[CR]re: calling all Schwinn fans


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Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 19:52:11 -0500
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From: "Roy H. Drinkwater" <roydrink@ptd.net>
Subject: [CR]re: calling all Schwinn fans

Richard Rose wrote (say that 5 times fast):
>I stumbled across a sort of cool bike today, and wondered if anyone
>had any thoughts about it. It is a Schwinn _____, darn I cannot
>remember the model name on the downtube. Getting old... Anyway, full
>531 frame / fork. Full 1'st generation (?) Dura Ace!!! Pearlescent
>orange paint, looking to be over a full chrome substrate. Chrome
>headlugs, Prugnat perhaps. Medium long points. No braze-ons, being
>consistent with the claim that the bike is from 1977. Not perfect or
>anything but very good condition. Guy claimed that this model was
>just one model below the Paramount and only made for a couple of
>years. It is not a "Peloton". It was "Veloce" or something like
>that. It would make a fine fixie but as it is pretty complete /
>original that might not be the best approach.
>Does this model ring a bell with anyone?

Schwinn Volare '77-'78 See http://www.geocities.com/sldatabook/detail7579.html and search for Volare. Thanks to Bob Hufford for this resource.

Roy "I'm remembering that old song*" Drinkwater Lititz, " and the Plymouth, too." PA

* "Vol- are-a, hey, hey, hey, hey,"