MUSCLE BIKE

 

 

1968 Schwinn Sting-Ray

"Pit bike"

 

 

With the original Sky Blue candy paint, it makes for a nice match to the 1972 Nordic and Royal Blue colors on the Vista Cruiser, race car and trailer.

While there were countless knock-offs, the original "muscle bike" was without question, the Schwinn Sting-Ray. In an era when 4-4-2's, Hurst/Olds', W-31's, etc. were new and roaming the streets in search of their next prey, to any red blooded American kid, the Sting-Ray was the next best thing.

Our example features the optional springer front end and (of course) equipped with a rear slick.

  

 

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