Posted by: Doug TITLE: AGE / VALUE: How old is my Schwinn?
I have an old Schwinn balloon tire bike.
It has one of those "hairpin" seats. (I think that is how I have seen them described.) The hub has a 36-15 on it. Does this mean anything? How can I determine how old it is?
I have pictures.
Posted by Scott
the serial chart is at this web site. it can be found in one of three places usually. first under the bike on the "bottom bracket" (where the crank goes). second on the left rear "drop-out" (where the rear wheel goes). third on the "head tube" (where the fork goes through the frame)next to the "head badge". this is also the order of age. bottom bracket oldest----head tube newest. Go by the #s on the chart to find the exact year. Hope this helps.
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