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Schwinn Men's Courier Bicycle (Green)

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  • Single-speed commuter road bike with sturdy aluminum road frame and 700c wheels
  • Bullhorn handlebars offer multiple hand positions
  • Alloy flip-flop hub allows for multiple gearing options
  • Responsive alloy dual-pull caliper brakes
  • Durable Aero double-wall rims
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Product Description

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Built for a fast and efficient ride, the Men's Courier Bike from Schwinn features a sturdy aluminum road frame and 700c wheels ideal for road riding. The Courier replaces traditional drop handlebars with Bullhorn-style handlebars that provide multiple, forward-leaning or upright riding positions. The bike is equipped with dual-pull caliper brakes for control and double-wall wheel rims for extra durability. The single-speed drivetrain features a Schwinn approved, alloy 44-tooth crank and an alloy flip-flop hub that allows for multiple gear choices.

Specifications:

  • Size: 56
  • Wheel Size: 700c
  • single-speed drivetrain
  • Schwinn Aluminum Frame
  • Bullhorn handlebars
  • Schwinn Approved Alloy 44-Tooth Crank
  • Bottom Bracket: Sealed with Ball Bottom Bracket System
  • Chain: KMC Z-510, Black
  • Rims: Schwinn Aero Section Alloy x 36-hole
  • Hubs: Bolt-On Alloy 36-hole
  • Spokes: 14-gram Black
  • Tires: Schwinn 700 x 25c Road
  • Pedals: Platform
  • Brakes: Alloy Dual Pivot
  • Brake Levers: Alloy Aero Levers
  • Handlebar: Bull Horn bar
  • Stem: Schwinn Road Ahead
  • Headset: 1 1/8-inch Threadless
  • Grips: Schwinn Soft Foam
  • Saddle: Schwinn Padded Road
  • Seatpost: 27.2 Alloy
  • Color Matched Parts
  • Clear Coated Paint and Graphics
  • Kickstand

Product Description

The Schwinn 700C Courier road bike comes equipped with an aluminum frame, alloy dual pull caliper brakes for responsive stopping, alloy flip flop hub for multiple grar choices, Aero double wall alloy rims, bullhorn handlebars with synthetic cork tape give the rider multiple hand positions.

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 32.6 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B002TQYXR4
  • Item model number: S5458
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #526,397 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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The rims and tires feel very sturdy, as do all of the components.
Danorou
The Fuji road bike was great to ride but like most projects it was a hassle to replace parts and find parts that fit.
Matthew Manning
It is most definitely the best bike I have ever owned, and I have no regrets whatsoever in buying it.
T. Unnasch

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Matthew Manning on July 27, 2011
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I have 2 other bikes in my house. A Giant hybrid bike with a basket for shopping and carrying class materials (I'm a teacher), and an old Fuji road bike that I have rebuilt. The Fuji road bike was great to ride but like most projects it was a hassle to replace parts and find parts that fit. I ordered this bike to be my solid nightly rider around town and I wrote this review to show how pleasantly surprised I am. The bike feels solid and lightweight. The package came quickly with Amazon's 1 day delivery option for $3.99, and the assembly was simple. The handlebars are not huge but actually the perfect size. Some reviews from other sites use the stock photo of this bike and make judgments, when in reality the bike is beautiful and clean. The stickers on the wheels come off easily and although the Schwinn logo is present, it seems to be done in good taste. If you look at their site you can see that Schwinn seems to be heading in the right direction by including more high performance / low maintenance single speed road bikes.

I had to call customer service today because one of my crank-arm's threading was done incorrectly and my pedal ended up shredding out all the threading. If you are a cyclist you have probably ran into this problem before and know that this can be an expensive fix. Luckily, a 5 minute phone call to customer service was all I needed to do to get a package on the way to my house with a entirely new crank-arm assembly kit and pedals. I couldn't be happier with this purchase. If you are on the fence with this, don't be. This bike has quality that is well worth its price, add to that the fact that it is built by a company that stands by their products and the bike's value far exceeds its price tag. Don't be like me and tell yourself "But its a Schwinn...gross" to keep you from buying this product, because now I ride the bike daily and tell myself "It's a Schwinn!"
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Jimbo on September 14, 2011
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Had the bike a week and a half now and thought it was time for feedback. Assembly was easy and the bike looks great, but some of the parts are really cheaply made. Given the price, this wasn't unexpected.
The biggest problem has been getting flats. So far, I have had 6 flat tires! After fixing them multiple times, buying 2 new tubes and patching the rest, I discovered that the problem was with the wheel rim strips. These are the rubber pieces that go around the wheel and keep the tubes from going up into the spoke holes when inflated. It seems that the original part supplied by the manufacturer is simply too thin to do the job at the recommended tire pressure of 100psi stamped on the tires. Replacing the original parts with velox(sp?) rim tape from my local bike store seems to have done the trick. Hopefully, this problem will be addressed soon and others will not have similar issues.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Danorou on September 18, 2011
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Well, this will be a long review, so let me divide it up into sections.

Packaging: The bike arrived in a long Schwinn box with everything assembled except for the front tire, pedals, and handlebars. The packaging was well designed and protected the structure and finish of the bike well. After minor construction, the bike was assembled. After a bit of adjusting, I had the brakes interfacing properly with the rims. I removed the kickstand, pedal loops, and wheel reflectors without much trouble.

NOTE: The bike arrives without a fixed gear. You might be able to get one from calling Schwinn, but Amazon only advertises the bike with a flip-flop *hub*, not a fixed gear already installed.

Construction: The bike weighs around 20 pounds, or so. To me and my friends, that feels incredibly light for what I paid. The bullhorn bars are very comfortable, and provide adequate ability to turn in all positions, though braking is only possible from the bar end position. I only end up putting my hands in close when I am chugging up a hill. The rims and tires feel very sturdy, as do all of the components. It is a very comfortable bike, but I assume that from the geometry of the bike, anyone less than my height would have difficulty standing over the bike (I am 5'10"). The bolt-down wheels and seat post are a plus for me, as I am constantly locking my bike up outside, and I will be the only rider. The brake levers feel very comfortable, but it seems like it takes a bit of burning in before the brakes catch like they are supposed to. The pedals are fine, but I will discuss that later. The chain is actually quite nice, and after a little bit of riding, the oil emanates from the inner parts of the chain, leaving it nicely lubricated.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By binaryj on September 26, 2011
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This is an excellent product, it is exactly what I was looking for. Priced around $230, this is a no frills bike, yet very solid construction, the bike is packaged well for shipment. Easy assembly: seat, handle bar, pedals, front tire. Please note the bike is single-speed (free-wheel), not a fixed gear bike. The rear hub can be flipped to accommodate a fixed wheel with the purchase of an additional gear from any local bike shop. The handle bars are the biggest concern with people that have not rode this bike, I agree they are a bit different then a straight bar but they are really comfortable and fit the bike style. I have owned various drop and straight bars with side posts and I would definitely chose the bullhorn style for this type of riding any day. The bike has a cover over the front-top portion of the chain; so no more "80s tight rolling" of your right pant leg. The chain cover keeps your pants clean from grease and from getting caught in the motion of pedaling. The front tire is bolt-on, not a quick release. The rims, and tires are solid with 700c tubes sporting a schrader (just like a car) air valve. Bike has all the necessary reflectors of any bike. Tools used for assembly: allen/hex wrench (seat post, handle bar), and a 15mm wrench (pedals, front-tire).

Inflated tires (60psi), tweaked brakes, aligned front reflector, and took it out for a spin. insert smile here
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