Retro Schwinn Cruiser
- I might be pushing the limits of acceptable posts on this list, but
what the heck...
My neighbor built sets for "Home Improvement" back in the day. At
some point during the run, they all got special versions of old
retro-style Schwinn Cruisers, complete with gas tanks and all the
other Peewee Herman-style bells and whistles. The bikes were made by
Schwinn specially for the show. They have "Binford 6000" printed on
I guess it is supposed to be quite a collector's item now. My friend
has had it in the original box in his garage since he got it (years
ago...). He is trying to get rid of stuff that he will never use, so
he has decided to sell the bike to someone who will appreciate it. He
takes extremely good care of his toys (mostly Mopar and Chevy toys,
that is), so I am sure the bike has been stored in a safe place and is
He told me he has had the bike appraised at $1800, but he will take
$1500 for it. He is as honest as the day is long, so I believe these
numbers. I know it is a lot of money, but for the right collector it
might be worth it.
Please let me know if you are interested or if you have any
suggestions about a more appropriate place to post this.
Santa Clarita, CA