Re: New life for old bones
Nice going, Bill. Pretty neat find. What do you know about "Coast King"? Was that a west coast bike or made by somebody big and got a coast king head badge? Your seller might know.
I've had similar wonderings of my own as I strip down an old frame and think
about who might have been the happy owner back when on a birthday or Christmas morning when the bike was all shiny and had never been ridden. I like to think whoever it was would approve of my efforts at bringing it back to life and be especially interested in the motor... every boy's dream and maybe some of the girls, too. I think you got a really good deal and will have a solid ride under you. Keep us up to date on your build.
Someday when I grow up I will probably lose interest in toys with wheels, but until then...