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Old 09-02-04, 12:33 PM   #1
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Schwinn Voyageur

I have a black schwinn vaoyageur in great shape except for cracked decals no rust or dents anywhere. Im curious about what it is worth. It has shimano atlas downtude shifters and derailers. A SR stem and SR custom seat post as well as sakae custom road champion bars. It has dia compe breaks and levers. It has a sugino supermaxy crank and 27" wheels with shimano via ed hubs. It has a chicago schwinn sticker as well as a sticker saying double butted 4130 chomoly steel top and bottum tubes. Any idea of the value of this bike.
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Sounds like a Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 ?? Maybe from 1978 or 79?? Hard to say the worth without a picture.
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any additional info would be appreciated cant take pics no camera 78 or 79 sounds just about right
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What numbers are stamped in the metal Schwinn headbadge?
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it has 1080 stamped on the badge
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Sounds like a 1980 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. Is it a 12 speed? meaning 6 gears (gold colored) on the back and two on the front?
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Hey does your frame look like this one on eBay?? item - 3693585467 ???
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Yeah its a 12 speed and it looks just like the one on ebay except the decals anrnt in that good of shape and it dosent have such a long stem.
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There you go! You have a Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 made in April of 1980.
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i have the same bike.............the "11.8" is the frame weight in lbs?
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Ha! You wish! That is the total weight of the bike in kilograms which is about 26 lbs.
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A 26lbs voyageur? Is that possible? Every old Schwinn I've picked up has been 40lbs-ish.
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Oh yeah. The Paramount, Voyageur, Superior, Volare, Super LeTour, Circuit, models were all under 30 lbs. There were more too!
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