Early 60s JC Higgins kickstand help

Discussion in 'Classic Balloon Tire Bicycles 1933-1965' started by Marc's Classic Chrome, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Sep 11, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I picked up a ladies JC Higgins Flightliner for my wife to pedal around town. I was disappointed when I was working on it that it did not have a kickstand. I know Schwinn has the intergrated kick but I didn't know the Flightliner did too? Well I am in need of a kicker I guess. Does anyone know where I can find one? None on eBay. The last two pics are off of Dave's vintage Bicycles.

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    When you type @ in front of a members name, a screen comes up, @MAR and it looks like this.
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    So @Marc's Classic Chrome, it sends a notification to the person about this thread. Partsguy might know the answer to your problem. Hope that helps.
    I have no idea about your kickstand, good luck....
     
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    Am at a loss here...

    Never have I ever seen a Murray with a built-in kickstand. Are you sure it is original?
     
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    Over the years I've had several of these bikes and never paid any attention to their stands, as I normally don't keep middle weights. I think they were all bolt on's. I see some fresh weld splatter, that would never be on a factory bike , in plain sight on \that weld that can be viewed from the top. Maybe, just maybe, someone welded one on?
     
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    Aye! I see it now, since I am not using my phone. If it were me, I'd remove that, file off the weld splatter, and clear coat the area to protect the compromised chrome plating and exposed metal.

    The kickstand for this is listed here:

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    There are several references on thecabe to the same welded on kickstand if you search the archives. From reading those other posts, I believe the kickstand is original but obviously not common.
     
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    I did some research too and it did come in a very few amount of bikes. I have to keep looking ...
     
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    I still need help with a kickstand?
     
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    We might be able to modify a Columbia one.
     
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    It looks to me like a schwinn kick stand...I'd look there for parts.