Last Updated on February 8, 2023 by FAB Jim The Cyclist
The Racer is a real classic Chicago Schwinn cruiser bicycle. It is considered a lightweight touring model with a budget price by Schwinn. Diamond steel frame with tubular rims, fenders, and foam-cushioned saddle. These came in two sizes, 19” or 21” with the option of coaster brake, 2-speed, or 3-speed. 3-speed was the only version to have handbrakes. This example has a 3-speed rear hub and black paint.
Colors: black, radiant sky blue, or flamboyant red.
Retail price in 1966 was $43.95 for coaster brake version or $51.95 for 2 or 3-speed.