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    Carlton/Huffy Catalina

    60s I guess. Note the transparent paint over an all-chrome frame.
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    wow, thats really nice for a huffy!

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    That is like "El Cool"! What kind of cranks are those?

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    "wow, thats really nice for a huffy!"

    Well, made by Carlton, England, branded for Huffy for sale in US.

    "That is like "El Cool"! What kind of cranks are those?"

    Ha, ha. Don't know "English", chrome, cottered? Back in those days, they put as much care into the finish on the lower level bikes as the upper. I imagine in its day this was on par with the Raleigh Super Course (though no Reynolds I don't believe).

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    Someone needs to direct this member to our thread here.

    THIS is what a Huffy should dream of being.

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    Oh, just looked, cranks are WILLIAMS. Sorry, know next to nothing about cottered crank brands.

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    http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Bri...rltonHuffy.htm

    Scroll down a little for the Catalina ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobHufford
    http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Bri...rltonHuffy.htm

    Scroll down a little for the Catalina ...
    Interesting, but mine is older than that catalog picture judging by the round hole Normandy highflange. Not sure exactly when they changed to slots.

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    Here's another website with Carlton/Huffy pics and info. My Carlton/Phillips is also pictured there.

    http://www.carltoncycles.me.uk/details/huffy.htm

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    Ok, my early 60s Carlton Flyer in a 20 year old Polaroid!
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