Schwinn Bikes Schwinn bike, Schwinn, Captain kangaroo

W. Schwinn, grandson Frank Valentine Schwinn took over management of the company. In the 1950s, Schwinn began to aggressively cultivate bicycle retailers, persuading them to sell Schwinns as their predominant, if not exclusive brand. During this period, bicycle sales enjoyed relatively slow growth, with the bulk of sales going to youth models. In 1900, during… Continue reading Schwinn Bikes Schwinn bike, Schwinn, Captain kangaroo

Schwinn Bikes Schwinn bike, Schwinn, Captain kangaroo

W. Schwinn, grandson Frank Valentine Schwinn took over management of the company. In the 1950s, Schwinn began to aggressively cultivate bicycle retailers, persuading them to sell Schwinns as their predominant, if not exclusive brand. During this period, bicycle sales enjoyed relatively slow growth, with the bulk of sales going to youth models. In 1900, during… Continue reading Schwinn Bikes Schwinn bike, Schwinn, Captain kangaroo

Schwinn Bikes Schwinn bike, Schwinn, Captain kangaroo

With no buyers, Excelsior-Henderson motorcycles were discontinued in 1931. Putting all company efforts towards bicycles, he succeeded in developing a low-cost model that brought Schwinn recognition as an innovative company, as well as a product that would continue to sell during the inevitable downturns in business cycles. W. Schwinn returned to Chicago and in 1933… Continue reading Schwinn Bikes Schwinn bike, Schwinn, Captain kangaroo