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Schwinn Traveler '64

Discussion in 'BUILDS' started by RiverCityCyclist, May 5, 2010.

  1. RiverCityCyclist

    RiverCityCyclist

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    This is brief diary of my 1964 Schwinn Traveler I still have to add the generator and back light and it will be complete. I apologize if this is too many pictures but the topic is diary and this is basically just that. Hope you enjoy.

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  2. udallcustombikes

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    Oooohhhh! Shiny!
     
  3. udallcustombikes

    udallcustombikes Moderator

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    Great job, by the way.
     
  4. X-RAY

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    i like it. chrome on black never goes outta style! happy polishing!
     
  5. 450redrider

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    8) had to put my shades on love that chrome
     
  6. cman

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    Either you took a time machine back to snag those chrome parts from the factory or you had some rechroming done.

    Nice build.
     
  7. aka_locojoe

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    I've seen this in person and the shiny black and chrome is just awesome and I'm not usually big on chrome.
     
  8. RiverCityCyclist

    RiverCityCyclist

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    thx for positive responses. yes we re-chromed it and that means its better then factory :) plus everything is polished like brake levers etc.
     
  9. Ratfink1962

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    Very very nice!

    your dad does some nice work.
     
  10. stretch

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    amazing! never seen bike's chrome so shiney!
     
  11. RiverCityCyclist

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    some better pics, in the day time

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  12. bikebum1975

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    GOOD LORD!!!! That is one FINE ride Bro
     
  13. dos cruiser

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    Very nice! Black & Chrome Classic. Did you clear coat your brake parts?
     
  14. RiverCityCyclist

    RiverCityCyclist

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    No, we just polished them to shine is all they will require polish up now and again but it all will
     
  15. Hammond Eggz

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    Mmmmm...Schwinny/shiny! :mrgreen:
    Really nice job. Thanks for bringing another great old classic Schwinn back to life! :D
     

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