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1940 CWC Roadmaster

1940 CWC Roadmaster Balloon tire bike.

Frame:
CWC. Cleveland Welding Company. The tabs under the rear dropouts support a drop stand.

Fork/Headset:
Headset: Bear-trap mixed with original parts. Forks: Akisu (Cycle Pro).

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Most likely a Schwinn Skip Tooth Sprocket.

Pedals:
Rat Trap not original.

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Skip tooth drive system. Heavy duty. Sprocket appears to be Schwinn.

Derailleurs/Shifters:
none

Handlebars/Stem:
Unknown.

Saddle/Seatpost:
Mesinger re-issue. 5/8 Layback seat post from Genuine Bicycle Products. Built in seat clamp.

Brakes:
Model D New Departure Coaster brake, Made in USA.

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
New Departure Hub. Made in USA. Tires: Bontager 26 x 2.00.

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
New Departure coaster brake. Bontager 26 x 2.00. The Carlisle tires are beginning to split. The Bontragers allow higher PSI and are so, so much smoother.

More Info:
Frame is built like a tank. Rear stays are so strong I can hardly flex them.

Added by Caltex. Last updated almost 3 years ago.

4 Comments

PursuitCV

PursuitCV says:

SO much want

Posted over 4 years ago

Caltex

Caltex says:

Cool, thanks! I love it, rides great and built like a damn tank and weighs about as much.

Posted over 4 years ago

ManlyApparatus

ManlyApparatus says:

Take it off any sweet jumps?

Posted almost 5 years ago

Caltex

Caltex says:

Ha, not yet. At nearly 80 years old I think going off a curb is about it.

Posted almost 5 years ago