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Newer Schwinns! Post em here!

Discussion in 'THE OTHER BIKES' started by Jamie, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Jamie

    Jamie

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    I can't get enough of this site and all the cool bikes here! just a pic of my corvette.

    Post your newer schwinn here...Id love to see em! I'll Start!

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  2. Buck Masterson

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    Re: 2010 Schwinn.

    I've had this one for two years now, does it count??

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  3. CCR

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    Re: 2010 Schwinn.

    Love the looks of those new style cruisers, my lbs still hasnt gotten any in :roll:
     
  4. aka_locojoe

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    Re: 2010 Schwinn.

    My wife's 2010 Cream.

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  5. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Re: 2010 Schwinn.

    The Corvette definitely has some 'instant classic' lines to it.
    Not to offend the Schwinn 'purist' but it reminds me of some of old Elgin designs with it's minimal framing (lack of canti bars) and some Monark traits decorative head tube covers (the built in cup holder). I wasn't too keen on the 'cup holder in the frame' thing at first, but seeing it in black...hmmmmm...I'm liking it more.

    I couldn't tell from the photo, are the forks round or blade profile? If someone was to throw a set of truss rods, an old long spring saddle and some 'aged' whitewalls, it could be 50 years old.

    Bottom line, I'll take one.
    Cheers!
    Dr. T
     
  6. Patrick 1968

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    Re: 2010 Schwinn.

    Here are two 2008 Schwinns that I have. I have added/changed several things on each. The Cruiser 3: chain guard (original was gold), head light, Phantom carrier/tail light, saddle bag, grips, Phantom tank, handlebars, gold wall tires (came with white walls), dice valve caps.
    SS Sport: King Sting rear carrier, head light, handlebars, grips, seat bag, etc

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  7. Jamie

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    Sweet man! Im wanting to add a rear carrier on mine too..looking good 8)
     
  8. deorman

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    Modified dime store model.

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  9. Kevin B

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    This is was I am doing with a current Schwinn. I was shooting for some vinatge mods a kids might have done forty years ago.[​IMG]
    Teardrop headlight
    Torpedo tailight
    Crash bar seat
    Tan "leather" grips" rear hub shiner
    So-Cal Speedshop rear tag
    Round vintage style mirror
    Since the picture I've added some red dice valve caps.

    Someday I may add a chrome springer fork.
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  10. biss-ness

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    Here's Jen's bike... She loves it!!!


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  11. KickBackCycles

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    Here's my cruiser.
    Picked it up on CL last summer. I haven't regreased or even cleaned it up yet.
    And it still rides great. It has to be the most comfortable bicycle I own.
    Sorry for the night pics.
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  12. heyslugger

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    Got this off of CL for 50 bucks. My dream bike fits perfectly in my dream van :arrow: behind it!
     
  13. aka_locojoe

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    I can't even recall what this one looked like originally. Sure wish I had a before pic
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  14. skuuter

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    Re: 2010 Schwinn.

     
  15. norcal

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    Those new Schwinn aluminum cantilever frames are really nice.
     
  16. seadragon

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    My Schwinn Vestige, finally got it yesterday (only one in UK/Europe). Love it

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  17. heyslugger

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    I had never seen that one as I don't look out for the road bikes, but what a pretty machine!
     
  18. seadragon

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    Cheers, I love it too. I am really into my cruisers but I was researching road bikes as I am going to start cycling to work and came across this bike totally by accident. I was initially sad to find out they dont sell this model in UK/Europe but luckily the UK distributor had it as a demo model, so they sold it to me (in my exact size). Its supposed to be an eco bike, so made from flax, resin, bamboo, carbon fiber, recycled rubber etc.

    Mainly its about the look for me and the rarity and I have always liked Schwinn bikes, plus the frame lights up when the bike starts moving, the front hub has a generator that powers LED lights inside the frame.
     
  19. heyslugger

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    ??????!!!!!!!! That sounds awesome. Headed over to youtube to look for a video of that! Enjoy!

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    WOW!

    http://youtu.be/VKXu_A71FiA
     
  20. heyslugger

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    There is not a shop in my area (that i know of, portland OR) selling the signiture models so I wasn't too sure how they looked. Here are some real good close ups I found. Click through to my pic host and then click again on them for some really HUGE photos. :!: :!:

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