29th June 1941 ()
This Antique Viking Bike is a Pope / Westfield / Columbia Manufacturing Built Prewar Ballooner Tank Bike with a Lux Low Patina Restore & Customized as a Radical Rat Rod ready to rock. The Viking Rat has Great Patina and is adorned with a Rusty Repro Tank, Odd Murray Mercury Springer Fork, Columbia Chain Guard, Rat Saddle, and Wonderful Viking Badge. She’s a Bad Rat that will Turn Heads as you Roll.
The Frame is and Original Prewar Ballooner Viking Frame & Badge made by Westfield. The Springer is a Post War Murray Mercury Springer Fork with an Unique Design and Look. The Fork rides real nice and has no wheel flop ( than means you can ride the bike with no hands). The Fork Does bottom out under my heavier weight. ( This needs to be noted and is not an age issue but the in inadequate design back in the day). The Viking has Drop Mustache bars and Lowered Metal Troxel saddle for a Low Cafe Racer Look. She has a Rusty Repro Tank and Original Prewar Columbia Chain Guard. The Wheels are Prewar Chrome & Rust Drop centers, Rebuilt & True with New Departure Hubs. The Drive is Skiptooth or 1″ Pitch Chain and Sprockets. This is a full size men’s adult ballooner bike with new goodyear pattern 26″ x 2.125″ black wall tires. She Got Great Patina & Rides Sweet, She’s a Low Custom Rat Rod Ready to Rock & Roll!
Click here for Details of the Lux Low Vintage Patina Restoration Process on this Bike.
Local Sale: Cash Pickup in Golden, Colorado. Cash Price is Lower than our web posted prices.
Non Local Sales: You will be billed through Paypal and Shipping is: $100 for this bike to most of the US.