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Discussion in 'Classic Balloon Tire Bicycles 1933-1965' started by Sacket cycle works, Apr 15, 2018.

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  1. #1 Posted Apr 15, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    The front of this bike used to be a twinflex IMG_0342.JPG
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    If you think Single Flex it will not hurt so bad- fork could be saved!
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    IMG_0344.JPG The front of the frame was original.
     
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    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Like Paul said the standard line models were available as Single Flex models so without seeing what they started with we wil never know if it was a SF or TF. V/r Shawn
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Gotcha probably was a SF since we are in the Midwest we didn't have to many deluxe model bikes here.
     
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    Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike

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    I live for the CABE

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    That one looks like it's hit the wall a couple times Catfish!

    There are so many wrong things about that one.

    Looks frikkin deadly if you ask me but probably it could get you out of Dodge fast!:eek:
     
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    Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike

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    The guy only ruined a few good bikes.
     
  9. #9 Posted Apr 16, 2018

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    What?
    The Midwest has had plenty of deluxe bikes here from day one.
    Anyplace that had a post office and Sears and Montgomery Ward's catalogs, not to mention Western Auto, Firestone, etc. stores sold all kinds of bikes.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Unfortunately, I can't track down the photo, but there was a 37 Dayton Super Streamline that had been modified to run a 5 horse Briggs & Stratton.
    It's since been restored back to its former glory, but what an ungainly sight it was.
     
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