The color scheme is incredible and the modern setup looks like a delight to blast around town on. 4 styles from Schwinn in Schwinn Gear, Schwinn Gifts, and more at Sierra. Frame is heavily scratched. The High Sierra comes with Shimano STX components, including a chromoly stem, a sealed Victor VP-H93 headset and grip-shift SRT-400 shifters. This is a product, much like the ATB frames of the 80s, meant to be used, not sit on a shelf. Great blog, btw! But they are era correct. Enter your email address to follow Simplicity and receive notifications of new posts by email. It came from Schwinn in a blueish-silver color, and I painted it green 10yrs ago when I saw rust. Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Corvallis, Oregon. My Panasonic would like to meet your Schwinn! The ILE Porteur bag is big. I like that ILE bag . That color too! all original besides the seat/tires. To give advice for those looking for it in the future, be patient when you tune your first set. Vintage Schwinn High Sierra Bike. Great for gravel, ready for the road — it's gotta be a Schwinn hybrid. Tires are in good shape. Very cool and classic Schwinn High Sierra mountain bike. Also, to nitpick a little, the first true production MTB, the Specialized Stumpjumper, did not come out until 1982. Schwinn High Sierra - $200 (Bennington, NH) < image 1 of 5 > bicycle frame material: steel bicycle type: mountain frame size: 42 CTC make / manufacturer: Schwinn model name / number: High Sierra wheel size: 26 in. They are strong and controllable and have a firm pull and satisfying snap when you release them. 106 Posts . Nice work scoring an ’88, which, as you pointed out, was a bit different. i just picked this bike up and its in really good shape for how old it is. See how the Schwinn High Sierra rates. Schwinn High Sierra MTB - $200. Decals may be a bit tough to find other than NOS. Assembly and Owner's manuals for Schwinn ® products.. Adobe Reader is required to view and print these documents (PDF). 18 in frame. Bars: Nitto Bullmoose B90 with integrated stem Since 1898 we've created the very best in bicycles and continue this legacy today. The High Sierra is fully rigid. To further the utilitarian nature of the High Sierra, I felt it necessary to show its evolution into the all-around bike I had imagined. Quite handsome, Josh. It kind of got me obsessed with old Schwinns. And yes, that snap upon release is nice. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I suppose I got lucky in that regard. This sweet machine is equipped with Deore componets, Scott bars, and roller cam brakes. My goal for this High Sierra was a neighborhood runner. Freewheel: 9-Speed Shimano (11/13/15/17/20/23/26/30/34) The 1996 Schwinn High Sierra is a 28 pound a mountain bike with a steel and chromoly frame. Vintage Schwinn High Sierra Black Chrome 21" 15-Speed Mountain Bike- Heavy Wear You are bidding on a Vintage Schwinn High Sierra Black Chrome 21" 15-Speed Mountain Bike. The Schwinn exclusive custom-moly tubing throughout for lightweight strength. I’m still enjoying my roller-cam brakes although both have some cable stretch in them now that I’ve ridden the bike quite a bit over the summer and fall. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Josh Capps and The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Since the posts on the High Sierra frame will not accept traditional cantilever brakes, I looked past the slightly daunting and rumored, involved setup and decided to give them a shot. The High Sierra takes to rugged mountain trails, meandering country paths or short touring trips with ease. Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore If you do find anyone custom making them, please let me know! It took me a bit of time to get the High Sierra back in shape but as I worked on it, I knew that when I posted, I wanted to tout these vintage MTB frames from the rooftops as it has long been a known secret within the Classic and Vintage community. However, I have had some luck with Velocals in the past for custom art although I know they have stepped back a bit in terms of custom products. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. We warranty bags to let you focus on the adventure, not your gear. QR Code Link to This Post. The Schwinn exclusive custom-moly tubing throughout forlightweight strength.The high-tech drive system features SunTour MounTech front and rear derailleurs with SunTour Micro Lite levers, plus Dia-Compe 980cantilever brakes. . Vintage 1985 Schwinn High Sierra Mtb. That means a cavernous opening with the potential for mass quantities of groceries or beers or… kittens. With Kool Stop pads installed, these have been a delight to operate. Our goal in 2004 was to open a family-run neighborhood bike shop and to provide our customers with quality products and services, which is a massive part of our success. However, if you look on eBay, there are currently a few NOS sets available. Sadly the crank and rear derailleur had been replaced with modern stuff. The chance of randomly running into a true mountain bike from the late 70’s is pretty rare. They were the hot new thing. My hope is that others realize the potential, value and plentiful nature of this golden era of bicycle and snatch them up to use as their own neighborhood rambler, trailer-toting grocery getter or rock-solid touring rig. Manuals are also available in Spanish and French.. Panasonic made some incredible ATBs and yours is absolutely no exception. The bike looks pretty good now and is not so pristine that I wouldn’t want to ride it, so I’ll likely leave it alone. 1. Beautiful fillet-brazed frame construction. Even with a special SunTour tool to help align and keep the calipers perfectly spaced (which the tool ended up being more trouble than it was worth), it still took me an hour on the first caliper alone. , Welcome to the cult of the vintage mountain bike! Something I could use to ride comfortably and upright to the grocery store, pick up a few items then take a detour home going through the nearby park then maybe even a short cut through the rock-rutted, hard-packed dirt ally that would chew up most 700c tires. I got it off a tweaker for $40 in almost original condition. Special Features: Double eyelets front/rear; Two bottle mounts; Brazed-on mounts for front/rear rack; Pump peg. Repainting. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! ( Log Out /  This made them better suited for off-road use but also set them up to be incredibly suitable for all-around riding, trailer pulling or modified into burley, long-distance rigs with drop bar conversions. They produced scores of high quality frames with excellent components, such as Shimano Deore and SunTour XC. Schwinn ® Fitness Manuals. Bar Grips: Ritchey; Black I saw another Sierra (1985) on craigslist recently, and I had to have it. The bicycle may require minimal service adjustments without the need of replacing any parts. Tires: Soma New Express; Skinwall; 26″ x 1.75″ 21” Large. This bike has more miles on it than any other in my stable. The High Sierra is a is an average weight bike at around 30 pounds. Way back when in 1987 I bought the 1988 version brand new at the shop (they came out before 1988 just like cars do.) These mountain bikes from the 80s really are versatile. The High Sierra is a is an average weight bike at around 30 pounds. Welcome to High Sierra Cycling in Reno, Nevada. not that i care much but is he right? Nice Schwinn bike for winter project. $169.00 shipping. 1; 2; Page of 2 / 2 Next The second caliper goes much faster once you figure out the adjustment nuances. Our men's and women's hybrid bikes are excellent for everyday riding (and adventure). 1985 Schwinn High Sierra Mountain Bike Grips ATB MTB Vintage. Decent frame, or poopoo? Frame is heavily scratched. i showed it to my friend who supposedly knows about bikes and he said its when schwinn started making bikes in taiwan. Brake Calipers: SunTour XC Sport Roller Cam; Kool Stop pads The whole set up looks as fun as ..well a box of kittens. Mine are not as nice and have been looking for a replacement source. The beauty of these 80s MTB frames was their high demand when they debuted. On my “some-day” wish list is to find a lugged MTB frame to build up -just you did -as an errand runner. Those are two fantastic looking Sierra’s. Those components we now realize were stable, reliable and have passed the test of time to be considered legendary equipment. $575 with Brooks and $450 with standard saddle. The industry has changed drastically over the years, but our goal has remained the same. © Josh Capps and The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles. Although, I found that when roller cams are set up properly, these are exceptional brakes. Hubs: Shimano Deore LX; Parallax 110 The bike appeared to have the original Schwinn knobby tires. Only one scuff other than that its pretty much immaculate. The High Sierra takes to rugged mountain trails, meandering country paths or shorttouring trips with ease. What surprises me most is how these bicycles are not more coveted. Choose from countless styles, sizes, and colors. The High Sierra has 7 speeds and has a Shimano STX derailleur. The bike caught my eye because I worked in a Schwinn shop in 1987 and purchased the 1988 version of this bike, which is almost a totally different bike except for the frame and fork…but they look similar. Late 1970s and early 1980s models were mostly just altered or retrofitted versions of conventional bikes with a few small tweaks such as longer chainstays, wide upright handlebars and high bottom brackets. Regarding the brakes, I have found roller-cams a joy to own and use. Ending Jan 6 at 10:47AM PST 5d 13h. This bike is in fantastic condition. 1987 Schwinn High Sierra Perhaps one of the most undervalued and overlooked vintage genres seems to be the era of the all-terrain bicycle (ATB), or mountain bicycle (MTB). 0 bids. No doubt about it. The Soma rack is built like a tank but not bulky or heavy due to it’s CroMo construction. It was released in 1996 and costs $519 brand new. i know if it works and hauls me around its a good bike but am i riding junk? It was released in 1996 and costs $519 brand new. Shifting: IRD XC-Pro; Thumbshifters Bike 54 Cm Medium Njs Keirin Nitto Comp Full Suspension Mountain Rocky Mountain Element Fsr Expert Carbon Transition Triathlon Bike Expert 54Cm Suspension Mountain Bike Xt Trek Madone 6 Series Specialized Roubaix Comp Trek Multitrack 2008 56Cm 58 Cm Shimano Trek Mountain Track Fox Mavic 105 Carbon Fork Tarmac Sl4 Sram Red 2013 Specialized Roubaix Cannondale Scalpel 1 Trek … My 1984 Schwinn High Sierra has been done for a while now, but a busy travel schedule has prevented me from finding time to photograph it, much less ride it—at least for a ride of more than a lap or two around the block. 1984 Schwinn High Sierra, DONE! Schwinn High Sierra Mountain bikes reviews and prices. Shop the official High Sierra online store and get top quality backpacks, luggage, and bags. 1991 Schwinn Voyageur. To this day, they are still plentiful in most US cities Craigslist ads, inexpensive and highly underrated, which allows them to go under the radar. I cleaned and regreased the bottom bracket. I will be curious how you like the handling with the front end load. These brakes are built tough and look the part. 1983 Schwinn High Sierra mtn bike, my daily commuter - 28 yrs old! Bike is in attractive condition and rides completely. Schwinn Sierra Comp Old School Mountain Bike. $155.64 shipping. ( Log Out /  I bought this a few years back for 35 dollars to flip, but decided to keep it. Along with a reasonable price tag, a number of highly respected manufacturers got into the game. ( Log Out /  Stripped, bent axle replaced, new pedals, WTB grips, gunwalls, full recable. It's great for commuting and street riding too. 18 … It comes with Schwinn Moab tires ( x in front and x rear.) What a nice build. All original except seat and tires I believe. $240.00. Shogun, Panasonic, Specialized, Peugeot, Miyata and Univega to name a few. He brought me the Schwinn catalog and the next spring (’88) I bought my Sierra for ~$450 (the High Sierra was more than I was willing to pay at ~$700). The bicycle looks good, may have minimal cosmetic (only) blemishes on the frame, fork, components, parts and/or accessories. Your frame is in excellent condition. Late 1970s and early 1980s models were mostly just altered or retrofitted versions of conventional bikes with a few small tweaks such as longer chainstays, wide upright handlebars and high bottom brackets. Some bikes are worth getting on the road to do their job. Build your own lasting memories with a Schwinn. Brake Levers: Dia-Compe But, when I created this post, I realized that my site wouldn’t likely make even a blip for rising prices or demand for vintage ATBs, which is why I touted them so highly and let the cat out of the bag. I’ll let you know if I find the decals. $80.15 shipping. But beyond making men's and women's road, mountain, hybrid bikes and bicycles for kids, we make memories. This is a well built bike and will take you anywhere you want to go! The top/down portion of the head tube is fillet brazed. Thanks for the comments, Brock. I suppose it depends a little on how accurate you want your decals. It is a 18 speed with Shimano Deore shift components and Suntour Roller Cam brakes. Thank you for the kind words, Nola. Saddle: Brooks Cambium C17; Black Araya 7X wheelset 26x1.75 Panaracer tires 26x2.125 Tange Falcon sealed headset
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Suntour front and rear … For enthusiasts, finding vintage Schwinn bicycles is an exciting hobby. or Best Offer. Frame/Drop-outs: Tri-Oval (Triple butted), Tri-Caliber 4130 Chrome-Moly; Suntour I have an ’88 Schwinn Sierra that I use as my main MTB and around-town bike. And with scores of them available for sale at more than reasonable prices, there really is no reason not to have one… or three or four! Just to clarify, I currently own the 1987…the same version you wrote about. I mounted new Kenda K193 Kwest 26"x1.5 tires and tubes since I do mainly paved street and trail rides. Seat Post: Sakae; Fluted With lots of sticker residue and paint chips(see photos) Tires hold air and seem to … Chain: SRAM PC-951 Posted on Wed 14th, February 2018. It is wide enough for a large cycling bag, a few pizzas or, as the Soma site states, “a box full of kittens.” As I hope you can see, it fits wonderfully on a frame built for 26” wheels. Thank you so much for sharing your steeds! Components Has full Shimano Deore part set with SIS shifters and Shimano Diacompe aluminum brakes, and classic biopace crank set. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 17" Schwinn High Sierra Bike 18 Speed Shimano Deore Suntour Roller Cam - $240 (Gopher Canyon / Escondido) This is a 17" Schwinn High Sierra bike. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Cable and Housing: Jagwire L3; Black Before that it was either klunkers (cruisers converted to trail use) or small batch handbuilt bikes like Breezers and Ritchey built MountainBikes. Welcome to Schwinn! and Araya TM-820 rims. Celebrating 30 Years Of Exploring. This bike has gone through a couple of changes since the last full picture I put up, so I wanted give you a look at it in it's completed form. 32 years later and I still have it.. still ride it most spring/summer/fall days as long as weather is decent. The 1996 Schwinn High Sierra is a 28 pound a mountain bike with a steel and chromoly frame. Fork: 4130 Chrome-Moly steel I recently (3 yrs. The frame has a black finish. One question: I couldn’t tell, but is the top and down tubes fillet brazed to the head tube? Wheel Size: 26" wheels: Hubs: Not Available: Rims: Araya TM-820, 32-hole: Front Tire: Front: 26 x 1.95" Schwinn Moab Leader, Rear: 26 x 1.95" Schwinn Moab Trail Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Added are SKS Commuter II fenders, a Soma Deluxe Porteur rack and an Inside Line Equipment (ILE) Porteur waxed cotton canvas rack bag. Panaracer skinwall tires hug the pavement or bite into the dirt for great traction both on and off the road. The market was flooded with well built frames mated with excellent components. My brother, Eric, refurbished a 18-speed 1986 Schwinn Sierra mountain bike for and here I am riding it for the first time. Pingback: Cycling in Print :: Schwinn All Terrain Bicycles, 1985 | The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles. Regarding the frame, you have a keen eye. Although, they may not be the right decal year or color you want. Even though the original build didn’t have bull-moose bars, it should have! It’s electric! 1987 Schwinn High Sierra I said I would do it, and here it is; a post about my 1987 Schwinn High Sierra. The best ~$450 I’ve ever spent! Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore Not only are these rigs built to work but they are astonishingly inexpensive compared to their road bike equivalents of the same vintage. 1985 Schwinn Black Chrome High Sierra I just picked up this 85' High Sierra in Black Chrome at a local garage sale for $25. Pedals: Velo Orange Grand Cru Sabot Vintage Schwinn Sierra Bicycle Classic 80s MTB 17.5" CroMo Frame Red. A gem, in likely nearly new condition, will come up and you can strike. Change ). I’ll get sneers from my vintage brethren but we all know it’s truth and honestly, there are so many out there, those reading my post and discovering the “secret” themselves won’t do much damage to the C&V community actively scooping up what they can. It’s good to know these survivors keep rolling along! Perhaps this write-up is the injection for what the genre needs to expose how incredibly versatile these vintage ATB/MTB frames are. $499.00. I also added a new Schwinn saddle with some decent padding. But don’t speak too highly of them, remember, we want to keep the prices low! Period components. ATBs have been in production for decades and have clearly evolved into their own separate category. Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), https://www.instagram.com/p/BPs-AgEA5pu/?taken-by=dickeysezso, https://www.instagram.com/p/BGn7y9cJoZz/?taken-by=dickeysezso, Cycling in Print :: Schwinn All Terrain Bicycles, 1985 | The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles, simplicityvintagecycles.com/2021/01/08/199…, New post on the Simplicity of Vintage Cycles ATBs from the 80s are supurb for this exact purpose. Usually, I’d let a user read between the lines but there are simply SO MANY of these vintage machines ready to be rescued from the death rattles they currently are exhaling that I feel it is my duty to at least try to get the word out. Frame Size: 58cm (C-T) seat post & 60cm (C-C) top tube I was excited to post this build as I wanted to be yet another voice that trumpets the massive potential and incredible value these bikes have. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 5, 2005. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Nice job on the “restoration.” I really like the modern bull-moose you installed. ( Log Out /  “Don’t wash it, just hose it off” states the tag. Perhaps one of the most undervalued and overlooked vintage genres seems to be the era of the all-terrain bicycle (ATB), or mountain bicycle (MTB). $249.00. C $22.26. Great Build! I took the liberty of filling in the drilled areas with black paint but even without it, these are simply wonderful looking brakes. Not sure how to post photos on here, but here’s some links to my Instagram. Color matching. Araya 26" wheels with high flange sealed hubs and new tires It is in good condition overall. I actually like the 1987 with roller-cams better than my original bike. I know that some of the nicer Schwinn mountain bikes of that era had that feature. An urban rambler. I am always on the hunt for decal vendors. Wheels: Sun CR18; 26″; 32 hole; Shimano skewers The bottom bracket and seat tube connections are roughly butted and the lugged unicrown fork is TIG welded. According to ILE, it straps down securely to hold up to 42 liters. It’s a bit of a mish-mash of glory and ghastly in terms of how the bike was brazed/joined together. None of my decal vendors have this Schwinn model. I hold a lot of information close to my chest so availability doesn’t disappear and/or prices don’t rocket due others knowing. 1986 timeless Schwinn High Sierra mountain bicycle. With lots of sticker residue and paint chips(see photos) Tires hold air and seem to … Some bikes are worth painstaking restoration. Its build is sturdy and unforgiving when it comes to the elements. 1987 Schwinn High Sierra - Drop Bar Monstour. Did pretty good in the snow. is a 84 schwinn high sierra a good bike? These fantastic frames deserve the respect and chance to perform their hardworking purpose. So, to you, Ryan, my advice is to scrape up $100 and watch your local Craigslist bicycle ads. Very clean Schwinn High Sierra with lots of cool bits like shiny Arayas, Suntour Power Thumbshifter drivetrain, big Dia Compe motorcycle style levers and Brooks B17. The frame has a black finish. The most questionable piece of equipment on the High Sierra are the controversial SunTour roller cam brakes. Color: Corvette Yellow But you can also look for the serial number to identify an authentic Schwinn bike. ago) bought the same bike. Did you replace the decals? Good for commuting, exercise, store runs, around town, the beach, … It's great for commuting and street riding too. I’m especially impressed with the ’88. I heard they were a bit of a pain to set up, and that’s mostly true, but once complete they are brutally powerful for a rim brake. Schwinn bicycles are easy to identify by the Schwinn logo displayed on the bike. I’m with you. The High Sierra is fully rigid. Vintage Schwinn High Sierra Black Chrome 21" 15-Speed Mountain Bike- Heavy Wear You are bidding on a Vintage Schwinn High Sierra Black Chrome 21" 15-Speed Mountain Bike. Crankset: Shimano FC-B124; Sugino 46/36/26; 175mm Headset: Tange Levin As for decals, mine came the way it currently is. After roller cam brakes were released for mainstream production, they received poor reviews due to their complicated setup. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I have actually been eyeing a chrome Ross Mt Whitney, another Sleeper ATB. 1985 Sierra: https://www.instagram.com/p/BPs-AgEA5pu/?taken-by=dickeysezso, 1988 Sierra: https://www.instagram.com/p/BGn7y9cJoZz/?taken-by=dickeysezso. 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