Stolen: custom Schwinn

[Posted by user “dave”]

on january 2nd or 3rd, my partner’s highly customized schwinn super sport road bike, ca. 2004, was stolen from the mudroom of our house in north portland. it had a charcoal frame with yellow handlebar tape. most distinguishing was its custom pannier racks, built by her father. forged out of a single piece of raw aluminum each, the custom racks looped on each side of the wheel and then once over the tire. (imagine a rollercoaster with two loop-de-loops connected at the top.) as for the frame itself, the serial # is IDT4-31078.

here’s the information on everything else custom that went into this bike:
1. Compact crank
2. SPD pedals
3. Shimano 9.0 chain
4. ” ” XT 11/34 Cassette
5. FSA 38mm wide drop bars
6. Salsa stem
7. 2/700×28 Specialized Armadillos, tubes
8. bar wraps
9. custom pannier racks
10.Shimano 105 STIs
11, ” ” XT long arm rear derailur
12. bottle cages
13. bar end corks

any information leading to the finding of the bike will be rewarded with ample beer and cheerful conversation.

tia,
daVe

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