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Old 02-19-19, 05:31 PM
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Lightning Flyers from the 40's

What are lightning flyers from the 40's worth i ran arcoss two of them

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Hello and welcome to the forums. Your bike could be worth anywhere from $50 to several hundred dollars but it all depends on the model and the condition of the bike. Do you have any good pics? You need 10 post before you can load pics but if you want to save some time just email them to and I'll post them for you. BianchiGirLL@yahoo.com
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What are lightning flyers from the 40's worth i ran arcoss two of them
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Why did you repeat the question?
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What are lightning flyers from the 40's worth I ran across two of them
Good Morning. this is neat, you don't have any other information on these? Do you know what size wheels they use? 24"? 26"? is the other one complete of just the frame?



Too bad this won't fit 700c wheels and sidepull brakes, this would make a cool project for Nexus IGH wheelset
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Not sure what size the rims are ? i cam mesure them ...I do have pictures of them
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Rim size should be written on the tire, maybe something like 26x2.5







Is that purple? Or is just the light?
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Late 40'a Huffman
You can get for that project at least 200$...
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