Schwinn Series 90 PDG
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Model: Series 90 PDG
Brand: Schwinn
Category: Mountain Bike
Years: N/A
Country: United States
Production: Unknown
Sold As: Complete Bicycle
Material: Steel
Construction: Welded
Drivetrain: Derailleurs
Wheel Size: 26"
Added By: Elev12K on 12/06/11
Updated By: Elev12K on 12/06/11
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Model General Information

Schwinn Series 90 PDG - top end mountainbike offering by Schwinn.

Most Series 90 PDG bikes say 'Paramount' on the downtube, but there are examples that explicitely say 'Schwinn'. Possibly for export reasons. Apart from that it could very well be they are basicly the same bicycles.



Primary Example:Schwinn Series 90 PDG
Years:N/ASold As:Complete Bicycle
Bottom Bracket:English/ISO: 1.370 x 24Brake Mounting:Cantilever studs
Lug Style:Brake Guides:1x Stop toptube + Guide top Seattube
Fork Style:Curved BladesSeat Stays:
Fork Crown Style:UnicrownMain Tubing:
Rear Dropouts:VerticalColor(s):
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Brand Information(click to expand)
Schwinns were made in Chicago, IL  USA up until the 1970's. Sometime in the 1970's, the Schwinn Chicago factory was organized by the United Auto Workers union, who felt that bicycle factory workers should be paid on the same scale as automotive workers. Unfortunately, the realities of the marketplace didn't agree, and Schwinn closed the factory, transferring most production to Japan (Panasonic) and Taiwan (Giant). Schwinn also built a factory in Greenville, Mississippi, but it didn't last, and even bought a factory in Hungary, but the deal fell through, and Schwinn never imported any Hungarian bikes to the U.S.

Pacific Cycle, founded in 1983, designs and markets bicycles and scooters under several brands, including Schwinn, Mongoose, DYNO, InSTEP, Roadmaster, Pacific Outdoors, and others. It's also a top maker of bicycle helmets in the US. Pacific Cycle, which outsources its manufacturing to China and Taiwan, got its operations in gear by buying Brunswick Bicycles, Schwinn/GT Corp., InSTEP, and PTI Sports, all within a few years. Dorel Industries owns Pacific Cycle alongside its popular Cannondale brand.

 
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