I found the serial number (8H06331). I can't find any info on the bike.

What year was it built? Where was it built?


Assuming it's a Schwinn Traveler III

According to bikehistory.com Schwinn used that name from 1978 to 1979
The catalog name is "Schwinn-Approved Traveler III"

1978 page
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1979 page
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From the 1979 catalog

This adult-styled 32-pound X-tra Lite 10-speed bike has been engineered by Schwinn and produced by top-rated manufacturers in Japan to combine good riding performance with an attractive price

According to Sheldon Brown

Sometime in the 1970's, the Schwinn Chicago factory was organized by the United Auto Workers union, who felt that bicycle factory workers should be paid on the same scale as automotive workers. Unfortunately, the realities of the marketplace didn't agree, and Schwinn closed the factory, transferring most production to Japan (Panasonic) and Taiwan (Giant). Schwinn also built a factory in Greenville, Mississippi, but it didn't last, and even bought a factory in Hungary, but the deal fell through, and Schwinn never imported any Hungarian bikes to the U.S.

Schwinn went back to "Schwinn Traveler" in 1980

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