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Posted 3 years ago

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racer4
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Two years ago I went to my local recycling center, and on my way out this red bicycle was in the bed of a truck. I asked the owner about it, and moments later he lifted it up and handed to me.

In the time since, all I have learned it that it is a Ross Deluxe 1950's. That's it! I've been chasing a parked car (getting no where fast) ever since . Any help would be great!

Tires are dry-rotted, and the rear axle (sprocket I guess) is bad (I think). Sorry, this is my first restoration.

Could use guidance on painting too. Do I get sand blasted then painted,or powder-coated?

Thanks!!

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  1. Vontrike Vontrike, 3 years ago
    From the photos it looks nice,,too nice to do anything but clean it up, and have the rear hub rebuilt. Buy some good tires from a Bicycle shop. Tubes too. Then ride it. Nice find.
  2. tterrag7991, 3 years ago
    that bike is in really good shape

  3. beau5278 beau5278, 3 years ago
    Don't paint it,that bike will clean up nice with some WD40 and some elbow grease,I'll bet the paint willeven polish up pretty nice!!
  4. racer4, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the great advice!
    It does have a small amount of rust, on left side where the rear tire is mounted.

    beau5278
    Never saw using WD-40 to clean up paint job. Wow, thanks!

    Vontrike
    You mentioned about rebuilding the rear hub. Where do I find someone, and is it pricey? Thanks!

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