The Schwinn Fair Lady

The original Schwinn Fair Lady was made between 1964 to 1982. This page provides year by year images and information quoted from Schwinn catalogs.

You can't help but smile seeing the old styles of clothing. Here is how Schwinn described the Fair Lady bicycle...

1959


Finest girls' model –in the big Schwinn line, loaded with “extras” to please her majesty!

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Styling fit for a queen! Fair Lady

Features: Stainless steel finders, front carrier, chrome Hi-lo beam headlight, 2-tone saddle, chrome rims, 1.75 whitewall tires, chrome-trimmed chain guard, Radiant colors, choice of 3-speed with caliper brakes, 2-speed coaster brake or regular coaster brake.

Fair Lady models for girls

Shpg. No. Size Description Wt., Lbs.

  • F67-3 26 inch 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 54
  • F67-2 26 inch 2-speed Coaster (Bendix) 54
  • F67-1 26 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 54
  • F77-3 24 inch 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 47 ½
  • F77-2 24 inch 2-Speed (Coaster (Bendix) 47 ½
  • F77-1 24 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 47 ½

See page 30 for other rear hubs, optional equipment and how to order.
COLORS: Radiant Red, Blue, Green; White or Black.

All specifications subject to change without notice.

See the full 1959 Schwinn catalog.

1960


Optional gear shaft. Front carrier. Stainless steel fenders.

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Beautiful radiant colors, whitewall tires, chrome headlight. Red, blue, green, or white.

  • 2 or 3 speed ........... $76.95
  • 26" coaster brake .. $66.95

See the full 1960 Schwinn catalog.

1961


Optional gear shift. Front carrier. Stainless steel fenders.

1961 Fair Lady

Beautiful radiant colors, whitewall tires, chrome headlight. Red, blue, green, or white.

  • 2 or 3 speed ........... $76.95
  • 26" coaster brake .. $66.95

See the full 1961 Schwinn catalog.

1964


A beautiful new Sting-Ray style bike for mother, daughter or even grandmother.

1964 schwinn fairlady

1964 Schwinn Fair-Lady

This sparkling model is designed with a 20" frame, standard middleweight tires, Solo polo saddle, butterfly handlebars, rear reflector and attractive white, flower trimmed basket for purse or packages.

Colors: Radiant Blue, Violet or White with Rose.

  • J88 - Fair Lady ... $49.95

See the full 1964 Schwinn catalog.

1965


So easy to ride! Perfect for mother or daughter.

1965 schwinn fair lady

1965 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Smartly designed with trim 20" frame, cushioned Sting-Ray saddle with truss rods, flower trimmed basket, Sting-Ray handlebars, chrome plated fenders, schwinn tubular rims and nylon cord tires.

Colors:Radiant violet or white with rose.

  • J89 Fair Lady, coaster brake....$49.95

See the full 1965 Schwinn catalog.

1966


The original Sting-Ray Design for girls. Perfect for mother or daughter.

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1966 Schwinn Fair-Lady

coaster brake
FLower-trimmed wicker basket, chrome plated full-length fenders, Silver Glow saddle.

Colors:Radiant sky blue, violet, white with rose.

  • J89-6 Fair Lady, coaster brake....$51.95

See the full 1966 Schwinn catalog.

1967


Fresh, fashionable and fun- and so easy to ride!

1967 fair lady

1967 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Trim, low contour frame, flower trimmed basket. Schwinn Fastback handlebars, Silver Glow saddle with chrome truss rods, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn 20" x 1 3/4" nylon cord tires, built-in kickstand.

Colors: Coppertone, Sky blue, Violet.

  • J89-6 20" Fairlady, coaster brake........$51.95
  • J89-4 20" Fairlady, 3-speed..............$61.95

See the full 1967 Schwinn catalog.

1968


Fresh, fashionable and fun!

1968 schwinn fair lady

1968 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Trim, low-contour frame that's so easy to get and off. Flower-trimmed basket, Schwinn Sting-Ray handlebars, Silver Glow saddle, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn 20" x 1 3/4" regular front and Slik rear tire, built-in kickstand.

Colors: Campus green, Violet, Sky blue.

  • J89-6 20" Fairlady, coaster brake........$54.95
  • J89-4 20" Fairlady, 3-speed..............$63.95

See the full 1968 Schwinn catalog.

1969


Fresh stylish and fun! Trim, low-contour middleweight frame that's so easy to get on and off.

1969 schwinn fair lady

1969 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Flower-trimmed basket, Sting-Ray handlebars, comfortable Silver Glow saddle, chrome plated fenders. Schwinn tubular rims, 20" x 1 3/4" front tire, Slik rear tire, built-in kickstand.

Colors: Campus green, sky blue, violet.

  • J89-6 20" Fairlady, coaster brake........$59.95
  • J89-4 20" Fairlady, 3-speed..............$69.95

See the full 1969 Schwinn catalog.

1970


Perfect for shopping, relaxing, or keeping fit.

1970 schwinn stingray

1970 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Sting-Ray Bikes for Girls

Trim, low contoured frame that's easy to get on and off. Flower-trimmed basket, new Sting-Ray handlebars, comfortable saddle, chrome plated fenders. Schwinn tubular rims, 20" x 1 3/4" front tire. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire, built-in kickstand.

Colors: Campus Green, white, violet.

  • J89-6 20" Fairlady, coaster brake........$59.95
  • J89-4 20" Fairlady, 3-speed..............$69.95

See the full 1970 Schwinn catalog.

1971


Perfect for the growing girl who wants Sting-Ray design.

1970 schwinn stingray

1971 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Low contoured frame that's easy to get on and off. Floral trimmed basket, Sting-Ray handlebars, comfortable saddle chroem plated fenders. Gripper Slik rear tire. Built-in kickstand.

Colors galore: Green, Violet and White.

  • J89-6 Fairlady, coaster ........$62.95
  • J89-4 Fairlady, 3-speed..............$75.95

See the full 1971 Schwinn catalog.

1972


Perfect for the girl who wants the responsive Sting-Ray design.

1972 schwinn stingray

1972 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Low contoured frame that's easy to get on and off. Floral trimmed basket, Sting-Ray handlebars, comfortable saddle, chrome plated fender. Gripper Slik rear tire.

Colors: Campus Green, Kool Lemon, or Burgundy.

  • J89-6 Coaster Fair Lady ...... $62.95
  • J89-4 3-Speed Fair Lady ...... $75.95

See the full 1972 Schwinn catalog.

1973


Perfect for the girl who wants the stylish Sting-Ray design.

1973 schwinn stingray

1973 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Low contoured frame that's easy to get on and off. Floral trimmed basket, Sting-Ray handlebars, comfortable saddle chrome plated fenders. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire.

Colors: Opaque blue or Kool Lemon. Wt. J89-6, 37 lbs.; J89-4, 39 lbs.

  • J89-6 coaster brake Fairlady, ........$65.95
  • J89-4 3-speed Fairlady, ...............$79.95

See the full 1973 Schwinn catalog.

1974


For the girl who wants the stylish Sting-Ray design.

1974 schwinn stingray

1974 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Low contoured frame that's easy to ride. Floral trimmed basket, Sting-Ray handlebars, comfortable saddle chrome plated fenders. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire.

Colors: Opaque blue or Kool Lemon. Wt. J89-6, 37 lbs.; J89-4, 39 lbs.

  • J89-6 Fairlady coaster brake
  • J89-4 Fairlady 3-speed

See the full 1974 Schwinn catalog.

1975


If her first choice is a new Schwinn Sting-Ray style bike, plus a selection of popular deluxe features, the new Schwinn Fair Lady is the one!

1975 schwinn stingray

1975 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Every feature of the famous Sting-Ray design, with its remarkable performance, response, and unique ride, combined with a rich selection of extras. For the girl who wants stylish Sting-Ray design. Low contoured frame that's so easy to ride. Sting-Ray style handlebars, comfortable saddle, chrome plated fenders. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire.

Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red. Wt. J89-6 37 lbs. : J89-4. 39 lbs.

  • Schwinn Fair Lady, Coaster Brake Model J89-6
  • Schwinn Fair Lady, 3-speed Model J89-4

See the full 1975 Schwinn catalog.

1976


If her first choice is a new Schwinn Sting-Ray style bike, plus a selection of popular deluxe features, the new Schwinn Fair Lady is the one!

1976 schwinn stingray

1976 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Every feature of the famous Sting-Ray design, with its remarkable performance, response, and unique ride, combined with a rich selection of extras. For the girl who wants stylish Sting-Ray design. Low contoured frame that's so easy to ride. Sting-Ray style handlebars, flora design saddle, chrome plated fenders. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire.

Colors: Sky blue or Flamboyant red, White. (White with Bicentennial decaling.) Wt. J89-6 37 lbs. : J89-4. 39 lbs.

  • Schwinn Fair Lady, Coaster Brake Model J89-6
  • Schwinn Fair Lady, 3-speed Model J89-4

See the full 1976 Schwinn catalog.

1977


For the girl who wants Sting-Ray design.

1977 schwinn stingray

1977 Schwinn Fair-Lady

If her first choice is a new Schwinn Sting-Ray bike, plus a selection of popular deluxe features, the new 3-speed coaster brake Schwinn Fair Lady is the one! Every feature of the famous Sting-Ray design, with its remarkable performance, response, and unique ride, combined with a rich selection of extras.

Low contoured frame that's so easy to ride. Sting-Ray style handlebars, floral design saddle, chrome plated and painted fenders. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slick rear tire. New Choice of colors: Luscious Lavender, Holiday Rose, and Sky blue. Wt. 39 lbs.

  • Schwinn Fair Lady, Coaster Brake Model J89-6..........$91.95
  • Schwinn Fair Lady, 3-speed Coaster Brake Model J89-8..........$111.95

Note: Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

See the full 1977 Schwinn catalog.

1978


Famous Sting-Ray bikes for girls.

1978 schwinn stingray

1978 Schwinn Fair-Lady

If her first choice is a new Schwinn Sting-Ray bike, plus a selection of popular deluxe features, the 3-speed coaster brake Schwinn Fair Lady is the one! A step-through frame that's so easy to ride. Sting-Ray handlebars, floral design saddle. 20" x 1 3/4" Gripper Slik rear tire. Weight: Approximately 38 lbs.

Chrome fenders.
Full length chainguard.
Sting-Ray Saddle.

Colors: Holiday Rose, Sky blue.

  • Model J89-8..........$114.95
  • Model J89-6..........$94.95

See the full 1978 Schwinn catalog.

1979


NEW comfortable color coordinated saddle, color coordinated fenders. Step through frame that makes riding easy... the perfect Sting-Ray bike for the young lady.

1979 schwinn stingray

1979 Schwinn Fair-Lady

The bicycle that started "hi-rise fever"!

Perhaps no new bicycle has brought such fun and gained such wide acceptance and immediate popularity when shwinn introduced the sting-ray... and though many have copied it, no one has duplicated it. Schwinn exclusive cantilever frame, Schwinn Sting-Ray saddle, Sting-ray handlebars, chainguard coaster brake and 20 x 1 3/4 inch tires. Choice of 3 speed coaster or coaster.

All new styling for 1979!
New comfortable color coordinated saddle, color coordinated fenders. Step through frame that makes riding easy...the perfect sting-ray bike fr the young lady.

Assembled and fitted, ready to ride.

  • Weight 39 pounds.Assembled and fitterd,ready to ride,3-speed coaster $116.95 coaster $94.95
  • Weight 38 pounds. Assembled and fitted, ready to ride 3 speed coaster $116.95, coaster $94.95

Golden Yellow: Sting-Ray, Fair Lady and Lil Chik.
Cardinal Red: Sting-Ray, Mini Sting-Ray and Sting-Ray II.
Cherry Pink: Fair Lady and Lil' Chik.
Sky Blue: Sting-Ray, Sting-Ray II, Mini Sting-Ray and Fair lady Lil' chik.
Emerald: Sting-Ray and Sting-Ray II.

See the full 1979 Schwinn catalog.

1980


A comfortable, color coordinated saddle,chrome plated fenders and a schwinn rear gripper slick tire.

1980 schwinn stingray

1980 Schwinn Fair-Lady

Step through frame that makes riding easy...the perfect sting-ray bike for the young lady.. Weight 38 pounds.
illustrated: skyblue and summer cloud white

  • J89-6 coaster
  • J89-8 3-Speed coaster

See the full 1980 Schwinn catalog.

1981


A step-through frame makes riding easy and inviting on the Schwinn Fair Lady with its comfortable, color-coordinated saddle, chrome-plated fenders, coaster brake and schwinn rear gripper tire.

1981 schwinn stingray

1981 Schwinn Fair-Lady

It weighs 38 pounds and is the perfect hi-rise for a young lady. Younger ladies will enjoy the quick, responsive handling of the Lil'Chick - a smaller 20-inch bicycle.

The Fair Lady's seat and handlebars reflect the dash and excitement of schwinn's sting-ray look.

Colors: Sky Blue, Cherry Pink

  • J89-6

See the full 1981 Schwinn catalog.

1982


A step-through frame makes riding easy and inviting on the Schwinn Fair Lady - with its comfortable, color-coordinated saddle, chrome-plated fenders, coaster brake and schwinn rear gripper tire.

1982 schwinn stingray

1982 Schwinn Fair-Lady

It weighs 38 pounds and is the perfect hi-rise for a young lady. Younger ladies will enjoy the quick, responsive handling of the Lil'Chick - a smaller 20-inch bicycle.

The Fair Lady's seat and handlebars refect the dash and excitement of Schwinn's Sting-Ray look. In attractive, warm pastel colors, this 35-sound Lil' Chik is equipped with Schwinn Electro forged step-through frame, 20 x 1 3/4 inch Westwind tires, coaster brake and full length chainguard.

Colors: Sky Blue, Cherry Pink

  • J89

See the full 1982 Schwinn catalog.


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