Sierra or High Sierra?

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  1. #1 Posted Aug 31, 2012

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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    1983 Sierra 10. And I need those rims for a project.....:rolleyes:
     
  3. #3 Posted Aug 31, 2012

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    Cheers! thanx!:)
     
  4. #4 Posted Aug 31, 2012

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    Not high

    Regular Sierra, not High Sierra. I had 2 High Sierras. Both got stolen.
     
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    Schwinn aggressively campaigned to retain and expand its dominance of the child and youth bicycle.
     
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    IMG_0680.JPG IMG_0682.JPG IMG_0678.JPG First year Sierra , Chicago frame , 84 Schwinn went to Taiwan for Sierra & High Sierra models , here's my 3 examples
     
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    This type mountain bikes are starting to be collectable and in a few years may go up in price,,its great to see people getting into the mountain bikes
     
  10. #10 Posted Jan 24, 2017

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    We still have one of these in the family. I'll post up a pic when I get a chance. I don't even know what year it is, I'll investigate the serial number when I post
     
  11. #11 Posted Jan 25, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I've never considered this bike collectible. But here is mine:
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    No idea what year it is. Found the serial number but can't find a look up that covers the 80's


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  12. #12 Posted Jan 25, 2017

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    Head Badge Dating-
    4 digits (post '82 [or 1976])- first three digits are numerical day of year,fourth digit is last digit of year(you pick decade).
     
  13. #13 Posted Jan 25, 2017

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    What can you tell from this?

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  15. #15 Posted Jan 26, 2017

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    Giant manufactured bike. G058? = month 05 May, year 80 something. Can't read the last digit, possible 6 so 1986?
     
  16. #16 Posted Apr 6, 2017

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    Some Sierras were built by Murray in Lawrenceburg after Chicago was closed down. But I think you're right about the High Sierra, they all came from Giant.
     
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    Congratulations! From what I've read, April 1983 was the last month for Chicago built frames, meaning you have one of the last bikes built in Chicago.
     
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