Western Flyer X53

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GMANHOUSTON

Look Ma, No Hands!
Here is my Western flyer X53 Project. It is about 90% done now just waiting on wheel restoration and some new rubber.
I had it rechromed and painted. I did add my own twist to the chainguard dubbing it "El Mariachi"
 

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2jakes

Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe
Your Western Flyer X53 just took me back to Christmas of 1953. That's when I received my X-53 @ Western Auto Stores.. It was gold & red with
chrome fenders. I remember that the red had a "metallic" cherry red . I remember my father had to reverse the bike stem so I could reach the
handlebars. Retail was about $75 , which was a lot back then! Thanks for posting your bicycle.
 

GMANHOUSTON

Look Ma, No Hands!
Thanks guys! I cannot wait to get it done and start riding it.. Soon very soon! I'll post a pic once it's done.
 

drabe

Look Ma, No Hands!
Looking great G, looks like you'll have it ready for Saturday night's ride!
 

Uniblab

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Hello Mrs Cleaver, my that's a lovely dress. Might I impose upon you and borrow Theodore's X53?
 

GMANHOUSTON

Look Ma, No Hands!
No borrowing.. I am sleeping with my hand on this one!! :)
Dave, I am hoping! Besides, whats cinco de mayo without a mariachi?
 
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