... Spaceliner CL find ...

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  1. #1 Posted Apr 8, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    ... Found this '68 Spaceliner on my local CL this week ... Rides great with the big Duro tires ...
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  2. #2 Posted Apr 8, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Beautiful bike.....You would never find a bike like that on Atlanta CL.
     
  3. #3 Posted Apr 8, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Great find , been looking for one myself
     
  4. #4 Posted Apr 9, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Depending upon price, In our area it would last about 10 seconds and if lucky enough to see it first, be in my garage shortly after.
     
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  5. #5 Posted Apr 10, 2017

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    I have one like this. It nice but not as nice as the one shown. It's for sale if interested.


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  6. #6 Posted Apr 10, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Sweet ride! What size are those tires?
     
  7. #7 Posted Apr 12, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    ... 26 x 2.125 Duro's ...
     
  8. #8 Posted Apr 12, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Thanks. I might try those on my 61 Flightliner since they look so good withe the chrome frame and fenders.
     
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  9. #9 Posted Apr 13, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Do you have clearance issues with the springer with those tires? I had some knobbies on a Spaceliner i had and they would go BRAAAAPPPPP every time i'd hit a big bump. The tire would bump up against the top of the fork. Maybe it was just the knobbies that caused my issue.
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    .. Not the top of the fork.. but the bottom of the fender ... I just slotted the front fender braces so I could push the front fender back a 1/4" ... now it's good to go ...
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Yeah, that's kind of what I meant. I didn't have a fender on the front and it still rubbed on the bottom side of the fork when hitting bumps. I'll bet the knobbies are what pushed it over the edge.
     
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  12. #12 Posted Jul 1, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    SEARS OR HUFFY SPACELINERS ARE THE "KAISER FRAZER BIKES" OF THEIR ERA....;YOU BUY ONE...RESTORE IT AND OFFER IT FOR SALE ONLY TO BE TOLD THAT MOST FORLKS WOULD RATHER HAVE A SCHWINN....I WILL KEEP MINE AND WAIT FOR THE FUTURE TO CATCH UP WITH IT... IT IS A.1965 WITH MOST FEATURES O.K. BUT NOT SO SIGNIFICANT THAT I CARE TO DISPLAY IT OTHER THAN IN MY GARAGE AS A NOVELTY.....
     
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  13. #13 Posted Aug 6, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I really like these Spaceliners. Not sure if I would want the "7" style tank or the other one. Great find man. If we could only be so lucky. I may have to hit up my local CL for a bike soon! Wish me luck!
     
  14. #14 Posted Sep 4, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    That is a really cool looking Spaceliner. It really looks good with the forward thrust tank.:sunglasses:
     
  15. #15 Posted Oct 7, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    How much did it run you? What is the top price for one that is pristine and what would be the "average" rider-condition price?
     
  16. #16 Posted Oct 7, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    ... $300. for this one ...
     
  17. #17 Posted Oct 10, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    That bike looks as if it was rechromed its so nice. So im having duro tires put on my '64 Spaceliner reckon I'll have to adjust my fender as well.
     
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