Western Flyer Bicycle

Western Flyer Bicycle and Its American Heritage

The Western Flyer bicycle dates to the post-World War II era when its creator, the Western Auto Company, first introduced its brand of bicycles to the market. The bicycle immediately became popular among the public and soon Western Auto manufactured several models of the bicycle. These models included the X53 Super, the Silver Flyer, and the Galaxy Flyer were among the most notable for this brand of bike.

The Western Flyer bicycle has remained a favorite and, even though they are no longer manufactured or sold in retail stores, they can be found for sale on the Internet. As a matter of fact, many nostalgia toy and collectible sites offer these bikes for sale to collectors or to people who simply want to enjoy again the model of bike they rode as children. Well-kept bikes can include their original horns, frames, and lights. Some of these sites even offer tandem bicycles that can be worth more money.


COLUMBIA BICYCLE CHAINGUARD 26 inch Bicycle WESTERN FLYER chain guard 1946 1957
COLUMBIA BICYCLE CHAINGUARD 26 inch Bicycle WESTERN FLYER chain guard 1946 1957

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COLUMBIA BICYCLE HORN TANK BicycleTANK FITS ELGIN WESTFIELD WESTERN FLYER
COLUMBIA BICYCLE HORN TANK BicycleTANK FITS ELGIN WESTFIELD WESTERN FLYER

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BICYCLE HORN TANK for 26 inch Bicycle fit COLUMBIA ELGIN WESTFIELD WESTERN FLYER
BICYCLE HORN TANK for 26 inch Bicycle fit COLUMBIA ELGIN WESTFIELD WESTERN FLYER

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Vintage 70s Western flyer bycycle
Vintage 70s Western flyer bycycle

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Western Flyer Miss Buzz Bike lime green w purple seat
Western Flyer Miss Buzz Bike lime green w purple seat

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Western Flyer Buzz Bike make offer
Western Flyer Buzz Bike make offer

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Western Flyer Bicycle Lights
Western Flyer Bicycle Lights

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LPU Vintage GIRLs 3 Speed BICYCLE 26 Western Flyer Bike Repainted pink
LPU Vintage GIRLs 3 Speed BICYCLE 26 Western Flyer Bike Repainted pink

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Vintage GIRLs 3 Speed BICYCLE 26 Western Flyer Bike Blue Ornate Very Pretty
Vintage GIRLs 3 Speed BICYCLE 26 Western Flyer Bike Blue Ornate Very Pretty

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Western Flyer Tricycle
Western Flyer Tricycle

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Western Flyer Bike 26 Balloon Tires Cruiser vintage bike price drop
Western Flyer Bike  26 Balloon Tires  Cruiser  vintage bike  price drop

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Vintage WESTERN FLYER Womens 26 Lugged FRAME BIKE FORK N R
Vintage WESTERN FLYER Womens 26 Lugged FRAME  BIKE FORK N R

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Vintage Bicycle Chainguard Clamp Fit 35 Western Flyer Other Bicycles
Vintage Bicycle Chainguard Clamp Fit 35 Western Flyer  Other Bicycles

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VINTAGE WESTERN FLYER BICYCLE WOMANS BIKE GREAT COLORS BARN FIND HOT ROD 1950S
VINTAGE WESTERN FLYER BICYCLE WOMANS BIKE GREAT COLORS BARN FIND HOT ROD 1950S

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PICKUP ONLYVintage Western Flyer Beach Cruiser BikeHorn Lamp WorkREPAINTED
PICKUP ONLYVintage Western Flyer Beach Cruiser BikeHorn  Lamp WorkREPAINTED

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1965 WESTERN AUTO SONIC FLYER BIKE BICYCLE CHRISTMAS GALAXY COVENTRY BUZZ SPO
1965 WESTERN AUTO SONIC FLYER BIKE BICYCLE CHRISTMAS GALAXY COVENTRY BUZZ SPO

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Vintage 1969 Western Flyer The Wild One III Drag Muscle Bike 24x20 3 Speed
Vintage 1969 Western Flyer The Wild One III Drag Muscle Bike 24x20 3 Speed

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vintage bicycle roadmaster hawthorne western flyer rear fender
vintage bicycle roadmaster hawthorne western flyer  rear fender

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1960 WESTERN FLYER BICYCLE CHRISTMAS CHILD SANTA BIKE
1960 WESTERN FLYER BICYCLE CHRISTMAS CHILD SANTA BIKE

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NOS 20 Bicycle Lightweight Chrome Fenders Western Flyer Columbia Musclebikes
NOS 20 Bicycle Lightweight Chrome Fenders Western Flyer Columbia Musclebikes

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1950s 26 Western Flyer Mens Bike Ratrod
1950s 26 Western Flyer Mens Bike Ratrod

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Western Flyer Buzz Bike Eliminator chain guard decal
Western Flyer Buzz Bike Eliminator chain guard decal

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The Western Flyer Bicycle was produced in many different styles and by various companies from the late-1930's through the late 1950's. They were produced exclusively for Western Auto stores, a now-defunct chain that retailed automotive parts and accessories, as well as general merchandise.

Various manufacturers made the Western Flyer Bicycle including: Shelby Cycle Co., Cleveland Welding Co., Murray-Ohio, and the Huffman Mfg Company. The Speedline Airflo model, produced by Shelby in the late 1930's, tends to be the most valuable. This is due to the unconventional design. Reproductions of the Western Flyer Bicycle were made in the 1980s, but are nowhere near as valuable. Bicycles in the most excellent condition can be worth hundreds of dollars-- much more than the original selling price of $75.