Dating a schwinn bicycle
Its dramatically different design was new fresh and modeled after the way many kids were refiting and customizing their own bikes in southern California. Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. In 1965 the Schwinn Sting-ray was already their most popular bike. Now with black SLIK rear tire, Sting-ray saddle with truss, Sting-ray handlebars, Schwinn tubular rims.
The Stingray was introduced through the sales ad to the right.
It's no secret..unusual STING-RAY design provides a new fee L o F responsive riding, a new level of performance, and a new variety of cycling enjoyment that has made it a standard among the country's young riders. Sting-Ray handlebars, 20" nylon cord tires on Schwinn tubular rims, comfortable solo-polo saddle.
At first glance, the low slung design with the smaller wheels, higher handlebars, and raised seat may have seemed strange, and yet it is America's most copied style of bicycle. NOTE: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Colors: Black with yellow trim First choice for the "second bike" the bike that swap the nation with its distinctive design and amazing riding qualities.
Schwinn quality features FRAME Schwinn cantilever frame...sturdy...compact...extra strong. This 5-speed lightweight version of the Sting-Ray, combines the speed of a lightweight with the meaneuverability of the Sting-Ray then adds 5-speed derailleur gears and a fast-acting Stik-Shift to achieve a wonderful new thrill in bike riding. Patented stik-shift and handbrakes on 3-speed model. It has won the praise and captured the imagination of youngster of all ages across the U. This design gives the rider an exciting combintaion of features for quick maneuvers, fast starts and short radius turns.
SADDLES Silver Glow saddle..truss rods...streamlined design for easier pedaling action. TIRES Silk black rear tire..style as used on racing cars, more road surface than any othre tire...standard middleweight front tire. For distance runs, for short hops, or for fun riding, the Schwinn Fastback is simply great! The original Sting-Ray the bike that set the style. The bike that changed a generation's cycling habits.