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10-13-19, 05:17 PM
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Posted By trainman999

An 83 would have been full Super Record. Ti BB,...

An 83 would have been full Super Record. Ti BB, pedals and a Campagnolo alloy freewheel
83 catalouge http://www.vintage-trek.com/images/trek/83brochurePart2.pdf
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By trainman999

If its a Paramount 84-91 Waterford likely...

If its a Paramount 84-91 Waterford likely repainted. Can you get rhe serial # would be on the BB something like this 560 CWJ 87049?
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By trainman999

Is it luged or fillet braised

Is it luged or fillet braised
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Views: 395
Posted By trainman999

A ladies Paramount with good paint, chrome and...

A ladies Paramount with good paint, chrome and all it's Record componets brings about $600 on Ebay. My guess on this would be $400-600 on Ebay, less if local sale
09-10-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,273
Posted By trainman999

https://live.staticflickr.com/4463/37586389740_3ae...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4463/37586389740_3ae4c1a856_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Zgo5bq)
100_3910 (https://flic.kr/p/Zgo5bq) by galon783 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/116667304@N04/), on Flickr
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08-25-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By trainman999

As you have already spread the frame. Get a 10...

As you have already spread the frame. Get a 10 speed freewheel, a longer CRMO axle and a bearing that fits over the axle and in the end of the freewheel. put it in the spacer stack so it supports...
07-13-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By trainman999

Superb Pro and Sprint downtube shifters will...

Superb Pro and Sprint downtube shifters will index 11 times in 180 degrees. If the Gpx only go 8 maby new enough for 8 speed Suntour?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-05-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,600
Posted By trainman999

I am guessing Schwinn used there buyers to get...

I am guessing Schwinn used there buyers to get the tubes and ends and lugs . I am guessing Wastyns mitered and assembled the frames and forks and did the rough clean up. My understandind is the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-05-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,600
Posted By trainman999

Time to construct a Frame

How many hours does it take an experienced frame builder to go from a box of tubes to a completed frame? How much clean up time till paint prep?
I am trying to figure out how long it would take the...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,986
Posted By trainman999

your serial number is missing a number after the...

your serial number is missing a number after the C should be a 6,7, or an 8
06-30-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By trainman999

cudak888 Do you think the Wastyn's are buying...

cudak888 Do you think the Wastyn's are buying tube sets , lugs, and ends 25-50 at a time to build Paramounta or do you think Schwinn is buying 500-1000 sets at a time and the Wastyn's bring...
06-30-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By trainman999

cudak888 why dont you just add a page for...

cudak888 why dont you just add a page for 1938-1959?
06-29-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By trainman999

texbike Frame 871 and C 49 both have the...

texbike Frame 871 and C 49 both have the older style rear fork ends with pointy stays K80 has Campagnolo ends. So sometime between K80 and yours they probbly used up the supply older track fork...
06-29-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By trainman999

Website has been down for more than a year looked...

Website has been down for more than a year looked like it was last updated 2012. Only 1 place I know of that you can find images of the 5 pages. Join the Facebook Schwinn Paramount group...
06-21-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,861
Posted By trainman999

Bad Idea, tried it once as a last resort on a...

Bad Idea, tried it once as a last resort on a realy bad stuck freewheel, messed up the remover, and broke the slots on the freewheel body
Replies: 26
Views: 2,494
Posted By trainman999

Is there more than one level of SBX frames? I...

Is there more than one level of SBX frames? I have one that differs from th OP's , B in the head /downtube lug, Bianchi cast into the BB on the non drive side , Bianchi cast into both sides of the...
05-30-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By trainman999

Is there any way to tell the mfg date of a set of...

Is there any way to tell the mfg date of a set of Roval wheels?
05-27-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By trainman999

[QUOTE=pastorbobnlnh;20948474]Wonderful find and...

[QUOTE=pastorbobnlnh;20948474]Wonderful find and cool beginning to the back story. I hope you can fill in more info as you proceed with the restoration. I believe I've spotted the difference in the...
05-12-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By trainman999

33 frame in Dec 1986 ,an 87 model. The three...

33 frame in Dec 1986 ,an 87 model. The three numbers before the W are the frame size
05-12-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By trainman999

It's a Paramount serial number on BB between down...

It's a Paramount serial number on BB between down tube and cabel guides you can see a 6 or a9 in one of your pictuers. Probbly starts with 590,600 or 610 Its probbly an 87-90
05-09-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,147
Posted By trainman999

Bar drop is optical illusion, actual 2”. TT was...

Bar drop is optical illusion, actual 2”. TT was run what you bring 12.5 mi around Presuqe Isle Erie Pa.

2019 spring P60 Paramount 46:34 16.1 seat post not tight enough went down 2” from...
05-09-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,147
Posted By trainman999

She is live again after 16 months, out shopped...

She is live again after 16 months, out shopped her Sat. night. 21 lbs wearing a set of Rovals for a time trial Sunday. ...
04-29-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By trainman999

buddiiee 30.2 is the measurment of the winner...

buddiiee 30.2 is the measurment of the winner body, you can assemble a 5 cog stack at 24.5 mm, an ultra 6 cog stack at 26.5 mm, a regular 6 at 30.4 mm, or a seven cog stack at 31.7 mm, with the...
04-27-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By trainman999

You might get Phil Wood to make you one.

You might get Phil Wood to make you one.
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Views: 740
Posted By trainman999

Specs say it is Reynolds 501 main tubes Tange...

Specs say it is Reynolds 501 main tubes Tange mangalloy fork, True Temper stays, Campy Triomphe. Nicr Bike!! if it wondered into my bike room I would keep it.
04-20-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 29,519
Posted By trainman999

on the ebay sold listings is a rare Paramount ...

on the ebay sold listings is a rare Paramount It's a 66 ladys model with Seria legere lugs. Ebay seems to think you should be looking at things still for sale so you will have to click on original...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By trainman999

Be aware that the 564 has very tight tire...

Be aware that the 564 has very tight tire clearences 25 's will fit but have almost no clearence. 20's work better. I would take the World Sport
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By trainman999

What state you located in? Iinterested in one of...

What state you located in? Iinterested in one of thoes.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By trainman999

With P1 on BB early 70's. What is the serial #...

With P1 on BB early 70's. What is the serial # its on the non drive side rear droup out It's a letter followed by 4 or 5 numbers? This will tellyou the month made and the year. Will need pictures...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,547
Posted By trainman999

As someone who was in the market for a chrome...

As someone who was in the market for a chrome Paramount for the last year and a half, sold prices on Ebay were generly in the $1100- 1500 range. There was a painted 72 sold for $1900 not to long...
03-29-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By trainman999

Take 1973 hight of bike boom 15,000,000 bikes...

Take 1973 hight of bike boom 15,000,000 bikes sold in USA. Schwinn's 1,500,000 Paramount's 5000
03-19-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By trainman999

JimboMartin unless that Paramount is a 93 build...

JimboMartin unless that Paramount is a 93 build it is TrueTemper OS , Reynolds 753OS doesn’t begin till mid 93 according to the Waterford website.

Serial is on the BB and reads like this ...
03-01-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By trainman999

Pre 1973 Record tripple with a Campy Racing...

Pre 1973 Record tripple with a Campy Racing tripple and a 10 speed cassett
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4466/37104081504_3020388d9f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YwL7Kb)
100_3868...
02-18-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By trainman999

indyfabz: Mill St Clearfield, Pa to the top of...

indyfabz: Mill St Clearfield, Pa to the top of Rockton mountain near the intersection of Rt 322 and RT153. 5Mi about 1100 ft
02-17-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By trainman999

King of the Mountain in Clearfield Pa in Oct.

King of the Mountain in Clearfield Pa in Oct.
02-05-19, 12:55 PM
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Posted By trainman999

What is normal OLD on a SA three speed hub?

What is normal OLD on a SA three speed hub?
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Views: 3,211
Posted By trainman999

Bianchigirll: A 170 Trek is the top of the...

Bianchigirll: A 170 Trek is the top of the line. Reynolds 753 F/F, all Campagnolo Super Recod, including the Ti pedals and BB and the alloy Campy freewheel, north of $2000 in 83.. Trek only made...
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Views: 3,211
Posted By trainman999

Do you have the Campy alloy freewheel? Do you...

Do you have the Campy alloy freewheel? Do you have the titanium axel pedals? Does it still have the titanium BB? Did the team bikes have three top tube cablr guides or was the third it added...
01-20-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,224
Posted By trainman999

My top find for 2018 An 1985 170 Trek ...

My top find for 2018 An 1985 170 Trek
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4891/39851793383_05cb5c621b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23HyRKV)
100_4182 (https://flic.kr/p/23HyRKV) by galon783...
01-15-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By trainman999

I would guess they are not Schwinn "Paramount"...

I would guess they are not Schwinn "Paramount" decals the font is wrong
01-12-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By trainman999

A 92 OS Paramount True Temper ...

A 92 OS Paramount True Temper
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1828/29397344908_f49ae04811_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LMK5sh)
100_4085 (https://flic.kr/p/LMK5sh) by galon783...
01-07-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By trainman999

Have you considered finding a wheel with an...

Have you considered finding a wheel with an identical Campy hub but English or Italian threaded to ride, and keep the French one for when you pass the bike on to a new caretaker or display
01-01-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,267
Posted By trainman999

A Record and Ralley equiped 73 Paramount ...

A Record and Ralley equiped 73 Paramount
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2868/33648223316_1ba07b303e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TgnWvj)
73 P15-9 (https://flic.kr/p/TgnWvj) by galon783...
12-14-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By trainman999

Try asking your question on the Schwinn Alumnium...

Try asking your question on the Schwinn Alumnium bicycle Facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/169247033130212/
12-13-18, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By trainman999

What is the small 4 digit number on the headbadge?

What is the small 4 digit number on the headbadge?
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Views: 2,675
Posted By trainman999

Whats your bike worth ? Maby $600-700 the way...

Whats your bike worth ? Maby $600-700 the way it sits. $800-1000 if it was all cleaned up ,polished, greased, and new consumables. If you go to Ebay and look at the completed listings you will see...
12-10-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By trainman999

Verry cool ! I wonder if the frames hung out...

Verry cool ! I wonder if the frames hung out together in the paint line. Do you think the serial number location has to do with it being an elite Paramount or maby the chrome stays. Or maby the...
12-10-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By trainman999

old dreams; “you must have been a good boy this...

old dreams; “you must have been a good boy this year” I must have been, Santa allowed me to be caretaker of 8 more Paramounts ,A 99 Peloton, a Trek 170 and 2 or 3 lesser Trek’s this year. It’s...
12-09-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By trainman999

A 1983 Elite and a 1973 track Paramount

Santa dopped these off early
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/32376519928_36d967c7c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rk18oQ)
100_4214 (https://flic.kr/p/Rk18oQ) by galon783...
12-09-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 21,517
Posted By trainman999

A 1983 Paramount ...

A 1983 Paramount
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/32376519928_36d967c7c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rk18oQ)100_4214 (https://flic.kr/p/Rk18oQ) by galon783...
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