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Discussion in 'Vintage Lightweight Bicycles' started by Jrodarod, Nov 13, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Nov 13, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I live for the CABE

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    This one is gonna take some of the masters to figure out.
     
  3. #3 Posted Nov 13, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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  4. #4 Posted Nov 13, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    I'm no expert but it sure looks like it was a Paramount Tourist, but no lugs. Notice the sliced off seat stays at the seat tube. Chain ring looks prewar and could be a late pre war Superior/World Racer converted. Fork and front hub are later issues.

    39 pic of the crank set.
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    The more I look at that frame the idea that it could be a Schwinn disappears. Lots of Schwinn parts but not the frame. :eek:
     
  7. #7 Posted Nov 13, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Frame and chainset look a little French, and does that read "made in France" on the front hub?
    What is the rear hub?
    Looks like a bit of a mish-mash, but could make a nice rider.
     
  8. #8 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 4:06 AM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    curious, because it's sure fillet-brazed
     
  9. #9 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 6:25 AM

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Interesting chaingaurd mounts. Not standard mounts.

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