L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

Using the standard electro-forged cantilever frame, and fitted with five-speed derailleur gears and knobby tires, the Klunker 5 was never heavily marketed, and was not even listed in the Schwinn product catalog. Unlike its progenitors, the Klunker proved incapable of withstanding hard off-road use, and after an unsuccessful attempt to reintroduce the model as the… Continue reading L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

Using the standard electro-forged cantilever frame, and fitted with five-speed derailleur gears and knobby tires, the Klunker 5 was never heavily marketed, and was not even listed in the Schwinn product catalog. Unlike its progenitors, the Klunker proved incapable of withstanding hard off-road use, and after an unsuccessful attempt to reintroduce the model as the… Continue reading L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

Other road bikes were introduced by Schwinn in the early and mid 1960s, such as the Superior, Sierra, and Super Continental, but these were only produced for a few years. The Varsity and Continental sold in large numbers through the 1960s and early 1970s, becoming Scwhinn’s leading models. The wheel rims were likewise robust, chromed,… Continue reading L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

The rim would accomidate the narrower 23c/23mm tires, which would offer increased performance. When Schwinn stopped Paramount production in 1994, Richard Schwinn and long-time lead product engineer Marc Muller led the employees in the launch of Waterford. The deal to fabricate 1,000 frames a year for Shinola adds to an already schizophrenic environment in the… Continue reading L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike

The Schwinn Varsity Carbon Men’s Road Bike frame is made of an aluminum carbon composite (ACC) construction for superior strength. In conversation, Schwinn shifts smoothly from violins to bike building to U.S.-China trade relations. Thoughtful and well-sourced, he analyzes the economy as carefully as a new bike buyer inspects a brazed lug. Week-to-week, the diversely… Continue reading L 57cm Schwinn LeTour II Road Bike