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Old 03-26-15, 07:09 PM   #1
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Help me identify this bike, please.

I got this bike when a older couple left it at the house I moved into. It's mostly faded so it's hard to see any trademarks or logos. Thank you for any help in advance
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Old 03-26-15, 08:29 PM   #2
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IDing your bike could be easier if the pictures weren't all upside down.
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Old 03-26-15, 08:45 PM   #3
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IDing your bike could be easier if the pictures weren't all upside down.
The pictures weren't like that when I took them, I think it happend when I uploaded them :/
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I'm using an iPad and whenever I upload the pictures it makes them upside down.
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The headbadge reminds me of the old Firestone Tire logo. Department store bike?
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The headbadge reminds me of the old Firestone Tire logo. Department store bike?
My thinking, as well -- definitely low-end. A full drive-side picture might be instructive, as well of closeups of all frame lugs or junctions.
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I think many of the big companies such as Murray built bikes that were then re-badged for specific markets including Firestone.

Firestone did either make or re-badge bikes at one time. Here is a 3-speed from about that era

Anyway, it might be a fun "town bike" to ride. However, it is not particularly valuable. If you choose to restore it, keep your investment low (new tires, tubes, grease, cables, and important safety stuff).
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I would say it is an Upside Down bike. One of the few bikes that defy gravity.
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I would say it is an Upside Down bike. One of the few bikes that defy gravity.
Just a perfect match for the "Velcro Bike".

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