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Mabel - 1984 Schwinn Sierra

Bike tags: Commuter | Urban Assault Bike

22" 4130 Chromoly Main Tubing, mostly sure it's an '84

Araya 26 x 1.75", Forte Slick City ST 1.25" tire mounted

Araya 26 x 1.75", Forte Slick City ST 1.25" tire mounted

Sugino cranks

Shimano, unknown model

Dia Compe Cantilever

I just acquired this a week ago as a backup bike. So far I've put street tires on it and got rid of the handlebar extension-thingies on the ends (hence the bare bars showing). It rides REALLY nicely, I'm liking the comfort of the big frame... lots of steel to soak up bumps. I am going to be cleaning up the rusty spots and using touch-up for now, but sometime in the future I'll be stripping this and getting it repainted.

People who friended this bike Joshua A.C. Newman, mastronaut

I love the bars

they are very comfortable for every day cruising!
I have em on mine from the exact bike as yours...

https://velospace.org/node/1363

How do you like those tires?

How do you like those tires?

Tires

I love 'em! The Forte Slick City ST's did exactly what I wanted - I was trying to "urbanize" the Sierra, because all my biking is basically on city streets. The tires are grippy enough for hard-ish cornering, yet have a fairly low rolling resistance. Coasting seems to go on forever. At ten bucks each (on sale) I will certainly be buying them again.



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