I've come across three or four Schwinn lightweight projects in my size. I shall only keep one, maybe two if I sell my Cannondale. Currently awaiting attention are:
'82 Voyageur 11.8 (Japanese DB 4130, silver-blue like the Colonel's)
'84 Le Tour Luxe (Mississippi DB 4130)
'84 Traveler (Giant-made 4130)
I'm trying to get an idea of how these frames compare to each other. I think I have them ranked in top-down order of quality, but how much better or worse is one than another? And how do these frames compare with other popular steel frames, vintage or newer? On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being excellent, where would you rank the above?
Yes, pics to come as soon as I pick up the bottom two from dad's garage.