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    Anybody familiar with a Schwinn Typhoon?

    I'm not sure of the age it's between 65-69.

    I'm just looking for some hints on how to restore it. I don't want to repaint or replace anything If I can avoid it. The rims look good after I put some steel wool to them and so do the handle bars and chainring. The cranks are a little worse off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stosh
    I'm not sure of the age it's between 65-69.

    I'm just looking for some hints on how to restore it. I don't want to repaint or replace anything If I can avoid it. The rims look good after I put some steel wool to them and so do the handle bars and chainring. The cranks are a little worse off.
    First Flight Bikes, while being the vintage mountain bike resource, also has a good section on balloon tire bikes. Here is the link to balloon tire links. http://www.firstflightbikes.com/resource.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    First Flight Bikes, while being the vintage mountain bike resource, also has a good section on balloon tire bikes. Here is the link to balloon tire links. http://www.firstflightbikes.com/resource.htm

    Awesome man thanks! I found all kinds of places selling parts but I'm having trouble finding a good resourse. Thanks!!!

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    i just bought a 1970 typhoon. fun old bike. i love the aesthetics of the frame. its fully original right now, but i'll probably end up bastardizing it with some random bmx / cruiser bits. you can find the age of your frame by the serial number:

    http://oldroads.com/sh_sn.asp

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