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1982 Schwinn Sidewinder Mountain Bicycle

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Schwinn's first giant leap into the production mountain bike world, this Sidewinder is a piece of history.

1982 Schwinn Sidewinder Mountain Bicycle

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You are buying a vintage used Schwinn Sidewinder bicycle.  Hand built in Chicago in November of 1982 the Sidewinder features Schwinn signature electro-forged steel frame construction.  Considered to be the little brother to the King Sting (introduced in 1981) these bikes were Schwinn first foray into the mountain bike world despite most of the original mountain bikes were conversion from earlier model year Schwinns.  1982 was the first model year the Sidewinder was offered and it came in two color options; Sierra Brown or Frosty Silver.  This particular bike is the Sierra Brown paint scheme and although there are plenty of chips and scratches it has maintained it's original luster fairly well.  This bicycle has not been tuned by our shops mechanics but has been set away as part of our shop owners personal collection, thus the higher price tag.  Please see photographs for details.
Measurements
18" Seat Tube (top to center)
21.5" Top Tube (center to center)
29" Stand-over Height
Specifications
Steel Seatpost
Springer Saddle
Steel Quill Stem
Steel Riser Handlebars
Threaded Headset
Dia-Compe Brake Levers
Dia-Compe Cantilever Brakes
Suntour Mighty Shifter Thumb Shifters
Schwinn Approved Front Derailleur
Suntour AG Rear Derailleur
1 Piece Double Chainring Crankset
Schwinn approved hubs laced to Ukai 26" rims
Wide range 5 speed freewheel
Serial #LT566303
Reference #89621-JL

Additional Information

Manufacturer Schwinn
Country of Origin USA
Used or New Used
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