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Old 11-11-07, 01:09 AM   #1
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Schwinn Volare

Anyone know about these bikes at all. Where they decent? I saw a chrome frame only and want to know if its a good candidate for my next project if I can get it.
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Do not hesitate. Volare was Schwinn's made in Japan like a Paramount, in '77-'78 only--- but they did not come in chrome. So on that point, be careful. It might be something else with Volare decals.
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Pictures please.

I own a pearlescent orange 1977. The frame is a pleasure to ride. In 1977 they were the next frame down from the Paramount, and like Pastor Bob said, they were made in Japan by Panasonic. The entire frame is Reynolds 531.

They only came in Pearlescent Orange and Scarlet.
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Old 11-11-07, 10:26 AM   #4
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The Volare is a very nice bike-too bad Schwinn didn't make them years earlier!

I'd buy one if it came my way without thinking twice about it.
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The Volare is right up there with the same vintage Paramount atmo. Reynolds 531 with chrome plated head lugs make them very desirable.
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Ok this one has been stripped and its all chrome but the guy told me it was originally scarlett I'm on my way to get it now
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Ok this one has been stripped and its all chrome but the guy told me it was originally scarlett I'm on my way to get it now
It better be "GET IT NOW!" And not "take a look." I'm certain if the size does not fit you one of your C&V friends would be glad to help you recoup expenses.
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PH: I got it take a look on the other thread. Its a keeper
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Hi,
I own an orange Volare that has never been ridden, what a shame huh !!!
Few Pictures for the moment, I will post more info when I get more time....




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Why in God's name has it never been ridden?
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What size is it?
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Geez......Is that a joke? Never?
Stunning though......More pics please.
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No Joke, same deal with the 71 paramount...never ridden !!







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Oh crap.......I'm gonna need some first aid.......Heart attack!

Really wish we could get some full drive side pics though.....Pretty please?

Quite teasing!
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Old 10-05-08, 09:20 PM   #15
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Your sweet bikes

I didn't think time machines were invented? I have an orange Volare 58cm. Love the ride. volareMAM.jpg
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No Joke, same deal with the 71 paramount...never ridden !!
Do you have a Schwinn dealership in the family?
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here are a few fun eye candy pics:




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Why don't the pictures show up now? they did before.
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