Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries - Schwinn Chrome racing bike
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01-04-11, 10:05 AM
I have a Schwinn Chrome bike that I need help Identifying. The serial number is #L623633 which leads me to believe it was built end of 1976. It weighs in at approx. 24.8lbs. I would assume being that it is chrome it would be a Le Tour or a Paramount. The thing that is throwing me is it has all Shimano 105 parts. I don't think that they have been changed out because it is all Shimano 105. None of the spec sheets list these shimano number. Does anyone know what I have? I tried to upload pic but it said file was to big.
01-04-11, 10:58 AM
01-04-11, 11:18 AM
Here are some pics.
01-04-11, 03:51 PM
Push that stem down unless you want new front teeth.
Super LeTour. 105 stuff is not original.
+1 Stem is over extended.
01-05-11, 10:30 AM
Thank you for the information. I found that it is a 1977 Le Tour that was reconditioned with all brakes and running gear using all Shimano 105 parts. Any idea what it may be worth?
01-06-11, 06:19 AM
Depends where you live? In Chicago, I'd guess $300-350 depending on time of year, quality of ad, etc.
01-06-11, 08:04 AM
like they said lower that stem!!!
01-06-11, 07:42 PM
I still have more than an inch to go!
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