1972 Schwinn Continental - New Name - The Big Lemon

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This is a 1972 Schwinn Continental that I have converted to a kind single speed cruiser. The entire bike has been meticulously overhauled.

All bearings have been completely cleaned and repacked with Red Devil grease
All new brake pads
Dia Compe center pull calipers
New Shimano brake levers
New brake lines and housing
New ACS 14 tooth freewheel
New KMC Yellow Chain
New gumwall tires and new tubes
New Black Ops Translucent green pedals
New repop Schwinn Slimline yellow grips
gearing set up at 14t rear 39t front
front and rear quick release Schwinn tubular wheels
Schwinn Approved spring cage saddle
Cruiser bars from a 1970 Schwinn Suburban
classic Kool Lemon Schwinn Yellow paint

when i got it
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...and now
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Re: 1972 Schwinn Continental Single Speed Conversion

Please excuse the cheesy description up top. I just copied what I wrote in my Craigslist ad
 
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Re: 1972 Schwinn Continental Single Speed Conversion

wow, that looks really clean! i like yellow bikes, so im bit biased. question real quick, what size and where did you get the tires? they look like what im on the search for. :mrgreen:
 
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Re: 1972 Schwinn Continental Single Speed Conversion

They are just the basic kenda 27 x 1 1/4 gumwalls. Should be able to find them pretty easily
 
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Re: 1972 Schwinn Continental Single Speed Conversion

GTCOMA said:
They are just the basic kenda 27 x 1 1/4 gumwalls. Should be able to find them pretty easily
ahhh! dangit. i need 26. they look pretty clean, so i think gum walls it is.
 
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1972 Schwinn Continental Single Speed Conversion

Nice bike, I just did some cigar shaped decals for a continental

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Re: 1972 Schwinn Continental Single Speed Conversion

very clean look ! great ride
 

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