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SOLD: Roadmaster Virtron

Another of my recent projects has now found a new home. This Roadmaster Virtron from the 1990s got some upgrades and changes and sold for a fair price.
It's better than anything you can buy new at Walmart today, that much I do know!!!

More bikes I've restored ...

Here are a few more bikes I've restored:
1964 ROADMASTER SKYRIDER The first bike I restored was this AMF Roadmaster product, which was fairly heavy-laden with rust.  Most was fixable; I did have to replace the front wheel as it was just too far gone to save.  Other items replaced include: Fenders (Wald Middleweight #952-26)Tires and tubes (Tires: Kenda/Sunlite whitewall street tires, 26x1.75")Seat (Roadmaster, off the shelf) Reconditioning included: Cleaning and repacking of all major bearingsPainting wheels, handlebars, pedals, chainwheel and crankLubricating the rear hub (Fichtel & Sachs "Komet") 1973 SCHWINN SUPER SPORT This bike was a pleasure to work on - as one of Schwinn's partly hand-built fillet-brazed rides (using brass at the joints), this one is as well built as they come and rides like a dream on wheels. It also had just 35 miles (!) on it. All I had to replace on this one were the tires, tubes and brake pads, everything else just got adjusted and/o…

Some bikes I've restored ...