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'63 Murray

Bike tags: Single speed | american | coaster brake | cruiser | single speed
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'63 Murray Astroflite "spaceweight"

stock delivery, stock

stock

Weinmann S7X w/Michelin TransWorld City

same, w/ Histop coaster brake

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Planet Bike cheapie on stock post

Wellgo BMX, KMC

46/18 coaster

Paid 35 bucks for it in '87, all chrome, fenders and all. Originally had a red and white seat. Nobody who saw it had any idea what it was. Recently I searched the web and found a '63 Murray catalog, and there it was. The chain guard was a perfect match. In the years I’ve had it, it's been ridden, then stored in sheds and garages, then brought back to life. This time I replaced the wheels, pedals and chain and restored the fork tips with wagon red paint bomb. Missouri where I live is full of gravel bike paths, smooth and level. With the 45 inch wheelbase it is smooth, quiet and comfortable enough for 20 mile rides. I'm 5'6" -- fits me great! Hat tip to Karl at Klunk Bicycles.

People who friended this bike El Guapo, mastronaut, mos6502, Fedzilla, kjohnnytarr, oktokrewl, Kadre, junket, Diaji, amnomad, blinkyoureyes, solofe, fastfixie, saywhat

Smooov

Yea long road cruisin
Coast

Thanks for the compliments,

Thanks for the compliments, guys.

Yes, I run the MKT and Katy on the Murray, and sometimes ride it around town. I like the old cruiser geometry. If I see somebody come riding out of a drain, I'll know it's you!

Purty!

This is pretty chill, I bet you have so much fun on this. Ride the MKT much?

Ride in DRAINS!

PS, yeah, Klunk's is rad.

Sweet...

Such a tasteful rehab. Nice job.



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