I found the bike I always wanted as a kid - beat up, with a wrecked paint job, rusty, and 28 years old. (S/N GL501100, MFD July, 1975 in Chicago.) I want to restore it as close as possible to the way I would've decked it out when I was thirteen. Here's the progress.
1975 Schwinn Continental
This is the bike before most of the restoration work - click to view full-size
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