1985 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1985 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1985.

1985 schwinn cover

Peloton


Peloton designed for: Top level USCF racing and triathalons with state of the are styling and components.

1984 schwinn peloton

Frame Specifications

Frame: Columbus SL and SP mixed double butted chrome moly, forged SunTour Superbe Pro dropouts with adjusters.
Fork: Columbus blades with semi sloping crown, reinforcing tangs, SunTour Superbe Pro doupouts.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, 2 sets of bottle bosses, shift lever bosses, reinforcing tangs on brake bridge pump peg and chain rest.

Drive Train Specifications

Pedals: MKS Esquarts, black alloy aerodynamic.
Crank: SunTour new superbe pro. low profile forged alloy cotterless with chrome moly spindle, alloy chainrings, 165mm on 19" frame; 170mm on 21" thru 25" frame.
Chain: HKK Spirit, 1/2" x 3/32".
Freewheel: SunTour new winner, ultra 7.
Derailleurs: SunTour new superbe pro, alloy body with endless clamp (front). SunTour new super pro, alloy with sealed bearing pulleys (rear).
Levers: SunTour new superbe pro, light alloy, brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Clement super condor, 270gm tubular.
Rims: ARAYA ADX-1, 700C grey hard anodized aluminum aerodynamic.
Hubs: SunTour new superbe pro, forged light alloy, low flange, 32 hole, special sealed bearing, quick release.
Spokes: ASAHI, 14ga stainless steel, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: Cinelli, engraved alloy.
Stem: Cinelli 1/A, duraluminum with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Tange ritzy, alloy, clipped bearings.
Brakes: Dia-compe royal gran compe 400, alloy side pull with adjustable quick release, recessed allen bolts and tire guides.
Brake levers: Dia-compe AGC 250, alloy aerodynamic levers with rubber hoods and drilled levers, lined crystal cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: Avocet racing II, white leather covered.
Seat post: SunTour new superbe pro, forged alloy micro-adjusting 27.2mm dia. 190mm long.
Accesssories: Alloy toe clips, reinforced leather straps, cat eye pearlecent handlebar tape.

Finish

Colors: Scarlet with paint protecting clear coat.
Chrome: Chrome droupouts and right rear stay.
Weight: Approx. 20lbs.

Super Sport


This bike is designed for: Athletic adults interested in beginning racing, thriathalons or high performance recreation.

1985 schwinn super sport

Frame Specifications

Frame: Columbus tenax custom, blended, chrome moly, double butted main tubes chrome moly stays and Tange forged dropouts with adjusters.
Fork: Tange blades with semi sloping crown, reinforcing tangs, and forged doupouts.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, 2 sets of bottle bosses, shift lever bosses, pump peg, reinforcing tangs on brake bridge, chain rest.

Drive Train Specifications

Pedals: Shimano new 600 EX, alloy aero.
Crank: Shimano new 600 EX, forged alloy cotterless, alloy chain rings grey anodized outer ring, sealed bottom bracket, 165mm on 19"; 170mm on 21" thru 25".
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plate, narrow chain.
Freewheel: Shimano new 600 EX, silver.
Derailleurs: Shimano new 600 EX, greay anodized, forged light alloy body with steel cage (front). Shimano new 600 EX, greay anodized, forged light alloy (rear).
Levers: Shimano new 600 EX, light alloy, brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn Circuit LT, 700 x 25C, 200gm, Dual hard, 100 psi, taffeta, presta valve.
Rims: ARAYA 20A, 700 x 25C grey hard anodized aluminum.
Hubs: SHIMANO new 600 EX, sealed, 36* small flange alloy with quick release.
Spokes: ASAHI, 14ga stainless, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR Custom, engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Tange new falcon, sealed, steel, clipped bearings.
Brakes: Shimano new 600 EX, grey anodized alloy side pull with adjustable quick release, recessed allen bolts, and tire guides.
Brake Levers: Shimano new 600 EX, grey anodized alloy drilled levers with rubber hoods, lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: AVOCET racing I, padded leather.
Seat post: SR CRE - 100, micro-adjusting alloy, 26.6mm dia. 190mm long.
Accessories: Toe clips, leather straps, stainless steel stay protector, Cat eye pearlecent handlebar tape.

Finish

Colors: Pearl white, paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 22 lbs.

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Tempo


Tempo designed for: High performance recreation with high performance features.

1985 schwinn tempo

Frame Specifications

Frame: Columbus Tenax chrome moly custome blend double butted main tubes, chrome moly stays forged dropouts with eyelets.
Fork: Tange chrome-moly blades w/ reinforcing tangs, forged droupouts with eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, 2 sets of bottle bosses, shift lever bosses, pump peg and chain rest.

Drive Train Specifications

Pedals: MKS, AR I alloy low profile quill type.
Crank: SUGINO GLP low profile forged alloy cotterless, 165mm on 19"; 170mm on 21" thru 25", alloy chainrings.
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plate, narrow chain.
Freewheel: Shimano uniglide 6 speed.
Derailleurs: Shimano FDZ 206 alloy (front). Shimano RDZ 205 alloy (rear).
Levers: Shimano SLZ 408 alloy brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn Circuit LT, 700 x 25C, 270gm, Dual hard, 100 psi, skinwall, presta valve.
Rims: ARAYA 20A, 700 x 25C silver anodized aluminum.
Hubs: SANSHIN Gyromaster 36 hole small flange alloy with quick release.
Spokes: ASAHI, 14ga zinc plated 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR Custom, engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Tange new falcon, sealed, steel, clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE GX 400N alloy side pull with quick release, recessed allen bolts, tire guides.
Brake Levers: DIA COMPE alloy drilled levers with gum rubber hoods, lines cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: AVOCET Criterium padded vinyl.
Seat post: SR Laprade, fluted alloy micro-adjusting 26.6mm dia. 190mm long.
Accessories: Toe clips, leather straps, stainless steel stay protector, Cat eye pearlecent handlebar tape.

Finish

Colors: Metallic black; azure blue paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 23 lbs.

Voyageur SP


Transcontinental and extended touring with state of the art styling, geometry and sealed componentry.

1985 schwinn voyageur sp

Frame Specifications

Frame: COLUMBUS SL and SP mized, double butted chrome moly, SunTour forged vertical dropouts with double eyelets.
Fork: COLUMBUS blades with semi sloping crown and reinforcing tangs, SunTour forged dropouts with double eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, 3 sets of bottle bosses, shift lever bosses, pumpeg, chain rest, front low rider and rear carrier bosses for Blackburn racks.

Drive Train Specifications

Pedals: SR-SP11, alloy platform, chrome moly spindle.
Crank: SUGINO TAT, forged alloy cotterless, triple plateu, alloy chainings, sealed bottom bracket, 165mm on 19"; 170mm on 21" thru 25".
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plate.
Freewheel: SunTour new winner, 5 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour Mountech, light alloy with steel inner cage (front). SunTour LeTech, alloy with long cage and sealed pulleys(rear).
Levers: SunTour new superbe pro, light alloy brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn passage VR, 27" x 1 3/4"gm dual hard with kevlar, 90 psi, skinwall, schrader valve.
Rims: Super champion model 58, silver anodized aluminum.
Hubs: SunTour RH 4600, 36 hole front, 40 hole rear, small flange alloy with sealed bearings and quick release.
Spokes: ASAHI, 14ga stainless steel, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: Cinelli, engraved alloy.
Stem: Cinelli 1/A, duralumin with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Tange L2, steel sealed bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE 981, alloy cantilever with quick release.
Brake Levers: DIA COMPE alloy drilled levers with gum rubber hoods, lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: AVOCET Touring I, anatomic padded leather.
Seat post: SR CRE-100, alloy micro-adjusting 26.6mm dia. 190mm long.
Accessories: Toe clips, reinforced leather straps, bike ribbon handlebar wrap.

Finish

Colors: Midnight blue, paint protecting clear coat.
Chrome: Chrome dropouts and right rear stay.
Weight: Approx. 22 lbs.

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Voyageur


Voyageur designed for: Adults interested in a mid priced but full featured touring bike for overnight or extended tour riding.

1985 schwinn voyageur

Frame Specifications

Frame: Columbus Tenax chrome moly custome blend double butted main tubes, chrome moly stays, Tange forged dropouts with double eyelets and adjusters.
Fork: Tange chrome-moly blades with reinforcing tangs, forged droupouts with eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, 3 sets of bottle bosses, shift lever bosses, pump peg and chain rest, front low rider and rear carrier bosses for Blackburn racks.

Drive Train Specifications

Pedals: SR-SP, 11 alloy platform, chrome moly spindle.
Crank: SHIMANO Tourney XT forged alloy cotterless triple plateau, alloy chainrings, 165mm on 19"; 170mm on 21" thru 25".
Chain: SHIMANO 600 Uniglide 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plate.
Freewheel: SHIMANO 600 Uniglide 5 speed.
Derailleurs: SHIMANO AL 11 light alloy with steel cage (front). SHIMANO AL 11 light allow with steel long cage (rear).
Levers: SHIMANO 408, light alloy brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn passage VR, 27" x 1 1/4", 380 gm Dual hard with kevlar, 90 psi, skinwall, scharaeder valve.
Rims: Super Champion model 58, silver anodized aluminum.
Hubs: Sashin re-60, 36 hole front, 40 hole rear small flange alloy with sealed bearings and quick release.
Spokes: ASAHI, 14ga zinc plated 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR custom, engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero tye with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: TANGE new falcon, sealed steel clipped bearings.
Brakes: Dia-Compe 981, alloy cantilever with quick release.
Levers: Dia-Compe, alloy drilled levers with gum rubber hoods, lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: AVOCET Touring , anatomic padded vinyl.
Seat post: SR Laprade, fluted alloy micro-adjusting 26.6mm dia. 190mm long.
Accessories: Toe clips, leather straps, stainless steel stay protector, bike ribbon handlebar wrap.

Finish

Colors: British Green, paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 23 lbs.

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LeTour Luxe


LeTour luxe designed for: The beginning tourist looking for features found on sophisticated touring bikes. At an affordable price.

1985 schwinn letour

Frame Specifications

Frame: Columbus Tenax chrome moly double butted main tubes, chrome moly stays, Centeny dropouts with stainless steel faces and double eyelets.
Fork: TANGE hi-tensile steel blades, semi sloping crown, forged dropouts with eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guide, bottom bracket guides, 2 sets bottle bosses, shift lever boss pump peg, chain rest, rear carrier bosses.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: MAILLARD 500 alloy platform.
Crank: SR CXC-T310 forged alloy cotterless, triple plateau, alloy chainrings 170mm.
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver plates.
Freewheel: MAILLARD Atom 77 5 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour Mountech light alloy steel inner cage super wide range (front). SunTour Mountech light alloy with steel long cage, self positioning pulley (rear).
Levers: SunTour Top mount light alloy brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn Passage 27" x 1 1/4" 460 gm dual hard 90 psi gumwall, Schraeder valve.
Rims: Weinmann 416 27" x 1 1/4" alloy.

Hubs: MAILLARD small flange alloy sealed mechanism with quick release 36 front, 40 rear.
Spokes: 14-15 ga double butted zinc plated 3X spoke pattern.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR Custom engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: TANGE new falcon steel clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE 960 alloy cantilever with quick release.
Brake levers: DIA COMPE alloy drilled levers with rubber hoods, lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: AVOCET Touring anatomic padded vinyl.
Seat Post: SR Laprade fluted alloy micro-adjusting 26.4mm dia, 190mm long.
Accessories: Blackburn rear carrier, toe clips straps, stainless steel stay protector, cloth handlebar tape.

Finish

Colors: Cocoa brown metallic, bright bluc, paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 25 lbs.

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Super LeTour


Super Le Tour designed for: Recreational lightweight riding at a more competitive pace.

1985 schwinn super letour

Frame Specifications

Frame: Columbus Tenax chrome moly, double butted main tubes, chrome moly stays, Centeny dropouts with stainless steel faces and eyelets.
Fork: TANGE Mangalloy blades, semi sloping crown with forged dropouts and eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, 2 sets of bottle bosses, shift lever boss, pump peg, chain rest.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: MAILLARD 500 alloy platform.
Crank: SUGINO GP low profile forged alloy cotterless, alloy chainrings 170mm.
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plate.
Freewheel: MAILLARD Atom 77, 6 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour Cyclone-S, light alloy with steel long cage (front). SunTour Cyclone-S, with larger tension pulley light alloy with steel inner cage (rear).
Levers: SunTour Top mount, light alloy, brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn Circuit, 27" x 1", 270 gm dual hard, 100 psi, skinwall, presta valve.
Rims: Weinmann, 513-S Mod E, 27" x 1" silver anadozed aluminum.
Hubs: MAILLARD, 36 hole small flange alloy, sealed mechanism with quick release.
Spokes: 14-15 ga double butted zinc plated, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR Custom engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: TANGE new falcon steel clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE GX500N, alloy side pull with recessed allen bolts, quick release, and tire guides.
Brake levers: DIA COMPE, alloy drilled levers with rubber hoods, lined crystal cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: AVOCET Criterium, anatomic padded vinyl.
Seat Post: SR Laprade fluted alloy micro-adjusting 26.4mm dia, 190mm long.
Accessories: Toe clips straps, stainless steel stay protector, Benotto pearlecent handlebar tape.

Finish

Colors: Scarlet, Gunmetal, paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 25 lbs.

LeTour


LeTour designed for: Young adults and students who want a dependable bicycle with sophisticated style and high performance.

1985 schwinn  letour 1

Frame Specifications

Frame: 4130 chrome moly double main tubes, chrome moly stays, Centeny dropouts with stainless steel faces and eyelets.
Fork: Hi-tensile steel blades, semi sloping crown, forged dropouts with eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guide, bottle bosses, shift lever boss, chain rest.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: KKT Pro-Vic II, alloy quill.
Crank: SUGINO DBT, forged alloy cotterless with alloy outer ring 170mm.
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plates.
Freewheel: MAILLARD Atom 77, 6 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour ARX light alloy steel inner cage (front). SunTour ARX GT light alloy with steel long cage (rear).
Levers: SunTour Top mount light alloy brazed on.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn Super Record, 27" x 1 1/8", 300 gm, 100 psi, skinwall, Schraeder valve.
Rims: Weinmann 416 27" x 1 1/4" alluminum.
Hubs: MAILLARD, 36 hole small flange alloy with quick release.
Spokes: 14-15 ga double butted zinc plated, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR Custom engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Schwinn Deluxe, steel clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE QS500N, alloy side pull with quick release, tire guides and recessed front allen bolt.
Brake levers: DIA COMPE alloy drilled levers with gum rubber hoods, lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: VISCOUNT, anatomic paddes.
Seat Post: SR Laprade, fluted alloy micro-adjusting 26.4mm dia, 190mm long.
Accessories: Stainless steel stay protector, Blackburn water bottle cage, toe clips and leather straps, Benotto pearlecent handlebar tape.

Finish

Colors: Dark blue.
Weight: Approx. 26 lbs.

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Traveler


Traveler designed for: High overall valve in a recreational 12 speed bike, in styling and performance.

1985 schwinn  traveler

Frame Specifications

Frame: 4130 chrome moly double butted main tubes, chrome moly stays, Centeny dropouts with stainless steel faces and eyelets.
Fork: TANGE, hi-tensile steel blades, forged dropouts with eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guide, bottom bracket guides, bottle bosses, cable stops, chain rest.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: Chrome plated steel rat trap.
Crank: SUGINO DBT, forged alloy cotterless, alloy outer chainring, 170mm.
Chain: HKK "Z", 1/2" x 3/32" silver outer plate.
Freewheel: MAILLARD 77, 6 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour AR, light alloy steel inner cage (front). SunTour AR-GT light alloy with steel cage (rear).
Levers: SunTour, alloy Schwinn system headest mount, for easy reach.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn Record, 27" x 1 1/8", 300 gm Dual hard, 100 psi skinwall.
Rims: Weinmann 416 27" x 1 1/4" alluminum.
Hubs: MAILLARD, 36 hole small flange alloy sealed mechanismwith quick release.
Spokes: 14 ga zinc plated, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: SR Custom engraved alloy.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Steel double nut type with clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE Q500NX, alloy side pull with quick release and recessed front bolt.
Brake levers: DIA COMPE, alloy with easy to reach extension levers and lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: VISCOUNT, anatomic padded vinyl.
Seat Post: SR Laprade, fluted alloy micro-adjusting 26.6mm dia.
Accessories: Cushion grips, stainless steel stay protector.

Finish

Colors: Scarlet, bright blue, paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 27 lbs.

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World Sport


World Sport designed for: Outstanding value for your adults and teenagers looking for the key features of a premium priced bicycle with Schwinn quality and style.

1985 schwinn  world sport

Frame Specifications

Frame: 4130 chrome moly double main tubes, stainless steel faces and eyelets.
Fork: Hi-tensile steel blades, sloping crown, dropouts with eyelets.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, bottom bracket guides, bottle bosses, cable stops.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: Chrome plated steel rat trap.
Crank: SR SAC 310, alloy cotterless, 170mm.
Chain: TYC, 1/2" x 3/32" black.
Freewheel: SunTour, 6 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour AR, light alloy steel cage (front). SunTour AR, light alloy with steel cage (rear).
Levers: SunTour, alloy Schwinn system headest mount.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn HP Sport, 27" x 1 1/4", 85 psi.
Rims: ARAYA 27" x 1 1/4" alluminum.
Hubs: SANSHIN, 36 hole small flange alloy with quick release front, one piece semi large flange steel rear.
Spokes: 14 ga zinc plated, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: CHAMPION, with engraved alloy sleeve.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero type with recessed allen bolts.
Headset: Steel double nutted type with clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA COMPE 500N, alloy side pull.
Brake levers: DIA COMPE, alloy with quick release, extension levers and lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: VISCOUNT, anatomic padded vinyl.
Seat Post: Chrome plated steel 26.6mm dia.
Accessories: Cushion grips, stainless steel stay protector.

Finish

Colors: Charcoal, ice blue, paint protecting clear coat.
Weight: Approx. 28 lbs.

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World


World designed for: Top quality entry level 10 speed for teenagers and young adults at a truly affordable price.

1985 schwinn  world

Frame Specifications

Frame: Hi tensile steel lugged frame.
Fork: Hi-tensile steel tubular.
Braze-ons: Top tube cable guides, bottom bracket guides, cable stops.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: Chrome plated steel rat trap.
Crank: SUGINO No. 5 forged alloy cotterless with steel rings, 170mm.
Chain: TYC, 1/2" x 3/32" black.
Freewheel: SHIMANO 5 speed.
Derailleurs: SHIMANO FDZ202 (front). SHIMANO RDZ501 with spoke barrier (rear).
Levers: SunTour, alloy Schwinn system headest mount for easy reach.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn HP Sport, 27" x 1 1/4", 85 psi gumwall, raised center ridge.
Rims: WEINMANN 416 27" x 1 1/4" alloy.
Hubs: Chrome plated steel 26 hole semi large flange.
Spokes: 14 ga chrome plated 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: CHAMPION, chrome plated steel.
Stem: SR Custom, alloy aero style with recessed bolts, 60mm extension on 19" and 21", 80mm on 22", 23", 100mm on 25" and 27".
Headset: Chrome plates steel with clipped bearings.
Brakes: CHANG STAR 630N, alloy side pull.
Brake levers: CHANG STAR alloy with quick release, and easy to reach extension lever lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: VISCOUNT, anatomic padded vinyl.
Seat Post: Chrome plated steel 8" long 26.6mm dia.
Accessories: Cushion grips, chainguard stainless steel stay protector.

Finish

Colors: Light maroon, black sable.
Weight: Approx. 28 lbs.

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Sprint


Sprint 27" designed for: younger or smaller first time 10 speed riders and economy minded people who won't sacrafice quality and durability.

1985 schwinn  sprint

Frame Specifications

Frame: Hi tensile steel lugged frame.
Fork: Hi-tensile steel tubular.
Braze-ons: Top tube guides, cable guides.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: Chrome plated steel rat trap.
Crank: SR CTC-5SG, alloy with steel rings, 170mm. *ANLUN AL1000, alloy cotterless, 152mm.
Chain: TYC, 1/2" x 3/32" black.
Freewheel: SunTour, 5 speed.
Derailleurs: SunTour new hero, steel (front and rear). *SHIMANO AX-50, steel (front) SHIMANO skylark, steel (rear).
Levers: SunTour, alloy Schwinn system headest mount.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn HP Sport, 27" x 1 1/4", 85 psi gumwall, raised center ridge. *Schwinn Sport, 24" x 1 1/4", gumwall, 75 psi.
Rims: FEMCO 27" x 1 1/4" chrome plated steel. *FEMCO, 24" x 1 1/4", gumwall plated steel.
Hubs: Chrome plated steel, 36 hole, semi large flange.
Spokes: 14 ga chrome plated, 3X spoke pattern, brass nipples.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: Chrome plated steel.
Stem: Alloy with recessed bolts, 60mm extension on 19" and 21", 80mm on 23"and 25".
Headset: Chrome plated steel with clipped bearings.
Brakes: CHANG STAR 630N, alloy side pull.
Brake levers: CHANG STAR, alloy with easy to reach extension levers.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: Padded vinyl.
Seat Post: Chrome plated steel 8" long 25.8mm dia.
Accessories: Cushion grips, chainguard stainless stay protector.

Finish

Colors: Red, blue metallic
Weight: Approx. 28 lbs. *Approx. 26 lbs. *24" wheel model only.

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World Tourist


World Tourist designed for: comfortable and easy to use upright handlebar bicycle for fitness and recreational minded adults.

1985 schwinn  world tourist

Frame Specifications

Frame: Hi tensile steel lugged.
Fork: Hi-tensile steel tubular.
Braze-ons: Cable stops and kickstand bracket.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: Rubber block with reflector.
Crank: SHIMANO Integer II, alloy cotterless, with front freewheel to alloy shifting without pedaling, 170mm.
Chain: TYC, 1/2" x 3/32".
Freewheel: Shimano, 5 speed.
Derailleurs: Shimano FE steel (10FF only) (front) Shimano, positron II steel, (rear).
Levers: Shimano position EM thumb shifters, easy to reach and simple to operate.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn passage, 27" x 1 3/8", 75 psi gumwall.
Rims: FEMCO, chrome plates steel 27" x 1 1/4".
Hubs: Chrome plated steel, medium flange.
Spokes: 14 ga chrome plated, 3X spoke pattern.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: Chrome plated steel upright.
Stem: SR, alloy aero style with recessed bolts 60mm extension.
Headset: Chrome plated steel with clipped bearings.
Brakes: DIA-COMPE, alloy side pull.
Brake levers: DIA-COMPE, alloy easy to hold tourist levers, lined cable housing.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: Schwinn, comfort molded mattress with spring undercarriage.
Seat Post: Chrome plated steel 8" long 25.8mm dia.
Accessories: Painted fenders, Schwinn kickstand, chainguard, rubber grips, stainless stay protector.

Finish

Colors: Light maroon.
Weight: Approx. 32 lbs.

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Collegiate


Collegiate designed for: easy to use transportation around town and leisure riding for teenagers and adult women.

1985 schwinn  collegiate

Frame Specifications

Frame: Steel lugged.
Fork: Steel tubular.
Braze-ons: Kickstand bracket.

Drive Train specifications

Pedal: Black rubber reflector.
Crank: SUGINO steel cotterless, 46 tooth, 165mm. ANLUN alloy cotterless, 46 tooth, 152mm (24" model only.
Chain: TYC, 1/2" x 1/8".
Freewheel: 20T.
Derailleurs: (front and rear) N/A
Levers: Shimano, 3 speed handlebar mount.

Wheel Specifications

Tires: Schwinn sport, 26" x 1 3/8", 75 psi gumwall. Schwinn sport, 24" x 1 3/8", 75 psi gumwall (24" model only).
Rims: FEMCO 26" x 1 3/8" chrome plated steel. FEMCO 24" x 1 3/8" chrome plated steel(24" model only).
Hubs: SHIMANO 3 speed coaster rear, semi large flange steel front.
Spokes: 14 ga chrome plated, 3X spoke pattern.

Control Specifications

Handlebar: Chrome plated steel upright.
Stem: Alloy aero style with recessed bolts 60mm extension.
Headset: Chrome plated steel with clipped bearings.
Brakes: CHANG STAR 730 alloy side pull front, SHIMANO, coaster rear.
Brake levers: CHANG STAR, coaster rear.

Comfort Specifications

Saddle: Schwinn, comfort mattress with spring under carriage.
Seat Post: Chrome plated steel 8" long.
Accessories: Schwinn kickstand, painted fenders, chainguard, rubber grips.

Finish

Colors: sky blue.
Weight: Approx. 30 lbs.

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Varsity


Schwinn stands for quality and durability.

1985 schwinn  varsity

The heart of every Schwinn standard lightweight or juvenile bicycle is the electroforged frame. Schwinn originated the unique electro-forging process to produce the stongest bicycle frame made today.

The Schwinn Varsity 10-speed is the most popular bicycle ever. It's loaded with features for the younger rider. The Shimano Positron derailleurs and front freewheel is the easiest to learn shifting system available. New alloy hubs and higher pressure tires ride smooth and comfortable, especially atop the new anatomic saddle.

  • Mens: 20" and 22" frames: Y30, Y32.
  • Ladies': 17" and 20" frames: Y67, Y70.
  • Color: Skyblue.

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Cimarron


New for 1985, the Cimarron is designed from the ground up for the serious off road rider.

1985 schwinn  cimarro

Top-of-the-line componentry specifically designed for all terrain riding is combined with a lightweights frame and for that will absorb plenty of shock yet provide many years of back country riding enjoyment and comfort.

Frame and Fork

Made entirely of 4130 chrome-moly tubing. The top and down tubes are ovaled and flared at the head tube end to increase the brazing surface at the most critical joint. The entire main frame is double-butted tubing. The full chrome-moly Tange "Unicrown" fork rounds out the frameset.

Shifting System

Top of the line Shimano light alloy Deore XT and "Superplate" XT rear derailleur and human engineered 18-speed XT shift levers and brake levers.

Sealed Components

Help protect your bicycle from the rugged elements of nature, with the Shimano light alloy 600 EX headset, Shimano Deore XT "sealed mechanism" hubs, Shimano 600 EX bottom bracket assembly and Shimano XT front and rear derailleurs with sealed bracket and pulley body springs.

High Sierra


Bicycling! Magazine's "Good Buy" pick in 1984, the High Sierra returns in '85 an even better buy for all terrain touring cyclist.

1985 schwinn  high sierra

Improvements include new Tri-Caliber tubing, a state of the art all terrain fork, more braze-ons and improved sealed components.

Frame and Fork

Full 4130 chrome-moly tubing Tri-Caliber main tubes and forged double eyelet dropouts to easily mount fenders and front and rear racks.

Comfort Zone

Also new for '85 is a leather covered Viscount Terra saddle with more padding, a wider base and shorter overall length.

Wheels

Shimano sealed mechanism hubs are laced with stainless steel spokes and new ARAYA 7X, 1.5" light alloy rim. The new 26" x 2.0" tires provide excellent traction in the dirt yet none of the annoying vibrations of a knobby on pavement.

Sierra


The Schwinn Sierra is designed for the cyclist who expects to spend most of his riding time off-road and wants a dependable performance machine at a reasonable price.

1985 schwinn  sierra

Features like 15-speed gearing, sure stopping cantilever brakes and sealed mechanism hubs make the Sierra the ideal choice for the all terrain enthusiast.

Frame and Fork

Full 4130 chrome-moly frame and fork complimented by forged double eyelet dropouts, water bottle braze-ons and rear rack fittings.

Wheels

Araya light alloy rims are spoked to new SR sealed mechanism, small flange hubs with chrome-moly 3/8" axles. Mounted to the rims are dirt grabbing 26" X 2.125" skin wall tires.

Brakes

New Shimano AT50 light alloy cantilever brakes provide maximum braking performance with all the adjustability features for which Shimano is known.

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Mirada


Here's a lightweight 15-speed all terrain model designed for those riders who will be doing of their riding around town on pavement.

1985 schwinn  mirada

Quality features like chrome-moly main tubes, an alloy crank and Shimano derailleurs make the Mirada an excellent choice for commuters, weekend cyclists.

Frame and Fork

4130 chrome-moly main frame with hi-tensile steel stays and fork. Dropouts are forged double eyelet for mounting fenders and racks. Braze-ons include water bottle mounts, cable guides on top tube and bottom bracket and rear rack mounts.

Wheels

An SR light alloy, small flange sealed mechanism hub laced to alloy rims mounted with 26" X 1.5" skin wall tires.

Shifting System

New light alloy Shimano wide range Z501 rear derailleur and AL 11 front derailleur. Also Shimano MT-50 thumbshifters, human designed for ease of use.

Mesa Runner


After a very successful introduction in 1984, the Mesa Runner returns with a companion model designed for women.

1985 schwinn  mesa runner

Both the men's and ladies' models offer the control and comfort features found on other Schwinn all terrain models with plenty of ruggedness for those occasions when the lure of a forest path or horse trail can't be passed up.

Frame and Fork

Responsive hi-tensile steel frame and fork with double eyelet dropouts for fenders and racks.

Comfort Zone

A broad base, anatomically designed Viscount saddle matched with the upright position of the Schwinn designed Viscount saddle matched with upright position of the Schwinn designed handlebar. On the handlebar are supple high density rubber hand grips and easy to use Shimano shift levers.

Bantam


The rugged electro-forged frame converts into a boy's or girl's model by just attaching or removing the top bar.

1985 schwinn  bantam

Bantam has 20" wheels, full chrome plated fenders, full length chainguard and built-in kickstand. Can be fitted with Cycle Aids for the beginning rider.

  • J35 - Cardinal red or Sky Blue.

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FairLady


A favorite bike with young girls.

1985 schwinn  fairlady

The electro-forged frame has a step-through design to make riding easy. Fair Lady also sports matching front and rear fenders, a full length chainguard, 20" wheels, coaster brake and comfortable molded saddle.

  • J89 - Light blue or pink.

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Lil' Chik


Big on looks and durability.

1985 schwinn  lil chik

Lil' Chik features the Schwinn electro-forged frame with step-through design, matching fenders, 20" wheels, full length chainguard, built-in kickstand, comfortable molded saddle and coaster brake.

  • J81 - Light blue or pink.

Pixie


A great first bike that can be fitted with Cycle Aids for the younger rider.

1985 schwinn pixie

Pixie has the electro-forged frame, 16" wheels, full length fenders, chainguard and built-in kickstand.

  • J41 - Pink or sky blue.

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