UPDATE!! 1947 Monark

Discussion in 'Classic Balloon Tire Bicycles 1933-1965' started by oldfart36, Aug 12, 2017.

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  1. #1 Posted Aug 12, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Pretty good pickin day so far. This 46-47 Monark was lurking in a shed in Okla.. Original paint in above average condition, really dirty! Needs headlight, pedals, front fender brace, and of course tires. Overall, real pleased with this find.

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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    My favorite year Monark. That Lobdell saddle is not that comfortable. This one will clean up really well. I'm pretty sure this one's a '47. Here's a pic of mine and some Monark serial number info. Nice catch!

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  3. #3 Posted Aug 12, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Thank you, nice bike as well!
     
  4. #4 Posted Aug 12, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Dang, that's a real nice find! Keeps me motivated that one day I may open a door to something like that!
     
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  5. #5 Posted Aug 12, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Chris, you are on a roll!! Great bike, hope to find one myself some day.
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Always seems like it goes in fazes Rob. LOL
     
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  7. #7 Posted Aug 13, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Been working on the 47 Monark this morning. Wow, just Windex, and elbow grease has gotten quite a bit of the bike! This dude is a nice bike. Also mounted correct size, and period tires. Originally, when I found the bike yesterday, I planned on selling it. This one is going to be hard to let go!! Still need the front fender brace, pedals, and pedestal light, but those can be had!!

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  8. #8 Posted Aug 13, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Another killer find by the oldfart!
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    INDEED!!!-----------Cowboy
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Thanks guys, but we all know it's like baseball! You have your hot streaks, and your cold ones! But when it comes to digging up good old bikes, the cold streaks always seem alot longer!!!! LOL
     
  11. #11 Posted Aug 14, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Great looking bike!
     
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  12. #12 Posted Aug 17, 2017 at 9:26 PM

    I live for the CABE

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    I've never owned a Monark, but I wouldn't mind owning that one. I agree, Great looking bike!
     
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