western flyer

  1. Bike from the Dead

    Mini Mystery Muscle Bike

    When Dad bought a pedal car or something (I asked him, but he doesn’t remember) from one of Mom’s friends at her workplace several years ago, this bike was thrown in with it. It was the guy’s own bike he had as a child, but he had no use for it anymore. I hadn’t really paid the bike any mind...
  2. R

    Western flyer x53 front fender light

    I'm looking for a nice black base with the chrome top for my x53. I know they're hard to find and pricey but it's a nice bike and I'd like to complete it. Thank you
  3. R

    1953? Monark Western Flyer

    I saw this when I went to buy the stripped down jet flow on Friday. I couldn't stop thinking about it so I went back and got it today. It's crusty but still has a lot of life left in it. I'll be taking my time with this one. Steve
  4. Greg Tratchel

    Girls western flyer

    Not sure on the year, the seat is a little torn but everything else is good! Asking $100 obo, buyer responsible for shipping or pick up. Located in the valley junction area of West Des moines, Iowa.
  5. Flying Zombie

    Little hard to tell at first but..

    Its a 1958 Maroon, Gold and Chrome X53 Western Flyer Super. Another bike off the bucket list. This first photo was the Ad photo by the seller. It had sat outside for a few years after a hoarder gained other projects and put this and many others on a back burner. The story is as follows...
  6. Ethan

    "Saturday Night Special" class 1

    This first entry is just the starting point, as I received the bike. Some of you have seen these pics already in the thread used to try and figure out what kind of bike it is underneath the layers of brushed on house paint etc. Looks like anyone's best guess is a late 50s import for Western...
  7. S

    Western Flyer Help and Identification

    Hello, Picked this up at an estate. I really know very little about vintage bikes. I was able to find very similar ones with a rocket on the tank. I would love some help with year, model, value, etc. Thanks
  8. Muttley

    Buzz-ard Bike

    I originally found this one on Craigslist over a year ago and decided to stash it away and wait for this years MBBO. It was restored some years back but then parted out before I acquired the frame/fork and various other parts. I ended up tossing the original fork in the dumpster (after killing...
  9. Muttley

    Western Flyer Buzz Bike - Class 1

    I picked this up about a year ago from the same guy I acquired Project: Beater Slick from. Sometime in it's past life it was restored but then parted out and I ended up with about 60% of it. I've got a small mountain of cool parts just waiting for a home. I humbly present to you, Project...
  10. Muttley

    There's A Lot Of Cheatin' & Buzzin' Going On Around Here........

    Late Friday night I spotted an ad on Craigslist for old bike parts and called to inquire first thing Saturday morning. The owner had to work all day so we agreed to meet at his place that night to check the stuff out. It turns out that he is a member here but doesn't ever post. He's a great...
  11. Kevin Larson

    Gambles Hiawatha and western flyer

    Need help with years and rough value of these bikes, couldn't find a good serial number lookup tool. I'll get some more close ups when I get them cleaned up but I figured this would get it started. 1) Gambles Hiawatha - no horn in tank 2) western flyer sonic flyer - tanks with lights Thanks!