There's nothing quite like a nice evening for a bike ride - 70 and sunny. This 1941 Schwinn New World is still a great riding bike.
The graphics are worn a bit, but still in pretty good shape. The iconic Schwinn cross is mostly there.
One of the surprising things is just how good the old Wald-made parts are on this bike - the handlebars and stem. Wald became known for cheaper parts in later years, but these pre-WWII Wald parts were used on the lightweights of the late 1930s and early 1940s. This stem also appeared on many balloon tire bikes of the era. They're well-made, with good plating.