Another Schwinn Prelude?

After a leisurely lunch on the Marietta Square yesterday, I came across this:

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Another Schwinn Prelude!

It seems I’m not the only one who was unimpressed with the original rusted gunmetal gray look.

The owner of this Prelude painted theirs similarly to mine. A base coat of cream with an accent color for the lugs and forks. Observe:

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This Prelude owner went with green, no doubt as an accent to the sexy leather Brooks seat and handlebar tape. I also like the fork paint:

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No detail was left:

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All in all a very impressive redux!


This is a post in the Schwinn Prelude Redux series. Other posts in this series:

Schwinn Prelude Bicycle Restore: Prep Work

Schwinn Prelude Bicycle Restore: Painting I

Schwinn Prelude Bicycle Restore: Painting II

Schwinn Prelude Bicycle Restore: Decals

Schwinn Prelude Bicycle Restore: Clear Coat

Schwinn Prelude Redux: Complete?

Another Schwinn Prelude?