1969 Schwinn Lemon Peeler...100% Original

Discussion in 'Schwinn Stingrays and Other Muscle Bikes' started by HARPO, Apr 20, 2017 at 7:19 AM.

  1. #1 Posted Apr 20, 2017 at 7:19 AM

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I figured that I would share photos of my sons bike that was given to him 20 years ago by its original owner...my brother-in-law. So yes, its been in the family since new and as you can see was lovingly cared for.
    Ironically, my son never really rode it. He had other bikes we bought him and used those. I've become the caretaker of it and it sits with my collection.
    And before anyone asks...NO, it's not for sale. He's had crazy offers on it, but it will remain family owned.

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  2. #2 Posted Apr 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Wow, the bike is in beautiful shape!
     
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  3. #3 Posted Apr 21, 2017 at 3:00 AM

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Thank you. He really took care of it right up to the time it was put away in his parents nice dry basement. Believe it or not, even the original tubes are on it, and the seat doesn't have a mark on it.

    I found out that this was the only year for the Yellow Line Slick and possibly the only year for the gold glitter grips to match the gold glitter seat.
     
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