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Old 09-03-09, 07:05 PM
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I've repaired several old Schwinn Varsities but only one Denali. The Denali showed up with a shifter that had mysteriously stripped out. To take it off, we had to take the brake lever off the handlebar. In so attempting, the handlebar mysteriously self-destructed. This is a two year old bike!

Schwinns were designed to be heavy and clunky bikes that would last a lifetime. They might wear you out pedaling them, but they are unlikely to fall apart unless you abuse them.
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