Insane Bicycle Mechanic
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: other Vancouver
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Originally Posted by cranky old dude
Does it look like this 70's vintage trike?
This one has 24" tires, a 3 spd hub and both hand and foot brake. I can check sprocket sizes and chain lengths if you wish as it's in near the front of my garage.
If the OP's trike is like that one, the chain is pretty generic "single-speed" chain: 1/2" x 1/8" and the tubes are standard 24 x 1 3/8". The tires are going to be tough to find: they're 24 x 1 3/8" that fit a Schwinn S-6 rim. You can find 24 x 1 3/8" tires at many department stores, but they will not fit
. You need to find tires that fit Schwinn
rims. Here's one source:
Old Schwinns generally are pretty durable. Beyond the weird tire sizes, everything should be easy to find. Clean it up, polish the chrome, go for a ride.
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Last edited by Jeff Wills; 05-19-10 at 11:47 PM.