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Old 04-12-24, 11:57 AM
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Schwinn Le Tour

Ive got an 88 Letour and the headbadge says Schwinn Chicago. Does that mean it was made in Chicago or was that just the "branding"? I thought the later models were made in japan but i could be way off. I think in 87 or so they could have been made in the greenville plant as well.

Just curious is all. I suspect i might have to try and decode the serial to know.
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After 1980 (ish), Le Tours were made in Chicago, transitioning to Greenville in 1985 (ish).

The made-in-Japan Le Tours were early to late 70s. I had a Le Tour III I bought with paper route money back then and I still miss that bike.
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Thanks for the info!
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