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Posted 7 years ago


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Hi, rescued this bike when a friend was about to throw it in a dumpster. Have been trying to figure out what I have. One site said it is a Western Flyer X-53, either "53 or "54, and "more replacement parts than authentic"......but they stated they would want to buy it if I wanted to sell..??.. Can someone tell me what I do have, maybe what it's worth??? Is it not worth messing with. I just think it's kinda cool

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  1. Belknap Belknap, 7 years ago
    It is a jchiggins it is one of the rarest the jchiggins to find i have researched many differnt bicycles and actually have the sales magazines for that bike
  2. Jill P, 7 years ago
    This is really cool! Are you thinking of trying to have it restored at all??? I would love to find out more info on this! Thanks!
  3. h.lindsay, 7 years ago
    Belknap: I appreciate your response, and any other info you could give me would be great. I am a little confused has an emblem on the bar under the handlebars that says "Western Flyer". Was the bike made by Western Flyer for JC Higgins, or vice versa? As I said before anything else you can tell me would be greatly appreciated----Thanks
  4. Keith, 6 years ago
    western auto x-53 google McCabes DONT THROW IT AWAY. Part it out if nothing else.

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