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    2k miles from the midwest Dylansbob's Avatar
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    Columbus Schwinns: US or Asian made?

    I picked up a '87 Circuit today at our city's annual bike swap. Over the years I'd always assumed that the Tenax (or in this bike's case SL/SP) frames were made by one of Schwinn's overseas suppliers, but I heard a couple of people say there were some made in MS. Does anyone know one way or the other?

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    I don't know, but Scooper will.

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    I believe that only Letours were made in Greenville, but I could be wrong.



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    Close your eyes. Imagine yourself screaming down the road on your Rudge, with the wind at your back and in your hair, an irrepressible smile on your face, and legs like feathers. When you are hobbled and on your death bed, have the bike brought from the wall in your house to the wall in your hospital room. Imagine those visions are actual real memories. Or ride the thing.

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    I'm going to bump this with more conjecture.

    I always heard they were made by Panasonic?

    I can check the headbadge of my '87 Super Sport if there are any clues there.

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    Both. Some were made in Japan. Some were made in Greenville. Peloton was made in Japan. Circuit was made in Greenville. That's all I got.

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