Category Archives: Schwinn Sports Tourer

Goodbye, N + 1

N + 1 is the formula to calculate the number of bicycles one should own. Have one bicycle? The right number to own is two. Have 15 bicycles? The right number is 16. There are at least three reasons why … Continue reading

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Day 29. #30daysofbiking

Only one person is judging the effect of wind on play today. This person is focusing on his core competency. Making a couple of adjustments. (No different from any other law-abiding citizen.) And considering the fact that when this frame … Continue reading

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Day 3: #30daysofbiking

It’s a Twitter thing. Ride every day in April. Doesn’t matter how far or for what. And today, it wasn’t far. Still, it was nice to have a flock of geese for an audience.

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On the road a Schwinn: The Schwinn Sports Tourer

Another Chicago-built Schwinn has rejoined the road-worthy population. There have been a few changes, of course. Upright handlebars, mountain bike brake levers and SunTour bar-end shifters. There was a time before indexing when these SunTours were just about the best … Continue reading

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Bendable blue: The Schwinn Sports Tourer

When I took ownership of Les Siegrist’s old Schwinn Sports Tourer, I knew I’d be making some changes. For one thing, it didn’t have its original wheels. Fortunately, I picked up two pairs of Campy-equipped 700c wheels along with the … Continue reading

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