|In 1968 Schwinn introduced the
first "Krate" bikes. The bikes
were available in 3 Kool Kolors:
Orange Krates, Apple Krates
In '69 Scwhinn added the
Pea Picker to the line up and
continued to add new colors until
Krate's were discontinued in the
This frame-off restored
Orange Krate originally left
Schwinn's Chicago factory in
February 1969, as documented
by it's 'BE' serial number prefix.
This 1969 Muscle Bike makes a
great addition to Dave's 60's
Muscle Car Collection!
|High Impact paint color, racing stripes, lots of bright chrome, 5-speed "stik-shift", front drum brake,
springer front end & rear shocks and wide "Gripper Slik" rear tire.
What kid wouldn't want to square off with a buddy for a little drag race down to the corner store?
|Above is Shwinn's Krate line-up and details for the 1969 models.