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10-28-19, 05:56 AM
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Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks, dawg.

Thanks, dawg.
10-27-19, 01:36 PM
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Posted By AfterThunk

Sold

Sold
10-07-19, 08:09 AM
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Posted By AfterThunk

I hear ya. Let me know if you want to coordinate...

I hear ya. Let me know if you want to coordinate a time to see the bike while you are in town. No guarantee schedules will line up... and you may not even have the time to spare, but we can at least...
10-06-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By AfterThunk

Hey JJames. The bike is still available. There...

Hey JJames. The bike is still available. There has been interest, but nothing has solidified yet. When will you be in Charleston?
10-05-19, 09:20 AM
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Posted By AfterThunk

Thatís the one. I agree, very cool and always...

Thatís the one. I agree, very cool and always really nice and helpful.
10-05-19, 06:37 AM
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Posted By AfterThunk

I go to Ride Bikes in West Ashley. Those guys are...

I go to Ride Bikes in West Ashley. Those guys are great.
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Views: 1,415
Posted By AfterThunk

No worries at all. Your points were valid. ...

No worries at all. Your points were valid.

I finally got around to posting this in the C &V marketplace. I had been hoping to get the bike to a nicer spot to take better photos, but I was not...
10-03-19, 10:37 AM
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Posted By AfterThunk

FS: 1972 Chrome Paramount P13-9

This is a 1972 Schwinn Paramount P13-9 (v2) in chrome. The frame is 24".

Sadly, I cannot keep this awesome bike. Hopefully it can find a new home with someone here.

I do believe it is in all...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By AfterThunk

I'll step up and take my lashings. That is my...

I'll step up and take my lashings. That is my bike/listing. I was pretty surprised to see it here on BF.

I knew I was being optimistic with the pricing for C/L, but figured I'd give it a shot.
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Views: 800
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks for the replies and suggestions. ...

Thanks for the replies and suggestions.

Bianchigirll - Great tip on the source for tubulars!

aeshultz - I really appreciate the heads up. I would have never thought of that and I definitely...
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Views: 800
Posted By AfterThunk

I am not sure. I did not see any markings. I'll...

I am not sure. I did not see any markings. I'll have to look more closely when I get back later today.
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Views: 800
Posted By AfterThunk

What to do? Tubulars on a flip - 1987 Trek 400D Elance.

I am an occasional flipper. Started a couple of years ago. This forum has been a tremendous resource for learning. My rate of acquisition has far outpaced my rate of restoration and sales. At this...
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Views: 1,785
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks, Mad Honk. I had to read up on Wanda -...

Thanks, Mad Honk. I had to read up on Wanda - wasnít familiar with that piece of history. Though I have read here that all 1972 chrome paramounts frames were subbed out to Don Mainland at Pioneer...
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Views: 1,785
Posted By AfterThunk

I really appreciate the insights and suggestions....

I really appreciate the insights and suggestions. I have been reluctant to do much in case the grimy, all-original condition might be preferred. I think I will follow your guidance to address the...
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Views: 1,785
Posted By AfterThunk

Great tip. Thanks! Though I am leaning towards...

Great tip. Thanks! Though I am leaning towards letting this bike go out the door as is, Iíll definitely pick up that product for future chrome clean up.
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Views: 1,785
Posted By AfterThunk

Ahhh. Good point. Maybe Iíll get a few rattle...

Ahhh. Good point. Maybe Iíll get a few rattle cans and cover up that shameful chrome.

Thanks for the tip on the tire - I had not noticed that detail.
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Posted By AfterThunk

Yeah I am making assumptions since I do not know...

Yeah I am making assumptions since I do not know the history. One of which is that the cyclometer was installed new when the bike was new, which may be a stretch. Could be correct though.

Thanks...
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Posted By AfterThunk

All Original Unrestored 1972 Paramount in Chrome

Hello all. I must pass along this 1972 Schwinn Paramount. I am curious to hear forum memberís opinions on value of this bike in the current condition.

This is a full chrome, full Campy, all...
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Views: 3,933
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks for the comments. I am a little surprised...

Thanks for the comments. I am a little surprised by the low appraisals. But value is definitely in the eye if the beholder. Maybe the pictures in harsh lighting didn't do her justice.

Anyway, I...
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Views: 3,933
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks for the feedback. Both wheels are 27...

Thanks for the feedback.

Both wheels are 27 x 1 1/4.

The wonky cables are my fault. I reassembled incorrectly.
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Views: 3,933
Posted By AfterThunk

1984 Centurion Pro Tour 15 with Mods and Non-original Parts

Pics are at the end of this post.

I have searched the forum for this info and looked to past sales on the auction site. I have an idea of value, but I'd like input of how the modifications impact...
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Views: 2,080
Posted By AfterThunk

I think that was a dig at Schwinns in general....

I think that was a dig at Schwinns in general. Funny. Seriously though, somewhere around here there are some fans of those mid- to late-eights "lightweight" Schwinns. I have not had a chance to...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks for the feedback. I see how...

Thanks for the feedback.



I see how that question does come across as kinda sketchy. I had no intention of trying to dupe someone. That was just a dumb question that came to mind as I was...
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Views: 2,080
Posted By AfterThunk

I clicked submit before attaching photos. I blame...

I clicked submit before attaching photos. I blame it on being Friday. Should be in there now.
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Views: 2,080
Posted By AfterThunk

How much does this dent decrease the value of this 1986 Schwinn Prelude?

First, apologies for the blurry photos and absence of drive side shots. I took these quickly this morning before leaving for work. I can update with better photos later.

I picked up this Schwinn...
03-11-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks again, T-mar. I was looking at the image...

Thanks again, T-mar. I was looking at the image on my phone, so couldn't make out that detail. I really appreciate you solving this mystery.
03-10-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By AfterThunk

Juvela - The red accents are decorative...

Juvela - The red accents are decorative detailing, I believe. There is also red paint inside the circlular detail of each lug as well.

I would hate to loose those original embellishments. I'll...
03-10-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By AfterThunk

Really great info. Thank you. With Tmar's...

Really great info. Thank you.

With Tmar's lead on the Semi-pro model, I found a review of that model in a 1975 issue of Bicycling magazine. Mentions Falk double butted tubing and lists nearly...
03-10-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks for the response, Feldman. Good to know....

Thanks for the response, Feldman. Good to know. Is this bike worthy of the expense of a powder coating? The chrome is in good shape, so I think it could be a nice looking rider with a fresh finish....
03-10-17, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By AfterThunk

1974-ish Carabela Ė Pics and questions

First, I am relatively new to this forum, with just a few posts. I have recently started buying, restoring, and trying to flip old steel bikes. Iíve been to the C&V forum here very often and have...
Replies: 39
Views: 2,628
Posted By AfterThunk

Well I got the bike. Fork seemed fine. Definitely...

Well I got the bike. Fork seemed fine. Definitely a little rougher then expected. Talked the guy down to $60. Looks like it was a real pretty bike in it's prime. I'll post pics soon. Thanks again.
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Views: 2,628
Posted By AfterThunk

Thank you. I am not sure of exactly what to look...

Thank you. I am not sure of exactly what to look for as signs of previous crash, other than really obvious stuff like scuffs, weird bends, and creases to the metal. Any tips? I am actually going to...
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Views: 2,628
Posted By AfterThunk

Is it worth the price asked in this apparent...

Is it worth the price asked in this apparent condition?
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Views: 2,628
Posted By AfterThunk

Kinda rough Raleigh Super Course on CL. Whatcha think?

First of all, thanks in advance for any info shared. I am relative new to this forum and my pursuit of vintage steel rides. I have been returning here and reading up on vintage steel bikes popping up...
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks, AlexCR. This is a CL listing, so no way...

Thanks, AlexCR. This is a CL listing, so no way of knowing seller's history. Though I didn't know anything about these bikes, I was curious about the torn and misaligned Record Du Monde sticker. I...
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By AfterThunk

Thanks for all the info and advice. I will pass...

Thanks for all the info and advice. I will pass on this one and continue the search.

Happy New Year!
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Views: 875
Posted By AfterThunk

Bertinjim & T-Mar - Thanks for the...

Bertinjim & T-Mar -

Thanks for the insights.

Bertinjim - Is it obvious this bike was resprayed? How can you tell? Was it common for bikes like these to be resprayed and re-decaled with...
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By AfterThunk

Vintage Peugeot - Super Competition? Course? Both Decals.

Hello. First post (other than my intro). I am not very knowledgeable about bikes in general, though I have been learning basic vocabulary like "stays", "dropouts", and "braze-ons" as I have been...
Forum: Introductions
12-30-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By AfterThunk

Hello from the Southeast US

Hello. I have been an intermittent recreational cyclist for several years. I currently own one bike, a Surly Cyclocross, that I use for everything - occasional commutes, workouts, fun rides, and even...
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