Thursday, April 16, 2009
58CM seat tube, 56CM top tube, 33" stand over. This bicycle was built in Osaka Japan under the direction of the legendary Mr. Matsushita. Tange Champion #2 extra butted tubing, Suntour chrome dropouts, with dual threaded & brazed on eyelets for racks & fenders, FL250 Tange Falcon headset, Tourney XT crank, SR platform pedals, Worbler Super Champion alloy rims with eyelet reinforced spoke holes, stainless steel spokes, heavy duty cartridge bearing hubs, Shimano Crane derailleurs, DiaCompe cantilever brakes, Schwinn leather upholstered saddle. 3X6 eighteen speed drive train. Serial #4E11213. Link to more info on the Panasonic built Schwinns, http://www.yellowjersey.org/pana.html This bicycle will handle the heaviest loaded touring that anyone can throw at it. With the cantilever brakes and wide clearance in the forks and seat/chain stays it will handle wide tires and fenders. COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION. This bicycle has been completely dissembled, frame & forked cleaned and waxed. All brite metal cleaned and polished. All bearing systems cleaned and overhauled (hubs, bottom bracket, & headset). New cartridge bearings in the hubs, Brakes, shifters, derailleurs, chain(new), & freewheel cleaned and reinstalled. Handlebars finished with cotton bar wrap, hemp twine & shellac. New tires, tubes, rim strips & cables. This bicycle rides, shifts and brakes as new. WARRANTY, 30 days parts & labor, 1 year labor, lifetime free tuneups.