Schwinn Racer - 2016

Speed through town on Schwinn's simple and stylish Racer. This urban bike boasts a nimble steel frame and fork with easy-rolling 700c aluminum wheels for an efficient, smooth ride you'll love. You also get a flat handlebar for excellent con ...(Read More)

Schwinn Racer
$279.00 - $289.99
$289.99 - $329.00
Color
Cinder Gray
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This item is not permitted to be shipped, however it can be purchased online and picked up at one of our stores at your convenience OR we can deliver to your home or office for a $50 fee to the following counties in Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, and Baltimore City.
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Speed through town on Schwinn's simple and stylish Racer. This urban bike boasts a nimble steel frame and fork with easy-rolling 700c aluminum wheels for an efficient, smooth ride you'll love. You also get a flat handlebar for excellent control as well as a rear coaster brake and front hand brake for confidence-inspiring stopping power. What's more, the comfy seat and wide platform pedals make the Racer so easy to hop on and go that you'll ride it everywhere.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Cinder Gray / Small 00038675062429 S32106M6002 70014304560M
Cinder Gray / Medium 00038675062443 S32106M6003 70014901119D
Cinder Gray / X-Large 00038675062467 S32106M6005 70014446156L

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4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish  (2)
  • Durable  (2)
  • Comfortable 
  • Handles Well 
  • Cheap 

Cons

  • Heavy  (3)
  • cheap components 
  • Uncomfortable Seat 
  • Poor Components 

Best Uses

  • Casual Riding 
  • urban biking / commuting 
  • Commuting 
  • Commuting/City 
  • Long-distance Biking 

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4

steel is real with classic schwinn look

By 

from Philly metro area

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Stylish

Cons

  • cheap components

Best Uses

  • urban biking / commuting

Comments:

purchased this for daily commuting and city urban adventure riding. steel is real! solid steel frame and fork absorbs much road vibration. i replaced the wheelset, crankset, bottom bracket and brakes with quality manufacturers. be reasonable people, you cannot buy a quality bike for $300. know what you are buying!!! I purchased this bike mainly for the frame due to the purpose I was using it for. I already knew I had to replace the components. the positioning is perfect for city bike riding & fenders can be added as well. the bike in stock form is perfect for someone who wants to be introduced to urban/city bike riding.

5

Extraordinarily Sturdy Commuter's Bike

By 

from Brooklyn, New York

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cheap
  • Stylish
  • Durable

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Long-distance Biking

Comments:

Cheap bike, used as an alternative to public transportation travel. Biked an hour to and from work each day (approx 11 miles each way) for about 6 months, little to no wear and tear noticeable. This bike has done me well!

5

Great way to get around town

By 

from Amarillo, Tx

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Commuting/City

Comments:

I purchased this bike because I could no longer afford to put gas in my tank. It is perfect to get around town. Im not a fan of the coaster hub (pedal backwards to brake), but I fixed that. At [...], this is a steal.

1

i own this unfortunately

By 

from Hampton, VA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Responsive
  • Handles Well

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Poor Components
  • Uncomfortable Seat

Best Uses

  • Casual Riding

Comments:

The frame will not clear for bar spins, bottom bracket is too low, fork snapped, ended up replacing the rims, bars are too long, it is responsive though, and its bad geometry. I would NOT recommend this bike. Th fork snapped while i was making a relatively sharp turn at about 15mph and sent my face to the concrete. I bought it because it appeared to be barspinable, which its not, I ended up buying a 650c front rim then the pedals hit the ground and broke, so after that i had to but a new bottom bracket, new cranks and pedals. I am happy with it now but I already put around $300 in it. When replaced the forks I purchased straight threadless forks, and am much happier with the headset and stem now.

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