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08-07-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,848
Posted By kwhiner

Keeper(s)

Probably the one I wouldn't let go of would be my '86 Emerald Green Schwinn Paramount, although I might swap the Dura Ace for all the Campy pieces on the '89...
07-23-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 2,022,047
Posted By kwhiner

'86 Schwinn Prelude modernized

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07-05-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By kwhiner

'85 ltl

Cantilever brakes are limited by post placement on the frame and fork, though, so many canti-equipped bikes built for 27" wheels can't be easily converted to 700c.

I have an '85 as well and had...
06-26-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By kwhiner

That's my choice, for the non-touring frames Look...

That's my choice, for the non-touring frames Look style pedals and Sidi shoes except in the hottest weather then Giro for the wider fit.
06-26-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,561
Posted By kwhiner

Least enjoyed tasks

Don't do that much wrenching other than minor adjustments, but adjusting Brakes has to be my least favorite. Went so far as to switch from V-brakes to Cantilevers because of all the hassles I had...
06-26-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,662
Posted By kwhiner

Which to sell?

Easy decision, my '86 Schwinn Paramount. My first custom build, purchased the frame and road group fall of '87 and assembled spring of '88. Later converted 7 to 8 speed, replaced 7400 single pivot...
06-26-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,243
Posted By kwhiner

Changed my Luxe over to Bar Ends and used the...

Changed my Luxe over to Bar Ends and used the exact solution as this works really well.
06-24-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,087
Posted By kwhiner

Saddle Breakin

Agree with at least one or two of the posters, generally in my case I have adapted to my saddles of choice. Favorites being the San Marco Rolls and Selle Italia Turbo for the more racy bikes and the...
06-24-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,491
Posted By kwhiner

Paramount custom Emerald Green color

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06-19-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 683,283
Posted By kwhiner

Road Bikes

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06-17-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,448
Posted By kwhiner

Early 80's Sequoia

Ran across mine on Ebay and out bid one other to grab it. Drove the 200 miles to the East Bay to inspect and retrieve. Don't believe the previous owner had any idea what he had, was using it to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,078
Posted By kwhiner

My Road Bikes

1978 Guerciotti, Campy SR minor customizing for fit
1986 Schwinn Paramount DA 7400
1989 Schwinn Paramount Campy mix "Frankenbike
1984 Specialized Sequoia minor customizing for fit
1992 Cannondale...
01-19-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,243
Posted By kwhiner

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Found one of the blue versions of the '85 on Ebay in Gilroy, CA. Believe I was...
11-01-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,491
Posted By kwhiner

Have a nearly identical 86 I bought new in the...

Have a nearly identical 86 I bought new in the fall of 87. Built it with a mix of 7400 and later modified to 7403 8speed Dura Ace. Has been an awesome, companion thru the years. Believe cold dead...
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