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My new (to me) Schwinn Sprint!

Old 05-23-15, 12:16 PM
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My new (to me) Schwinn Sprint!

Hi, guys! It's been a long time since I've posted on the forums. But I just had to show off my new toy! It's a Schwinn again! This time a Sprint! I belie it to be a '77 from the date on the headbadge, but I'm not totally sure. It's got all Suntour components except the front derailleur, which I had to replace. As it was broken off of it's mount. I bought it for $15 at a flea market and replaced the tires, brake pads, Installed the fenders I had from my Schwinn Coffee 2, and installed a different rack. It has the original Schwinn approved rear rack, but I like the steel rack better just for the durability. Anyway, I'm definitely loving it! It's actually the right size, as my '76 Varsity is a little small to be comfortable. Don't mind the dumb saddle that was on it. It's one of those smushy Bell saddles that's very uncomfortable! Hopefully I'll find a Brooks used somewhere to replace it!

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Old 05-23-15, 04:26 PM
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That looks like an '87 model:

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Okay! That's what I was wondering! I definitely didn't think it was old enough to be a '77 Thanks!!
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