1960 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1960 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1960. The catalog cover is to the right. To see larger bike images click the image.

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Mens / Boys bikes:

Panther II


Twin Headlights. Two carriers. Trimline tank, horn.

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New Schwinn styling. Deluxe equipment. 2 Tone saddle, whitewall tires, chrome fenders. Radiant red, blue, green, black.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed .....$79.95
  • 26" coaster brake ...$69.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Panther II.

Mark IV Jaguar


Schwinn's Finest! Tank, Horn, Carrier. Stainless Steel Fenders.

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Deluxe equipped. Front and rear carriers, chrome headlight, 2-tone saddle,whitewall tires, lavish chrome trim. Radiant red, blue, green, black.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed gears... $84.95
  • 26" coaster brake ........ $74.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Jaguar.

Hornet


Tank and horn. Fender light. Two tone saddle.

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Luggage carrier on 26" and 24" sizes. Radiant red, blue, black; green in 26" size only.

  • 26" coaster brake .... $59.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $57.95
  • 20" coaster brake .... $51.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Hornet.

Deluxe Hornet


Spring Fork. Headlight. Tank and horn.

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Ideal for everyday use. Two tone radiant colors. Schwinn Cantilever frame, whitewall tires. Red with black, black with red, two-tone-blue.

  • 26" coaster brake .... $66.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Deluxe Hornet.

Speedster


Schwinn quality. Cantilever frame. Radiant colors.

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Radiant red, blue, green, black.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $59.95
  • 26" coaster brake .... $49.95
  • 24" 2 speed ............. $56.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $46.95
  • 20" coaster brake .... $43.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Speedster.

Spitfire


Schwinn styling. Cantilever frame. Two-tone saddle.

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Spitfire red or black enamel.

  • 26" coaster brake ....... $46.95
  • 24" coaster brake ....... $44.95
  • 20" coaster brake ....... $41.95

Corvette


Most popular. Light, carrier. Stainless steel fenders.

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Famous Schwinn cantilever frame, deluxe equipment, spakling chrome trim, whitewall tires. Radiant red, blue, green, black; green in 26" size only.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $76.95
  • 26" coaster brake .... $66.95
  • 24" 2 speed ............. $73.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $63.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Corvette.

Tiger


Chrome headlight. Front carrier. Whitewall tires.

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Popular semi-equipped model. Radiant red, blue, green, black.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $66.95
  • 26" coaster brake .... $56.95
  • 24" 2 speed ............. $63.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $53.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Tiger.

Tornado


Lowest price. Schwinn quality. Twin bar frame.

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A sturdy bike and outstanding value. Red and ivory.

  • 26" coaster brake ....... $41.95
  • 24" coaster brake ....... $39.95
  • 20" coaster brake ....... $37.95

Deluxe Tornado


Fully equipped.Red and ivory. Outstanding value.

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Here's a feature packed Schwinn at a low price. Includes tank, horn, headlight, truss rods, carrier.

  • 26" coaster brake .... $49.95
  • 24" coaster brake .... $49.95

Wasp


Balloon tires. Heavy duty. Cantilever frame.

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Specially designed for heavy duty utility use ... often called the "news boy special." Extra built in strength to crry the load with trouble free endurance. 26" by 21/8" balloon tires. Radiant red, black.

  • 26" coaster brakes ..... $56.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Wasp.

Racer


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

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

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

See the complete history of the Schwinn Racer.

Traveler


Lightweight design. Generator, lights. Deluxe equipment.

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

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $66.95
  • 26" coaster brake .... $59.95

Continental Sports


10 speed gearshift. Hooded caliper brakes. Racing handlebars.

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Speedy and amazingly smooth. 10 speed derailleur gear, high pressure 27" by 1 1/4 inch road racing tires. Radiant red, blue, green, black, or coppertone.

  • Men's model only. Available in 19, 21, 23 inch frames ..... $86.95

Continental Tourist


10 speed gear shaft. lightweight fenders. hand brakes.

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Fast and easy riding ... plastic fenders, tourist handlebar, 10 speed derailleur gear, and high pressure 27" by 1 1/4" tires. Radiant coppertone, red, blue, green or black.

  • Men's model only. Available in 19, 21, 23 inch frames ..... $86.95

Varsity 8 Speed


8 speed gear shaft. Hooded caliper brakes. Racing handlebars.

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8-speed derailleur gears for speed ... 26" x 1 1/4" Schwinn rims and tires for durability. Choice of radiant red, blue, green, or black.

  • Men's model only. Available in 19, 21, 23 inch frames ..... $69.95

Town & Country Tandem


Double strength construction.

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Bicycle built for two. Close coupled frame, safe lady back design. Front and rear heavy duty brakes.

  • Choice of Schwinn colors .... $175.00

Ladies / Girls bikes:

Fair Lady


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 complete history of the Schwinn Fair Lady.

Co-Ed


Front carrier. Chrome headlight. Pastel or radiant colors.

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Red, blue, white and powder blue, white, and rose.

  • 26" 2 or 3 speed .... $66.95
  • 26" coaster brake .. $56.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $53.95

Starlet


Tank with horn. Rear carrier. Pastel colors.

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Radiant blue, white and powder blue, white and rose.

  • 26" coaster brake .. $59.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $57.95
  • 20" coaster brake .. $51.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Starlet.

Debutante


Tank and horn. Twin headlights. Two carriers.

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Schwinn's star girl's bike. Beautifully finished with baked on colors, lavish with spakling chrome. In radiant red, blue, white and powder blue, white, and rose.

  • Full 26" size with coaster brake .... $69.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Debutante.

Hollywood


Radiant or pastel colors. Two-tone saddle. Sleek styling.

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Radiant red, blue, white and powder blue, white and rose.

  • 2 or 3 speed .......... $59.95
  • 26" coaster brake .. $49.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $46.95
  • 20" coaster brake .. $43.95

Spitfire - ladies / girls


Schwinn styling. Choice of color. Two-tone saddle.

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Spitfire blue, white and powder blue, white and rose.

  • 26" coaster brake .. $46.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $44.95
  • 20" coaster brake .. $41.95

Deluxe Tornado - ladies / girls


Tank with horn. Luggage carrier. Blue and ivory.

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An outstanding value in a fully equipped bike. Truss rods, headlight, rear carrier. Dependable Schwinn quality.

  • 26" coaster brake .. $49.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $49.95

Tornado - ladies / girls


Popular price. Schwinn quality. Blue and ivory.

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  • 26" coaster brake .. $41.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $39.95
  • 20" coaster brake .. $37.95

Children's bikes:

Bantam


Convertible. For boys or girls. Pneumatic tires.

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The perfect bike for a growing family ... top bar removes quickly and easily to make a practical boy's or girl's model bike. Spitfire red with white trim.

  • 20" coaster brake ....... $41.95
  • with training wheels ... $43.95

Pixie


Semi-pneumatic tires. Training wheels. Convertible -- boys or girls.

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The perfect first bike. Removable top bar ... perfect for brother or sister. Training wheels remove easily to make a real "two-wheeler". Schwinn quality construction throughout.

  • 16" coaster brake ..... $29.95
  • 16" fixed hub ............ $24.95
  • 26" coaster brake .. $49.95
  • 24" coaster brake .. $49.95

An outstanding value in a fully equipped bike. Truss rods, headlight, rear carrier. Dependable Schwinn quality.

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