Purchased at the local
Western Auto store in Okmulgee Oklahoma.
Red, then I painted it
I drove the salesman at
the local Wards store nuts going by every day after school
and sitting on this bike. It was in the window facing
the street and I pointed it out to my mom everytime we went
by. I probably wore out the seat even before taking it
from the store. The bike had a Tecumseh 3.5 HP engine.
I made some mods to it: removed muffler and built one
out of galvanized pipe, had the seat recovered in tuck 'n'
roll, and....disassembled it and spray painted it
purple! I remember that this bike had a rear sprocket
that was just about the same size as the rear wheel and if
you went around a right hand corner, it would scrape the
chain on the concrete. I wore a path around the house
going around in circles......I wasn't allowed on the street.
I learned to turn left really well.
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