02nd March 1965 ()
This Vintage 1965 Lime Deluxe Stingray 3 speed is a Rare Highly sought after Early Schwinn Sting Ray. The Early Ones (not only Being older) were Crafted with more Chrome and Unique Colors, thus Making the first Few Years on Stingrays Extremely Desire able to Collectors. This 3 Speed was Released in April of 1965 and Features 3 Speeds and Hand Brakes with a Bigger Long Frame with Brake Mounts.
This Antique 1965 Deluxe has Sweet Chrome: Beautifully Re chromed Original Crank. Super Nice Original Chrome Front Razor Fender, Sprocket, Seat post Clamp, and Original Rear Razor Fender and Brace. Handle bars, and Pedals. The Bike has Nice Original Schwinn White Chub Grips. The Chain is New and this Bike is assembled with Correct Hardware in Stainless. The Brakes are Super Sweet Original Weinmann Brakes and Levers with New Cables. This Bike has a Real Nice Sturmey Archer Thumb Shifter with NOS Cable Straps, Cabling and Linkage. The Front wheel is Original Rebuilt a Schwinn Script Front hub Laced with stainless steel spokes to a NOS S-7 Rim with a NOS 20″x1 3/4″ Goodyear Eagle 134 whitewall tire. The rear Wheel is a Sturmey Archer 3 speed hub Laced with stainless steel spokes to a Sweet Original S-2 Rim with an New reproduction White wall Slick Tire. The Seat is a Original Schwinn / Pearsons Remade Deep White Tuft Seat With Reflector tab and Reflector.
I Find The Early Schwinn Stingrays to be the best riding of the Stingray Family. Not only great ridding this 1965 Deluxe Stingray 3 Speed is even rarer than other Lime Stingrays.
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