Royal blue 1959 Schwinn Collegiate was restored with all new parts. 1973 Sturmey Archer 36H 18T 3 Speed (rebuilt), Tektro brakes RT559, Sunrims CR18, vintage road style handlebars Schwalbe tires, puncture-proof inner tubes. Every bolt was changed, new spokes, Tektro brakes are quick release...
Very straight. Deluxe 5 speed s5 - 26 inch. Wiped the dust of the rims. Center stamped Schwinn Tubular S5 . Hubs will shine up if polished. Hubs are stamped schwinn made in France. Tires are good for display- rideable but I would switch them for riding far.
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Picked up this Collegiate a couple of months ago, and finally got it back together. I cleaned it up, regreased all the bearings, swapped the Sprint derailleur for a Suntour Cyclone, new tubes, new chain, and changed the headlight and taillight bulbs for LEDs. I’m pretty stoked with how it came out!
[tl;dr: I got an old bicycle and intend on fixing it up. This will be proof.]
I am very excited to get started on this one. If anyone has seen my threads looking for a wartime/prewar bike, you'll know that I have been looking for a bike like this for a long time. In Colorado, these bikes seldom...
My long, long, search for a bare bones bike complete, I now am on the search for parts. The parts only need to be around the era, although preferred from a collegiate. Parts that should work are prewar Sears, Elgin and Murray built parts. This is what I am looking for:
I've attached a fairly...
1967 Schwinn Collegiate - $60 (Gardner) hide this posting
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Vintage 1967 Schwinn Collegiate women's bicycle. Everything works as it should just needs new tubes to be road worthy
17" frame in Sunset Orange - Ser. No BK004443 - frame built Feb. 1974
Just finished deep cleaning and repairing this one for a customer. It was hers when it was new and she wanted it to have the beauty treatment.
Here is an album of photos showing research photos and the cleaning process (it...