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Old 10-05-09, 03:22 PM   #1
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need year of schwinn traveler

So im thinking about picking up this schwinn traveler. Does anyone happen to know a year on this.
the guy wants 40 bucks for it.

I was wanting the headlight so I could put it on my schwinn suburban. The frame might be a little to small for me.


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Old 10-05-09, 04:44 PM   #2
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That looks like early 60s to me. Google for 'Schwinn serial numbers' and you will find the exact day that it was made.
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Old 10-05-09, 06:45 PM   #3
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looks very comparable to my '64, does it have the internal 3speed hub? also what is the serial probaly down by the drop out.
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Decals look like 70s to me. But just check the serial number.
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I think it's worth forty if you like it and it fits & shifts, rides well etc.

these guys know their stuff !

Too much to ask by showing the photo.. on the left side no less.
SERIAL # needed for sure.
It could be a 1962 -4 to ??
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im not to sure if it will fit to be honest.

im interested in the light to hook up to my suburban. and im sure i could fix it up and send it to a good home.
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I would be interested in the bars and brake levers if you buy it
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if you're over 5'3" it'll suit ; 5'6" -8" just right; 5'9" -6' small but OK; 6'1" or taller dinky
Seriously, it's an OK bike; more reasonable than a "comparable" 10 sp. of that era. IMO
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Seriously, it's an OK bike;
Yeah, I love riding my '73 Varsity. It's da bomb.
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I had a Breeze that rode pretty darn well. Wish it were bigger.
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