Sugino Cranks Sugino has used at least six codes for their cranks. I'm still looking for a confirmation of this dating method. Find This tool searches a database of Schwinn serial numbers and if it finds a match to your serial number then it will display the information available for your bike. At Pacific Cycle we are dedicated to the superior quality and safety of our outdoor recreation products. Many bicycle dealers have built up a profitable business renting Cycle Trucks to merchants in their neighborhood on a weekly charge basis. In this website, we credit the people involved in the understanding of these codes. For example, 1182 means the 11th week of the year 1982.
Heavy duty frame, special heavy duty wheels with 120 gauge spokes, balloon tires, heavy duty saddle, choice of basket carrier. A closer look reveals amazing detail. If you have Nitto bars for which you know the year, please send me skip skipechert. SunTour Maeda SunTour derailleurs have a two-letter date code. Choice of large or small basket. The number is the year of manufacture and the letter appears to be the month of manufacture.
Most early Treks 1976 through about 1980 were sold as framesets. Mass produced Schwinn bikes have been data-coded since 1965 by the first two letters in the serial number. Any help is welcome and very much appreciated. Or contact customer service at Pacific Cycle, Inc. The mark is made up of a circle with the first letter of the month in Italian or just a number around the edge, with the two-digit year code in the center. The Schwinn Cycle Truck was designed especially for fast, local, neighborhood delivery service.
Year 2002 restarts with A. Several different numbering systems were used and sometimes the same numbers were reused in different years. The second two numbers are the year of manufacture e. Evenings and Saturday, or during the summer vacation, you'll get more work, be able to handle more in less time, and get paid more for it if you have the right delivery bike, which is the Schwinn Cycle Truck. This clearly is when the component was made and not when the bike was made, but unless the component or bike manufacturer had lots of stock lying around in inventory, the date should be a fairly good indication of the year of the bike. Generally, the value is determined by what those within the community of Schwinn collectors would pay for that specific model and year.
Later, especially after the formation of Waterford, this letter indicated the company. In the historic sense, they bear no relation to dates of production, and even the talents of Bletchley Park would be severely tested to produce any coherent pattern, I imagine - it would make the deciphering of the Enigma Code a 'walk in the park' in comparison, especially as there's now little chance of us capturing a submarine containing an undamaged Brooks Code Machine? You can put up to 150 pounds in the basket, and the front wheel will still turn just easily as if it were empty! Consumers should immediately stop using these bicycles and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain a free replacement bicycle. All serial number records before 1948 were lost in a factory fire. The first three digits are the numerical day of the year, and the last digit is the last digit of the year. The Shimano components on the bike date to 1978. Swaps also can be made as the bike falls out of favor, or is being sold, where the higher quality components are traded for lower quality ones that the owner had onhand.
Schwinn Serial Numbers and Date Codes: Dates between 19 are available because Schwinn kept good records. Official site of Schwinn Bicycle. It appears near the insertion mark. Doing both is a good idea. Many dealers have built up a profitable business running Cycle Trucks to merchants on a weekly charge basis. We found a very early Paramount — claimed to be a 1938-9 vintage — with serial number A545.
. The basket is fastened in the frame and carries up to 150 pounds at safety without interesting with the front wheel and the safety on the rider. The Schwinn Sting-Ray, widely regarded as the most popular bicycle ever created, is returning to stores for the first time in more than 30 years. Model S-2 Large Basket 1955 For quick delivery service 1955 Schwinn Cycle-Truck The Schwinn Cycle Truck is the ideal one-man delivery vehicle for drug stores, delicatessens and many others. If there is only one letter in the first two positions, the first number or two numbers refer to production year.
Some Taiwanese built by Giant Schwinns have a date code on the right rear axle hanger or on the bottom bracket shell in the format 'Gmmyy'. The model number is in the second row. Campagnolo The dating of Campy components hub lock nuts, rear derailleurs, and cranks is described at the bottom of Chuck Schmidt's excellent Campagnolo timeline: Dia-Compe and Weinmann Thanks to Ben Weiner for sending the following information about Dia-Compe and Weinmann brakes. The 700 series frames and forks were built entirely in Waterloo. Nitto We are trying to sort out the manufacturer's date code on Nitto handlebars and stems.
During the 1980s, Greenville used the old letter-digit e. One letter is the month, the other is the year. The Schwinn Cycle Truck The original Schwinn Cycle Truck was made between 1939 to 1967. Look for the left dropout on the same side as the chain. A complete list of model numbers is below. In other words, it will not be found on a bike component like a or a.