Vintage Schwinn Stingray

 

This  vintage Schwinn Stingray bicycle is complete with all original parts and paint and still in excellent condition. We rescued it (along with a Schwinn Stingray Fair Lady) from a barn and spent many, many hours cleaning and detailing it back to great shape. After all was done, the most significant cosmetic damage was a series of scratches down the left side of the sissy bar. The original Schwinn Stingray tires were tested (rode it around the neighborhood), but there was some crackling from dryrot on the walls. The sparkling blue banana seat had two tiny pinhole nicks in the lower right side, otherwise in perfect condition. There was virtually no rust on this Schwinn Sting Ray bike and it looked absolutely amazing after 33+ years of terrible storage conditions. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see more pics. The beautiful sparkle blue mid-70s vintage Schwinn Stingray got an opening bid of $300 exactly 23 minutes after it was listed.It sold to a very happy individual for about $400.00. Below are more fine examples of this highly-sought-after American Classic.

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Schwinn Stingray Krate NOS Springer Fork
Schwinn Stingray Krate NOS Springer Fork
$625.00
Time Remaining: 29d 8h 17m
Buy It Now for only: $625.00
VINTAGE SCHWINN STINGRAY DEEP TUFTER SILVER GLITTER BANANA SEAT
VINTAGE SCHWINN STINGRAY DEEP TUFTER SILVER GLITTER BANANA SEAT
$360.11 (11 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2d 22h 1m
1967 Schwinn Stingray Shifter Green Great
1967 Schwinn Stingray Shifter Green Great
$700.00
Time Remaining: 2d 12h 21m
1970 Schwinn Stingray 5-speed Pea Picker Krate Bicycle 
1970 Schwinn Stingray 5-speed Pea Picker Krate Bicycle 
$760.00 (37 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1d 21h 54m
1965 Flamboyant Lime Schwinn Stingray Original Owner California bike.
1965 Flamboyant Lime Schwinn Stingray Original Owner California bike.
$1,350.00
Time Remaining: 5d 21h 2m
Schwinn Fastback Bicycle Front & Rear Tires-USA-STINGRAY ORIGINAL NOS Vintage
Schwinn Fastback Bicycle Front & Rear Tires-USA-STINGRAY ORIGINAL NOS Vintage
$200.00
Time Remaining: 29d 14h 4m
Buy It Now for only: $200.00
Schwinn stingray s2 white wall
Schwinn stingray s2 white wall
$475.00
Time Remaining: 6d 11h 58m
1968 SCHWINN 5 Speed Fastback stingray coppertone usa slick
1968 SCHWINN 5 Speed Fastback stingray coppertone usa slick
$800.00
Time Remaining: 24d 20h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $800.00
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK  5 SPEED SHIFTER ASSEMBLY OVERLOAD DERAILER CHAIN
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 5 SPEED SHIFTER ASSEMBLY OVERLOAD DERAILER CHAIN
$275.00
Time Remaining: 26d 9h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $275.00
schwinn stingray krate gray ghost
schwinn stingray krate gray ghost
$540.00
Time Remaining: 7d 13h 28m
1963 Schwinn Stingray
1963 Schwinn Stingray
$399.99
Time Remaining: 3d 13h 38m
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 5 SPEED BLUE  FRAME FORK + CHAINGUARD ORIGINAL
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 5 SPEED BLUE FRAME FORK + CHAINGUARD ORIGINAL
$430.00
Time Remaining: 26d 10h 3m
Buy It Now for only: $430.00
1965 Schwinn Stingray Original Coppertone Paint Shorty frame
1965 Schwinn Stingray Original Coppertone Paint Shorty frame
$199.00
Time Remaining: 5d 13h 10m
1971 Schwinn Stingray GREY GHOST restored 5-speed bike
1971 Schwinn Stingray GREY GHOST restored 5-speed bike
$2,400.00
Time Remaining: 27d 12h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $2,400.00
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY KRATE PEA ETC 5 SPEED SMOOTH SHIFTER ASSEMBLY 1 YEAR ONLY
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY KRATE PEA ETC 5 SPEED SMOOTH SHIFTER ASSEMBLY 1 YEAR ONLY
$159.99
Time Remaining: 18d 16h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $159.99
Schwinn Stingray Black  Krate Model S2996WM
Schwinn Stingray Black Krate Model S2996WM
$850.00
Time Remaining: 27d 22h 58m
Buy It Now for only: $850.00
Schwinn Stingray Lemon Peeler
Schwinn Stingray Lemon Peeler
$620.00
Time Remaining: 26d 11h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $620.00
1962 Schwinn Corvette 5 Five Speed Original Stingray/Fastback
1962 Schwinn Corvette 5 Five Speed Original Stingray/Fastback
$1,000.00
Time Remaining: 2d 18h 45m
1965 SCHWINN STINGRAY COOPERTONE FRAME HEAD BADGE  + CHAIN GUARD ORIGINAL PAINT
1965 SCHWINN STINGRAY COOPERTONE FRAME HEAD BADGE + CHAIN GUARD ORIGINAL PAINT
$405.00
Time Remaining: 27d 10h 25m
Buy It Now for only: $405.00
NOS 1966 67 Schwinn Stingray Fastback Rear Fender w Braces
NOS 1966 67 Schwinn Stingray Fastback Rear Fender w Braces
$199.99
Time Remaining: 4d 19h 41m
1968 SCHWINN 5 Speed Fastback/stingray
1968 SCHWINN 5 Speed Fastback/stingray
$2,000.00
Time Remaining: 22d 19h 5m
Buy It Now for only: $2,000.00
Schwinn Stingray Scrambler Silver Accessory Seat Banana Seat
Schwinn Stingray Scrambler Silver Accessory Seat Banana Seat
$174.99
Time Remaining: 26d 22h 40m
Buy It Now for only: $174.99
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK ORIGINAL SILVER GLITTER DEEP TUFTED BANANA SEAT
1966 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK ORIGINAL SILVER GLITTER DEEP TUFTED BANANA SEAT
$360.00
Time Remaining: 4d 18h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $360.00
Schwinn Stingray Bicentennial Seat
Schwinn Stingray Bicentennial Seat
$275.00
Time Remaining: 25d 21h 53m
Buy It Now for only: $275.00
Schwinn Stingray Ramshorn Rams Horn Fastback Green Chainguard Bicycle Bike
Schwinn Stingray Ramshorn Rams Horn Fastback Green Chainguard Bicycle Bike
$195.00
Time Remaining: 13d 12h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $195.00
SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK SILVER GLITTER BANANA SEAT VERY NICE SEAT HERE L$$K!!
SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK SILVER GLITTER BANANA SEAT VERY NICE SEAT HERE L$$K!!
$167.17
Time Remaining: 26d 16h 12m
Buy It Now for only: $167.17
SCHWINN STINGRAY KRATE NOS REAR FENDER RAZOR EDGE
SCHWINN STINGRAY KRATE NOS REAR FENDER RAZOR EDGE
$325.00
Time Remaining: 1d 18h 41m
Schwinn Stingray Lemon Peeler
Schwinn Stingray Lemon Peeler
$450.00
Time Remaining: 3d 14h 24m
1969 Schwinn Stingray Runabout Original Sturmey Krate
1969 Schwinn Stingray Runabout Original Sturmey Krate
$499.00
Time Remaining: 1d 22h 4m
Buy It Now for only: $725.00
March 1965 Schwinn Stingray Deluxe 2 Speed Frame Fork Guard Set Shortie 65
March 1965 Schwinn Stingray Deluxe 2 Speed Frame Fork Guard Set Shortie 65
$349.99
Time Remaining: 9d 22h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $349.99
VINTAGE SCHWINN STINGRAY PEA PICKER KRATE FULL FLOATING BANANA SEAT
VINTAGE SCHWINN STINGRAY PEA PICKER KRATE FULL FLOATING BANANA SEAT
$199.95 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1d 9h 39m
Schwinn Stingray Frame Fork Chain-guard  and Kickstand KA Code October 1965
Schwinn Stingray Frame Fork Chain-guard and Kickstand KA Code October 1965
$299.00
Time Remaining: 19d 16h 30m
Buy It Now for only: $299.00
Schwinn Stingray Coppertone Bike
Schwinn Stingray Coppertone Bike
$169.99
Time Remaining: 2d 20h 21m
Schwinn Stingray 1965 1966 Deluxe Silver Glitter Tufted Seat Very Nice Original
Schwinn Stingray 1965 1966 Deluxe Silver Glitter Tufted Seat Very Nice Original
$499.99
Time Remaining: 20d 17h 9m
Buy It Now for only: $499.99
1968 SCHWINN STINGRAY ORANGE LEMON APPLE  ETC 5 SPEED FRAME WITH HEADBADGE L$$K
1968 SCHWINN STINGRAY ORANGE LEMON APPLE ETC 5 SPEED FRAME WITH HEADBADGE L$$K
$166.50
Time Remaining: 15d 10h 36m
Buy It Now for only: $166.50
SCHWINN BICYCLE TIRES FOR SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 20 X 1 3/8 S-5 S-6 RIMS
SCHWINN BICYCLE TIRES FOR SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 20 X 1 3/8 S-5 S-6 RIMS
$189.00
Time Remaining: 5d 16h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $189.00
1995 Schwinn Black Phantom 7-Speed bicycle Krate Stingray
1995 Schwinn Black Phantom 7-Speed bicycle Krate Stingray
$2,200.00
Time Remaining: 24d 20h 20m
Buy It Now for only: $2,200.00
Vintage 1965 Schwinn Stingray bicycle
Vintage 1965 Schwinn Stingray bicycle
$525.00
Time Remaining: 1d 18h 54m
Schwinn Stingray Persons Sissy Bar for 1963-1964 Square No Kinks with Reflector
Schwinn Stingray Persons Sissy Bar for 1963-1964 Square No Kinks with Reflector
$175.00
Time Remaining: 18d 12h 45m
Buy It Now for only: $175.00
Schwinn StingRay  FASTBACK 1967 5 speed Blue
Schwinn StingRay FASTBACK 1967 5 speed Blue
$1,200.00
Time Remaining: 23d 13h 1m
Buy It Now for only: $1,200.00
SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER BANANA SEAT
SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER BANANA SEAT
$199.99
Time Remaining: 29d 17h 1m
Buy It Now for only: $199.99
48
48" Sissybar Schwinn Stingray Murray Firecat Huffy Muscle Bike others
$200.00
Time Remaining: 11d 2h 12m
Buy It Now for only: $200.00
VTG SCHWINN 70s STINGRAY STAMPED S 7 RIMS SLICK ORIG. TIRES BENDIX STRAIGHT NICE
VTG SCHWINN 70s STINGRAY STAMPED S 7 RIMS SLICK ORIG. TIRES BENDIX STRAIGHT NICE
$160.00
Time Remaining: 22d 13h 21m
Buy It Now for only: $160.00
1999 Schwinn Sting Ray Stingray Grape Crate--Rare
1999 Schwinn Sting Ray Stingray Grape Crate--Rare
$475.00
Time Remaining: 1d 22h 58m
1968-69 SCHWINN APPLE KRATE STINGRAY VINTAGE BANANA SEAT MUSCLE BIKE STIK S2 RED
1968-69 SCHWINN APPLE KRATE STINGRAY VINTAGE BANANA SEAT MUSCLE BIKE STIK S2 RED
$1,295.00
Time Remaining: 28d 18h 53m
Buy It Now for only: $1,295.00
Schwinn Stingray Vintage Lil Tiger Holiday Rose Old Pink Bike Rare Color
Schwinn Stingray Vintage Lil Tiger Holiday Rose Old Pink Bike Rare Color
$487.00
Time Remaining: 18d 11h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $487.00
1970 Schwinn Stingray Krate Pea Picker 5 Speed Speedometer Tool Bag Streamers
1970 Schwinn Stingray Krate Pea Picker 5 Speed Speedometer Tool Bag Streamers
$2,520.00
Time Remaining: 12d 9h 40m
Buy It Now for only: $2,520.00
1964 Vintage Schwinn Stingray Super DeLuxe bicycle
1964 Vintage Schwinn Stingray Super DeLuxe bicycle
$2,200.00
Time Remaining: 28d 1h 1m
Buy It Now for only: $2,200.00
vintage schwinn stingray bike
vintage schwinn stingray bike
$750.00
Time Remaining: 20d 10h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $750.00
1971 Schwinn Stingray Apple Krate
1971 Schwinn Stingray Apple Krate "Barn Find" original unrestored condition
$1,300.00
Time Remaining: 12d 7h 15m
Buy It Now for only: $1,300.00
Schwinn stingray krate muscle bike vintage checker board mirror
Schwinn stingray krate muscle bike vintage checker board mirror
$450.00
Time Remaining: 12d 45m
Buy It Now for only: $450.00
1969 Schwinn Stingray Fastback Frame Forks Crank Yellow 20” 3 5 Speed Stik Shift
1969 Schwinn Stingray Fastback Frame Forks Crank Yellow 20” 3 5 Speed Stik Shift
$159.99
Time Remaining: 22d 7h 50m
Buy It Now for only: $159.99
1969 Schwinn Stingray Fastback 5-speed Bicycle
1969 Schwinn Stingray Fastback 5-speed Bicycle
$550.00
Time Remaining: 29d 20h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $550.00
1970 SCHWINN FASTBACK STINGRAY 5-SPEED STIK SHIFT MUSCLE BIKE BLUE S5 VINTAGE!
1970 SCHWINN FASTBACK STINGRAY 5-SPEED STIK SHIFT MUSCLE BIKE BLUE S5 VINTAGE!
$799.95
Time Remaining: 14d 18h 24m
Buy It Now for only: $799.95
Vintage UnRestored 1968 Schwinn Pea Picker Stingray Muscle Bicycle Speedo 5 spd
Vintage UnRestored 1968 Schwinn Pea Picker Stingray Muscle Bicycle Speedo 5 spd
$1,899.99
Time Remaining: 12d 16h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $1,899.99
SALE! 1979 Schwinn Stingray Frame With Springer Fork Banana Seat Frame Repainted
SALE! 1979 Schwinn Stingray Frame With Springer Fork Banana Seat Frame Repainted
$279.00
Time Remaining: 11d 20h 57m
Buy It Now for only: $279.00
Vintage 1975 Schwinn Stingray 
Vintage 1975 Schwinn Stingray 
$475.00
Time Remaining: 21d 22h 9m
Buy It Now for only: $475.00
Vintage 1970s Schwinn Scrambler / Stingray Persons 18
Vintage 1970s Schwinn Scrambler / Stingray Persons 18" Banana Seat w/ Extras
$225.00
Time Remaining: 22d 18h 13m
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
1970 Schwinn Little Tiger Stingray
1970 Schwinn Little Tiger Stingray
$450.00
Time Remaining: 9d 11h 39m
Buy It Now for only: $450.00
SCHWINN STINGRAY KRATE BICYCLE BIKE SEAT BANANA  MAGENTA PINK SILVER STRIPE SEAT
SCHWINN STINGRAY KRATE BICYCLE BIKE SEAT BANANA MAGENTA PINK SILVER STRIPE SEAT
$230.00
Time Remaining: 11d 12h 19m
Buy It Now for only: $230.00
Men's Boys Schwinn Spirit of 1976 Stingray Bike Bicycle
Men's Boys Schwinn Spirit of 1976 Stingray Bike Bicycle
$350.00
Time Remaining: 15h 13m
Vintage 1973 Schwinn Stingray Flamboyant Red Bicycle Bike Krate
Vintage 1973 Schwinn Stingray Flamboyant Red Bicycle Bike Krate
$349.99
Time Remaining: 4d 16h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $349.99
1968 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 5 SPEED FRAME YELLOW REPAINT
1968 SCHWINN STINGRAY FASTBACK 5 SPEED FRAME YELLOW REPAINT
$198.00
Time Remaining: 26d 17h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $198.00
1980 Schwinn Stingray 20''  Green Yellow Westwind Bendix Krate Bicycle Bike
1980 Schwinn Stingray 20'' Green Yellow Westwind Bendix Krate Bicycle Bike
$349.99
Time Remaining: 4d 15h 49m
Buy It Now for only: $349.99
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLACK & SILVER Glitter BANANA SEAT Fastback
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLACK & SILVER Glitter BANANA SEAT Fastback
$189.95
Time Remaining: 12d 20h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $189.95
Schwinn Chicago Stingray Lil’ Chik Used Condition With Two Seats.  Riding.
Schwinn Chicago Stingray Lil’ Chik Used Condition With Two Seats. Riding.
$170.00
Time Remaining: 15d 10h 14m
Buy It Now for only: $170.00
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons RED GLITTER Pleated BANANA SEAT Nice!
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons RED GLITTER Pleated BANANA SEAT Nice!
$179.95
Time Remaining: 2d 15h 30m
Buy It Now for only: $179.95
Original SCHWINN BMX STINGRAY 1978 Red Bicycle Mesinger Seat Bolton Handgrip
Original SCHWINN BMX STINGRAY 1978 Red Bicycle Mesinger Seat Bolton Handgrip
$398.00
Time Remaining: 4d 14h 34m
Buy It Now for only: $398.00
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER Pleated BANANA SEAT
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER Pleated BANANA SEAT
$239.95
Time Remaining: 1d 13h 46m
Buy It Now for only: $239.95
Vintage 90s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER w/ Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT
Vintage 90s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER w/ Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT
$259.95
Time Remaining: 1d 15h 48m
Buy It Now for only: $259.95
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLACK VINYL Smoothe BANANA SEAT Muscle Bike
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLACK VINYL Smoothe BANANA SEAT Muscle Bike
$189.95
Time Remaining: 21d 18h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $189.95
Schwinn Stingray Chopper Motorcycle Style Bike Black Frame Orange Flames Bicycle
Schwinn Stingray Chopper Motorcycle Style Bike Black Frame Orange Flames Bicycle
$599.99
Time Remaining: 24d 13h 3m
Buy It Now for only: $599.99
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons GREEN GLITTER Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT Pat
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons GREEN GLITTER Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT Pat
$249.95
Time Remaining: 1d 17h 3m
Buy It Now for only: $249.95
Vintage 90s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons RED GLITTER w/ Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT
Vintage 90s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons RED GLITTER w/ Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT
$259.95
Time Remaining: 1d 15h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $259.95
Vintage 60s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons Pat # LEOPARD Seat BLACK GOLD Glitter Grips
Vintage 60s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons Pat # LEOPARD Seat BLACK GOLD Glitter Grips
$239.95
Time Remaining: 26d 15h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $239.95
Vintage 60s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons VIOLET GLITTER Banana Seat + Grips Caps Etc
Vintage 60s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons VIOLET GLITTER Banana Seat + Grips Caps Etc
$349.95
Time Remaining: 20d 13h 51m
Buy It Now for only: $349.95
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER Pleated BANANA SEAT Very Nice
Vintage 70s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER Pleated BANANA SEAT Very Nice
$229.95
Time Remaining: 28d 14h 27m
Buy It Now for only: $229.95
Vintage 60s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT Pat #
Vintage 60s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons BLUE GLITTER Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT Pat #
$329.95
Time Remaining: 27d 17h 16m
Buy It Now for only: $329.95
Vintage 90s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons GREEN GLITTER w/ Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT
Vintage 90s SCHWINN STINGRAY Persons GREEN GLITTER w/ Chrome Mylar BANANA SEAT
$239.95
Time Remaining: 1d 16h 54m
Buy It Now for only: $239.95
SCHWINN STINGRAY (GREEN w/ Chrome Mylar) BANANA SEAT -  VERY NICE!
SCHWINN STINGRAY (GREEN w/ Chrome Mylar) BANANA SEAT - VERY NICE!
$150.00
Time Remaining: 18d 10h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $150.00

The Vintage Schwinn Stingray!

vintage schwinn stingrayThe classic vintage Schwinn Stingray we have loved for decades was designed in 1962 by Schwinn's designer Al Fritz. Originally known as Project J-38 (sounds like something out of a James Bond movie), Fritz was inspired to design this now iconic two wheeler after witnessing a California youth subculture trend of customizing bicycles with motorcycle parts. The result was the first Schwinn Stingray, a wild and radical new design in kids' bikes, with huge high rise ape hanger handlebars, long low rider banana seat, shiny chrome accents and, probably the most important innovation to the bicycle as we know it today...the 20 inch wheel. vintage schwinn stingray chain guardA precursor to the BMX bikes kids (and us adults!) still love today, the Schwinn Stingray got a conspicuously slow start in the U.S. marketplace. Imagine being a parent in 1962, in a time when Little Richard and Chuck Berry were still believed to cause riots and civil disobedience! Imagine the horror when your kid asks for this ominous and dangerous looking ride over a 24 inch one-speed cruiser! Will they break their neck? What will the neighbors say? Fortunately, all it took was a few families to succumb to their childrens' wishes, and as soon as the Stingray began hitting the streets, kids across America demanded no substitutes. Within a few years, multiple bike manufacturers, both foreign and domestic, were designing and building their own versions of the Schwinn Stingray!

vintage schwinn stingray banana seatThe vintage Schwinn Stingray can be seen throughout 1960s and 1970s popular culture, print, comics, cartoons, and movies. Schwinn Stingrays are prominently featured, and ridden by a teenage Matt Dillon, in 1979's Over the Edge, the ultimate teen angst film.

The vintage Schwinn Stingray is a highly sought after bicycle. Stingray parts alone can be very desireable. For instance, a good working front hub brake from a Krate Stingray can sell for as much as a complete bicycle, and many people choose to build their vintage Schwinn Stingray from scratch.

 

Let's start the debate over if you should buy a vintage Schwinn Stingray bike or should you buy a new Schwinn? This are difficult questions to figure out this holiday season. To make things easier, let's let these candidates give us a quick opening statement. The Great Schwinn Debate Starts Here...

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