1964 Schwinn Traveler Coppertone

Last Updated on April 22, 2023 by FAB Jim The Cyclist

This was a great cruiser bike for its time and a nice step up from the Racer.  Considered a Schwinn lightweight with 26” wheels, it features stainless steel fenders, generator, and a light.  This example is a 3-speed in coppertone color, have a look:

1964 Schwinn Traveler Coppertone


W11 19” frame

W12 21” frame

W13 23” frame


Flamboyant red, radiant blue, coppertone, or black.

Original Retail price

Coaster brake: $58.95

2 or 3 speed: $66.95

Images donated by South Shore Cyclery

Published by FAB Jim The Cyclist

Jim has over 40 years of experience with bicycles and loves road and mountain biking and just going for calm cruises. He is a mechanic who has built custom bikes and is also very interested in bike history.

3 thoughts on “1964 Schwinn Traveler Coppertone

  1. If you like the copper finish, you may be interested in Wilier Triestina’s “Ramato”. Originally (post WW II) these frames were actually copper plated (then covered in clear lacquer to prevent oxidizing). Now they are a copper paint over chrome. Beautiful!

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