Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Reader Project: John's 1955 Huffy/Raleigh Sportsman

I'm a bit slow in getting this posted, but John and I have been exchanging emails as he has been busy resurrecting this lovely 1955 Huffy/Raleigh Sportsman he found on Craigslist-- just like mine, only red.  Notice the Raleigh-style fork that has been added to replace the original. John finished his work very quickly, especially considering this was his first old bike project. He has lots more photos of his process here.

1 comment:

  1. That's a lovely bike. I'm scouring the neighbourhood for a similairly old battered machine to restore for daily transport. I'd intended painting it black, but now red seems attractive...