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    Posted 5 years ago

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    This is a one year only bicycle for the whizzer kit.. the reason is Schwinn hand the rights to use the whizzer motor kit with their bikes. Cleaveland welding company built the bike with whizzer motor kit in 48 without schwinns knowledge . Schwinn discovered this and a law suit was filed. So this was the only year for a factory whizzer for this company. The bike has been restored to original.. it is missing the red pinstripes though. It comes with a correct 4 stoke H motor for 48. a optional bi-light. 26 inch balloon tires original whizzer has a throttle control and a separate compression release. Originally it would have a lever for both but this works better and safer.. it’s slightly complicated to run but when you figure it out it’s easy... the bike runs great and gets approx 100 miles to the gallon..

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      N-I-C-E !! I can just imagine riding around St. Maarten on this. I once saw a guy here with an elec. motor he had mounted on a bike with a wooden trailer trailing behind with a car battery. LOL !! This is 4 stroke ? I thought they were all 2 cycle. I remember in the 50's, having to pull in the compression release when going up a hill with more than a 3% grade and pedal !! There was no gearing on the one we played with. We weren't amused for long with so little power. Still good memories.
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 5 years ago
      This was a dream machine back then. Incredible to see this. It was pricy also.
    3. Coke1234 Coke1234, 5 years ago
      That right there is a super collectible bike. Really cool and nicely restored. Thanks for sharing.
    4. Coke1234 Coke1234, 5 years ago
      Looks like an older restoration after closer inspection. But that great because it looks good with a little petina.
    5. charlie1968 charlie1968, 5 years ago
      Thanks Yep 4 stroke.. no oil in gas on this one. Ha..I put the patina on it.. lol ...hasn’t changed things just takes the pain out of a new paint job...
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      You are a wiser man than I gave credit for. LOL
    7. charlie1968 charlie1968, 5 years ago
      Thanks it cries to be ridden..

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