I think you mean S-6. S-5 is the Schwinn town and Country Tandem size,
S-6 used the EA-1 diameter and then made them 1x3/8 instead of 1-1/4 for
their "lightweight" bikes as a counter to the EA-3 so the tires wouldn't be
Those in the bike game who knew this bought nice EA-1's and put them on th
Schwinn S-6 size and got away from Schwinn's higher price.
Palos Verdes Estates
> If you mean the 597mm ones to fit (English) EA1 rims I think that Kenda
> are the only ones left
> making tyres that will fit, by virtue of the fact that they are still
> making them for Schwinn S5
> 26" x 1-3/8 wheels?
> The DO fit, although they are a little chubby. If, however, you come
> across suitable NOS tyres by
> another manafacturer (EG: Schwalbe, Dunlop or Michelin, etc.)
> ferretted-away somewhere, buy them
> Googling for "26 x 1-1/4 EA1 597" should find you web-sites selling these
> Kendas ...
> Alan Lloyd (Schaumburg, Illinois, USA)
> --- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 20:08:10 -0700
>> From: "stephen" <email@example.com>
>> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: [CR]Source for 26 x 1 1/4" tires?
>> Does anyone out there know a source for replacement 26 x 1 1/4" tires.
>> originals were Michelin Roadmaster blackwalls Made in England. Thanks
>> any information
>> Stephen Bryne
>> In Springlike Fairfax, CA, USA