1965 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1965 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1965.

1965 schwinn catalog cover

AMERICA'S FAVORITE BICYCLE

  • Professional Racing bicycle
  • Sports Bicycle
  • Lightweight adult bicycle
  • Middleweight Bicycles
  • Juvenile Bicycles
  • Convertible Bicycles
  • Delivery Bicycles
  • Sting-ray Bicycles

-More than fifty models-
Arnold, Schwinn & Co.. 1856 North Kostner Avenue, chicago, illinois 60639

Paramount


The Finest in Professional Bicycle

1965 paramount

Experienced cyclists who demond the very best choose Schwinn Paramounts, the ultimate in lightweight precision-built bicycles. Famous the world over in racing competition, Schwinn Paramounts are also produced in touring and sports models -truly the "Choise of Champions."

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Custom bult with finest lightweight alloys in five frame sizes. Made-to-measure frames at extra cost. Write for detailed specification sheets.

  • P11 Paramount Tourist. Finest quality touring bike. (Choice of 3-speed or 10-speed).....$175.00
  • P12 Paramount Road Racer. Top quality sports and road racing bike, with 10-speed derailleur...$175.00
  • P13 Deluxe Paramount Road Racer. Finest equipment throughout, deluxe chrome trim, 10 speed derailleur...$226.00
  • P14 Paramount Track Bike. The "Choice of Champions."....$175.00

See the complete history of the Schwinn Paramount.

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Your Schwinn Dealer

Is a specialist in bicycles. He will be glad to answer your questions and offer expert help in selecting the right ype and size of bicycle and equipment for your particular needs. Schwinn factory training helps your franchised Schwinn Dealer serve you better. You'll find him listed in the Yellow pages.

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THE FAMOUS SCHWINN GUARANTEE

Guaranteed... NO TIME LIMIT!

Schwinn bicycles are guaranteed against all defects in material and workmanship- no time limit. Shcwinn will replace- without charge- any original part that is returned to the factory and found to be defective under the terms of this guarantee.

Failure due to accident, abuse, neglect, normal wear or use of other than Genuine Schwinn Parts is not covered. Transportation costs and dealer's labor charges are not covered by this guarantee.

  • 70 YEARS OF LEADERSHIP in manufacturing fine quality bicycles....
  • TUBE MILL at the Schwinn factory in chicago products high quality steel tubing for bicycles frames.
  • FINAL ASSEMBLY where Schwinn bicycles move by conveyor through assembly and final quality inspection before packing for shipment.
  • FACTORY SERVICE SCHOOL teaches Schwinn Dealers and service mechanics how to properly adjust and service Schwinn Bicycles.
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TRY THE RIDE THAT CHAGED CYCLING!

SPORTS BIKES...with drop bars, light and fast for brisk roadwork, ideal for exercise and physical fitness.... popular with cycling clubs and in amateur sports.

DROP BARS, or racing handlebars as they are often called, make an astonishing difference in riding efficiency, adding power, speed and endurance most people never knew they possessed.

It is this thrilling experience, a new discovery for most of us, that has led to the great popularity of sports bikes and much of the public's interest in cycling for exercise and recreation are often called, make an astonishing deifference in riding efficiency, adding power, speed and endurance most people never knew they possessed. It is this thrilling experience, a new discovery for most of us, that has led to the great popularity of sports bikes and much of the public's interest in cycling for exercise and recreation.

MORE POWER! Drop bars allow the body to lean forward at about a 45 degree angle when the hands are on the upper part of the bar and a little lower when the hands are on the "drops" or lower bar. This "crouch" position cuts, down wind resistance and increases the rider's leverage on the pedals so he can go faster and further with about half the effort required in the upright or erect position.

MORE POWER! Drop bars allow the body to lean forward at about a 45 degree angle when the hands are on the upper part of the bar and a little lower when the hands are on the "drops" or lower bar. This "crouch" position cuts, down wind resistance and increases the rider's leverage on the pedals so he can go faster and further with about half the effort required in the upright or erect position.

TRY THIS SIMPLE TEST to demonstrate the extra power you can get by riding in the crouch position with drop bars; Sit erect in a straight chair with both feet flat on the floor on in front of you in normal position. Press down with your feet and note the limited force you can exert.

Now lean forward and move your feet back under your body and you will find you can lift yourself out of the chair with the increased leverage you get in this position. This same principle will greatly increase your pedal power when you ride with drop bars in the crouch position used by all professionals riders.

Only a little practice is needed to get the feel of it and the results will amaze you!
Once you master it you'll never rider any other way.

Super Sport


Everything the sports rider wants for thrilling performance in a fine quality road bike.

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10-speed
Light strong hand-brazed frame of chrome molybdenum steel alloy, 10-speed Sprint derailleur, 38 to 96 gear, 27" x 1 1/4 road tires. Radiant Coppertone, Sky blue or violet.

  • 822 Super Sport, 22" frame....$96.50
  • 824 Super Sport, 24" frame....$96.50

See the complete history of the Schwinn Sport.

Continental Sports


10-speed
A high performance road bike with excellent quality sports equipment. Schwinn diamond type frame, Sprint derailleur, 38 to 96 gear, quick release hubs, quick release center-pull brakes, Schwinn light weight tubular rims, 27" x 1 1/4 high pressure road tires. Radiant coppertone,sky blue or violet.

  • 319 Continental Sports, 19" frame...$79.95
  • 321 Continental Sports, 21" frame...$79.95
  • 323 Continental Sports, 23" frame...$79.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Continental.

Varsity Sport 10-speed


The most popular 10-speed model in the schwinn line.

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Sprint 10-speed derailleur, 38 to 96 gear, 27" x 1 1/4" sports touring tires, sturdy Schwinn tubular rims, sports style drop handlebars and saddle, and large flange Sprint hubs. Flamboyant lime, Radiant coppertone, Sky blue or violet.

  • 119 Varsity Sport, 19" frame....$66.95
  • 121 Varsity Sport, 21" frame....$66.95
  • 123 Varsity Sport, 23" frame....$66.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Varsity.

Varsity Sport


Fender equipped model
Smooth riding 10-speed lightweight. Chrome plated fenders, sports style drop handlebars, 27" x 1 1/4" sports touring tires, lightweight Schwinn tubular rims, Sprint saddle and large Flange Sprint hubs. Flamboyant lime radiant coppertone, sky blue or violet.

  • 219 Varsity Sport, 19" frame....$69.95
  • 221 Varsity Sport, 21" frame....$69.95
  • 223 Varsity Sport, 23" frame....$69.95

Varsity Tourist


10-speed
Easy riding 10-speed touring model with Sprint derailleur, 38 to 96 gear, tourist style handle bars, comfortable mattresss saddle, chrome plated fenders, lightweight Schwinn tubular rims, 27" x 1 1/4" nylon sports touring tires, front and rear caliper brakes. Radiant Coppertone, Sky blue or violet.

  • 919 Varsity Tourist, 19" frame....$66.95
  • 921 Varsity Tourist, 21" frame....$66.95
  • 923 Varsity Tourist, 23" frame....$66.95

Collegiate boys


5-speed
Exceptional value in a lightweight model at a budget price... with 5-speed Sprint Derailleur, 43 to 85 gear, sturdy Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, tourist style handlebars and lightweight foam cushioned mattress saddle. Radiant Coppertone, Violet or black.

  • 719 Collegiate, 19" frame....$56.95
  • 721 Collegiate, 21" frame....$56.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Collegiate.

Traveler


feature-packed men's lightweight model. Fine equipment includes stainless steel fenders, generator, headlight and tailight, mattress saddle, saddlebag, Schwinn tubular rim, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon whitewall tires. Radiant coppertone, Violet or black 2 or 3-speed. W13 3-speed only.

  • W11 Traveler, 19" frame....$66.95
  • W12 Traveler, 21" frame....$66.95
  • W13 Traveler, 23" frame....$66.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Traveler.

Deluxe Racer


A handsome new model with popular lightweight styling.

1965 deluxe racer

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

Racer


Dependable Schwinn quality in a standard lightweight bike at a low budget price.

1965 racer

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

See the complete history of the Schwinn Racer.

Speedster


Specially designed lightweight with a curved top bar to give the shorter rider a lower saddle position. Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, choice of 3-speed, 2-speed or coaster.
Flamboyant red or black.

  • S10 Speedster, coaster brake...$41.95
  • S10 Speedster, 2 or 3-speed....$49.95
  • S10 Speedster, coaster brake...$53.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Speedster.

Ladies Varsity Tourist


Ten-speed gears take the work out of pedaling with this attractive lightweight.

1965 ladies varsity tourist

10-speed
Comfortable mattress saddle, tourist style handlebars, chrome fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, 27" x 1 1/4" nylon tires. Front and rear caliper brakes. Radiant Copertone, Sky blue or violet.

  • 169 Varsity Tourist....$66.95

Collegiate Girls


5-speed
An easy-pedaling new lightweight with Sprint derailleur, 43 to 85 gear, chrome plated SChwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, Lightweight cushioned mattress saddle, chrome plated fenders, forged steel fork, Radiant coppertone, sky blue or violet.

  • 769 Collegiate....$56.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Collegiate.

Deluxe Breeze


Popular lightweight styling with high performance Schwinn features.

1965 deluxe breeze

Chrome plated fenders, deluxe padded mattress saddle, Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, built-in kickstand, forged steel fork. Radiant coppertone, sky blue or violet.

  • D61 26" Deluxe Breeze, coaster brake...$46.95
  • D61 26" Deluxe Breeze, 2 or 3-speed....$54.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Breeze.

Traveler


Beautiful deluxe-equipped lightweight bike with stainless steel fenders, generator-operated headlight, chrome plated Schwinn tubular rims, 26" x 1 3/8" nylon whitewall sports touring tires, roomy saddlebag, lightweight mattress saddle, Radiant Coppertone, Sky blue, or violet.

  • W61 26" Traveler, 2 or 3-speed...$66.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Traveler.

Breeze


An excellent value in a new budget-priced Schwinn lightweight with standard schwinn frame, Schwinn tubular rims 26" x 1 3/8" nylon sports touring tires, tourist handlebars and saddle.

1965 breeze

Radiant sky blue or black.

  • K61 26" Breeze, coaster brake...$41.95
  • K61 26" Breeze, 2 or 3-speed....$49.95
  • K61 26" Breeze, coaster brake...$53.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Breeze.

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Ride a bike for better health
Famous doctores agree cycling for all ages is one of the best forms of exersice to help achieve and maintain physical fitness.

  • "Bicycling is one of the best aids to physical fitness and health"...Dr. Paul Dudley White, noted American heart specialist".(1)
  • "We ought to replace the automable with bicycles... it would be better for our coronaries, our disposition, and certainly our fiances" Dr. Irvine H. Page, president, American heart association."(1)
  • "I think bicycle is one of the great unappreciated vehicles for good wholesome exercise that can be continued to a considerable age"....Dr. W.W. Bauer, director ameritus, Bureu of health education American Medical Association.(1)
  • "America's children should ride their bikes more"...Former Dwight D. Eisenhower.(1)
  • "Properly conceived and planned recreational activities encompass a broad spectrum of interest, but we must realize that our ability to participate actively, rather than to merely 'spectate' requires the physical strength and vigar which result from regular exercise."....Former President John F. Kennedy.(2)
  • "Experience has thought me that regular exercise, proper diet and adequate rest and relaxation are essential to good health" President Lyndon B. Johnson.(3)

SOURCES:

  • (1)CYCLING IN THE SCHOOL FITNESS PROGRAM published by the American Association for health, physical education , and recreation, a department of the national education association, 1963.
  • (2)PHYSICAL FITNESS IN RECREATION published by the president's Council on Youth Fitness, October 1962.
  • (3)VIM and VIGOR prepared by the President's Council on Physical Fitness, 1964.
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EXERCISE- As you like it!
All you need is a bike!

The exercise you get on a bike can be as mild as vigorous as you want to make it- as often as you like, as long as like-on a daily or weekly schedule or whenever time permits- alone or with others, in any direction.

You don't need a caddy or a country club, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a schedule or an appointment- and you don't even have to keep score! It's fun, and it's goor for you, too!

Pedal-the-calories away!

  • 1 hr. Bowling......225 calories
  • 1 hr. Golf.........225 calories
  • 1 hr. Dancing......250 calories
  • 1 hr. Tennis.......350 calories

You can use up to 400 calories an our riding a bike!

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CHOOSE THE RIGHT BIKE!

Bikes Have Changed!

Schwinn's 1965 models, like the new cars, offer many improvements over earlier years- not in engineering and performance alone but also in the wider of models and fine equipment to suit any need.

MUCH OF THE FUN!

Of cycling comes form selecting the RIGHT bike- not just from riding any bike. If you are an adult or teen-ager, it's no fun ride a bike that's too small, or a heavy-pedaling delivery type bike when you went recreation. You'll get better exercise and more real enjoyment from a 10-speed sports bike.

YOUR SCHWINN DEALER

Will be glad to help you select the model that's best suited to the kind of riding you want to do and best fitted to your stature and physical ability.

1965 middleweight schwinn 1 LIGHTWEIGHT or MIDDLEWEIGHT???

Lightweight Bikes

as shown in the preceding pages, have narrow tires and triangular "diamond" frames. Sometimes called "English" or "Racer" bikes, they are better described as adult bicycles, a type which has been built by Schwinn in Chicago since 1895.

Our 1965 lightweights are faster and lighter to pedal beacause of their high-pressure tires, light wheels and gearing. These bikes are strong and dependable but require sensible use and reasonable care to avoid damage by abuse.

Middleweight bikes

in the following pages, have curved bar frames, havier wheels, wider and softer tires which require a little more pedaling effort. They are not as comfortable for most adults because of the lower riding position. They are built for durability rather than maneuverability and are offered in a wide range of children's styles and utility models.

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HUBS BRAKES and GEARS

Many Schwinn models offer a choice of coaster brake, or 2-speed or 3-speed hub at extra cost. A brief explanation of this equipment is given below.

3-SPEED HUBS

A rear hub with built-in low gear, normal gear and high gear. Gears are shifted by a lever on the handlebar. Two types of 3-speed hubs are no coaster brake, so front and rear hand brakes are used. The TCW 3-speed coaster has a built-in coaster brake, but a front hand brake is also used with it on Schwinn models. 3-speed coaster hubs are optional at extra cost only on certain models as indicated.

DERAILLEUR GEARS-

Shwinn derailleur bikes have five cogs, or sprocket, of different sizes on the rear hub and, one or two front sprockets (depending on the model). The chain can be "derailed" from one sprocket to another by means of shifting mechanism, thus changing gears.

A 5-speed model has five rear cogs and only one front sprocket, and a 10-speed has five rear cogs and two front sprocket, and a 10-speed has five rear cogs and two front sprockets. Hand brakes are used on all derailleur models.

COASTER BRAKE-

Most bicycles are equipped with conventional coaster brakes which allow the bike to coast when the rider stops pedaling. The brake is inside the rear coaster hub and is applied by pushing back on the pedals.

AUTOMATIC 2-SPEED COASTER BRAKE-

Similar to regular coaster brake but has a built-in lower gear for quicker starts of for climbing hills. Shifts from one gear to the other by back-pedaling slightly, but not enough to apply the coaster brake which is operated by pushing bask all the way on the pedals.

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DERAILLEURS

with 5-speeds or 10-speeds...Gears that go!
A Wonderful experience awaits you if you haven't already tried a bike with derailleur gears. It's the most fun anyone can experience on a bike!

FAST, YES...

But that's not all!
whiels it's true that bike racers may reach speeds over forty miles per hour on derailleur racing bikes, most people ride derailleurs for another reason- to save work and add more pep to their cycling. Why strain muscles when it's so easy to let the gears do the work, especially on hills and against the wind? That's the real fun of riding gears that go!

WHY SO MANY SPEEDS???

Not just to increase speed, but to allow "fine turning" to fit the ability of the rider to demands of road and riding conditions. With a full range of gear ratios at his command the rider can avoid unnecessary work, conserve his energy and cover more miles in less time and with less fatigue.

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Deluxe Sting-ray


A great new fun bike with a handsome array of equipment.

1965 stingray deluxe

The one and only, The original, genuine Sting-ray!

New streamlined deluxe Sting-ray saddle, nylon studded whitewall rear tire, Sting-Ray handlebars, chrome plated fenders, extra large rear reflector. Flamboyant Lime, Radiant Coppertone, Sky blue or violet.

  • J39 Deluxe Sting-Ray, coaster brake..........$56.95
  • J39 Deluxe Sting-Ray, 3-speed................$56.95
  • J39 Deluxe Sting-Ray, 2-speed coaster brake with front caliper brake..$56.95

Sting-ray


The original Sting-ray. The bike design that became an overnight sensation across America. Now with black SLIK rear tire, Sting-ray saddle with truss, Sting-ray handlebars, Schwinn tubular rims. Flamboyant Lime, radiant coppertone, sky blue or violet.

  • J38 Sting-Ray, coaster brake..........$49.95
  • J38 Sting-Ray, 3-speed................$57.95
  • J3 Sting-Ray, 2-speed coaster brake with front caliper brake..$59.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Sting-Ray.

Super Deluxe Sting-ray


The sensation new Sting-Ray model with an amazing ride.

1965 deluxe stingray

For sheer fun, one ride on a genuine Sting-Ray will explain why so many choose it. No other bike pedals so easily, turns so quickly, responds with such thrilling getaway speed... it's the "Sports Car" bike!

Smartly equipped with Schwinn's famous spring fork, streamlined Sting-ray saddle, chrome plated fenders, sting-ray handlebars and large rear reflector. Block Slik rear tire on J36 model. Whitewall sting-ray studded rear tire on J37 model. Flamboyant lime, radiant coppertone, sky blue or violet.

  • J36 Super Deluxe Sting-Ray, coaster brake..................$66.95
  • J36 Super Deluxe Sting-Ray, automatic 2-speed coaster......$74.95
  • J37 Super Deluxe Sting-Ray, coaster brake..................$66.95
  • J37 Super Deluxe Sting-Ray, automatic 2-speed coaster......$74.95
1965  stingray

Sting-Ray with slick and spring fork more than ever, the bike with the sports car look! Now with black SLIK rear tire, schwinn spring fork, Sting-Ray saddle with truss rods, Schwinn tubular rims, Sting-Ray handlebar. Flamboyant Lime, radiant coppertone Sky blue or violet.

  • J37 Sting-Ray, coaster brake..................$56.95
  • J37 Sting-Ray, automatic 2-speed coaster......$64.95

Sliks!

More road surface than any other bike tire. You've seen them on drag racers and track cars- now available for the first time on bikes.

Slim Chik


Exciting new girl's model that's really fun to ride.

The ideal girl's bike... so easy to get on and off, and so effortless to ride. Here's the fun way to keep fit and trim- and so handy for neighborhood errands too. Try it- you'll love it!
Fashionably equipped with deluxe Sting-ray chrome fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, whitewall SLIK rear and standard whitewall front tire, streamlined deluxe sting-ray saddle. Flamboyant lime, radiant coppertone or violet.

  • J90 Slik Chick, coaster brake......$56.95
  • J90 Slik Chick, automatic 2-speed..$64.95

Fair Lady


So easy to ride! Perfect for mother or daughter.

1965  stingray

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. Radiant violet or white with rose.

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

See the complete history of the Schwinn Fair Lady.

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Before you Buy, Compare these Schwinn quality features

  • Tubular Rims - Doubl-thickness rims produced on Schwinn's special rim-mill-stronger by far than ordinary rims. Dur-A-Roll Bearings - Smoother, harder, easier rolling. Scientifically heat-treated to last longer.
  • Frame Construction - No other bicycle frame is made like a Schwinn, with special head hanger and fork-end design and special welding and aligning processes that make Schiwnn bicycles the strongest, truest running and longest-lasting ever built.
  • Built-In-Kickstand - stronger, rattle-proof and trouble-free for lasting satisfaction.
  • Extra Strength Fender Braces - Heavy duty construction for greater strength and better support.
  • 4-Coat Finish - The fines, most lustrous and longest-lasting baked-on colors that STAY on....

America's Favorite Bicycle...
No matter how much you par or how little you pay, no matter which model you choose, Schwinn gives you more for your money... because Schwinn bikes, the quality bikes, are best!

Sold and Serviced By: factory-trained SCHWINN DEALERS!

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Heat Treating -Furnace hardens bicycle parts for longer wear by processing them in electronically controlled heat chamber.

1965 tubular trim

Tubular Rims - are simultaneously punched for valve stem and 36 spoke holes in this operation.

1965 chrome plating

Chrome Plating - latest automatic equipment applies for lustrous, thicker, longer-lasting finish.

1965 boys

Mark IV Jaguar


Finest fully equipped middleweight in the Schwinn line, Front and rear carrier, Schwinn headlight, streamlined tank with built-in horn resilient nylon whitewall tires.

1965 jaguar mark4 and corvete2

Flamboyant red, radiant coppertone or black.

  • F18 26" Mark IV Jaguar, coaster brake........$64.95
  • F18 26" Mark IV Jaguar, Automatic 2-speed....$72.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Jaguar.

Corvete II


Beautifully styled middleweight with quality construction front front and rear. Front luggage carrier, Schwinn headlight, chrome plated fenders, new narrow whitewall Superior tires. Flamboyant red, radiant COppertone or black.

  • F16 26" Corvete II, coaster brake...$59.95
  • F16 26" Corvete II, 2 or 3-speed....$59.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Corvette.

American


Finest American craftsmanship in a 100% American made bike.

1965 american and fleet

Schwinn tubular rims, chrome plated fenders, whitewall tires. A-15 model equipped with Schwinn fork. Flamboyant red, radiant coppertone or black.

  • A10 26" American, coaster brake........$49.95
  • A10 26" American, Automatic 2-speed....$57.95
  • A10 26" American, coaster brake with spring fork........$56.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

Fleet


Fully equipped, economy priced. Headlight, streamlined tank with built-in horn, rear carrier, Schwinn tubular rims, built-in kickstand flamboyant red or black.

  • L10 26" Fleet, coaster brake....$49.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Fleet.

Deluxe Typhoon


Smooth rolling, easy riding middleweight.

1965 deluxe typhoon and typhoon

Schwinn tubular rims, front carrier, two-tone saddle, nylon cord tires. Flamboyant red, radiant blue or black.

  • L15 26" Deluxe Typhoon, coaster brake.......$44.95
  • L15 26" DEluxe Typhoon, 2or 3-speed........$52.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Typhoon.

Typhoon


An outstanding Schwinn bike buy! Schwinn Cantilever frame, Sturdy tubular rims, built-in kickstand, 4-coat baked-on finish. Flamboyant red or black.

  • L12 26" Typhoon, coaster brake.......$39.95
  • L12 26" Typhoon, Automatic 2-speed...$47.95

American


Fine quality middleweight design for girls.

1965 american-fiesta

100% American made. Schwinn tubular rims, chrome plated fenders, nylone whitewall tires. Flamboyant red, radiant blue or white with rose.

  • A60 26" American, coaster brake...$49.95
  • A60 26" American, 2-speed.........$49.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

Fiesta


Smart styling at a money saving price. Fully equipped. Slim-line tank with built-in horn, chrome rear carrier, fenderlight, Schwinn tubular rims. Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L60 26" Fiesta, coaster brake...$49.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Fiesta.

Deluxe Hollywood


Sturdy Shwinn wuality at a modest price.

1965 deluxy hollywood and hollywood

Front carrier, two-tone saddle, nylon cord tires, Built-in kickstand, 4-coat baked-on finish. Flamboyant red, radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L65 26" Deluxe Hollywood, coaster brake....$44.95

Hollywood


A top value in Schwinn qualit at a low budget price. Easy pedlaing, smooth handling. Electro forged frame, Shwinn tubular rims, nylon cord tires, built-in kickstand, 4-coat baked on finish, Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L62 26" Hollywood, coaster brake....$39.95
  • L62 26" Hollywood, 2-speed..........$47.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Hollywood.

Starlet II


Fashion-wise styling in a fully equipped bike for girls.

1965 starlet 2

Schwinn designed headlight, front and rear carrier, new narrow whitewll tires, slim-line tank with built-in horn. Radiant blue, violet or white with rose.

  • F68 26" Starlet II, coaster brake...$64.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Starlet II.

American


Made in America by America craftsmen so you know it's very best.

1965 american and fleet

(24" model)
Chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, nylon whitewall tires. Flamboyant red, Radiant Coppertone or black.

  • A20 24" American, coaster brake....$46.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

Fleet


(24" model)
A handsome new middleweight with a thrilling ride. Headlight, streamlined tank with built-in horn, rear carrier, Schwinn tubular rims, buil-in kickstand. Flamboyant red or black.

  • L20 24" Fleet, coaster brake .....$47.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Fleet.

Typhoon


A real value for the budget minded buyer, Strong Schwinn cantilever frame, Schwinn tubular rims, nylon cord tires, built-in kickstand, 4-coast baked-on finish.

1965 typhoon and deluxe typhoon

(24" model)
Flamboyant red or black.

  • L22 24" Typhoon, coaster brake...$38.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Typhoon.

Deluxe Typhoon


(24" model)
Smooth, easy-riding middleweight by Schwinn. Front luggage carrier, Schwinn tubular rims, Nylon tires, two-tone saddle, built-in kickstand. Flamboyant red or black.

  • L25 24" Deluxe Typhoon, coaster brake .....$42.95

Speedster


Specially designed lightweight with lower saddle position for younger riders.

1965 speedster

(24" model)
Schwinn tubular rims, 1 3/8 wide nylon tires, lightweight saddle, forged steel fork. Flamboyant red or black.

  • S20 24" Speedster, coaster brake.....$41.95
  • S20 24" Speedster, 3-speed.....$49.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Speedster.

American


An outstanding value in a 100% American made bike.

1965 7 to 9 for girls 1965 american fiesta for girls

(24" model)
Lustrous chrome plated fenders, nylon whitewall tires, Schwinn tubular rims. Flamboyant red, radiant blue or white with rose.

  • A70 24" American, coaster brake.....$46.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

Fiesta


(24" model)
Sleek stylign and offertless riding! Fully equipped with chrome rear carrier, slim-lime tank with built-in horn, Fenderlight, Schwinn tubular rims. Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • A70 24" Fiesta, coaster brake.....$47.95

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Deluxe Hollywood


A perfect combination of Schwinn quality, smart styling.

1965 deluxe hollywood and hollywood for girls

(24" model)
Front luggage carrier, two-tone saddle, nylon cord tires, built-in kickstand, 4-coat baked-on finis. Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L75 24" Deluxe Hollywood, coaster brake.....$42.95

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Hollywood


(24" model)
Easy riding and long lasting. Electro-forged frame, sturdy tubular rims, nylon cord tires, built-in kickstand, 4-coat baked-on finish. Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L72 24" Hollywood, coaster brake.....$38.95

Breeze


Quality Schwinn lightweight with a budget price.

1965 breeze for girls

(24" model)
Electro-forged frame, Shcwinn tubular rims, nylon sports touring tires, tourist style handlebars and saddle. Radiant sky blue or black.

  • K71 24" Breeze, coaster brake.......$41.95
  • K71 24" Breeze, 3-speed.............$41.95

Fleet-boys-girls


Feature packed model with compact 20 inch frame.

1965 5 to 7 for girls and boys 1965 fleet, speedster and typhoon

(20" model)
Streamlined tank, fender-mounted head-light, Schwinn tubular rims, built-in kickstand Flamboyant red or black.

  • L30 20" Fleet, coaster brake....$39.95

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Speedster


(20" model)
Specially designed lightweight for the younger rider. Schwinn tubular rims 1 1/4 nylon tires, American made coaster brake, lightweight saddle. Flamboyant red or black.

  • S30 20" Speedster, coaster brake... $36.95

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hollywood


(20" model)
Sturdy, beautifully styled bike at a budget price. Schwinn tubular rims, nylon cord tires, built-in kickstand, two-tone saddle, 4-coat baked-on finish. Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L82 20" Hollywood, coaster brake... $36.95

Typhoon


Genuine Schwinn craftsmanship at a popular low price.

1965 fiesta, hollywood and breeze

(20" model)
Schwinn cantilever frame, sturdy tubular rims, built-in kickstand, 4-coat baked-on finish. Flamboyant red r black.

  • L32 20" Typhoon, coaster brake... $36.95

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Fiesta


(20" model)
Smart styling in a feature packed model. Slim-line tank, fender-mounted headlight. Schwinn tubular rims, 4-coat baked on finish. Radiant blue or white with rose.

  • L80 20" Fiesta, coaster brake... $39.95

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Breeze


New budget priced lightweight model. Schwinn tubular rims, nylon cord tires, tourist style handlebars and saddle, American made coaster brake. Radiant sky blue only.

  • K81 20" Breeze, coaster brake... $36.95

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Junior Sting-Ray


A sport new Sting-Ray model for boys 5 to 7.

1965 fiesta, hollywood and breeze

Short-rise Junior Sting-ray handlebars, polo type saddle, chrome plated fenders, Schwinn tubular rims, Smerican made coaster brake, built-in kickstand. Radiant coppertone, Sky blue or violet.

  • J48 20" Junior Sting-Ray........ $39.95

Pixie


The ideal first bike that's built to last fron child to child.

1965 pixie and bantam

(for boys and girls 3 to 5)
Complete with training wheels. chrome plated fenders, coaster brake removable topbar easily convert bike from a boy's to a girl's model. Flamboyant red, violet or white with rose.

  • J42 16" Pixie, coaster brake....... $29.95

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Bantam


(for boys and girls 5 to 7)
Top bar easily removes to convert it from a boy's model to aa girl's model. With training wheels, Schwinn tubular rims, American made coaster brake, built-in kickstand. Flamboyant red or radiant blue.

  • J35 20" Bantam, with training wheels.....$39.95

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Candy


Perfect Combination of beautiful styling and Schwinn wuality construction.

1965 candy and buddy

Special designed frame for girls 5 to 7. Equipped with Schwin tubular rims, Schwinn designed wheels and tires, two-tone saddle. Radiant blue only.

  • J84 20" Candy, coaster brake. $32.95

Buddy


Big bike design in a junior size. Economy priced model for boys 5 to 7. Strong Schwinn Cantilever frame, Schwinn tubular rims, Schwinn-designed wheels and tires, drop forged fork. Flamboyant red only.

  • J34 20" Buddy, coaster brake. $32.95

Heavy Duty


Outstanding value in a specially designed bike with reinforced frame for heavy duty task.

1965 heavy duty 1965 delivery bikes

Heavy duty front hub, 105 gauge spokes, heavy duty saddle, forged steel handlebar stem, chrome plated fenders, whitewall tractor tires. Flamboyant red or black.

  • M14 26" Heavy duty, coaster brake....$59.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Heavy-Duti.

Cycle Truck


Schwinn's economical delivery bike.

1965 cycletruck

Heavy duty frame, special heavy duty wheels with 120 gauge spokes, balloon tires, heavy duty saddle, choice of basket. Large basket, 28" x 22" x 11". Small, 24" x 16" x 11". Metal sign for identification.
Flamboyant red only.

  • CT1 Cycle Truck, small basket.....$90.00
  • CT2 Cycle Truck, large basket.....$95.00

See the complete history of the Schwinn Cycle-Truck.

All prices shown in this catalog are suggested retail prices, except for fair trade models in Fair Trade States. All prices and specifications of models described are subject to change without notice.

Schwinn Spitfire


Combination Baby Seat and Carrier

1965 spitfire

More fun the whole family. A convenient carrier when folded. A quick lift and a snap of the positive locking device turns it into a safe seat for baby. Ideal for children up to 4 years f age. easily installed on any full size lightweight bike...$9,95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Spitfire.

Twinn Tandem


The tandem experienced riders select above all others.

1965 tandem Double your pleasure.... On a Bicycle-Built-for-two!

Lower front bar for easier mounting, hand brake in front, coaster brake in rear for added stopping power, 26" x 1 3/4" tires.
Flamboyant Red,skyblue or violet.

  • T11 26" Twinn Tandem coaster brake...$99.50
  • T11 26" Twinn Tandem coaster brake2-speed...$107.50

See the complete history of the Schwinn Twinn.

Deluxe Twin Tandem


New 5-speed derailleur equipped tandem with lower gear for easier hill climbing, smoother starts, higher gear for faster cruising speeds. Caliper brakes and rear expander hub for surer stops. Welded-on fittings for added strength.
Flamboyant red, sky blue or violet.

T12 26" Deluxe Twinn Tandem

  • 5-speed ..$119.50
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Parts And Accessories-

The right equipment can make a wonderful difference in the pleasure of cycling. Cyclists who "know" insist on genuine Schwinn parts and accessories...always at your nearby Schwinn dealer.

1965 accessories

Schwinn Sting-Ray Saddle

tapered for easier pedaling action....bucket design for more comfort.......$8.50

1965 accessories 1

Deluxe Schwinn Sting-Ray Saddle

...molded mattres style padding for extra comfort. Chrome finished brace bars.....$10.95

Schwinn Sprint Bottle cage set

...for refreshment on the road. Unbreakable bottle. Chrome plated cage.....$1.95

Schwinn Grips

...popular molded design for comfortable hand fit. Choice of 6 colors......$.59

1965 accessories

Schwinn Carriers

(A) Standard, chrome plated......$3.50
(B) Deluxe reflectores...........$3.95

Sprint Generator Set

with attached headlight. Compact, lightweight construction. Stong beam.....$4.95

Sprint Toe Clips and Straps

for correct foot position on Rat Trap pedals. One pair of toe clips and straps to the package...$1.95

1965 accessories

Spitfire Frame Pump

Mounts on bike. A must for road repairs on tires. Frame clips included.....$1.65

Spitfire Foot Pump

for quick filling of all tires at all required pressures....$3.75

Schwinn Racing cap

For riding comfort and smart appearance......$.69

1965 accessories

Schwinn Color - matched Spray Paint

Fast drying, packed in aerosol can for easy application. In all Schwinn matched colors. A perfect companion for the home workshop, too.

  • 16 oz. can.........$1.95
  • 4 oz. can.........$.98

Schwinn Sting-Ray Handlebars

Genuine Schwinn Sting-ray design... chrome plated... strong 16 gauge steel tubing.

  • Junior Sting-Ray handlebar.....$1.95
  • Sting-Ray handlebar............$2.25

Suggested retail price, but local dealers determine actual retail price, except for fair trade prices in fair trade states. All prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

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