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1972 Schwinn Continental XL Road Bicycle 26"

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Extra large American Schwinn 10 speed!

1972 Schwinn Continental XL Road Bicycle 26"

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You could be the proud owner of this vintage "Kool Lemon" Schwinn Continental road bicycle. This steel bicycle was handmade in Chicago Il. in August of 1972. Whether it's a trip to the pool, the daily after-work ride, or the long ride along the country road, the Schwinn Continental brings a new dimension to riding. Featuring "twin-Stik" gear shifters, dual position brakes, and quick release hubs. This very large bicycle is looking for a new home and it could be yours.

BIKE CONDITION:

Bicycle has some scratches in paint, and some minor surface rust where paint is missing. The bike is free of major damage including cracks and bends. This bike has been fully tuned by a seasoned shop mechanic with many years of experience. Then the bike was test ridden and given a thorough eighty three point inspection by the owner. Finally the owner rides the bicycle checking steering, braking, and shifting. After you receive this bicycle minimal adjustments and assembly will be needed to be ready to ride.

This bike is being sold as is, please see photographs for details.

Measurements:

Seat tube - 26"
Top Tube - 24"
Stand-over height - 35"
Bike Weight - 37 lbs. 12oz.

Specifications:

Seat post - Schwinn Approved
Saddle - Schwinn Approved
Stem - 100(mm)
Handlebars - 46 (cm - center to center)
Brake levers - Schwinn Approved, Weinmann
Brake calipers - Schwinn Approved Weinmann
Shifters - Schwinn "Twin-Stik"
Front derailleur - Schwinn Approved
Rear derailleur - Schwinn Approved
Crank set - Double Chain ring. 52/39
Pedals - Schwinn Approved
Hubs - 36 hole Schwinn Approved laced to 27" steel Schwinn rims
Freewheel - 5 speed - 14,17,20,24,28

Serial #HH500458
Reference #151399

Additional Information

Year 1972
Gender Mens
Color Yellow
Size N/A
Speeds 10 Speed
Features
  • Made in USA!
  • Fully Tuned
  • Nearly Original
Frameset Steel
Components Schwinn
Drivetrain 10 Speed
Manufacturer Schwinn
Decade 1970s
Country of Origin USA
Bike Number N/A
Serial Number N/A
Used or New Used
Can be seen at 1201 Regent Street - Call 608-286-9111
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