1960 Schwinn Continental Sports Touring W/Suicide shifter

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  1. highwheelerboy25

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    Got this from a friend. I sold it to him a few years ago and have reclaimed it. It has the hard to find 60-61 Simplex suicide shift front derailleur. Its been spray bombed dark gray. I plan on stripping to bare metal and polishing to look like titanium. Otherwise, everything else will be as close to stock as possible.

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  2. LukeTheJoker

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    Never seen that before!

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  3. highwheelerboy25

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    they also made a varsity version.

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  4. highwheelerboy25

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    the front rings are 47 and 50. it's called two stage shifting.
     
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  5. Dale Alan

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    Very cool,I have never seen that front derailleur in person. From the pics I have seen it looks like a very simple design. I would like to find one someday.
     
  6. highwheelerboy25

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    I could sell you one with a bike attached!
     
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