Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Shop online or in-store to bring the fun of a great ride home today. Although the selection of merchandise is constantly changing, Craigslist can be a great place to score a deal on a vintage Schwinn. This isn’t the place to go if you need a bike immediately, but if you’re patient and watch the… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

The CLIQ Camping Chair literally clicks together and folds down to the size of an umbrella, making it easy to assemble and carry from place to place. It’s quite supportive, too, and can still hold up to 300 pounds thanks to the nylon base and aircraft grade aluminum legs. While it doesn’t have any perks… Continue reading Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

It has the most comfortable and supportive seat shape of any chair we tested. The Dual Lock chair has a firmer backrest and seat bottom than the competition. And it avoids the slouchy shape of most traditional camping chairs, which can sag to create a hunch-and-slouch posture. Testers consistently ranked this chair as one of… Continue reading Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

But keep in mind that your kid will eventually outgrow this one. Despite the Renetto chair’s weight and bulk, our testers found it simple to set up and adjust. The Dual Lock seat’s name comes from a locking mechanism that secures the chair when it’s folded or expanded—releasing the lock is a matter of pushing… Continue reading Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

Most of our testers found the REI Co-op Skyward Chair to be one of the least comfortable chairs in our testing pool. People who did like it tended to have smaller body types, so if you find that other camping chairs are too big for you, the Skyward might be a good fit. At a… Continue reading Who Invented the Folding Chair? The History of Party Chairs

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Another problem was Schwinn’s failure to design and market its bicycles to specific, identifiable buyers, especially the growing number of cyclists interested in road racing or touring. Instead, most Schwinn derailleur bikes were marketed to the general leisure market, equipped with heavy “old timer” accessories such as kickstands that cycling aficionados had long since abandoned.… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

The Sting-Ray[28] sales boom of the 1960s accelerated in 1970, with United States bicycle sales doubling over a period of two years. Put more energy into cycling and less into worrying with our ERT helmets. All our ERT helmets feature a layer of foam designed to help redirect force away from your head more effectively.… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

By 1975, bicycle customers interested in medium-priced road and touring bicycles had largely gravitated towards Japanese or European brands. In reality, mass-market French manufacturers such as Peugeot were not infrequently criticized for material and assembly quality — as well as stagnant technology — in their low- and mid-level product lines. Nevertheless, Peugeot proudly advertised its victorious racing… Continue reading Waterford bicycle factory closes So, too, does another chapter in Schwinn history

Does anyone know the history of the Schwinn Aluminum Series road bikes?

After a crash-course in new frame-building techniques and derailleur technology, Schwinn introduced an updated Paramount with Reynolds 531 double-butted tubing, Nervex lugsets and bottom bracket shells, as well as Campagnolo derailleur dropouts. The Paramount continued as a limited production model, built in small numbers in a small apportioned area of the old Chicago assembly factory.… Continue reading Does anyone know the history of the Schwinn Aluminum Series road bikes?

Does anyone know the history of the Schwinn Aluminum Series road bikes?

We partner with the most trusted outdoor retailers to simplify booking their gear online. We work with hundreds of retailers and have schwinn mountain bike thousands of products available for rent. All gear booked is rented from our retailer partners and received from their locations. When you are riding your Schwinn road bike on pavement,… Continue reading Does anyone know the history of the Schwinn Aluminum Series road bikes?