Seen at a swap meet in Ohio, this 1952-53 Schwinn Varsity was won in a contest. The contest in the early 1950s claimed that some young kid could have won one of 75,000 Schwinn Varsitys or the grand prize of a train car, or something of the sort. I don't know if anyone won the … Continue reading early 1950s Schwinn Varsity
Is this what it looks like inside your Schwinn Varsity. . . I doubt it. it does look cool though.
I am not the best at updating the website, and I am constantly reminded about that. I have said it before, but the upkeep of the website and this blog is almost entirely done after work hours. So blog posts are written before I go to work and website additions are worked on in the … Continue reading Items we recently sold
Cyclo catalogs I was recently looking through. Interesting to see offering an 8 speed bicycle in 1934, and it took Schwinn to mass market an 8 speed bike until 1960 with the Schwinn Varsity. I guess the American market was inundated with heavy single speed bicycles that looked like motorcycles and rode like tanks.1934, 1936, … Continue reading Cyclo (UK) interesting offerings and components