1950s SCHWINN SPITFIRE LADIES BIKE DANA 3-SPEED TRANSMISSION VINTAGE DX HORNET. Here is an original VINTAGE I believe made November 1956? The serial number is P06978 ladies Schwinn Spitfire beach cruiser bicycle with 26 wheels. It is in the original and very appealing blue and WHITE 2-tone colored factory paint.People LOVE this color combination and you RARELY see these bikes in any condition! If you like UNIQUE unrestored original bikes, this may be a great bike for you. It has been in long term storage and cannot wait to be enjoyed once again. With the insanely high price of gas (and the economy being bad) now is the time to ride a cool vintage bike! This bike has a cool original design ladies frame and forks with original paint and decals, large Schwinn head badge, original Schwinn feather style chainguard, dual spring seat/saddle, Schwinn hand grip, wide cruiser handlebars, full fenders, (have dents) bolt on kickstand, unusual "Western Flyer" stamped pedals, (pedal rubbers are chipped) and more! Would be cool to add a tank to this one! (they are not expensive and not too hard to find). WHAT makes this bike over the top???? CHECK OUT the super unusual Dana "3-Speed Bike Transmission" I have not seen one of these in at least a decade!
The bike has been in super long term storage. The 3-speed twist grip seems tight. I did not want to disturb or damage anything so I did not put any effort into tinkering with it. With a little tlc, you will have one of the most unique bikes/bike related items around! Add up the value of the parts....There is more here than you think! The tires are 26x2.125. They are old vintage tires and do hold air. (ok for display or replace for riding) The bike has factory painted and pinstriped Schwinn S7 rims front and rear with a Bendix rear hub. This bike has such a COOL 1950s look and style! You almost never see them in any condition! I hope you can truly appreciate this one for what a unique bike it really is! The bike is an original SINGLE SPEED with coaster brakes. (pedal slightly backwards to stop the bike) DIMENSIONS: The distance from the floor to the top of the seat post clamp is approx 28. The distance from the center of the crank to the top of the seat post clamp is approx 18 1/2. The center of the handlebar stem to the center of the seat post is approx 22. The bike will accommodate most any rider comfortably.
The seat height is easy to adjust. NOTED FLAWS The bike would need a resto from top to bottom for show or enjoy it in its current unrestored patina.
I love the fact that this bike still has its original paint! (shows age, has chips, scratches, etc) The chrome is shiney but is not perfect show quality. Both wheels have a slight wobble when you spin them. (most every used bike out there seems to) Minor issue, the wedge for the neck is stuck in place. With a little effort you should be able to get it out.
THe neck bolt comes out and is tweaked. This appears to be a fairly nice original unmolested bicycle unless otherwise noted. A great bike to ride on relaxing days through the park or to the beach. Also would be a nice item to display in a shop, restaurant, rec room, sports bar, etc. Stand out from the crowd and be the envy of people who see you riding by.People will enjoy seeing you on your vintage bike! A great classic bike at a great price Why not ride a bike? If you are looking for a fun bike to ride and enjoy this may be it! A nice bike to cruise the beach or your local park! Priced way less than a dime store bike that wont be around 5 years from now, much less 30+ years like this one! Please give this bike a good home and DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! Classic bikes are very cool because not everyone on the block has one! People love to see and talk about and ride these classic bikes! They are more popular now than ever before!
This may be a great Birthday or other special holiday gift for someone! It is never too soon to think ahead and get someone something they may really like!! These are getting to be hard to find in any condition and to my knowledge, have not been reproduced. PLEASE NOTE that many of the bikes I list have listed have been in long term storage and have not been regularly ridden in a while.
(not a bad thing) They may need standard tuning, greasing, may have old tires, surface rust etc. I try to be as honest as possible and never want to disappoint anyone. I try to be as honest as I can and disclose anything I know about the bike. I want you to be excited about your new bike and hope you really enjoy your new vintage ride for years to come.We try to package well so the bike arrives to you in the same condition as it left us. Fed Ex just increased the rates. This is a 10+ day service and includes packing. I always try to keep things as reasonable as I can. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Bicycles\Complete Bicycles".
The seller is "shadow27" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.