Hiawatha Falcon

Discussion in 'Middleweight Bicycles' started by G. Wilson, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. #1 Posted Mar 29, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    I am going to pick up this Hiawatha later this week. I don't have any better photos yet but I'm hoping someone here has some information on this bike/model. I know they were a Gambles bike but I don't know who made this model or what year it might be. Any help is appreciated.

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  2. #2 Posted Mar 29, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Seriously? Doesn't anybody know anything about Hiawathas?
     
  3. #3 Posted Mar 29, 2016

    Riding a '37 Colson Imperial

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    Not many here into middleweights, but going by the chainring I'd say 59-61-ish?
     
  4. #4 Posted Mar 29, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Any idea on how I would find who manufactured this for Gambles?
     
  5. #5 Posted Mar 29, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    That's made by AMF/Roadmaster, '59-'61 sounds about right
     
  6. #6 Posted Mar 29, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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  7. #7 Posted Mar 30, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    He wants $125 for it but I don't know value on these bikes at all. Not sure if it's a good deal or if I'm just wasting money. He says it's in great shape and that it has been re-lubed and just need a cleaning so....
     
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  8. #8 Posted Apr 5, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I would pop on it if you like it.....
     
  9. #9 Posted Apr 15, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    $125 seems fair, did you pick it up?
     
  10. #10 Posted Jun 28, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    I received a new bike for Christmas in I believe 1961 and it was this bike except mine had red painted fenders with white pin stripes.
     
  11. #11 Posted Jun 28, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Hey it looks like it's in pretty decent shape. Talk him down as much as possible. Lube,air up,and ride and enjoy. Good luck!
     
  12. #12 Posted Jul 12, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    And post some more pictures so the rest of us can see!