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Old 05-25-10, 06:48 PM   #1
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Value of This Schwinn La Tour 111/History?

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I think I just got a great deal! I paid $30. for this Le Tour 111 at a 2nd hand store. I aired up the tires and oiled the chain then went for a short ride and it rode great. It needs a good overhaul but think it's a keeper....how bout it guy's?
Serial#8DO4584/Plate#0338...also how do I read these #'s...thanks
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Old 05-25-10, 06:57 PM   #2
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Looks like you got a 1978 Le Tour III (as in 3) in pearl blue. Definitely a keeper, if it is the right size. These guys make great commuters. Here is the catalog page:

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Old 05-25-10, 07:08 PM   #3
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+1 33rd day of 1978. Would benefit from alloy rims.

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+1 33rd day of 1978. Would benefit from alloy rims.
+1 to the rims, and also some new bar tape and a slimmer saddle. Should be a very dependable ride. Nice catch!
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Old 05-25-10, 09:27 PM   #5
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thanks for all the feed back, hope to get some good use out of the bike.
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