1971 Schwinn Continental - $400 (Kirtland AFB)

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bicycle type: road
frame size: Medium
wheel size: 27.5 in
bicycle frame material: other/unknown
condition: like new
make / manufacturer: Schwinn
1971 Schwinn Continental. You will never find another one like this. This bike has been restored down to the littlest nuts and bolts being removed of rust and polished to shine. It has been restored but by reusing as many parts as possible to keep it original. This took over a month to restore. Some of the things done to it include:

- New tubes (tires original)
- New chain (has maybe 30 miles since being restored)
- New brake/gear cabling and tune-up
- New brake pads
- New handlebar wrap (original was far gone)
- All bearings re-greased and are smooth like butter

This bike lasted 50 years and will survive another 50 after the work I’ve done. Every single bolt and nut has been taken off and cleaned. This thing rides like a brand new schwinn from the 70s. Only flaw is the rust ate through some of the chrome on the rear wheel, but it is still structurally in tact. Serial number was stamped June of 71.

This is a fun hobby of mine to restore these bikes. Only reason I am selling is because I found one recently that fits me better and is my new project. Ride a piece of history today that rides like a brand new one! Please message me with any questions.

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