The Green Hawthorne

Discussion in 'Classic Balloon Tire Bicycles 1933-1965' started by the tinker, Jun 13, 2018 at 10:06 AM.

  1. #1 Posted Jun 13, 2018 at 10:06 AM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    This bike was another lost cause when I dragged it home. A plane-Jane Hawthorne covered in house paint. I found a tank for it for thirty bucks and this is how it turned out. Today I took the old boy out and it rides nice! IMG_2353 (1).JPG IMG_2358.JPG IMG_2361.JPG IMG_2362.JPG IMG_2363.JPG That's Arron above, he hadn't ridden a balloon tire bike since the 60's
    IMG_2364.JPG IMG_2365.JPG Green grips.... IMG_2354 (1).JPG End of the road.... IMG_2356 (1).JPG


    Just found a photo of the bike the day I brought the old boy home..... thick blue housepaint! Roadmaster? Now I am wondering if this is the bike?? They all blend into one..... IMG_2367.JPG
     
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  2. #2 Posted Jun 13, 2018 at 11:11 AM
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    No, top pics 3 gill (curved bar) and bottom is a straight bar, prewar vs. postwar, skiptooth vs. reg. different fork etc. oh well, I know how they all blend together.
     
  3. #3 Posted Jun 13, 2018 at 1:30 PM

    I live for the CABE

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  4. #4 Posted Jun 13, 2018 at 8:46 PM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Not the correct photo . The bike was originally red. It hit me tonight. I will find and post it, as I have a photo of it somewhere.
     
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  5. #5 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 12:12 AM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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  6. #6 Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 3:23 AM

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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