Detroit bike-maker is bringing Schwinn production back to US
July 17, 2020
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit bike manufacturer is expected to bring Schwinn production back to the U.S. later this month as workers begin assembling limited copies of the brand's classic 1965 Collegiate bike.
In a partnership with Schwinn, an American brand that traces its lineage to 1895 in Chicago, Detroit Bikes LLC is building 500 bikes of the revived Schwinn model that debuted in 1965, according to The Detroit News.
"This is the first time Schwinns have been manufactured in the U.S. in a long time," said Zak Pashak, owner and founder of Detroit Bikes. "Manufacturing has been decreasing in...