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'71 Schwinn Continental

'71 Schwinn Continental. Previously a fixed gear conversion, it's slowly becoming a road bike once again with more modern components. Updated pics coming soon.

Frame:
Chicago steel!

Fork/Headset:
stock

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sakae SX double/IRD QB-75/AC bottom bracket conversion kit

Pedals:
Salt BMX

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Sunrace 9sp cassette/Sakae SX Double/KMC Z-510

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Shimano Sora 3x9 brifters, Tiagra rear der., Sunrace front der.

Handlebars/Stem:
Stock drop bars

Saddle/Seatpost:
Stock

Brakes:
Original Weinmann center-pull brakes, Shimano Sora levers

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Alex R500/Kenda

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Alex R500/Kenda

Accessories:
SKS front/rear fenders, Avenir rear rack

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Previously...
  2. Now
  3. Stripped
  4. Road bike reborn

Current Stage Info:

From road to fixed to road once more, this time with modern components.

Added by moonlapsed. Last updated over 8 years ago.

2 Comments

Sirtri

Sirtri says:

love it. superb work.

Posted about 5 years ago

Rdnt

Rdnt says:

Not being funny, but did you have a reason for reversing the saddle clamp that way?

Posted over 10 years ago