Classic & Vintage - Schwinn World Traveller
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02-28-05, 06:40 PM
I have a chance to buy a early 70's Schwinn World Traveller, but I don't know much about the bike. Were these quality bikes back in the day? I hear alot about the old Parmounts, but I've never heard of this bike. Any low-down from somebody in the know would be appreciated.
03-02-05, 04:26 PM
I had a 1980 Schwinn Traveller. Brand new was $210. It was one of the best bikes
I ever owned. What I liked about it was it had one of the smoothest rides I ever experienced. I mean it was like riding on air, quiet and effortless. It was very light, maybe 21 or 23 pounds I think.
Sun tour deraillers, if I remember.
I put hundreds and hundreds of miles on it.
Someone stole it, In fact they stole it, the cable, the lock, and a part of the wall it was attached to in the garage!
Here is all I could find on the World Traveler
I have a Schwinn World Traveler I purchased in 1972. I rode this bike when I was going to college in Champaign/ Urbana, Illinois It was very dependable then and is still very good bicycle. I would say you would probably enjoy riding the bicycle if it is in good shape. Mine is in excellent condition. Hope this helps you. Enjoy and God Bless.
08-13-07, 05:27 AM
It would be considered a Japanese built Varsity. Quality, but low-priced quality.
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