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Old 09-19-09, 08:00 PM   #1
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Good deal on a Schwinn Voyageur?

I was saving for a Surly Crosscheck, but this popped up today.

Not crazy about the awful colors and 27 inch wheels, but seems pretty nice for a vintage tourer.

Asking price is $300.

Thoughts?

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Old 09-19-09, 08:17 PM   #2
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Old 09-19-09, 08:37 PM   #3
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Anyway, it seems like an 89 with Tenax tubing. Not speaking as a tourist here but the bike is a tourer in the purist sense; the wheels, the brakes, stays.. no touring aspect was over looked .. I don' know .. unless you're not over 6.1 ... I can see no down side. It's not just a late '80s Schwinn.
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+1 Yes, if you are looking for a touring bike, this one looks like the real deal. Appears to be in outstanding condition!
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If you don't want it buy it and send it to me. It looks like my size.

Looks to be the real deal.

There's not a thing wrong with 27" wheels.

That paint on the other hand is nothing a good powder coater couldn't fix.
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Ronsonic: I think I'm gonna pass but it's over in Orlando. Go for it!
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