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72 Schwinn Super Sport

Bike tags: Road bike | filet brazed | randonneur | schwinn | TA
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1972 Schwinn Super Sport filet brazed chrome-moly. Not sure why the paint looks bad in these pics its actually quite nice...

Schwinn Randonneuring bend, Schwinn stem.

stock

stock Schwinn approved hub, Weinmann rim, 27" Schwinn High Pressure Puff tire LOL, rubber is still good.

same as front

Bought a bottom bracket conversion on ebay to replace the 1 piece Astabula crank with a TA crank and standard bottom bracket.

Brooks B-15, NOS Schwinn Approved Carridace bag.

MKS pedals and clips, cheapo chain.

Schwinn stem shifters, Shimano Crane GS rear, Thunderbird front (off a Lambert Aerospace) they kind of match.

Weinmann brakes with safety levers.

TA 46-28 rear, Suntour 14-18-22-26-30

I have always wanted one of these and found this one for cheap on CL. Set up as a randonneur with TA pro 5 vis cranks (on a conversion kit bottom bracket), and a Suntour touring freewheel. With the low gearing and the elegant Schwinn (GB) randonneuring bars I can ride all day on any terrain. Have put on a rear rack to support the Carradice bag since taking the pics.

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Very Nice!

It's great to see another Super Sport with an alloy 3-piece cotterless triple crank. Congrats!
- Stan

Mine's actually a double

Mine's actually a double with 46/28 rings but same idea, able to climb anything. Finally got some TA dustcaps (36 bucks shipped to go on my 25 dollar bike Hah!). I hope to come across a filet brazed Sports Tourer someday too.

After further scrutiny

I'd say lose the bag and get a nicer one....other than that it's mint!

Really?

the bag is a NOS, Schwinn Approved, made in England Carradice type bag, heavy canvas, leather straps, what could be nicer?



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