The Schwinn is all back together now with the new paint job, decals, handlebar tape, and cabling:
Here’s a before pic for reference:
The red and white striped bar tape was a nice final touch:
So what’s next? I might replace the seat with an old Selle Itialia Flite saddle if I can find one, but other than that, we’re pretty much done here. Anyone have a $20 steel bike they want to sell me so I can do this again?