1976 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1976 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1976.
1976 schwinn cover 1976 schwinn 1 of 1 The All new 1976
Schwinn Bicycle Catalog
Cycling America

1976 could weel be bicycling's biggest year! Already the excitement and pride of the nation's Bicentennial year is inspiring millions of Americans to reacquaint themselves with the wonders and bleesings of this great land. And what better way to get closer to America than under your own power, on a bike... and as an added dividend- cycling uses no expensive gasoline, leaves no fumes, and the only energy it utilizes is your own in the form of healthy exercise.

Look through this new catalog... select the Schwinn bicycle model that's best for you. Visit your nearby Schwinn dealer listed in the "yellow pages"... he's an expert in cycling and will be glad to answer any question you may have.

1976 schwinn index Index
You'll Find:

Convertible Bicycles............48 and 51
Dealer Pledge...........................3
Exerciser..............................39
Fit-Proper adjustment...................5
Gearing explained.......................4
Junior Lightweight Bikes (24 in)...42 and 43
Junior Lightweight Bikes (20 in).......44
Ladie's Lightweight Bicycles.....24 to 32
Men's Lightweight Bicycles.......10 to 23
Middleweight Bicycles..................41
Paramount Bicycles:
Ladies.................................24
Men's............................10 to 12
Tandems................................34
Parts and Accessories............52 to 63
Schwinn QUality Story.............8 and 9
Sting-Ray Bicycles:
Scramber...............................46
Boy's Sting-Ray styles.................47
Girl's Sting-Ray styles................48
Tandems Bicycles.......................35
Adult Tri-Wheeler......................36
Unicycle...............................38
Warranty...............................64

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All bicycle prices accompanying this catalog are manufacturer's suggested retail prices. Bicycle prices include freight to dealer and assembly.
All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Suggested prices on parts and accessories do not include installation. Battery operated accessories may not include batteries. Biycle weights (Wt.) stated are approximate net weights. Weights in a particular model line vary and are given as a range.
The larger the frame size the greater the weight of the model. Equipment variations also affect net weights.

At left: It was from the chruch tower in the background in Boston that Paul Revere sounded the warning, one if by land, two If by sea. The British are coming!

Copyright 1976
Schwinn Bicycle Company,
Chicago, Illinois.
Printed in U.S.A.
1976 schwinn 3 Schwinn Dealer Five Point Protection Plan

*Your new Schwinn bike will be assembled and ready-to-ride. The manufacturer suggested retail price includes assembly and freignt.
*Your new Schwinn bike will be fitted to the rider for added safety and comfort- saddle and handlebars adjusted for the riding position... all at no extra charge.
*Your new Schwinn will be protected under the Schwinn Schwinn bicycle Company Limited warranty. (See back cover for the complete warrantly.)
*Your new Schwinn will be eligible for a free 30-day check-up by the dealer where it was purchased.
*Your Schwinn Dealer maintains a stock of repair and replacement parts to assure your riding pleasure, should repairs ever be necessary.

Front Cover

Independence Hall, Philadelphia. In this building the 13 American colonies declared their independence 200 years ago this year.

1976 schwinn 2 What Does "Schwinn Dealer" means to you?

To many, "Schwinn Dealer" means a friend...a trustwhorthy, professional counselor on all matters pertaining to bicycles. To many other "Schwinn Dealer" means reliability... reliable and quick service and help in time of need. He's the bike expert who knows the available models and can help you in the selection of the right quality Schwinn bike to best fit your needs... assemble it properly, adjust it, and fit it to your comfort all at no extra charge. Later- if you need service- he'll take care of that, too. Friendly, helpful service is his business.

1976 schwinn chart Why Gears?

In recent years cyclists around the world have come to realize the advantages of bicycle gearing systems. Proper gear selection allows the average rider to expend a relatively consistent amount of energy even though terrain and weather conditions may vary. Here is a general breakdown of the various gearing system and how they can best applied to your cycling needs.

Coaster Brake...

Single gear bicycles are most comfortably used on level ground for short rides.

3-Speed Hub Gears...

3-speed gears are most comfortably used for short rides on somewhat uneven terrain. Low gear on the 3-speed hub can negotiate an occasional hill.

5-Speed Derailleur Gears...

With 5-speed derailleur equipped bicycle cyclist can begin touring moderate distances and can negotiate most slopes.

10-Speed Derailleur Gears...

10-speed bicycles are designed for touring. More sophisticated 10-speed equipment will allow the rider to travel longer distances with less effort. 10-speed bicycles are meant to negotiate hills without varying the rider's steady cadence.

15-Speed Bicycles...

Alpine gearing, as it is sometimes called, is primarily intended for cross-country or extremely long distance rides and is preferred for hill climbing.

This listing is a general explanations of bicycle gearing. FOr a more complete analysis of gearing system you may find a visit to your Schwinn Dealer helpful, or write for information to: Comsumer Relations Department, Schwinn Bicycles Company, 1856 North Kostner Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60639.

1976 schwinn 7 Proper Bicycle Fit and Adjustment
Proper Frame Fit
Rider MUST be able to straddle bicycle when standing
Proper rider Adjustment
Knee slightly bent
Handlebar stem approximately level with seat or slighty lower
Pedal at bottom position

The first step towards proper bicycle fit is selection of the proper frame. Schwinn bicycles come in a wide variety of sizes and most Schwinn lightweights are available with different frame sizes to ensure that the purchaser is able to buy a bicycle with a frame which is neither too large nor too small but just right.

A rider's proper frame size is usually the largest frame which he can comfortably straddle with both of his feet on the ground as in the illustration on left. Women can use the men's style frame to determine the approximate size of the corresponding ladies' model bicycle. Proper utmost in safety and handling. Once the proper frame size has been determined, the next step is to adjust the seat to its correct height. The most efficient and comfortable pedaling is accomplished when the rider's leg, while he is seated on bicycle, is not quite fully extended when the ball of the foot is on the pedal. The rider must be seated on the saddle and the pedal MUST be at the bottom position as shown in illustration on the right.

The handlebar stem should be adjusted to the same height as seat or slightly lower than the seats, as shown in the illustrations.
CAUTION: At least 2 inches of both the seat post and handlebar stem must remain inside the frame and fork stem after adjustments are made. On Schwinn Bikes a maximum height marketing appears both on the seat post and handlebar stem.

1976 schwinn 8 STING-RAY and JUNIOR MODELS

On Sting-Ray and Junior models the rider's toes should touch the ground while straddling the seat. The handlebar grips must not be higher than the rider's shoulders when he is seated on the saddle. Proper fit is essential to your bicycle riding safety.

Suggester Schwinn Model Sizes for Various Leg Lengths
For 26" and 27" Wheel Size Models
Frame size Leg Length range* from

17" 26" to 30"
19" 28" to 31"
20" 29" to 32"
21" 30" to 33"
22" 31" to 34"
23" 32" to 35"
24" 33" to 36"
25" 34" to 37"
26" 35" to 38"

Juvenile and Youth Model Bicycles
Wheel Size Model Leg Length range* from

12" Lil' Tiger 14" to 18"
16" Pixie 16" to 21"
20" Bantam 20" to 25"
20" Breeze and Speedster 21" to 26"
20" Junior Sting-Ray 21" to 26"
20" Sting-Ray 22" to 32"
24" Varsity, breeze, speedster 27" to 29"
26" Typhoon, Hollywood, Heavy-Duti 28" to 32"

*Leg length is the distance from cratch to floor while standing in stocking feet. Adjustments both higher and lower than the indicated figures can be made on Schwinn Bicycles. However, these are the recommended figures. 1976 schwinn 9

Shopping for a modern bicycle can be a confusing experience. As the sophistication and the variety of hi-performance equipment has grown, so have the question of just what is right or wrong for the rider. Basically, the answer is simple: It depends upon what sort of bicycle rider you are. How much will you use your new bike? What kind of terrain will you ride on?
Schwinn-who makes over 60 diferent models- has just the right bike for you. From durable lightweight styles with electro-forged frames that will take the roughest roads to finely tuned lug-frame models that serious cyclist can ride for miles and miles without tiring.
What's best for you? Ask your Schwinn Dealer... tell him how you plan to use your New Schwinn...he'll advise you what's best.

1976 schwinn 10 Lugged Frames...

usually built of thin, lightweight chrome-moly allor tubing set in "lugs," held in rigid jigs and bronze welded or silver brazed by hand. Frequently made with "double-butted" tubing that is thicker at the ends and thinner in the moddle for added lightness. Lug frames are often found on lightweight touring and track bicycles.

Flash Butt Welded or Electro-Forged...

built on special machines that butt weld the tubes together under extreme pressure. Head and crank fittings are fitted with extrutions for stronger joints. Fine finishing of the welds provide the ultra smooth and luxurious finish of the final product. Electro-forging is extremely strong and durable. In effect, the frame when completed is one continuous piece of steel.

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Just how important is the initial weight of the bicycle? Wherever serious cyclists gather you hear the discussion start... many consider it of utmost importance in the selection of a bike. However other factors besides weight alone make the difference in riding comfort and pleasure. Tires... their size, pressure, and rolling resistance make major differences in the ease of pedalling. Studies show, and most bike authorities agree, that consideration of good bearings, good brakes, and proper tires can be much more important than "weight" in just how a bicycle performs and feels to its rider. Visit your Schwinn Dealer... get his advice; choose the one that's right for you and the type of riding you'll enjoy.

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A visit to your nearby Factory Authorized Schwin Dealer will convince you more than anything else that Schwinn has not one, but a selection of bikes for whatever type of riding you enjoy... hand-made, professional quality Paramounts for those who want the very best... lightweight lug-frame models: Traveler, Le Tour and Voyageur II... 5 and 10-speed styles... Continentals, Varsities and Collegiates... for men, women, boys and girls... there is a Schwinn bike just right for you.

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Many cities, like Chicago, provide extensive well marked bike routes. Here, cyclists ride along the Magnificient Mile, Michigan Avenue. It's one of the many streets comprising Chicago's Bikeway network. Thousands of club cyclists take advantage of the city's scenic spots... for fun and recreation as well as commuting to the job.

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Every Schwinn bike starts on an engineering draftsman's drawing board. Here, designers create new styles, new features, and new models... Schwinn precision starts here.

As an important as the initial design in the creation of a fine Schwinn bicycle is the qualit of the materials used in each and every part. From the selection of metals from durable steel to special chrome-moly alloys, to the constant inspection of components... nothing is left to chance.

Specialized equipment microscopically inspects the quality of materials that are used in the manufacture of Schwinn tubing.

Schwinn's research and test lab is unique... nowhere else in the Industry is such a tireless search carries on for bicycle improvement.

Four coats of the finest baked-on primers and enamel make the Schwinn finish world famous. Here, the second coat is applied electronically by specially designed equipment.

Wheels start here where the rim mill turns out Schwinn tubular rims... far stronger and more durable than ordinary single thickness rims.

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Testing equipment of the most sophisticated complexity is used to maintain Schwinn Quality. Here, the image of the smallest part, sections of steel, and bearings can be magnified up to one hundred times.

Hubs are laced by hand. Spokes are inserted one-by-one. Schwinn quality you can count on.

Assuring product quality from start to finish is the Schwinn goal. Here, carefully selected steels are machined on automatic screw machines in Schwinn's own plant into bearing cups, cones and hub parts... Schwinn quality you can count on.

...read through this catalog: every Schwinn bike the best in its class... quality you can be sure of... value you can rely on... Schwinn Bicycles.

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On completion of the frame, a selection of the finest quality components gathered from around the world are assembled. Derailleur gears, cogs, bearings, brakes... from Italy, England, Japan, France, Germany, Switzerland. No expense is spared as Schwinn representatives scour the world to provide the serious cyclist with the masterpiece of the bicycle builder's art.

The heart of the bicycle, the single most important part, is the frame- and Schwinn hand builds Paramount frames from the finest Reynolds 531 double-butted tubing. Using low temperature gas brazing, the lugs and tubes are silver solder-brazed together to form the finest quality lightweight frame... the customer's specifications.

No detail is overlooked in the manufacture of the Schwinn Paramount. Hard top-grain leather saddles are pre-conditioned for added rider comfort by this ingeniuos machine... designed and built for Schwinn.

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Once the welding is complete, all joints are smoothed with abrasives to provide a smooth, handsome finish.

Riding stability and riding comfort depend upon alignment and proper frame angles... continuous checking with measuring blocks follow the frame through its construction.

This special aligning table locks the frame in position so that all frame angles, proper alignment, and frame configuration meet Schwinn's exacting standards.

Nothing is spared to make the Schwinn Paramount the aristocrat of bicycles. Once the frame passes its rigorous inspection and testing it is ready to be painted. Multi-coated by hand to provide a deep, rich, long-lasting finish.

Finally, another new Schwinn Paramount is ready to be assembled, and like all Paramount manufacturing, a skilled craftsman builds the bike by hand, taking meticulous care to assure that every component, every part fits with silky smooth precision.

Schwinn Paramount has become the standard of bicycle quality throughout the world. For further information see your authorized Schwinn Dealer or write directly to:

Consumer Relations Department Schwinn Bicycle Company 1856 North Kostner Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60639
"The Choice of Champions"... the Schwinn Paramount... there is no other bike like it!
1976 schwinn professional track paramount

Schwinn Professional Track Paramount

Professional track riders demand the difference that only Schwinn Paramount's custom frame building can give. Our low temperature silver-solder brass alloy hand brazing method retains the important inherent qualities of the metal which are so important in bicycle racing... qualities which are sometimes lost in conventional brazing processes. No expence has been spared in the selecting of special components for the superb bicycle. For more information on the Schwinn Professional Track Paramount see your Schwinn Dealer, or write to:
Consumer Relations Department Schwinn Bicycle Company 1856 North Kostner Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60639.

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Specifications

Frame: Available in seven frame sizes from 20 to 26 in. Reynolds 531 tubing. Campagnolo track fork ends. Custom frame sizing available at extra cost. Short- coupled high performance frame design (on 21" to 25" frames only) with modified seat mast available.
Frame Finish: All current Schwinn colors (except chrome). Front and rear fork tips are chrome plated. Head lugs and fork crown plating optional at extra cost.
Wheels: Campagnolo large flange hubs. Schwinn-Approved 330 gram allor rims with spoke ferrules. 16-teeth rear sprocket.
Tires: Clement no.9 track cotton tires and tubes. no. 3 silk optional at extra cost.
Handlebars and Stem: Cinelli no.14 track bars and steel track stem.
Crankset: Campagnolo "Record".
Headset: Campagnolo "Strada".
Pedals: Campagnolo track pedals with Christophe toe clips.
Brakes: None. Model built for track riding and should not be operated on roads and streets.
Saddle and Seatpost: Unica-Nitor padded saddle. Brooks Professional saddle optional. Campagnolo seatpost.
Weight: 20 pounds-appox. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn deluxe touring paramount

Schwinn Deluxe Touring Paramount

The first choice of cross- country and serious long-distance touring cyclists is the Deluxe Schwinn Touring Paramount. The 10-speed model is also available in an optional high-performance, short coupled frame. This option design, first developed for hill climb racing, has been refined by the Schwinn team of engineers to combine a truly racing style frame with the components of a fine touring bicycle. Ofcourse, the frame is hand-built to your exacting specifications, or availbale in a variety of standard frame sizes. Only the finest components front around the world are used. For more information on the Deluxe Touring Paramount frame see your Schwinn Dealer, or write to:

Consumer Relations Department Schwinn Bicycle Company 1856 North Kostner Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60639 1976 schwinn 21
Specifications

Frame: Reynolds 531 double-butted tubing. Front and rear Campagnolo forged fork ends. (Made-to-measure frames available at extra cost.) Standard frame sizes 20 to 26 in. Optional short coupled frame available in 21" to 25" sizes. (P10 model only).
Frame Finish: All current Schwinn colors (except chrome).
Wheels: Campagnolo "Record" large flange quick-release hubs. Weinmann Alloy rims.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn-Approved Record gumwall.
Handlebars and Stem: Cinelli aluminum alloy racing bars and stem.
Headset: Campagnolo "Strada".
Crankset: Campagnolo "Record" triple plateu 36-46-54 teeth on P15. Double plateu 49 -52 teeth on P10.
Pedals: Campagnolo "Superleggeri" with Christophe toe clips.
Derailleurs and Gears: P15-Schwinn-Shimano GT 300 rear. Campagnolo front. Range 31-104. P10-Campagnolo "Nouvo Record" rear.
Campagnolo "Record" front.
Brakes: Schwinn-Approved alloy center pull with hooded quick release levers. Side pull brakes available on custom built frames at extra cost.
Saddle: Unica-Nitor padded saddle. Brooks Professional saddle optional. Campagnolo seatpost.
Weight: Approx. 26 lbs., depending on equipment and frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn professional road racing paramount

Schwinn Professional Road Racing Paramount

Professional road racers select the Schwinn Paramount because they know this is the bicycle which can be custom built, by hand, to meet their own exacting specifications, or hand-built to Schwinn standard frame sizes. Avaiable in a choice of two free wheel racing clusters, as well as a full complement of custom racing options, like Schwinn's short coupled high performance frame. For more information on this fine bicycle see your Schwinn Dealer, or write to:

Consumer Relations Department Schwinn Bicycle Company 1856 North Kostner Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60639 1976 schwinn 22
Specifications

Frame: Reynolds 531 double-butted tubing throughout in seven frame size from 20 - to 26 in. Campagnolo forged front and rear fork ends. Optional short couple frame Available in 21" to 25" sizes. (Custom size frames available at extra cost.)
Frame Finish: All current Schwinn colors (except chrome). Head Lugs, fork crown, and front and rear fork ends are chrome plated.
Wheels: Campagnolo "Record" large flange quick-release hubs. Schwinn-Approved alloy rims.
Tires: 27" Clement "50" cotton tubular tires with butyl tubes.
Headset: Campagnolo "Strada".
Handlebars and Stem: Cinelli aluminum alloy racing bars and stem.
Crankset: Campagnolo "Record" double plateu - 49-52 teeth.
Pedals: Campagnolo "Superleggeri" with Christophe toe clips.
Derailleurs and Gears: Campagnolo "Record" front and "Nouvo Record" rear. Gold finish cluster-14-16-18-23-26 teeth.
Brakes: Weinmann Carrera side pull caliper standard. Campagnolo side pull caliper optional.
Saddle and Seatpost: Unica-Nitor padded saddle. Brooks Professional saddle optional. Campagnolo seatpost.
Weight: Approx. 23 lbs., depending on equipment and frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn approved voyageur 2

Schwinn -Approved Voyageur II

33-100 Wide Gearing!
Superiority of product and outstanding bicycle value prompted this fine Schwinn designed model. Manufactured under Schwinn supervision overseas, the new Schwinn Voyageur II incorporates all of the high performance features most wanted by today's serious bicyclist. Lightness of weight and double butted 4130 steel tubing fabricated into a lugged frame of classic design proportions. The new Schwinn Approved Voyageur II is fully protected by the Schwinn Dealer 5-Point Pledge including the Schwinn Bicycle Company Limited Warranty.

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Specifications

Frame: Double-butted chrome-moly 4130 alloy steel tubing. Frame is lug construction. Head lugs, rear fork ends and front fork ends are chrome plated.
Frame Finish: Opaque red.
Wheels: Araya aluminum alloy rims. Large flange aluminum alloy hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn-Approved LeTour.
Handlebars and Stem: Randonneur type aluminum alloy bar and forged aluminum alloy stem.
Crankset: 39-52 double plateau sprocket. 6 3/4" crank. Shimano Dura Ace.
Pedals: Rattrap SF with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: GT-300 rear and Shimano "Titlest" front. 14-17-21-26-32 teeth. Fingertip gearshift controls.
Brakes: Schwinn-Approved alloy center pull alloy caliper with dual position levers.
Saddle Fujita Super.
Weight: 27-28 lbs., depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn superior

Schwinn Superior

Chrome-Moly Frame
A new lightweight ten-speed bike with a famous Schwinn name. Superior proved that hi-performance need not be confirmed to lugged frames alone. Schwinn's own unique hand-brazed frame fabricating process makes the Superior a one-of-a-kind bicycle. Joints brazed by hand at points of greatest stress make the frame exceptionally strong, and yet light in weight. Carefully selected components, 14-32 rear cluster, small diameter spoke protector, bottom bar Huret ratchet control, cloth handlebar tape, Schwinn Super Record tires, toe clips and straps, recessed bolt handlebar stem... all to make this a truly responsive sports and touring bike.

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Specification

Frame: Schwinn-built chrome molybdenum alloy. Tubular fork.
Frame Finish: Black, Flamboyant red, or Silver Mist.
Wheels: Tubular aluminum alloy rims, large flange alloy quick release hubs.
Tires: Schwinn Super Record 27" x 1 1/8" high pressure tires and tubes.
Handlebar and Stem: Alloy road racing handlebar and aluminum alloy stem with recessed bolt. Cloth handlebar tape.
Crank Set: 3-piece aluminum alloy, 40-54.
Pedals: Rattrap style with reflectors, toe clips and straps.
Derailleurs and Gears: GT-300 LeTour 10-speed, 34 to 104 gear range. 14-32 rear. Schwinn-Approved front derailleur GT-260.
Brakes: Aluminum alloy center pull caliper.
Saddle: Racing style, top quality.
Weight: Approximately 28 1/2" lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and Specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn approved super le tour

Schwinn Approved Super Le Tour

Ultra -Lightweight!
A new Schwinn entry in the ultra-lightweight lugged frame field for no-nonsense riders demanding top performance at a moderate price. Consider: double-butted chrome moly top and bottom tubes. Chrome plated front fork crown and tip. Quick release hubs with 27" x 1 1/4" alloy rims. Schwinn Super Record tires. Alloy cotterless crank set, bottom tube shifter with ten-speed Shimano 600 rear and 60 front derailleurs. A hard to beat combination offering much more than comparably priced bikes. Imported to Schwinn's exacting standards and covered by the Schwinn Bicycle Company Limited Warranty- as are all Schwinn-Approved bikes.

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Specifications

Frame: Double butted top and bottom tube chrome moly construction. Frame is lug construction. Tubular front fork.
Frame Finish: Sky blue, Flamboyant red or Silver Mist.
Wheels: 27" x 1 1/4" Araya aluminum alloy rims. Quick release hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn Super Record high pressure tires and tubes.
Handlebar and Stem: Alloy handlebar, road racing type. Grand Compe stem, cotterless 3-piece 39-52 sprocket.
Pedals: Rattrap type complete with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Ten-speed Shimano, front and rear. 14-17-20-24-28.
Brakes: Compe G side pull, caliper.
Saddle: Racing style, top quality.
Weight: Approximately 26 1/2" lbs., depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn approved le tour

Schwinn -Approved Le Tour

Lug Frame 10-Speeds!
Feature for feature an outstanding value in a fully lugged frame lightweight bicycle. Quality to meet the exacting standards of any riding enthusiast, and special features to meet the requirements of most bike club regulars. The Schwinn-Approved Le Tour ten-speed is an original Schwinn design and is built overseas under the strictest supervision to maintain the high quality standards for which Schwinn is known. The Schwinn-Approved Le Tour is available in a selection of frame sizes to fit most adult size riders.

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Specifications

Frame: Steel lugged frame with single butted tubes top and bottom (except 25" frame).
Frame Finish: Opaque Red, Opaque blue or yellow.
Wheels: Araya alloy steel tubular rims. Large flange aluminum alloy hubs. Quick release hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Puff. Gumwall, high pressure clincher type.
Handlebar and Stem: Randonneur type aluminum alloy handlebar and forged aluminum alloy stem.
Crank Set: Schwinn -Approved aluminum alloy double plateau. 39 and 52 teeth. 6 3/4" cranks.
Pedales: KKT-RT E reflectorized.
Derailleurs and Gears: GT-420 rear derailleur, GT-450 front. Gear cluster 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Schwinn-Approved alloy center pull with dual control.
Saddle: Matex Racing style.
Weight: Approx. 31 lbs, depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn continental

Schwinn Continental

10-Speeds!
Here's the perfect "short tripper" To school... a morning workout..or a weekend spin, the popular Schwinn Continental is an ideal choice. A balanced combination of high performance features to make riding the pleasure you'd expect in a ten- speed bike. Enjoy sheer fun and exuberance of riding out inder your own power. Available in four frame sizes to fit most adult-size riders.

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Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured diamond style durable steel. Tubular front fork.
Frame Finish: Sky blue, chestnut and silver mist.
Wheels: Aluminum alloy high flange hubs, lightweight steel rims.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" high pressure Sports Touring gumwall.
Handlebar and Stem: Randonneur alloy handlebar.
Crank Set: Lightweight one-piece crank. Two plateu Schwinn-Approved chainwheel 39-52 teeth.
Pedals: Reflectorized rattrap-style.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn-Approved front. GT-260. Schwinn-Approved rear. Cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Dual position, center pull alloy brakes. Easy adjusting brake barrels.
Saddle: Matex Racing style.
Weight: 35 to 38 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
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Schwinn Varsity Sport

Most Popular 10-Speed!
Schwinn's most popular ten-speed lightweight style bicycle with features usually found on bicycles costing much more. The Varsity Sport ranks as a "best buy" and it's a great first ten-speed. The sleek, smooth lines of the diamond style carbon steel frame, and the tasteful use of chrome make the Varsity Sport deluxe in every respect. But the ride is what counts... your ride an enjoyable trip... compare, feature-for-feature... in its class, it's a winner. Schwinn quality lasts.

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Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured diamond style durable steel frame with forged steel fork.
Frame Finish: Chestnut, lime green, White. Flamboyant red. (White with bicentennial decaling.)
Wheels: Schwinn tubular steel rims on Schwinn-Approved hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" gumwall Schwinn-Approved Puff.
Handlebar and Stem: Drop style steel handlebar and forged steel stem.
Crank Set: Double-plateu Schwinn chain wheel assembly... lightweight one-piece crank. 39-52 teeth.
Pedals: Rattrap-style with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Rear cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth. Schwinn-Approved front and rear derailleurs.
Brakes: Dual position levers, side pull.
Saddle: Racing style.
Weight: 38 to 41 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
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Schwinn Approved Traveler

10-Speeds! Lug Frame
Another new Schwinn-Approved model for 1976! Especially designed for those who prefer a lug type frame high performance ten-speed bike, but a value price. Manufactured to Schwinn's exacting specifications and imported exclusively by Schwinn. Feature for feature, the proven Traveler also ranks as a "best buy" Ten-speed gears with easy operating handlebar mounted controls. Life is easy for students and regular riders who demands high performance equipment. they can rely on.

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Specifications

Frame: Single butted top and bottom tubes. Tubular front fork, chrome tipped. 1020 carbon steel. Brazed lug frame. Three frame sizes for 1976.
Frame Finish: Flamboyant red, Sky blue.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn-Approved Puff gumwall.
Wheels: Araya steel tubular rims. Large flange alloy hubs.
Handlebar and Stem: Randonneur type aluminum alloy handlebar and forged alluminum alloy stem.
Crank Set: 39-52 Double-plateu sprocket 6 1/2" one-piece crank with lightweight chainguard.
Pedals: KKT-RTE with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Rear: Schwinn Approved Shimano GT-120. Front: Schwinn Approved GT-450. Cog-14-28 teeth.
Brakes: Schwinn-Approved alloy side pull caliper with dual position levers.
Saddle: Taihei black vinyl with chrom springs.
Weight: Approximately 32 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn suburban

Schwinn SubUrban

5 or 10 Speeds!
Stylishly smart and designed especially for those riders who prefer the upright or "tourist" position and comfortable mattress style saddle. Recognizing the demand for this particular equipment, the Schwinn SubUrban lightweight is available in five or ten speeds and frame sizes to fit most everyone.

10-Speed 38 to 100 Gear 5-Speed 39 to 89 Gear 1976 schwinn 30
Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufatured diamond style durable steel. Tubular front fork.
Frame Finish: Sky blue, chestnut, Black.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims. Large flange front hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn-Approved gumwall Puff.
Handlebar and Stem: New Tourist stlye steel handlebar and forged steel stem.
Crank Set: 5-speed one-piece forged steel 10-speed: 39-52 Schwinn-made assembly.
Pedals: Bow pedal with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Rear: Schwinn Approved front and rear derailleurs. Cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Side pull caliper.
Saddle: Deluxe mattress style, for extra comfort.
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn collegiate sport

Schwinn Collegiate Sport

5-Speeds!
Are you considering a derailleur equipped bicycle after riding single speed three speed lightweights? If so, consider the five-speed Schwinn Collegiate Sport. The perfect bike for in-town riding; the collegiate comes in a variety of frame sizes which will accommodate adult riders as well as younger cyclists. And the Schwinn five-speed gearing system is proven to be one of the most rugged derailleurs Available for today's modern cyclist.

5-Speed Tourist Style: 1976 schwinn 31
Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured diamond style durable steel frame. Forged steel front fork.
Frame Finish: Lime green, Flamboyant red.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims and Schwinn Approved hubs.
Tires: 26" x 1 3/8" gumwall tires.
Handlebar and Stem: Sports style bar with forged steel stem.
Crank Set: One-piece forged crank.
Pedals: Rattrap style on sport model. All reflectorized.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved derailleur with rear cog- 14-17-21-26-32 teeth.
Brakes: Side pull caliper. Dual position levers.
Saddle: Sports style.
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size.

(Chrome finish fenders availble on models 737, 740 and 742 at extra cost.) Fenders standard on the tourist model.
Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

1976 schwinn collegiate tourist

Schwinn Collegiate Tourist

5-Speeds!
Now move out on a bike with gears and conventional tourist styling. The Collegiate Tourist with reliable Schwinn five-speed gears ans new design upright tourist style handlebars is the choice of students and recreational riders who depend on sure transportation, but with the refinement of gearing. The Collegiate Tourist is styled with a youthful flair and is a bike any rider would be proud to own. Only at your authorized Schwinn Dealer. Check and compare feature-for-feature. The Collegiate Tourist is a best buy in conventional ligjtweight five-speed bicycles.

5-Speed Tourist Style: 1976 schwinn 31 of 1
Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured diamond style durable steel frame. Forged steel front fork.
Frame Finish: Lime green, Flamboyant red.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims and Schwinn Approved hubs.
Tires: 26" x 1 3/8" gumwall tires.
Handlebar and Stem: New design tourist style bar with forged steel stem.
Crank Set: One-piece forged crank.
Pedals: Block pedals, reflectorized.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved derailleur with rear cog- 14-17-21-26-32 teeth.
Brakes: Side pull caliper.
Saddle: Foam cushion touring style with springs.
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size. Fenders standard on tourist model.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn speedster

Schwinn Speedster

3-Speed or Coaste Brake!
If you are looking for alightweight style bicycle with traditional 3-speed gears or single speed coaster brakes, then the Schwinn Speedster is the bike for you. It's the perfect short run or in-town bicycle. Quality construction and first rate features assure you the kind of long term value that will withstand the test of time.

3-Speed: Coaster Brake: 1976 schwinn 32
Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufatured diamond style durable steel frame. Forged steel front fork.
Frame Finish: Sky blue or Flamboyant red.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims.
Tires: 26" x 1 3/8" sports touring.
Handlebar and Stem: New tourist style with forged steel stem.
Crank Set: One-piece forged steel.
Pedals: Block style with amber reflectors.
Gears: 3-speed only- Sturmey-Archer.
Brakes: Bendix coaster brake or side pull caliper brakes on 3-speed model.
Saddle: Black padded.
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn deluxe touring paramount for girls

Schwinn Deluxe Touring Paramount

10 0r 15 Speeds!

Handcrafted thoughout with the superd workmanship that has made the Schwinn Paramount the "Choice of Champions." For the serious woman cyclist, every appointment has been selected with exacting care... each precision part meeting another has been matched with the tolerances of a fine watch. The finest components made in the world- the list reads like a who's who-from the magnificient hand-built frame to the beautifully finished Campagnolo equipment, it is a lifetime investment in riding pleasure. Schwinn's very best.

1976 schwinn 34
Specifications

Frame: Reynolds 531 double-butted tubing top and down tube. Seatpost tube single butted. Front and rear Campagnolo forged fork ends. Standard frame sizes 20 and 22-in. (Made-to- measure frame available at extra cost.)
Frame Finish: All current Schwinn colors. (except Chrome) Chrome plated fork ends.
Wheels: Campagnolo "Record" large flange quick-release hubs. Weinmann alloy rims.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/8" Schwinn Super Record gumwall.
Handlebar and Stem: Cinelli aluminum alloy racing bars and stem.
Headset: Campagnolo Strada.
Crank Set: Campagnolo "Record" triple plateu 36-46-54 teeth on P65. Double plateu 49-52 teeth on P60.
Pedals: Campagnolo Supperleggeri with Christophe toe clips.
Derailleurs and Gears: P65- Schwinn Approved GT-300 rear, Campagnolo front. Range 31-104. P60-Campagnolo front. Range 51-100.
Brakes: Schwinn-Approved alloy center pull with hooded quick release levers. Side pull brakes available on custom built frames at extra cost.
Saddle: Unica-Nitor padded saddle. Brooks Professional saddle optional. Campagnolo seatpost.
Weight: Approximately 26 lbs. depending on frame size and equipment.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn approved le tour for girls

Schwinn Approved Le Tour

10-Speeds! Lug Frame
The quality Schwinn ten-speed LeTour with the continental style Mixtie lug frame... made overseas to Schwinn's own design and under the strictest direction of Schwinn engineers. Imported and sold only through Schwinn Dealers. Backed by the Schwinn Dealer 5-point Protection Pledge and the Schwinn Bicycle Company Limited warranty. The Schwinn LeTour, incorporating the Mixtie frame design and an assemblage of quality features is an outstanding value in cycling pleassure. Long-lasting Schwinn Value.

1976 schwinn 35
Specification

Frame: Steel lugged Schwinn style " Mixtie" type design with single butted top and bottom tube.
Frame Finish: Opaque red, Opaque blue, or Yellow.
Wheels: Araya alloy steel tubular rims. Large flange aluminum alloy hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Puff gumwall, high pressure clincher type.
Handlebar and Stem: Randonneur type aluminum alloy handlebar and forged aluminum alloy stem.
Crank Set: Schwinn-Approved aluminum alloy double plateau. 39 and 52 teeth. 6 3/4" cranks.
Pedals: KKT-RTE reflectorized.
Derailleurs and Gears: GT-420 rear derailleur. GT-450 front. Gear cluster- 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Schwinn- Approved alloy center pull with dual control.
Saddle: Matex Racing style.
Weight: Approx. 31 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and Specification subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn continental for girls

Schwinn Continental

10-Speeds!
Companion model to the men's Continental is great for fun on His and Her rides, and a popular model among students. A model designed for all-around riding comfort... the perfect selection for the occasional ride to the store, or a regular program of figure control. Larger frames size-22 in. makes riding a breeze for the longer-limbed girls who feels cramped on most ladies bikes.

(Chrome finish fenders available on above models at extra cost.) 1976 schwinn 36
Specification

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured lightweight style durable steel frame with tubular front fork.
Frame Finish: Sky blue, chestnut, or Silver Mist.
Wheels: Aluminum alloy high flange hubs, lightweight steel rims.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" high pressure Sports Touring gumwall.
Handlebar and Stem: Randonneur alloy handlebar, forged steel stem.
Crank Set: Lightweight one-piece crank, 2 plateau Schwinn-made chainwheel, 39-52 teeth.
Pedals: Rattrap style with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved front. GT 260 Schwinn-Approved rear. Cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Dual position, center pull alloy brakes.
Saddle: Matex Racing style.
Weight: 35 to 38 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn varsity sport

Schwinn Varsity Sport

Most Popular 10-Speed!
More of today's modern girls want a bike with ten-speeds with many of the features found on more expensive bikes, but at a value-lasting price. They'd rather get their fun and healthfull exercise on a fully equipped bike. The Schwinn Varsity Sport is for them.. all the high performance features found on more expensive bikes, but priced to make your pocketbook smile. Sport style drop handlebars and ten-speeds, too!

(Chrome finish fenders available on above models at extra cost.) 1976 schwinn 37
Specification

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured lightweight style durable steel frame with forged steel front fork.
Frame Finish: Chestnut, Lime Green, White, Flamboyant red. (White model with Bicentennial decaling.)
Wheels: Schwinn tubular steel rims on Schwinn-Approved hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" gumwall Schwinn-Approved Puff.
Handlebar and Stem: Drop style steel handlebar and forged steel stem.
Crank Set: Double-plateau Schwinn-made chainwheel assembly...lightweight one-piece crank 39-52 teeth.
Pedals: Rattrap style with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Rear cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth. Schwinn-Approved front and rear derailleurs.
Brakes: Dual position levers, side pull.
Saddle: Racing style.
Weight: 38 to 41 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn suburban for girls

Schwinn SubUrban

5 or 10 Speeds!
One look at the new Schwinn SubUrban tells you it was designed with today's women in mind. Stylish, smooth, and lovely. Upright riding position with new tourist style handlebars and mattress style saddle- preferred by many- now in a bicycle with a choice of 5 or 10-speeds. Wide range of frame sizes assures a comfortable fit and a smoothe ride for most adult-size riders.

10-speeds models: 5-speeds models: 1976 schwinn 38
Specifications

Frame: Schwinn designed and manufactured lightweight style durable steel frame.
Frame Finish: Sky blue, chestnut, Black.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims on Large flange front hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn-Approved gumwall puff.
Handlebar and Stem: New tourist stlye steel handlebar and forged steel stem.
Crank Set: one-piece forged steel 10-speed: 39-52.
Pedals: Bow pedal with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved front and rear derailleurs. Cog: 14-17-20-24-28 teeth.
Brakes: Side pull caliper.
Saddle: Deluxe mattress style, for extra comfort.
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn approved traveler for girls

Schwinn Approved Traveler

10-Speeds! Lug Frame
Here's a ten-speed lightweight from Schwinn for the girl who prefers her rides on a lug frame bicycle at a price she can afford. The Schwinn-Approved Traveler was designed by Schwinn engineers for the American market and manufactured abroad under the strictest quality controls. Sports equipment, lug frame, and a variety of sophisticated features all in one bike.

More and more girls who have become enthusiastic about bicycling are asking for a moderately priced lightweight with sports features- and the new Schwinn-Approved Traveler meets those requirements. 32 lbs., of fine quality bicycle that features smooth riding gumwall tires, hand brakes and those sports style drop handlebars that are so hard to find in girls's style bicycles.

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Specifications

Frame: Single butted top and bottom tubes. 1020 carbon steel. Brazed lug frame.
Frame Finish: Sky blue and Flamboyant red.
Wheels: Araya steel tubular rims. Large flange alloy hubs.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" Schwinn-Approved Puff gumwall.
Handlebar and Stem: Randonneur type aluminum alloy handlebar and forged alluminum alloy stem.
Crank Set: 39-52 Schwinn-Approved Double-plateu sprocket. 6 1/2" one-piece crank with lightweight chainguard.
Pedals: KKT-RTE with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Rear: Schwinn Approved Shimano GT-120. Front: Schwinn Approved Shimano 450. Cog-14-28 teeth.
Brakes: Schwinn-Approved alloy side pull caliper with dual position levers.
Saddle: Taihei black vinyl with chrome springs.
Weight: 32 lbs. approx.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
1976 schwinn collegiate sport for girls

Schwinn Collegiate Sport

5-Speeds!
This year, girls of a variety of ages can enjoy the thrill of sporty drop handlebars and five-speed derailleur gears with the new Schwinn ladies Collegiate Sport. All the fine features which have made the tourist Collegiate so popular are here. Tubular rims, five-speed derailleur gears and durable diamond-style carbon steel frame. Of course, the Schwinn ladies Collegiate is also available in the popular upright handlebar tourist model. See pafe 31

1976 schwinn 39
Specifications

Frame: Durable Schwinn designed and manufatured steel ladies' frame. Forged steel front fork.
Frame Finish: Lime green, Flamboyant red.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims and Schwinn Approved hubs.
Tires: 26" x 1 3/8" gumwall tires.
Handlebar and Stem: Sports bar with forged steel stem.
Crank Set: One-piece forged crank.
Pedals: Rattrap style on sport model. Block pedals on tourist model. All reflectorized.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved derailleur with cog- 14-17-21-26-32 teeth.
Brakes: Side pull caliper.
Saddle: Cushioned with foam.
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn collegiate sport for girls

Schwinn Collegiate Tourist

5-Speeds!
The sureness of upright tourist handlebars with the feel and command of hi-performance gearing. That's the Collegiate Tourist five-speed ligthweight for girls. With 26" wheels and new design tourist handlebars, the Collegiate assure a comfortable ride and represents a practical buy for many who have come to appreciate the ease of gearing. With a Schwinn-Approved five-speed derailleur you know this bike can take it. Schwinn quality throughout means that your investment will last many years, long after lesser bikes are no longer around. Enjoy a five-speed, whether you're a student, casual rider, or just moving up to Schwinn quality and value.

5-Speed Tourist Style 1976 schwinn 39 of 1
Specifications

Frame: Durable Schwinn designed and manufatured steel ladies' style frame. Forged steel front fork.
Frame Finish: Lime green, Flamboyant red.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims and Schwinn Approved hubs.
Tires: 26" x 1 3/8" gumwall tires.
Handlebar and Stem: New design tourist Style handlebar with forged steel stem.
Crank Set: One-piece forged crank.
Pedals: Block pedals, reflectorized.
Derailleurs and Gears: Schwinn Approved derailleur with cog- 14-17-21-26-32 teeth.
Brakes: Side pull caliper.
Saddle: Foam cushioned
Weight: 39-41 lbs., depending on frame size. Fenders standard on tourist model.

(Chrome finish fenders available on Model 787, 789 and 792 at extra cost.) Fenders standard on Tourist models. Tourist model illustrated. Sport model has drop style handlebars.
Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn breeze

Schwinn Breeze

3-Speeds or Coaster!
If your taste in lightweight bicycles runs towards the traditional three-speed model, then the Schwinn Breeze is just the bike for you. Comfortable cushioned style saddle, upright tourist style handlebars, and reliable three-speed gears make this model the first choice of lightweights for value conscious girls of all ages. The Breeze offers Schwinn quality and value you know will last for many years. Ask other Schwinn owners.

3-Speed Model: Coaster Brake: 1976 schwinn 40
Specification

Frame: Carbon steel ladies design.
Frame Finish: Sky blue or flamboyant red.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular rims.
Tires: 26" x 1 3/8" sports touring.
Handlebar and Stem: New tourist style with forged steel stem.
Crank Set: One-piece forged steel.
Pedals: Block style with amber reflectors.
Gears: 3-speed only: Sturney-Archer.
Brakes: Bendix coaster brake on single speed model or side pull caliper brakes on 3-speed model.
Saddle: Cushioned with foam.
Weight: 38 to 41 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn 40 of 1

Bicycling is: healthful, economical, considerate of the environment, a great way to get in shape or stay fit, for all ages, easy on a Schwinn ten-speed lightweight bicycle- and reliable- but most of all it's a super fun thing to do... a fantastic way to meet and make friends as these young adults have discovered. And, oh, the scenery!

1976 schwinn paramount tandem

Schwinn Lightweight Paramount Tandem

10-Speeds!
The hand-crafted ten-speed Schwinn Paramount is the touring model built for teams who demand the highest performance in a touring tandem bicycle. Available in a variety of custom built and standard front and rear frame combinations. Hand brazed frame features racing style short coupled high performance design, completely hand assembled. For more information see your Schwinn Dealer, or write to: Consumer Relations Department, Schwinn Bicycle Company, 1856 North Kostner Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60639.

1976 schwinn 43
Specification

Frame: Lightweight chrome molybdenum alloy steel frame- double men's style. Brazed construction.
Frame Finish: All current Schwinn colors (except Chrome).
Wheels: Campagnolo large flange hubs. Aluminum alloy rims.
Tires: 27" x 1 1/4" High pressure Le Tour.
Handlebar and Stem: Aluminum alloy Randonneur front and All-Rounder rear.
Crank Set: 32-tooth front; 32, 36, 52 tooth rear.
Pedals: Campagnolo Nuovo trip.
Derailleurs and Gears: Campagnolo "record" front, Schwinn-Approved LeTour GT-300 rear, gold color cog- 14-16-19-25-31.
Brakes: Mafac Cyclomoteur front and rear cantilever. On T19; Weinmann Vanquer rear and Mafac front.
Saddle: Unica with Campagnolo seat post. Brooks saddle optional.
Weight: 43-44 lbs.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn 43 of 1

A completely hand crafted ten-speed tandem featuring new short coupled rear frame design. For couples who insist on only the highest performance.

1976 schwinn deluxe twinn

Schwinn Deluxe Twinn Tandem

5-Speeds!
Bicycle riding for couples has always been one of the best ways to get together. By adding smooth-operating, trouble-free 5-speed gears, bicycling for two takes on an added dimension of fine-tuned control. But watch out! Once the word gets around you have a new Schwinn tandem, you'll be in demand! Everyone will want a ride- and why not? It's great!
Five-speed gears add an extra measure of fun and ease on every ride with the new Schwinn Deluxe-Twinn. Low, easy-to-mount Schwinn tandem design makes riding a healthful experience for couples. Deluxe styling includes gumwall tires, and new color selections. Also available in a coaster brake model.


1976 schwinn 46
Specification

Frame: Durable steel Schwinn style "Mixtie" type design.
Frame Finish: Sky blue, or Flamboyant red.
Wheels: 26" L.W. Endrick rims.
Tires: 26" gumwall Sports Touring tires.
Handlebar and Stem: Chrome plated handlebars and forged steel stems.
Crank Set: One-piece forged steel cranks- 6 1/2".
Pedals: Bow pedal with reflectors.
Derailleurs and Gears: Five-speed model: Schwinn- Approved rear derailleur GT-120; Rear cog 14-17-21-26-32. Positive action single speed on coaster brake model.
Brakes: Side pull caliper front, internal expander rear. Coaster brake on single speed model.
Saddle: Black padded.
Weight: 64 lbs.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn town country tri wheeler

Schwinn Town and Country Tri-Wheeler

Combine your daily exercise with a trip to the market or visit friends...it's all possible... safely and securely on a sturdy Schwinn adult-size Tri-Wheeler. You don't even have to know how to ride a bike! Easy to get on an dismount. Spacious detachable vinyl coated wire basket with carrying handles for carrying parcels. Diffrential drive, comfortable saddle, and parking brake. quality throughout.

1976 schwinn 47
Specification

Frame: Low, ladies style tri-wheeler frame of carbon steel with special bracing.
Frame Finish: Yellow or sky blue.
Wheels: 24 inch- tubular rims.
Tires: 24" x 1 1/4" Schwinn Breeze tire.
Handlebar and Stem: Forged steel stem and medium rise handlebar.
Crank Set: Forged steel.
Pedals: Block pedals with amber reflectors.
Gears: Tri-Wheeler different drive transmission, Shimano 3-speed hub on AT2-8.
Brakes: Coaster and front caliper- side pull- with looking park feature.
Saddle: Black padded.
Weight: 64-65 lbs. depending on frame size.

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

The model for the mature Adult
Who says fun is only the young? Whisk off to market, do an errand, or just have fun in the fresh air and sunshine... the Schwinn Town and Country is designed for the mature rider who wants exercise with complete security. The low frame design, the big comfortable saddle, and the positive action coaster and parking brakes are all provided for the older rider. And here is another idea- organize a group and ride together! Schwinn quality adds to your enjoyment.

1976 schwinn 48

America's Founding Fathers didn't have cars or bicycles. But Americans today are just as independent and they have a choice. What better way to see America than by bicycle, with out historic heritage everywhere as these bicyclists discover riding through one of the original 13 colonies. Massachustts near Salem. It's not unusual to find homes and buildings around here that are over 300 years old!

1976 schwinn unicycle

Schwinn Unicycle

Here's different experience for those with skill in riding and balance. The special exclusively designed padded saddle aids control and riding comfort. Not the long distance pleasure of bicycle riding, but a whole new change- of-pace in cycling pleasure. Chrome plated and of proffesional quality throughout.

1976 schwinn 49
Specification

Finish: Chrome plated.
Wheels: Schwinn tubular steel Wide flange steel hubs.
Tire: 20" x 1 3/4" blackwall middleweight or 24" x 1 3/4" blackwall middleweight.
Crank Set: Three-piece steel.
Pedals: Black pedals, reflectorized.
Saddle: Special unicycle professionally designed. Padded.
Weight: 15 lbs. - U24, 14 lbs - U20.

Note: Prices and specification subject to change without notice.

Unicycling... A different Sport
With a little daring and an adventuresome spirit, the Schwinn Unicycle can open the way to a whole new riding sport... a little more difficult than regular cycling, but filled with rich rewards for those who master the art. Schwinn Unicycles are made with the same meticulous care and precision construction that all Schwinn products are known for. Many professional Unicyclists, like Circus riders, use Schwinn Unicycles.

1976 schwinn deluxe exerciser

Schwinn Deluxe Exerciser

Now enjoy the regular daily exercise that helps keep you fit and trim. It's so easy and convenient in the privacy of your own home. No matter what the weather is like outside, there's always riding fun for the family indoors. Ideal for weight watchers and perfect to help skiing and skating fans and other sportsmen keep in shape.

1976 schwinn 50
Specification

Easily adjusted handlebar and deluxe padded saddle for short and tall riders.
Convenient control panel with speedometer, mileage indicator, timer and adjustable pedal resistance control dial.
Rubber pedals with foot straps.
Sturdy Schwinn frame support.
Full-length chainguard and spoke guard cover for in-home safety.
Color: Radiant Coppertone.
Weight: 56 lbs.

Note: Prices and specification subject to change without notice.

Your own home is a health club!
Wholesome, regular exerciser is a must, according to health , according to health experts. Now the whole family can get in on the fun all year long. Simple to operate, too... just like pedaling a bike, and it comes complete with an instruction manual. The built in resistance control helps you judge your effort, and the rimer, speedometer, and cyclometer permit a carefully worked out schedule or exercise. Schwinn makes it best.

1976 schwinn 50 of 1

A bit of Merry England in America: Tudor Village in Long Beach, California. Here the weather is ideal all year long, and few many know it, but several of the cities, once Missions, in California date as far back as the 13 colonies on the other coast. in between the east coast and California ia a great nation to be rediscovered in this Bicentennial Year- by bicycle.

1976 schwinn heavy duti hollywood and typhoon

Schwinn Heavy-Duti

First choice for newspaper and errand boys. Built strong, for use under heavy loads. Cantilever carbon steel frame, heavy duty front hub, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/4" Tractor tires, heavy duty saddle, drop forged crank, heavy duty spokes.
Colors: Yellow Wt. 45 lbs.

Schwinn HollyWood

Graceful traditional styling. Chrome plated fenders, comfort saddle. Built-in kickstand, Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/4" nylon cord tires, positive action coaster brake, ladies' frame that's easy to get on and off.
Colors: Flamboyant red or sky blue. Wt. 39 lbs.

Schwinn Typhoon

Schwinn quality and strength. Sturdy Schwinn Cantilever carbon steel frame, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims. Schwinn 26" x 1 3/4" nylon cord tires, forged steel fork, built-in kickstand. Positive action coaster brake.
Colors: Flamboyant red or sky blue. Wt. 40 lbs.

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Note: Prices and specification subject to change without notice. Middleweight Bicycles

Year-in and year-out there remains a demand for the "traditional bicycle" equipped with a dependable coaster brake. The "Middleweight" is Schwinn's answer to that need... heavier bikes with wider tires (1 3/4-in.) full length chrome finished fenders and upright handlebars. Ideally built for utility riding, delivery use, or wherever gears and weight are not factors. These bikes can take it! Quality throughout... what you expect from Schwinn- and get.

1976 schwinn varsity sport 24 inch

Schwinn Varsity Sport

24-Inch Wheel
A sturdy sports tyle bike scaled down for the junior rider. Durable Schwinn made carbon steel frame, 10-speed gears, dual position caliper brake levers so rider has choice of riding in several handlebar position; narrow width drop handlebar, 5 1/2" crank scaled to smaller frame, Schwinn Twin-Stik gear controls, and racing type saddle. An exciting ten-speed bike packed full of sensible features.
Choice of colors: Chestnut, Lime Green, White, Flamboyant red. (White with Bicentennial decaling.) Wt. 36 1/2 lbs.

(Chrome finish fenders available on Model number 144 extra cost.)

Schwinn Varsity Sport

24" Wheel
To answer the needs of thousands of growing girls who have been asking for a lightweight style 10-speed bike, here is the Schwinn 24-inch wheel Varsity Sport. In every detail the twin to the popular ladies 10-Speed Varisty. Scaled down to fit the smaller rider. Every safety feature, every high-performance component found on the full-size Varsity is here. A perfect bike for the outdoors minderd girl.
Choice of colors: Chestnut, Lime Green, White Flamboyant Red. (White with Bicentennial deacaling.) Wt. 36 1/2 lbs.

(Chrome finish fenders available on Model number 194 extra cost.) 1976 schwinn 51
Note: Prices and specification subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn speedster 24 inch

Schwinn Speedster

24" Wheel 5-Speed
The new five-speed Speedster from Schwinn is a great choice for junior's first derailleur equipped bicycle. The five- speed Speedster features Schwinn quality throughout. Camelback design durable steel frame, built-in kickstand, tubular rims, chrome plated fenders, cushioned saddle and new style handlebars are just a few of the fine components that make up this quality bicycle. Also Available In A Coaster Brake Model.
Your Choice of colors: Flamboyant red, or Sky blue.

Schwinn Breeze

24" wheel 5-speed
Now growing girls can enjoy the thrill of derailleur gears on the Schwinn 5-speed Breeze. The design is a scaled down version of mom's full size Breeze, but with the fun of 5-speed gears. Carbon steel frame, chrome fenders, cushioned saddle and built-in kickstand are just a few of the quality features found on this outstanding girl's model. Also Available In A Coaster Brake Model.
Your Choice of colors: Flamboyant red, or Sky blue.

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Note: Prices and specification subject to change without notice. 1976 schwinn speedster and breeze 20 inch

Schwinn Speedster Sport

20" Wheel
Now for the first time the junior rider five-to-seven can enjoy the thrill of a drop handlebar bicycle. The new Speedster Sport has all the fine features found on his bigger brother's model. Features like lightweight carbon steel frame, tubular rims, built-in kickstand and chrome plated fenders. Also available in a tourist handlebar model.
Choice of Colors: Flamboyant red, or Sky blue.

Schwinn Breeze

20" Wheel
Even a growing girl 5-to-7 years of age can aprreciate the streamlined styling and chic good looks of the traditional Schwinn lightweight. What girl wouldn't want the same look as her sister's big bike. The new Schwinn 20" Breeze is the obvious answer. As a young Miss she deserves a Schwinn and here it is. Scaled down from the popular full-size Schwinn Breeze with the same quality Schwinn construction. Chrome fenders, comfortable saddle. Schwinn tubular rims, built-in kickstand. Choice of Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. 31 lbs.

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Schwinn Typhoon

20" Wheel
Now for 1976 Schwinn introduces a middleweight 20" wheel bicycle for growing boys five-to-seven years old. Here's a rugged, good-looking bike that can take it, and one that junior will be proud to ride. At the heart of the Typhoon is the famous electroforged frame. Many parents know that this method of construction makes Schwinn juvenile bikes extremely strong and durable. That's important, too, when it comes to value-as well as fun.

Schwinn HollyWood

20" Wheel
Growing girls five to seven need a strong, reliable bike... one that means fun and value. The 20" wheel Hollywood middleweight answers the test- and it's new for 1976. The generous use of chrome finishings make this an attractive bike which young ladies will take pride and pleasure in owning. It's Schwinn built so you know that means quality and service. Colors: Sky Blue or Flamboyant Red.

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Schwinn Scrambler

Built for Motocross!
The Schwinn Scrambler is a specially designed model with heavy duty construction and motocross features built-in. Every frame joint is reinforced with extra welds. The cranks are of hardened steel. The handlebar has a welded on brace and the forged handlebar stem is built to take it. Specially designed Schwinn motocross tires with an exclusive deep studded tread design for sure grip on varying surfaces. The new Schwinn Scrambler- ideal for off-the-road, and equally at home on the road for those who demand a sturdy, sporty bike.

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Specifications:

Frame: 20" Cantilever style. Electro-forged with Sigma steel weld and brass solder brazing for reinforcement at critical joints.
Frame Finish: Metallic silver mist, Flamboyant red, gold.
Fork: 20" one-piece forged with interia welded stem, black flat finish.
Wheels: Black flat finish front hub, 36-hole spoking. 20" x 2. 125" chrome plated tubular rims and heavy duty. 105 g spokes. Tire and Tube: Schwinn Scrambler tires and tubes.
Saddle: Black finish Sting-Ray style with extra padding and ribbing.
Handlebar and Stem: Sting-Ray style handlebar with cross-brace. MX style handlebar grips. Flat black finish forged steel handlebar stem.
Crank Assembly: 5 1/2" chrome plated crank, heat treated for extra durability. Flat black finish full length chainguard. 39 t front sprocket, 22 rear, 9 feet travel per pedal revolutoion.
Pedals: Diamond tread with reflectors.
Weight: Approximately 38 lbs.

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Schwinn Sting-Ray

This is it! The original Sting-Ray introduced first by Schwinn in 1963. Responsive, quick and easy riding. Bucket style saddle, MAG design sprocket, 20" x 2.125" Sting-Ray studded tire. Handlebar control on 5-speed model. Colors: Flamboyant red or Yellow, Sky blue, white. ) White with bicentennial decaling.) Wt. J38-6, 37 1/2 lbs. ; J38-9, 41 lbs.

Schwinn FastBack

Sleek Sting-Ray styling. Strong carbon steel frame; quick and responsive performance. Five speed GT-120 Schwinn-Approved derailleur. Handy handlebar mounted gear control. Adjustable handlebar and saddle 20" x 1 3/8" tires. MAG sprocket. Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. 39 lbs.

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Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Why Sting-Ray Design?

Perhaps no new bicycle design has ever gained such wide acceptance and popularity as when Schwinn introduced Sting-Ray designed in 1963. At first glance, the low stung design with the smaller wheels, higher handlebars, and raised seat may have seemed stange, and yet it is America's most copied style of bicycle. It's no secret... the unusual Sting-Ray design provides a new feel of responsive riding, a new level of performance, and a new variety of cycling enjoyment that has made it a standard among the country's young riders. Sting-Ray is Schwinn's exclusive trade mark. Accept no substitute.

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Schwinn Lil' Chik

Whether it is the first choice for the "second bike", or the model that's recognized as a "fun bike" wherever it's ridden, the Schwinn Sting-Ray design is the over whelming favorite. Among many growing girls who want the advantages of the Sting-Ray style with its exclusive Schwinn features, the Lil' Chik is their first choice perfect and petite for growing girls. Sting-Ray frame design, chrome plated fenders, floral design saddle, Schwinn 20" x 1 3/4" tires and tubular rims, improved medium rise handlebars. Full length chainguard. Choice of colors: Sky blue or Yellow Wt. 35 lbs.

Schwinn Fair Lady

If her first choice is a new Schwinn Sting-Ray style bike, plus a selection of popular deluxe features, the new Schwinn Fair Lady is the one! Every feature of the famous Sting-Ray design, with its remarkable performance, response, and unique ride, combined with a rich selection of extras. For the girl who wants stylish Sting-Ray design. Low contoured frame that's so easy to ride. Sting-Ray style handlebars, flora design saddle, chrome plated fenders. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire. Choice of colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red, White. (White with Bicentennial decaling.) Wt. J89-6 37 lbs. : J89-4. 39 lbs.

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Schwinn Convertible Bantam

Value you can count on in a convertible bike designed to fit the growing family. 20" model quickly converts from a boy's to a girl's bike by simply removing the top bar. Chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, 20" x 1 3/4" nylon cord tires. Full length chainguard. Schwinn quality throughout. Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. 33 lbs. with top bar.

Schwinn Super Pixie

Here it is- the 1976 Schwinn Super Pixie with the new racing styling that is sweeping the country... same popular convertible Pixie design with its east-to-remove top bar for girls or boys, plus new flat finish black fenders and braced handlebar. 16-inch wheels on Schwinn tubular rims, one piece crank and Scrambler style saddle. Frame finished in Silver Mist. Wt. 22 lbs. with top bar.

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Schwinn Junior Sting-Ray

Sportly and smart for the younger set. Chrome plated fenders, improved medium rise handlebars, bucket style saddle, 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire and treaded front tire, plus full length chainguard. Choice of colors: Flamboyant red or Yellow. Wt. 35 lbs.

Schwinn Mini Scrambler

A design pacer among the younger sportly set is the new for-1975 mini version of the rugged MX Scrambler. Built-to-take-it forged fork with stylish black mat finish, Scrambler style braced handlebars, Schwinn MX style saddle, sturdy one-piece crank, and 16" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire. Style and durability all in one quality Schwinn model. Schwinn, the bikes millions of children have grown up on. But as new as today! Colors: Silver Mist or Flamboyant Red.

Schwinn Convertible Sting-Ray Pixie

A popular beginner's bike with 16" wheels. Top bar removes easily to convert it from a boy's to a girl's bike in minutes. Sting-Ray type handlebars, adjustable saddle, built-in kickstand, 16" x 1 3/4" pneumatic tires. Full length chainguard. Choice of Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. 22 lbs. with top bar.

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Schwinn Convertible Pixie

Easy-to-ride model with 16" wheels designed for boys and girls 3-to-5 years old. Famous Schwinn quality features include chrome plated fenders, 16" semi-pneumatic whitewall ties, patented Schwinn cycle Aid training wheels and full length chainguard. Top bar removes to convert bike from boy's to girl's. Choice of colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. 32 lbs.

Schwinn Convertible Lil' Tiger

The perfect bike for boys and girls from 2-to-4 years old. Compact Sting-Ray design complete with patented Schwinn Cycle Aid training wheels. Schwinn-quality equipment throughout. Chrome fenders, Sting-Ray style saddle. Full length chainguard. Choice of Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. 25 1/2 lbs. with top bar.

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Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. How Young For A Two-Wheeler?

Frequently Schwinn Dealers are asked by concerned parents, "Isn't my child a little young for a two-wheeler?" Recognizing the protective interest of parents, Schwinn has designed the Pixie and the Lil' Tiger bicycle for riders as young as 2-years -old. The important factor is the size of the child. If he or she can manipulate a conventional "trike"... he or she can- with even greater safety- rie a two-wheeler fitted with training wheels. The possibility of upset it minimized, and the knowledge that the child has a bike like " big brother's" and sister's adds a measure of self-confidence. When the child is ready, graduation to a genuine two-wheeler is easy. Simply remove the training wheels (Cycle Aids) and away they go!

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Lightweight alloy carrier with spring holder and front check clip that holds packages in place. Easily installed, the carrier attaches to frame drop out ends and seat mast clamp. Complete with leveler bracket.

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1976 schwinn accessories 6 Touring Bags with "The Denim Look"

A complete line of denim touring bags, made of a tough blue denim (Osnaberg) cotton fabric with a waterproof vinyl lining accented with bright orange nylon stitching. Fully zippered with nylon zippers and weather flapped for extra protection. Heavy-duty black nylong webbing straps and chrome buckles.

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Cycle Aid
The ideal bicycle accessory to help the beginner get a head start in cycling enjoyment. Wheel height adjustable. Available for 12", 16", and 20" bikes....

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Schwinn has the right product for every bike-care job.

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Schwinn brand tires re made by major manufacturers in Schwinn's own molds, especialy to fit Schwinn's extra strength tubular rims. Long wearing nylon reinforced tread design that help hold the road on the straight away and during turns. Accept no sunstitutes... Insist on Schwinn.

Thorn resistant tubes are also available in all Schwinn sizes and styles. 1976 schwinn accessories 21 of 1 Support cycling... Join the League of American Wheelmen... you get all these cycling benefits:

The league of Americal Wheelmen Bulletin a regualr monthly magazine filled with news of cycling world.
Membership Card.
Arm Patch... three colors for your jacket or bike tag.
Bike Decals...one for your bike and one for your auto.
Educate of cyclists, motorists and pedestrian.
Working together to assure cyclists their full rights.
Encouraging the construction of bike ways and markes bike routes.
Working for legislation to benefit cyclists.

1976 schwinn  warranty Schwinn Bicycle Company Limited Warranty

Schwinn and Schwinn-Approved bicycles, parts and accessories are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship... no time limit. Schwinn will replace...without charge...any schwinn or Schwinn- Approved part or accessory that is determined by the factory to be defective under the terms of this warranty.

Notice:

The user assumes the risk of any personal injuries, damage to or failure of the bicycle and any other losses if Schwinn bicycles are use in any competitive event, including bicycle racing, or in bicycle motorcross, dirt biking or similar activities, or training for such competitive events or activities. DO NOT USE Schwinn bicycles for stunt riding, ramp, jumping, acrobatics or similar activities, or with motors as power driven vehicles. This Warranty does not cover any personal injuries, damage to or failure of the bicycle or any other losses due to accident, misuse, neglect, abuse, normal wear, improper assembly or improper maintenance.

Free 30-Day Checkup

Each Schwinn Bicycle will be assembled by the Authorized Schwinn Dealer at time of purchase, and will be entitled to recieve a free 30-day Checkup by the same Authorized Schwinn Dealer within the first 30 days of operation...such checkup to include free replacement of any parts and accessories found to be defective and free inspection and adjustment of all functional parts and assemblies... but not including any repair due to accident, improper use, neglect, abuse, normal wear, improper assembly or improper maintenance.

Dealer labor charges are not covered by this warranty after the Free 30-day checkup, except for any labor charges due to free replacement of a defective frame within one year of original purchase at retail.

Replacement of defective parts and those dealer charges specified above shall be the sole remedy of any purchaser under this Warranty, and in no event shall Schwinn be liable for Incidenttal or consequential damages.

See your Authorized Schwinn Dealer for service or replacement under the Schwinn Warranty or write for assistance to the factory:

Consumer Relation Department Schwinn Bicycle company 1856 North Kostner Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60639 1976 schwinn  63

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