bicycle type: hybrid/comfort frame size: 19" make / manufacturer: Schwinn model name / number: Continental wheel size: 27 in
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Vintage 1974 Schwinn Continental 10-speed woman's bike in excellent condition. A classic "Chicago Schwinn" built in the USA.
19" step-through frame made from 16 gauge 1010 carbon steel. Should accommodate riders from roughly 5'2" - 5'6". Working headlight and taillight with generator and chrome fenders.
Shimano components, quick release wheels and brakes.
Well cared for and maintained.
This is a step up from the Varsity and 2 steps up from the Collegiate. The Continental was Schwinn's top tier production model.
Great classic bike. Very smooth rolling and comfortable ride. Built to last a lifetime.
Fresh overhaul/service performed including:
cleaning, repacking and adjusting all bearings,
cleaning, lubricating and adjusting derailleurs,
cleaning, lubricating and adjusting brakes,
cleaning and lubricating chain,
adjusting handlebars and seat,
tires checked and topped off with air. Should be good for another year or two. Will upgrade to new tires for cost of tires if desired.
Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured lightweight style durable steel frame with tubular front fork.
Frame Finish: Chestnut.
Wheels: Large flange alloy hubs, lightweight steel rims. Quick release front and rear hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" high pressure Sports Touring gumwall.
Handlebar and Stem: Tourist style chrome handlebars, forged steel stem.
Crank Set: Lightweight one-piece crank, 2 plateau Schwinn-made chainwheel, 39-52 teeth.
Pedals: Rattrap style with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved front. GT 260 Schwinn-Approved rear. Cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Dual position, center pull alloy quick-release brakes.
Saddle: Tourist Schwinn Gel springer Comfort Form.
Weight: 35 lbs.
$175.00 or best offer.
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