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Old 04-27-22, 08:25 PM
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Help Identifying Schwinn Model

New to this site and first time owner of a Schwinn. Looking for help identifying the model and color name of this bicycle, I believe it is an August 1980 build based on the Serial Number HR521275.

The frame measures 26-inches.

I think it may be a sky blue big Varsity.

Any good internet sites to purchase Schwinn parts and decals?

Replies with information is greatly appreciated. Thanks.






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Old 04-28-22, 01:14 AM
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Looks like it has a solid fork like a Varsity.
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Old 04-28-22, 01:58 AM
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Thereís a whole section devoted to Schwinn lightweights over on the cabe, and Iíve had great luck with Velocals for replacement decals on one of my Super Sports. Good luck! Vintage Schwinns are a lot of fun and enjoy a huge fan/collector base.
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Agree that the flat blade fork makes it a Varsity.
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Another vote for a Varsity. Gotta love the aerodynamic shape of the front derailleur cage. I don't know why, but they always appealed to me.
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
Another vote for a Varsity. Gotta love the aerodynamic shape of the front derailleur cage. I don't know why, but they always appealed to me.
The early CPSC rule passing front mech.

I don't think this frame is big enough.
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Originally Posted by Alexbaker67 View Post
Thereís a whole section devoted to Schwinn lightweights ...
... and we use the term "lightweight" lightly in the case of a Varsinental ...
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... and we use the term "lightweight" lightly in the case of a Varsinental ...
Too true!
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