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1972 Schwinn Suburban bicycle - $400 (Bremerton)

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bicycle type: road
frame size: Medium/22"
wheel size: 27 in
bicycle frame material: steel
make / manufacturer: schwinn
model name / number: suburban
This bike is great for commuting or cruising. I typically used it for my 2 mile commute to the ferry on wet days since it has great fenders.

The 5 speed friction shifters is one of my favorite shifters ever. It also has a unique ratcheting crank and independent ratchets on the rear gears, although they don't rotate well.

I upgraded the wheels to aluminum so the brakes actually work in the rain, unlike the stock steel rims. New bearing with the wheel sets.

The stem is longer than stock for a more upright seating position. Original Schwinn grips and brake levels.

It has the original sierra brown paint and most of the decals. There are some scratches and a bit of surface rust, but no dents. I prefer my bikes to have a slight patina since it makes them less likely to be stolen.

frame is 22". I'm a 5'-7" male and it fits me well.

post id: 7748169604

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