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1978 Schwinn Le Tour III

Found this bike at Flanders Bicycle Shop (SLO), fell in love, and bought it the next day! Switched out the handle bars that were on it for some drop bars and I was good to go!

Frame:
Schwinn Le Tour III manufactured in October of 1977 (19in) Pearl blue

Fork/Headset:
Tubular front fork, with chrome plate crown and 6" fork ends

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
-Schwinn-Approved aluminum alloy -(39-52 teeth sprocket) -6 3/4" crank arms (stock)

Pedals:
Rattrap reflectorized pedals (stock)

Derailleurs/Shifters:
GT-420 rear GT-450 front 14-17-20-24-28 rear freewheel cluster Gear range 38 low to 100 high

Handlebars/Stem:
Forged aluminum alloy stem with recessed stem bolt

Saddle/Seatpost:
Linus

Brakes:
Shimano (added when I put drop bars on)

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya steel tubular rims Large flange quick release aluminum alloy hubs HP Sport Touring 27" x 1 1/4" gumwall tires

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya steel tubular rims Large flange quick release aluminum alloy hubs HP Sport Touring 27" x 1 1/4" gumwall tires

Added by NHermann. Last updated over 10 years ago.

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