Schwinn Gladiator

The Gladiator is a BMX//bicycle/Razor scooter hybrid that was produced by Schwinn in the 1990’s. They offer a stable ride and are a fun way to get around. We predict that hipsters will soon ditch their fixed gear bikes en masse and start riding these once they realize that pedals and chains may be just as unnecessary as extra gears. They fact that they’ll never see anyone else riding one on their street doesn’t hurt either. Gladiators occasionally appear on eBay, so snatch one up if you get the chance… before they become even more rare!

Caveat: As our tester notes in the video below, many Gladiators still have the original bicycle brake components from 1990 (Hammer time), so be sure to give them a once over before cruising downhill.

All aboard!

10 responses to “Schwinn Gladiator

  1. Great fun but can you tell me where to get the back wheels?

  2. Hey I need the back wheels also?

  3. I could dig some rear wheels with axles.

  4. anyone find rear wheels yet?

  5. I’m looking too!

  6. I had my rear wheel disinegrate too… I too need some wheels and should replace the stoppers on the back too.

  7. I just bought a red Schwinn Gladiator FS for $20 at an auction. Great condition, back wheels are perfectly fine, and there is nothing wrong with it.

  8. I need rear wheels as well. Let me know if you find son is waiting patiently to ride his gladiator.s.mills

  9. Hey y’all I think these Grainger fixed castor wheels should work for Gladiator rear wheels.

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