2017

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    Does the radio work?;)
     
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    LOL I'll have to make it work and check it out.
     
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    That's awesome you got 2/3 of them . Good luck with your search!
     
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    Very nice collection, I'll keep my eye out for a blue one and I love the leadlight, it's much like a delta jet rocket.
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Wild. I've only seen them in red and had no idea that green and blue were options. Great condition on them also. :)
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Thank you sir! yeah I know where they are but its when they want to sell. So its a waiting game now.

    Thanks Mike!
     
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  13. #13 Posted Nov 20, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    I was trying so hard not to spill the beans on this one. That is one of the nicest green Radiobikes I have seen, and certainly the nicest example in private hands. This is also the only single-speed model I have seen.

    So far, based on research, the green models were offered in 1955-early '56. They were only occasionally advertised. Red was heavily advertised, and was offered from 1955-1958, the final model year. I have only seen two advertisements for the blue model, which appears to have been 1955-only. The low advertising for blue explains its rarity for sure. As far as I know, Scott M. and myself own the only blue Radiobikes known. Scott's is mint. I have heard rumors of others, or parts, but no photos or serial numbers to back up the claims. I hope more are out there, even if just a handful it would be nice to see other survivors.

    I would LOVE to have the serial number off this green model to add to the registry thread. If I get enough serial numbers, I will start an Excel spreadsheet.
     
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    i will posted the serial #'s when I can, I work a lot and i will do my best.
     
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    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Sweet ! I cant even find one !!
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    That thing get FM?
     
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    i wish
     
  18. #18 Posted Nov 21, 2017

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    ill keep you in mind.
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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