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Old 11-18-11, 12:38 PM   #1
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Need help on this Schwinn.

I grabbed this at a Church Yard Sale today. I am guessing it's late 60's early 70's Any ideas what this is?




SN# EC34681 on the left rear dropout.
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Old 11-18-11, 12:48 PM   #2
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The frame was built in May 1967... the rest may always be a mystery
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Old 11-18-11, 12:53 PM   #3
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It's a Breeze coaster. Check the hub for a stripe and we can tell whether it's a two-speed kickback or not.

Here's the link to the 1967 catalog page: http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1967_15.html

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EC=May, 1967.

It's a ladies electroforged model, and if the original color was red it's probably a Breeze.
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OK Guys, thanks for the links and Info. It's a single speed. It has 24" wheels on it now. I see in the catalog it never came with 24's.

Ok well that's that. I may restore it.
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OK Guys, thanks for the links and Info. It's a single speed. It has 24" wheels on it now. I see in the catalog it never came with 24's.

Ok well that's that. I may restore it.
The "junior" sizes came with 24" wheels: http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1967_27.html but judging from the clearance (Clarance) I'd say it's a mongrel.

Restoring it may be a chore, particularly since finding 26 x 1 3/8 S-6 rims will be tough. It's missing the Schwinn fenders, wheels, seat, handlebars... you'll need a good parts bike to make it whole.

I think it'd be a nice "town" bike with some aluminum rims and a coaster brake. Sun makes a basic aluminum rim in close to the correct size: http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/rims/590.html .
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OK Guys, thanks for the links and Info. It's a single speed. It has 24" wheels on it now. I see in the catalog it never came with 24's.

Ok well that's that. I may restore it.
I was going to say at first sight it is a mutant. It should have 26" x 1 3/8" wheels, Schwinn sizing. From the fork it appears as if it originally had a front brake. Rat Rod material.
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SB,

Good to see you and nice to see the beautiful AL November weather. Missing it here in NH.

I happen to have in my shed a '60s 3 speed Breeze that a neighbor "gifted" upon me. It is Campus green and is all there, wheels, fenders, saddle, etc. It is a bit rusty and long in the tooth, but if you would like it you can have it for the cost of shipping. Let me know.
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SB,

Good to see you and nice to see the beautiful AL November weather. Missing it here in NH.

I happen to have in my shed a '60s 3 speed Breeze that a neighbor "gifted" upon me. It is Campus green and is all there, wheels, fenders, saddle, etc. It is a bit rusty and long in the tooth, but if you would like it you can have it for the cost of shipping. Let me know.
WOW! Yes, I would,,,Is there any way you can get a idea what UPS would charge? I'm in 35072.

I came to post this clean up job

And I see that. I do want to restore one of these. I'm pretty good at this sort of stuff......
Let me know If it's still ok and I sure will take you up on it.
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WOW! Yes, I would,,,Is there any way you can get a idea what UPS would charge? I'm in 35072.

I came to post this clean up job

And I see that. I do want to restore one of these. I'm pretty good at this sort of stuff......
Let me know If it's still ok and I sure will take you up on it.
Hard to say. Maybe $40-50?
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Hard to say. Maybe $40-50?
OK Well if the offer still stands, PM me with a price from your end and I will add some, Put it in the plate if you like....
If you have pay-pal, I will get it to you.
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I'm looking forward to your work and final results on this Breeze. Nice to see you back here!
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Nice to be back. Been pounding it out over in the 41 since I have not had any good or worthwhile CV projects to play with. But how ever this offer turns out, I will be restoring a breeze one way or the other. Stay tuned
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