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Old 01-10-17, 04:49 AM
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Need Help Identifying This Kids Bike

Hi everyone, I am a new member and hope I am posting this in the right place. I need some help identifying a bike. Long story short this bike was my sisters when she was a kid. My 4 year old found it in a heap of old car parts, bikes, and other random goodies at my fathers old workshop and wanted it for herself. As you can see from the pictures it is in rough condition but it mostly surface rust and I do have experience dealing with old rusty cars so I am up for that challenge. After searching high and low I cannot find any information on this bike. The only stampings on the frame are the "mfd by rc" that is in the pictures. No serial number that I can find. What I do know is that it is a Western Flyer and based on when my sister would have been old enough to ride it, it is from the early 80s. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 01-10-17, 09:32 AM
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Western Flyer was a house brand for bikes sold by Western Auto Stores. This particular one was made by Roadmaster Corporation. That dates it to the 1980s since Roadmaster Corporation was spun off from AMF in '82 or so.
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Old 01-12-17, 02:46 AM
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Thanks for the info. Now if only I could find parts for it. The only part I can't restore is the chain guard which is just dry rotted plastic at this point.

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