24th February 1960 (No Comments)
The 1960 Schwinn Varsity is probably one of the most important collector bicycles, as this 8 Speed Schwinn Racer started the Lightweight Revolution in America. This 100% Original example of Schwinn’s First produced Lightweight Road Racer offering 8 Speeds, with unique early rod lever operated front and telescoping rear Simplex Derailleurs. Previous Multi speed Schwinns had 3 Speed interplanetary touring set ups. The 1960 Varsity also offered drop racing bars, a Leather Ideale Saddle, Weinmann Brakes, Rattrap Pedals, and 26″ x 1 1/4″ S-6 Steel wheels. The 1960 Varsity came in 3 frame sizes: 19″,21″, and 23″ and in the colors Radiant Red, Green, Blue, White, and Black.
Local Sale: Cash Pickup in Golden, Colorado. Cash Price is Lower than our web posted prices.
Non Local Sales: You will be billed through Paypal and Shipping is: $120 for this bike to most of the US.