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1974 Schwinn Continental; Cool Town Bike Conversion; Brooks, Suntour, Shimano

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Price
795 OBO
Location
Chico, California
Zipcode
95928

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Look Ma, No Hands!
I've got it on eBay. I have no idea what it will really sell for.

link to eBay listing: 1974 Schwinn Continental; Cool Town Bike Conversion; Brooks, Suntour, Shimano

FRAME and FORK: paint and stickers are UGLY; many small scratches and chips, plus some spray can repainting on the rear stays

HANDLEBARS: Velo Orange Tourist (purchased new in 2022)

STEM: Schwinn forged

CRANKSET: 1985 (mfg code "JA") Shimano Golden Arrow, 170mm

BOTTOM BRACKET: replaced original one-piece-crank bb with

REAR DERAILLEUR: original 1974 "Schwinn APPROVED" (Huret?)

FRONT DERAILLEUR: was removed to convert bike from 2x5 "10-speed" to 1x5.

SHIFTER: vintage Suntour thumb shifter, early 1980s vintage

HUBS: 1983 Suntour "SEALED BEARING HUB", made in Japan

RIMS: ca. early 1980s UKAI 27"x1", eyeletted, made in Japan

SPOKES: DT Swiss; 2x lacing

TIRES: new Panaracer Swift Tire Sand Canyon, 27 x 1 3/8, 35-80 psi, made in Japan

SADDLE: vintage Brooks B17 in pretty good condition, see pictures

PEDALS: ca. 1980 MKS

SEAT POST: original 1974 Schwinn

CASSETTE: ca. 1980 Shimano 5-speed, 15-24t in a cool gold color!

BRAKE CALIPERS: original 1974 "Schwinn APPROVED" center pull, Weinmann?

BRAKE LEVERS: some cheap Weinmann knock offs that I purchased from a local bike shop in 2022

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