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Just cleaned 'er up and took some photos. Paid a little more for this one than I did the Miyata, but still a good deal. It was set up with some old profile aero bars (the HUGE ones), and someone had cut the handlebars and flipped them. Luckily, I had the same Cinelli bars, and I brought the bike back to a normal road setup. I found some old skinwall Panaracers to replace the humongus IRC touring tires it had, and the topper was some same-era Look pedals in white. I really like this bike, it's gorgeous. It weighs in at 22.5 pounds, 54cm.

Oh, and all the original Sante is there. Super cool.

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Thanks guys! This is my second Circuit, actually. The first is the keeper... it's a 1989, and it's my size, a 58. I'll post some pics of it after I bring it back from display status to road-worthy status. To give you a hint, it has the same basic paint job as the '88, but I'm throwing some Mavic Heliums on it. It's gonna look super hot, I think.
 

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sweet bike. I like how its still original. I have an 87 circuit, matte black, but I only have the frame, and no fork. I had to put on a carbon fiber threadless fork because I don't know where to find a period correct replacement fork. Congrats on a nice find. I would love to see pics of your other circuit as well.
 

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Thanks for all the comments! I agree with all of you- these Columbus-tubed Schwinns are really nice bikes. I still want a Prologue, one of the road ones in black/gray (1988, I think). And I would love to get one of the black & chrome Circuits in my size too, an '87, I think. For the time being, I still have my '89 Circuit, 58cm. It's a blast to ride, and the Heliums look really sharp on it. Here's a couple pics.


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I had a '88 as well. Great riding bike, very under rated. Two areas that I eventually upgraded were the jis crown race, and the rear cassette. Originally it used an UG cassette and those are difficult to find. I converted the freehub to HG.
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raymonda said:
That has got to be the same bike as the OP
It looks like it, but it's not. I sold the bike posted at the top a while ago to someone local, and I still see the bike and it's new owner around. Crazy thing is I sold it for $250, if I remember correctly. Had no idea the one on ebay would go for that high.
 
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