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#1 Ariensn8n OFFLINE  

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Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:28 PM

This one is going to be my show bike 5 years piddling and buying parts I cant explain what Im going for here but I am trying to keep it atleast 85 percent Schwinn Its a aug 6th 1964  24 in frame 27 in continental forks and stem Ive gotten a little further then this






started with this



got this



this one is a sept  a pre ww2 frame I gave a 5 dollar bid on it! I air up the tires and ride it some day maybe something



I have a few more as well 1 nice cruiser and 3 parts bikes


my non Schwann's


Started with this



and now have this


I'm 6ft and ride this across town!


This was my grandmothers bike










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#2 WNYTractorTinkerer OFFLINE  


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Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:31 PM

I've been looking for an old Continental..  The thing fit me like a glove..  


Never should have sold the one I had..

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#3 boyscout862 OFFLINE  

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Posted July 17, 2016 - 12:31 AM

I've still got my 1969 Schwin 27" and a Raliegh 20" folding. I don't ride anymore but hope that they will be heirlooms to a grandkid someday. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted July 17, 2016 - 11:01 AM

I bought a blue Continental 10 speed with my grass mowing money in 1965.

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Posted July 17, 2016 - 05:28 PM

Thanks for posting!

My first bike was a stingray.

As a teenager, I found a continental in someone's trashcan and fixed it up. Mounted a granny gear on the front and used it like a mountain bike.

My first real mountainbike was a schwinn cimarron, which was one of the last Schwinn  frames still made the usa. I worked in a bike store, and as a gift from the manager, he gave me the cimarron frame. It was a warranty defect(minor defect- not safety related).  I was just riding it tonight with my daughter on the back!


Good stuff!

Edited by dualresponse1731, July 17, 2016 - 05:29 PM.