Help me identify the year of this? CCM Flyer right?

Hey folks,

 

I've spent some time working on this bike and have had it for a number of years. I've riden this on many occasions and it's just lovely if not a bit heavy of a gear ratio.

There's front brake for this as well, that matches the rear, and still would need some missing clasps fabricated to mount it to the fork blade as per the original.

The wheels are Phillips wheels, the rear is fixed / free (currently fixed) and I would love some help identifying the date of this model and possibly a resale value. I don't want to sell it but the fleet is getting to big and this baby is only just sittting on a hook without the attention it deserves.

Anyhow, I've posted some pictures....

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I read  B  in the serial number making the year produced, 1 9 3 8

Yeah, I'm uncertain as to the exact serial number here.

As seen in the pictures, it isn't clear to me what it is exactly. It's like an I or L 43300   or 1A3300.
 

Agreed, it's difficult to make out the 2nd character, which is the year code. Regardless, the serial number format, in conjuction with the head badge and frame style, places it 1937-1942,

As for the model, the cottered crankset, if orignal, indicates a Road Racer, as opposed to a Flyer. The definitive test is the seat post diameter. The Road Racer used the standard 7/8" diameter post, while the Flyer used a 1-1/16" diameter post. The fork appears to be incorrect for both a Road Racer and Flyer and appears to be a post war Club Racer fork that is missing the chrome cap..

Really nice roadracer!

Hi jcoop I like your prewar road racer very nice and looks  very lightly used .Those forks did get outfitted  on some  roadracers before the war Forks in my opinion   are OG to the bike.Ive seen them on other prewar road racer. If your interested in  ever selling

gtflyte@hotmail.ca

thanks Greg 

Loving the red speedster tires, actually loving the whole Bike in general.

So thanks all so far it seems it is a Road Racer, also because I read somewhere else that they came with Phillips hubs and this bike does. And it is a smaller diametre seat post at 7/8". 

so sounds like 1937-1942 area?

Anyone guess an appraisal?

 

No seized parts, have serviced every little thing. Even that old english single speed freewheel. I think it was before 24tpi and is a 26tpi SA. Wheels are good still, not to lumpy and spoke nipples still move.

I’d say $500.00 shipped to Ontario via Greyhound 

Thanks Greg

 

Im interested in the bike. I live in victoria and could probably pick up. Message me at cbgimse at g mail if you're looking to sell

Submitted by gtflyte on Sun, 12/03/2017 - 14:55. 

Hi jcoop I like your prewar road racer very nice and looks  very lightly used .Those forks did get outfitted  on some  roadracers before the war Forks in my opinion   are OG to the bike.Ive seen them on other prewar road racer. If your interested in  ever selling

gtflyte@hotmail.ca

thanks Greg 

 

Submitted by gtflyte on Sun, 12/10/2017 - 06:14. 

I’d say $500.00 shipped to Ontario via Greyhound 

Thanks Greg