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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:58 am 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:09 am 
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i guess it depends on what you are using it for...


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:42 am 
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Varsity! Heck yeah! Those were great! I believe my current car weighs less than that bike... :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:46 am 
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A glorious 40 lbs in standard trim. I can't imagine how many of those were sold in the 70's. Definitely need to score that and forget the EVO. Everyone's going to have one next season:-)


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Best subject line ever!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:35 am 
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I'm actually in the middle of restoring a yellow one for my uncle. They are great bikes! US made in Chicago, sexy high flange hubs, etc... Definitely doesn't have the same performance as current generation bikes, but I still think they are pretty rad.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:07 am 
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swimmingskibble wrote:
They are great bikes!

"They are great bikes!"
"They are great bikes!"

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:56 am 
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Hmmm.... if that were a world sport... I might take it :)


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:58 am 
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Is that Liquigas green? :)

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My first 10 spd was a World Traveler, in a green of the era that was fairly close to the Liquigas green! What goes around comes around.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 1:41 am 
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If your budget can stretch that far, go for the Schwinn Continental over the Varsity.


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I spent plent of miles on my 1973 Schwinn Continental. Very fond memories since I grew up in Chicago not real far from the Schwinnn plant on Kostner. My oldest daughter still commutes on a 1972 Schwinn Collegiate to UCSF medical school on a daily basis.

Go for the Schwinn !

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You should do a time trial up OLH with both and compare times.


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foofighter wrote:
You should do a time trial up OLH with both and compare times.


Excellent idea! Twenty iterations, double-blind, ANOVA.

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