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1981 Schwinn Varsity 21"

original stem, inverted North Road handlebars from a Sears 10-speed


original hub Schwinn approved made in France, and rim 27x1 1/4", Bontrager Racelite Hardcase

Formula flip-flop hub, Sun M13II rim 700C, Bontrager Select B road slick, 28C

original Schwinn OPC and BB

original seat post and cheap Coda saddle

original pedals, Christophe steel toe clips and leather straps, SRAM PC-1 chain

Original 39T small Schwinn chainring, 16T Esjot track cog

rattle-canned orange. This bike has a relaxed geometry which is nice for cruising around town and taking trips on the country roads of Central Illinois. It's a tank at 25 pounds, but it can take a beating.

People who friended this bike soundsgreen, jonny58, Telix, ebender, CONDENADO, bio9, iamsomeguy, tildenforprez, BLUEMEANIE, buildFinch, cannonhugodale, fastfixie, campystamp

I like the upsidedown north

I like the upsidedown north road bars. super cool

allis chalmers

I had a Triumph chopper motorcycle painted that color orange. Nice! Also, I love the geometry on those Varsity frames.

Oh gina, you are such a

Oh gina, you are such a looker.

Haha, Hello!

Haha, Hello!

Nice work cleaning up that

Nice work cleaning up that frame! After removing and cutting all that junk off they can acually come down to a decent weight. I like the color too.

When (or if) I eventually

When (or if) I eventually replace the front wheel and the (heavy) one-piece crank, I can get the weight down below the mid-20's. Yeah, she's a tank. =)

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