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Old 02-11-10, 04:54 PM   #1
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Super Le Tour 12.2 serial number

hi i just got Super Le Tour from my friend.
not good shape 6/10.i have to replace some parts...
so try to figure out which years model is and try to order some.

i found serial number bottom of BB says "L526989"
i googled # but didnt fit any. im sure this is japanese made.

someone tald me check schwinn badge on head tube, but there is no 4 numbers,

let me know if you know which years model is...

thanks

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Old 02-11-10, 05:34 PM   #2
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Parts really don't matter what year the bike is. Many of the parts had common sizing for decades.
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What parts?
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Try posting a picture. It will help a lot.
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Super Le Tour 12.2 (the 12.2 was it's weight in Kgs, btw), was made only 3 years. 1976, 1977 and 1978. I would look for the letter date codes on the components if I were you
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S/N L526989

1976 model year, frame built in November, 1975.

From Schwinn Bulletin 23, Schwinn Bicycle Identification Numbers:

Bicycles from Japan have a production month letter in either the first or second position and a production year number in the other (first or second) position. Examples J677123 = September, 1976, 6J77123 = September, 1976.

A=January, B=February, C=March, D=April, E=May, F=June, G=July, H=August, I=Not Used, J=September, K=October, L=November, M=December
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Old 02-15-10, 08:08 PM   #7
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thak you guys!
ill upload pics when i finish restore!

thaks again.

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