Welcome me. My father bought a Schwinn bike in the 80s I remember. I was with him. I remember him spending a bunch of money on it, and I remember him never riding it. Over the years I dealt with trying to ride my mountain bike in the city and it suxored. So I stopped and continued to ride my gas guzzling truck to work. The other day at my pop's I asked "Can I have your bike, you never ride that thing?" He gave it to me.
I am now a proud owner of a 1986 Schwinn World Sport. Silver and completely original. Tires are rotted and brakes are poor. I know it needs a ton of work to get her back in shape, but I am really excited about owning this.
First, I don't know if I should restore it or make it a fixie. Always wanted a fixed gear so I can loose the chub.
I have the following numbers on the bottom bracket : G0786 and 616X239 (X=some number) Is this an 86?
It says 4130 which I think is something about the Chromolly frame?
Would I really mess this bike up by taking it all apart and putting back together? I used to dissemble this type of stuff when I was younger with little freestyle bikes. How uber is this to do?