Schwinn Cruiser Seven

One of my bicycles, quite impractical but gorgeous and probably my favourite of the lot. The Cruiser is a real head-turner and super on level roads. It is, however, hugely heavy to lift onto the car roof rack and I really struggle to get up hills and have to coast down many due to the limited gear range. So impractical but oh so pretty!

Bicycle manufacturer & model Schwinn Cruiser Seven
Colour Candy red and black
Decals Cruiser Seven (on top bar); Schwinn (mudguard); Schwinn Quality Boulder (circular sticker, mudguard); 7 (on forks – both sides);
Weight 16.85 kilos (37 pounds)
Frame size 20.5 inches
Frame TIG welded hi-tensile steel
Fork Hi-tensile steel, unicrown crown
Rear derailleur Shimano 7 speed
Shifters Shimano twist shifter
Chainrings 46t
Cassette Shimano 14-34t mega-range
Bottom bracket Shimano 7 speed, no series listed
Pedals Schwinn Classic Cruiser, black steel / resin with reflectors
Brakeset Tektro
Front / Rear brakes Linear pull
Brake levers Tektro
Handlebar Steel, unmarked
Stem Alloy, unmarked
Headset Unmarked
Grips Black rubber, ‘Schwinn Quality’ on plugs
Rims Steel, 36-hole
Front/ Rear hubs Formula
Spokes Stainless steel
Tyres Schwinn Typhoon Cord, 26 x 2.125″
Saddle Schwinn, with suspension
Seatpost Unmarked
Seat binder Unmarked
Accessories Kickstand
Notes One site lists it as 2001 model. Also available in black/silver

Kyla

 

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