The Schwinn Racer


1957 schwinn deluxe racer

The Schwinn Racer was made between 1957 to 1971.

This page provides year by year images and info quoted from Schwinn catalogs for the Racer from 1957 to 1971.

1957


Top-Quality Low Cost Lightweight
Schwinn - Approed 3-speeds gears
1957 schwinn racer Coaster Brake Optional
Front and rear Hand brakes
Kickstand
Schwinn Tubular Rims
Super-Strong Frame
Boys and Girls 24" and 26" models
1 3/8 Lightweights Tires

Colors:
Spitfire red or blue, Florida green, also Black enamel

Deluxe Racer

A lightweight champion on every count!
Schwinn-approved 3-speed gears
1957 schwinn deluxe racer Front and Rear Hand Brakes
Stainless Steel Fenders
Chrome Headlight
Built-in Kickstand
Boys' and girls' 26" Model
1 3/8" Lightweight Tires

Colors:
Opalesecent red, blue or green. Also black enamel

1959



1959-racer-specsRACER POPULAR PRICED SCHWINN LIGHTWEIGHT LIGHTWEIGHT

“BEST-SELLER” BOYS’ LIGHTWEIGHT- fine Schwinn quality at a very attractive price. Features: Schwinn diamond-type lightweight frame in choice of 19”, 21” or 23” size, forged fork, Radiant colors or White, Schwinn Tubular chrome rims, choice of 3-speed with caliper brakes, 2-speed coaster brake or regular coaster brake.

RACER MODELS FOR BOYS

Shpg.
No. Size Description Wt., Lbs.
R11-3 26 inch 19” Frame, 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 47
R11-2 26 inch 19” Frame, 2-Speed Coaster (Bendix) 47
R11-1 26 inch 19” Frame, Coaster (Mark IV) 47
R12-3 26 inch 21” Frame, 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 47
R12-2 26 inch 21” Frame, 2-Speed Coaster (Bendix) 47
R12-1 26 inch 21” Frame, Coaster (Mark IV) 47
R13-3 26 inch 23” Frame, 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 47
R13-2 26 inch 23” Frame, 2-Speed Coaster (Bendix) 47
R13-1 26 inch 23” Frame, Coaster (Mark IV) 47
R21-3 24 inch 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 42 ½
R21-2 24 inch 2-Speed Coaster (Bendix) 42 ½
R21-1 24 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 42 ½
See page 30 for other rear hubs, optional equipment and how to order.

COLORS:
Radiant Red, Blue, Green; Black, White.

ALL SPECIFICATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Schwinn Ladies Racer

POPULAR PRICED SCHWINN LIGHTWEIGHT RACER LIGHTWEIGHT

“BEST – SELLER” GIRLS’ LIGHTWEIGHT – fine Schwinn Quality at a very attractive price. Features: Schwinn lightweight frame, forged fork, schwinn Tubular chrome rims with 1 3/8” tires, Radiant colors or White, choice of 3-speed with caliper brakes, 2-speed coaster or regular coaster brake.


RACER MODELS FOR GIRLS

Shpg.
No. Size Description Wt., Lbs.
R61-3 26 inch 3-Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 47 ½
R61-2 26 inch 2-speed Coaster (Bendix) 47 ½
R61-1 26 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 47 ½
R71-3 24 inch 3- Speed (Schwinn-Approved) 42 ½
R71-2 24 inch 2-Speed Coaster (Bendix) 42 ½
R71-1 24 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 42 ½
See page 30 for other rear hubs, optional equipment and how to order.

COLORS:
White, Radiant Red, Blue, Green; Black.

ALL SPECIFICATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

1960


1960-schwinn-racer

Lightweight style. Radiant colors. 19", 21" or 23" frame sizes.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95
  • 26" coaster brake .... $49.95
  • 24" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $49.95

Choice of 19" or 21" frame sizes in 26" models --- add 2.00 for 23" frame size. Radiant red, blue, green, black, white.

1961


1961 Racer for Boys & girls

Lightweight style. Radiant colors. Popular Price!

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95
  • 26" coaster brake .... $49.95
  • 24" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $49.95

Boy's 26" models offered in 19", 21" frame sizes- add $2.00 for 23" frame .
Radiant red, blue, green, black, white in 26" sizes. In 24" size no boy's green or girl's black.

1962


1962 Racer

Lightweight style. Radiant colors. Popular Price!

  • 26" coaster brake ..... $49.95
  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95
  • 24" coaster brake ..... $49.95
  • 24" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95

Boy's 26" in 19" (R11) or 21" (R12) Frame- or 24" size (R21) in radiant red, blue, black. Girl's 26" (R61) in radiant red, blue, white. Girl's 24" (R71) in radiant blue, coaster or 2-speed only.

1963


1963 Racer

Popular priced lightweight! Electro-forged diamond type frame!

  • 26" coaster, R11, R12, R13 ......... $49.95
  • 26" 2 or 3 speed, R11, R12, R13 .... $56.95
  • 24" coaster, R12 ................... $48.95
  • 24" 2 or 3 speed, R21 .............. $55.95
  • 24" coaster, R31 ................... $41.95

R11-19", R12-21", R13-23" Frame, flamboyant red, radiant blue, black on 26" and 24"- Flamboyant red, radiant blue on 20" model.

1964


1964 schwinn racer and coed

The best known, best selling Schwinn lightweight. 26" wheel size in three frame sizes.
Colors: Flamboyant Red, Radiant Blue, or Black.

  • R11 - Schwinn Racer, 19" frame ........... Coaster - $46.95 / 2 or 3 speed - $54.95
  • R12 - Schwinn Racer, 21" frame ........... Coaster - $46.95 / 2 or 3 speed - $54.95
  • R13 - Schwinn Racer, 23" frame ........... Coaster - $46.95 / 2 or 3 speed - $54.95
  • R21 - Schwinn Racer, 24" wheels .......... Coaster - $46.95 / 2 or 3 speed - $54.95

1965


1965 racer

Dependable Schwinn quality in a standard lightweight bike at a low budget price. Schwinn diamond type frame, Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, tourist style handlebars and saddle. Flamboyant red or black.

  • K11 Racer, 19" frame...coaster $41.95...2 or 3-speed $49.95
  • K12 Racer, 21" frame...coaster $41.95...2 or 3-speed $49.95
1965 deluxe racer

Deluxe Racer

A handsome new model with popular lightweight styling. Chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, forged steel fork, new deluxe mattress saddle. Radiant Coppertone, Flamboyant red or black.

  • D11 Deluxe racer 19" frame...coaster $46.95.....2-3 speed $ 54.95
  • D12 Deluxe racer 21" frame...coaster $46.95.....2-3 speed $ 54.95
  • D13 Deluxe racer 23" frame.......3 speed only $ 54.95

1966


1966 Schwinn speedster racer

2-speed, 3-speed or coaster brake
Lightweight touring model at low budget price, Schwinn diamond type frame, Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8 nylon cord sports touring tires, lightweight foam-cushioned saddle. Handbrakes on 3-speed model only. Black, Radiant sky blue, flamboyant red.

  • K11 Racer, 19" frame...coaster $43.95...2 or 3-speed $51.95
  • K12 Racer, 21" frame...coaster $43.95...2 or 3-speed $51.95


1966 Schwinn deluxe racer

Schwinn Deluxe Racer

2 speed, 3 speed or coaster brake
A handsome lightweight touring model, equipped with chrome plated fenders. foam cushioned saddle, 26" x 1 3/4 nylon sports touring tires. Handbrakes on 3-speed model only. Radiant Coppertone, sky blue, black.

  • D11 Deluxe racer 19" frame...coaster $48.95.....2-3 speed $ 56.95
  • D12 Deluxe racer 21" frame...coaster $48.95.....2-3 speed $ 56.95
  • D13 Deluxe racer 23" frame......................2-3 speed $56.95

1967


1967 schwinn deluxe speedster and speedster

Schwinn Racer

For economy and performance that add up to real value, this lightweight is your best choice. Schwinn quality throughout. Diamond type frame, sturdy Schwinn tubular rims, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, foam cushioned mattress saddle.
Colors: Red, Sky Blue, Black.

  • K11 - 26" Racer, 19" frame .... Coaster $44.95 3 speed ... $52.95
  • K12 - 26" Racer, 21" frame ....Coaster $49.95 3 speed ... $52.95
  • K13 - 26" Racer, 23" frame .... (3 speed only).... $52.95
1967 schwinn deluxe racer and racer
Men's Lightweights

Schwinn Deluxe Racer

Fine Schwinn quality in conventional lightweight styling, easy riding and long lasting. Schwinn diamond type frame, sturdy Schwinn tubular rims, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, foam cushioned mattress saddle. Handbrakes on 3 speed model only.
Colors: Coppertone, Sky Blue, Black.

  • D11 - 26" Deluxe Racer, 19" frame .... Coaster $49.95 3 speed ... $57.95
  • D12 - 26" Deluxe Racer, 21" frame ....Coaster $49.95 3 speed ... $57.95
  • D13 - 26" Deluxe Racer, 23" frame .... (3 speed only).... $57.95

1968


1968 schwinn deluxe racer and racer
Men's Lightweight

Best Choice fr economy and performance that add up to real value, Schwinn diamond type frame, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, foam cushioned saddle. Handbrakes on 3-speed model only. Colors: red, sky blue, black.

  • K11 26" Racer, 19" frame, coaster......$47.95 3-speed.....$56.95
  • K12 26" Racer, 21" frame, coaster......$47.95 3-speed.....$56.95
  • K13 26" Racer, 23" frame, 3-speed only........................$56.95

Schwinn Deluxe Racer

Conventional Schwinn lightweight styling for easy riding. Schwinn diamond type frame, sturdy tubular rims, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires. Handbrakes on 3-speed only. COlors: Campus green, Coppertone, Sky blue.

  • D11 26" Deluxe Racer, 19" frame, coaster.....$56.95 3-speed......$65.95
  • D12 26" Deluxe Racer, 21" frame, coaster.....$56.95 3-speed......$65.95
  • D13 26" Deluxe Racer, 23" frame, 3-speed......$65.95

1969


1968 schwinn  deluxe racer, racer

Best chooice to economy and performance that add up to real value. Schwinn diamond type frame, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, foam cushioned saddle. Handbrakes on 3-speed model only. Colors: Red, Sky blue, black.

  • K11 26" Racer, 19" frame, coaster.....$52.95 3-speed.....$61.95
  • K12 26" Racer, 21" frame, coaster.....$52.95 3-speed.....$61.95
  • K13 26" Racer, 23" frame, 3-speed only.....................$61.95
Tourist Bikes for men

Schwinn Deluxe Racer

Conventional Schwinn lightweight styling for easy pedaling. Sturdy Schwinn diamond type frame, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires. Handbrakes on 3-speed only. Colors: Campus green, Sky blue, Black.

  • D11 26" Deluxe Racer, 19" frame, Coaster....$60.95 3-speed......$69.95
  • D12 26" Deluxe Racer, 21" frame, Coaster....$60.95 3-speed......$69.95
  • D13 26" Deluxe Racer, 23" frame, 3-speed only....................$69.95

1970


1970 schwinn racer

The value leader...best choice for economy and performance. Schwinn diamond design frame, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon touring tires, foam cushioned saddle. (Handbrakes on 3-speed model only.) Colors: Campus green, black, sky blue, red.

  • K11 26" Racer, 19" frame...coaster $52.95 3-speed....$61.95
  • K12 26" Racer, 21" frame...coaster $52.95 3-speed....$61.95
  • K13 26" Racer, 23" frame................. 3-speed....$61.95

1971


1971 schwinn racer

Leader in Value...a Top Buy Quality Bike

The best choice for economy and performance. Schwinn diamond design frame, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn 26" x 1 3/8" nylon touring tires, two-tone foam cushion saddle (hand brakes on 3-speed model), 17" frame camelback style for shorter riders. Rich chrome fenders. Choice of colors: Campus green, red, sky blue, and black.

  • K17-6 17" frame and coaster... $56.95
  • K17-4 17" frame, 3-speed...... $66.95
  • K20-6 20" frame and coaster... $56.95
  • K20-4 20" frame, 3-speed...... $66.95
  • K22-6 22" frame and coaster... $56.95
  • K22-4 22" frame, 3-speed...... $66.95
  • K24-6 24" frame and coaster... $56.95
  • K24-4 24" frame, 3-speed...... $66.95

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