SCHWINN BICYCLES BOOK

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  1. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Stopped by the HUGE Half Priced books here in Dallas on my lunch break.

    Scored a mint condition Schwinn Bicycles Book for $9.98...wooo hoo! :D


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  2. jimw1960

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    We have those stores down here in San Antonio, too. Love going there.
     
  3. gashuffy63

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    I was just looking at a teaser of this book online which just showed a page or two from one of the chapters. Looked to be a good source of info w/ good photos. Nice find for under 10 bucks, or quite a bit over for that matter.
     
  4. blink

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    i got one for my birthday last year.
    good book!
     
  5. Danimal

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    So you guys that have that book, what makes it worth the crazy money people ask for it?

    Of course, 10 clams is a great price!
     
  6. mastronaut

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    Excellent for ten bones!
     
  7. Rat Rod

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    I wondered the same thing...my guess is that it's not in print anymore.

    Looks like the same book with a different cover sells for some really crazy money.

    It is a very nice book though...lots of historical photos, ads, etc.

    Once I get my kiddos to bed I'll give it a serious look.
     
  8. Rustinkerer

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    That's a good one! I got several of my bike books used at alibris.com, MUCH cheaper than ebay! ~Adam
     
  9. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Okay...just started flipping through this thing...man such cool info and photos.

    Lots of history on the company and photos of the factories and early bikes.

    Not sure of the accuracy of all of the data, but they put a sweet book together.
     
  10. schwinnmesa

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    Nice book. I'm sure there is a ton of cool bikes to look at and a lot of good information too.
     
  11. Big Fat Whitewalls

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    My wife got me that book last Christmas. I just remembered I loaned it to a friend, I need to get it back. Neat book.
     

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