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Old 02-16-20, 08:13 PM
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New to me Schwinn cruiser

I picked up an orange Schwinn cruiser today locally, it needs some love and new tires/tubes, but it's a lot more interesting than the picture let on! It has an aluminum body, a springer fork, and oddly(?) it has brass spoke nipples.
The bottom tube is a very stretched oval, almost being more flat than oval, still has the color matching fenders and seems to be a single speed with a coasting brake. No idea on the age so far, but I think it's newer than 2000.

Edit: Hereís a picture. I think it will be rather sharp when itís all fixed up!


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Old 03-27-20, 10:30 AM
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So what if it's made in China, lube the squeaky bits and get to riding. I dig the orange color. It is newer because the old stems have a bolt and not an allen key.
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Old 03-28-20, 10:32 AM
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Looks like a fun bomber.
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Old 03-29-20, 06:24 AM
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Orange color is sweet. A tangerine machine!
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Old 04-01-20, 09:36 PM
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That is cool looking!!! Is it a single speed??
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Old 06-22-20, 08:08 AM
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looks like a fun ride; enjoy
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Old 07-06-20, 05:39 PM
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+1 on the color
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Old 07-08-20, 12:18 PM
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Looks great even before you mod. it.
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Old 07-09-20, 09:07 AM
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The construction looks odd. I would have said much older than 2000 but an aluminum frame surprises me and it could be that young. PS I like the color too.
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Old 10-11-20, 06:24 PM
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Love paint matched fenders. Thatís a keeper.
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