A better handlebar for my Schwinn Sportabout

: (who earlier this year contributed two pages of information about vintage Schwinns to my website) offered me an aluminum handlebar and stem that would be a good upgrade for my Schwinn Sportabout . At first glance these parts look like what you might see on a Schwinn Continental. A closer inspection reveals that these parts are probably not from a Continental. They may have come from a 1973-1976 Schwinn World Traveler or Schwinn Le Tour, two of the bicycle models Made-in-Japan for Schwinn in those days. I thank Raleigh D. for sharing the blessings of his Schwinn knowledge with me and others interested in such knowledge.

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Side view of handlebar and stem

Top view of handlebar and stem

Made-in-Japan alloy handlebar stem