Classic & Vintage - 1989 Schwinn Traveler
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01-02-12, 05:54 PM
I'm not up on Schwinn's and I'm going to look at a 1989 Traveler tomorrow. The guy said it is in fantastic condition, and just wonder if they are a decent ride? It looks like it has 300ex components.
01-03-12, 04:20 AM
Anyone? I've searched and can't seem to find much about this one, maybe that's a hint LOL....
01-03-12, 06:02 AM
Don't spend a lot. Basically it was Schwinn's entry level road bike in '89. It would make a decent winter bike. There are significantly better Schwinn models from that period.
01-03-12, 06:42 AM
Good entry level recreational bike. Approx 26 lbs. 4130 frame with Hi Ten fork.
Brochure page: http://bikecatalogs.org/SCHWINN/1989/LightWeight/Le_Tour_Traveler.html
01-03-12, 06:49 AM
Thanks! I'm just looking for something to ride when the weather turns bad. I want to try and ride as much as I can this year,and will have to ride in some wet and salty roads, and don't want to take any god bikes out. Maybe I'll look for a cheap mountain bike.
01-03-12, 06:55 AM
Capecodder - I'd go the MTB direction personally. You can get more bang for your buck in terms of quality and you can also ride in more conditions if you deflate the tires.
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