1955 Huffy Radiobike - New Price!

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  1. #1 Posted Aug 6, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    1955 Huffy Radiobike, ready to ride. This bike has the 2-speed Bendix hub and handlebar shifter; the inside of the radio tank is very clean with all parts intact; the radio currently does not work; the interior tank schematic is perfect; exterior antennae and down tube mount is present; battery cable and plug is good; rear battery box is good with no corrosion, but needs some paint touch-up on the ends where someone did some work?; battery box needs mounting screws(4); Volume and Tuning knobs are good; the radio on/off switch works, but no key; original saddle has some front/side dings; front Delta light is in ruff shape, but its all there, and it works; correct Goodyear Wing Foot tires are in nice rideable shape; original paint is not bad, but not great, I have only cleaned the bike with Flitz, so the paint might get better with some more attention; all graphics and pinstripes are good; original grips are nice; Wald pedals are period correct but maybe not Huffy issued; original wheels were in poor shape and the 2-speed did not work, these wheels are from a 50’s Columbia, an exact match to the Huffy wheels, and you probably would not have known if I did not tell you; the Bendix cable and shifter was replaced with a non-rusted set; cool LABL(Los Angeles Bicycle License) sticker on the seat tube; the chrome on the fork crown is peppered; no major dents or dings in the tank, chain guard, battery box or fenders, everything is nice and straight. The whirl-flector is not included, but available as an add-on for $40.

    NEW PRICE: $1675.00/shipped in the lower 48 via BikeFlights; PayPal friends and family or add 4% for goods and services. I must have miscalculated or was drunk when I listed the bike initially, because my costs were off, so here is the real price, still not making any money, just moving it along.

    There is some good info online about making batteries for this specific radio and how to get it working.
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  2. #2 Posted Aug 6, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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  3. #3 Posted Aug 7, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    The best part about this? It was still registered and ridden daily until 1971, 16 years later! Would love to see this in the registry thread.
     
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  4. #4 Posted Aug 9, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Bump, and a price drop. I miscalculated when listing the bike, so I am able to drop the price, check it out!
     
  5. #5 Posted Aug 13, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    so what's the new price
     
  6. #6 Posted Aug 13, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    The new price is shown, $1675. I put the bike up on a ceiling hook last night, sad, someone should buy it and take it for a ride.
     
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