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Old 05-27-11, 01:04 PM   #1
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1981 le tour

Have a 1981 letour and suspect the front wheel is not correct for the bike,the large diameter hub has different shaped holes then the rear. where would i look to find a close up picture of the hub and then locate the correct wheel.
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I dont know about the pic, but if you gather rear wheel is correct, you should probably look for the matching front hub/wheel. Look for manufactor stamps. In worst case (but not bad actually), you could always find a period correct eqiuvalent.

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1981 Schwinn Catalog Pages

I'd venture a guess that the hub you're looking for is the common Schwinn Approved hub with the acorn shaped cutouts.
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