Schwinn’s early attempt at a derailleur geared bicycle

This early 1960s Schwinn Continental is an early attempt by Schwinn to make a multispeed bicycle using derailleurs rather than internal hub gearing. The Schwinn Paramount was available in the 1950s with European derailleurs, but it wasn't until 1960 that Schwinn put a derailleur geared bicycle into mass production. That gear it came out with … Continue reading Schwinn’s early attempt at a derailleur geared bicycle