Late 60' Early 70's American Flyer

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by Motocruiser, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Motocruiser

    Motocruiser Member

    My Grandfather was nice enough to give me his late 60's early 70's american flyer in original condition. I put on new wheels, tires, handle bars, wide crank, and a 66cc skyhawk custom paint (by me). 44t sprocket and 24" (20"wheels) topped out at 31.4mph. 40t and 36t sprockets on the way, along with a new Brooks saddle and laid back seat post by Pirate Cyles.
     

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  2. bluegoatwoods

    bluegoatwoods Well-Known Member

    A real good looking bike.

    Nice job!
     
  3. really nice clean bike :devilish:
     
  4. Motocruiser

    Motocruiser Member

    Glad you guys like it. Spent quite a bit of time clear coating, painting, and routing cables and wires.
     
  5. Blues88s

    Blues88s New Member

    Beautiful job!
     
  6. Motocruiser

    Motocruiser Member

    Got my SBP expansion chamber, Dellorto 15.15 SHA, custom 40t & 36t sprockets w/ hub adapter from Pirate Cycles, lay back seat post Pirate Cycles, MSD ignition spark plug wire, Jaguar's modified KDX200 CDI, CR-80 ignition coil. All ready to go on this weekend. Updates on performance & videos coming soon.
     
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