Schwinn GT510 (Huret Allvit 2nd gen)
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Schwinn GT510 (Huret Allvit 2nd gen)
Brand:  Schwinn
Model:  GT510
Years:  Late 1970's - Early 1980's
Country:  United States
Weight:  345 grams (Spec)
Added By: JFischer on 01/22/09
Updated By: peterbman on 10/21/14
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Schwinn GT510 (Huret Allvit 2nd gen)Schwinn GT510 (Huret Allvit 2nd gen)Schwinn GT510 (Huret Allvit 2nd gen)Schwinn GT510 (Huret Allvit 2nd gen)
Outer Plate MarkingsSchwinn Approved GT-510Inner Plate Markings
MaterialSteelDesign CategoryInline parallelogram
Attachment Bolt SizeClawCable Attachment Bolt Size
Shifting SystemsFrictionCable AdjusterYes
Cage LengthShortMax Cog Size28
Max Chain Wrap30T  
General Information
Rebadged Huret Allvit (2nd generation).
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Component VariationsView Detailed List  Manage Variations
Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 5)BrandGroup
Huret Allvit (2nd generation)Huret
Huret Allvit (later version)Huret
Huret Allvit Super TouringHuret
Huret AllvitHuret
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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