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Old 04-28-12, 07:24 PM   #1
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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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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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