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Old 03-02-12, 03:18 AM   #1
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Identify 1970's Schwinn Ten Speed

Hi I was wondering if you guys could find out what model this Schwinn is? I have the pictures from craigslist. Here is all the information posted about the bicycle.

"i have a schwinn 18 speed bicycle that has been completely gone through all new cables, tires, rims, spokes all new bearings camponolo derailers new bars back rack is a blackburn lots of top of the line parts the wheels are rigida new chain new gel seat new rear sprocket on wheel i worked at a bike shop twenty years ago and i restored this and never rode it been hanging in my rafters don't want to let it go but i have too many bikes and i decided to let this one go the frame is a 21 inch and the tires are 27x1.38 has a brand new pump its a zephel also has new bars and levers modelo brakes"

Also how much would you pay for this bicycle?
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Old 03-02-12, 04:17 AM   #2
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The pictures are not clear nor large enough to be certain. Here is what I see that points to a better Schwinn:

*Chrome fork (I'm guessing a replacement) and chrome seat and chain stays.
*Down tube shifters.

These two things hint at a Voyageur and the decal style and black paint point toward the early 1980s.


It looks as if the crankset was replaced.

$200?
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+1 This bike appears to be an early 80's Japanese built Schwinn likely Voyeger or World. while hard to tell details from the pictures it has had a lot of parts changed chainrings and or crank, Bars and brake levers and fork? rear derailleur? Without a better pics it is just not possible to tell you a lot more about this bike.
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I agree we need better pics, and the chromed fork says replacement to me also.

What model are the Campi derailleurs? are they newer?

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The bicycle turned out to be a Schwinn Super Le Tour. The only Campagonolo parts on the bike are the downtube shifters. The derailleurs and crankset are Shimano. I bought the bicycle for $200, and I'm loving it. I have a Schwin Deluxe Varsity which was fun, but was too heavy. The Super Le Tour is just a feather compared to my Varsity.
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