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Picked myself up a 1980 Schwinn. Mostly all original minus the saddle, tires and grips. Not gonna do much to it besides make it a good stock rider again.
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Swapped the bars and stem on my 20” stingray, also threw on some Thompson ball end grips. This bike is officially set up for old man riding. It’s perfect.
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I like this bike so much that I had to upgrade it a bit. Had to put on a new wheelset too. I wanted more tire options then the Schwinn size. Quick rattle can paint job and cleaned up some of the chrome bits.
Riding this bike puts a smile on face every time.
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By chance was it shipped out of Indiana? I had one a few years back that looked identical, had a padlock stuck on it, headbadge was upsidedown, and same colors even.
 

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Picked up this 1980 Schwinn today. This one lived it’s life by the beach. A blue one has been has been on my want list for a while.
Mismatched rims and a bent inward fork means I get to add a straight fork and coaster brakes to it.
Next is a root beer colored one.

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Recent find went thru a full swap of parts. Only thing left from its original form is the Schwinn bearings, Crankset and headset. Built up some Araya rims with a redband coaster and a blue high flange ACS hub wrapped in GBP Snakebelly’s. Blue 39t chainring off of a team Murray BMX, SR stem, non Schwinn bars, chroke straight forks. Quilted Mesinger BMX saddle I think off of a Motomag.
It rides good, smooth and I really like how the blue really pops with a coat of boiled linseed oil.
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Picked up this 20” Redline Roam for $20 at a thrift store. Not sure its worth but I’m gonna try and flip or strip it down if it doesn’t sell.
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That's a great score! Should be great for some kid to shred the neighborhood. You could probably sell it for $100 or more and still make someone happy with the deal
 

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As we cruise every morning over to my daughters school I’m usually looking for stuff to pick up, flip or keep. Today I came upon this sweet Akorn grill. It’s been sitting in someone’s yard for a while. Took it home and with some elbow grease it’s good as new again. Just need to season the grills.
A little before and after shots.
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Hmm. I know I got it off of eBay in 2019 and that was off an old shared email I used to have. I really can’t tell you where it shipped from.
Funny. I read this whole thread hoping to figure out what happened to this one! Not sure why, but I really like it. Has a rasta vibe.
 

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