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Posted By tkamd73

Same frame as all the other Series Paramounts,...

Same frame as all the other Series Paramounts, only difference was the components, thus too bad about the missing Ultegra. Still a beautiful bike with a great frame, if my size, I’d offer you 250 for...
07-02-22, 06:41 AM
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Posted By tkamd73

That looks a lot like our old Burley, without its...

That looks a lot like our old Burley, without its skin, that was an awesome bike trailer/stroller. It had a larger spoked wheel up front, that you attached when using as a stroller. Wish I had done...
07-01-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 99
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Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, no dumpsters even close, to where I ride. ...

Sorry, no dumpsters even close, to where I ride.
Tim
06-29-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 477
Posted By tkamd73

I’m a fan of grip shifters too, but at that price...

I’m a fan of grip shifters too, but at that price point I’m not going to even bother troubleshooting them. I just install new, and good to go for a couple of years.
Tim
06-29-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By tkamd73

Unfortunately many choose not to, and that’s...

Unfortunately many choose not to, and that’s probably, or at least partly, where that phrase “ things that cannot be unseen” comes from.
Tim
06-27-22, 11:03 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Proven once again, common sense is an uncommon...

Proven once again, common sense is an uncommon virtue.
Tim
06-26-22, 06:53 AM
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Views: 863
Posted By tkamd73

Nice build, love the Campagnolo Delta rims. Tim

Nice build, love the Campagnolo Delta rims.
Tim
06-25-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By tkamd73

No downside, enjoy! Tim

No downside, enjoy!
Tim
06-22-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 8,111
Posted By tkamd73

Nah, we’ll probably see post #400, unless the...

Nah, we’ll probably see post #400, unless the moderators intervene. Great fun arguing new vs old, or different.
Tim
06-20-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By tkamd73

262 posts on this topic, wow! Lamenting something...

262 posts on this topic, wow! Lamenting something that will never happen.
Tim
06-20-22, 12:52 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Hell, I’d be doing that on a regular basis, if...

Hell, I’d be doing that on a regular basis, if clipped in.
Tim
06-16-22, 04:07 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

I ‘ve never had a motorist tell me anything, of...

I ‘ve never had a motorist tell me anything, of course maybe I just wasn’t listening.
Tim
06-15-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By tkamd73

Nice Bike, I too like the blue tape, gonna try...

Nice Bike, I too like the blue tape, gonna try that. You already have a 28t rear cluster, so as previously suggested try go with a 39t small chain ring, might have to ditch the biopace for that, not...
06-15-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,027
Posted By tkamd73

I refuse to ride my steel bikes in salt, which...

I refuse to ride my steel bikes in salt, which pretty much rules out winter In Wisconsin, really not interested in owning a winter beater bike, or any beater bike for that matter, either. Above 90F I...
06-14-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By tkamd73

installed the 19mm binder bolt on a series 5 PDG...

installed the 19mm binder bolt on a series 5 PDG frame, same frame as yours, great fit, I doubt you will have any issues.
Tim
06-14-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 712
Posted By tkamd73

Yup, all vintage, newest is 91, and I ride them...

Yup, all vintage, newest is 91, and I ride them all. Most have been updated with modern wheelsets though.
Tim
06-11-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By tkamd73

Impressive, thanks for the info, makes sense,...

Impressive, thanks for the info, makes sense, single gear, with the climbs you have in the NW.
Tim
06-11-22, 09:27 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Get rid of the drop out screws, and move the rear...

Get rid of the drop out screws, and move the rear axle as far back as it will go, if that doesnít work you will need a smaller low cog, or preferably a rear derailleur with a mid or long cage.
Tim
06-11-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By tkamd73

Beautiful build, love the color scheme, looking...

Beautiful build, love the color scheme, looking at the specs gotta say I’ve never heard of chin sin tires, but easy to know where they came from.
Tim
06-11-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By tkamd73

Doesn’t sound weird to me, I ride the same 40...

Doesn’t sound weird to me, I ride the same 40 mile route, not the same as yours, routinely. Not as much climb though, but that’s OK, switch it up by riding a different bike, weekend runs sometimes...
06-11-22, 08:50 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Nothing last forever, but the spring of a decent...

Nothing last forever, but the spring of a decent brake caliper will last longer then you and I. Guess you could immerse it in salt water for a shorter life.
Tim
06-11-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By tkamd73

That definitely a tool I’ve never seen anyone...

That definitely a tool I’ve never seen anyone ride with, a chain whip, just wow! Changing cogs mid ride?
Tim
06-11-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By tkamd73

Had a similar situation recently, early 90s Tange...

Had a similar situation recently, early 90s Tange Prestige road bike frame. Needing a replacement, I found this on Amazon, which took some of the guesswork out, got it quick, much nicer then the...
06-10-22, 08:27 AM
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Posted By tkamd73

Seller has a very nicely organized work space...

Seller has a very nicely organized work space too.
Tim
06-08-22, 09:42 AM
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Posted By tkamd73

Same issues, switched to biking every other day,...

Same issues, switched to biking every other day, way better.
Tim
06-08-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By tkamd73

I’m not a new bike fan, but I like that one! Tim

I’m not a new bike fan, but I like that one!
Tim
06-08-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 8,111
Posted By tkamd73

That’s about the last thing I’m fearing in this...

That’s about the last thing I’m fearing in this life.
Tim
06-07-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,454
Posted By tkamd73

Lots of dual pivot Campagnolo calipers, new and...

Lots of dual pivot Campagnolo calipers, new and used, on eBay, they would fit the all Italian theme of your bike a bit better. Of course the pic is fuzzy so maybe it’s not.
Tim
06-07-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By tkamd73

Did the same swap, no crash just simple...

Did the same swap, no crash just simple aesthetics, and even with just friction shifting, you will not be impressed with the DA 7400 rd. It does look nice though, but ended up going back to the 1050....
06-05-22, 09:27 AM
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Posted By tkamd73

Wow neat old Schwinn, I might also consider...

Wow neat old Schwinn, I might also consider replacing the bars if you can, they look rusty enough to fail.
Tim
06-05-22, 09:24 AM
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Posted By tkamd73

Unfortunately, all my bikes worthy of Dura Ace...

Unfortunately, all my bikes worthy of Dura Ace have factory brazeons, so I guess nothing also.
Tim
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Posted By tkamd73

Best dumpster find I’ve seen on this forum yet,...

Best dumpster find I’ve seen on this forum yet, keep checking that one out, maybe someone will toss a Peloton or Paramount next. Enjoy, great bike!
As stated earlier, that stem has got to go.
Tim
05-26-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,238
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah I’ve got 2 of them, one is bench mounted,...

Yeah I’ve got 2 of them, one is bench mounted, they work great for old bikes, which all of mine are. Haven’t crushed a top tube yet.
In the early 90s the asian OS Paramounts were Tange Prestige,...
05-26-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,238
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, but unfortunately those are DA 7401 brake...

Thanks, but unfortunately those are DA 7401 brake levers, no return spring, and you need a special ferrule to keep the cable from binding in the lever.
I believe the DA 7402 brake lever, which looks...
05-26-22, 08:34 AM
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Views: 1,238
Posted By tkamd73

Agreed, and pretty obvious when I had both frames...

Agreed, and pretty obvious when I had both frames size by side, 92 series 5 OS, and 91 Waterford OS.
Tim

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05-26-22, 08:27 AM
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Posted By tkamd73

Actually, rereading your post, if it were me, I...

Actually, rereading your post, if it were me, I would try and find a early 90s Waterford Paramount frame for that Dura Ace group. Thats what I did for an early DA 7400 group, gave up on the seatpost,...
05-26-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,238
Posted By tkamd73

That group would look good on my 92 series 5...

That group would look good on my 92 series 5 Paramount that I just got back from repaint, never did like the purple slime. However, I found a nos 1055 group that should work quite nicely, as that was...
05-24-22, 10:23 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

It never makes financial sense to restore an old...

It never makes financial sense to restore an old frame, but it sure is fun anyway. Iíve done a few with Yellow Jersey in Arlington WI, very happy with the results, and the price.
Tim

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05-23-22, 10:59 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is...

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is more of a threat. Not a lot of Teslas in Wisconsin.
Tim
05-20-22, 01:14 PM
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Views: 546
Posted By tkamd73

Yes! Tim

Yes!
Tim
05-20-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,828
Posted By tkamd73

Agreed, and looking at some of the old Schwinn...

Agreed, and looking at some of the old Schwinn catalogs will give you those weird clothing urges, so as to look correct on the bike. I get it. My 71 Sports Tourer was just a very used frame when I...
05-20-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By tkamd73

Wow, nice find, love the lemon yellow color,...

Wow, nice find, love the lemon yellow color, smooth ride and all the gears youíll ever need. Bought that same bike new, one size larger, back in 73, wish I still had it.
Tim
05-19-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By tkamd73

Thats what I would have done, had I not already...

Thats what I would have done, had I not already had a nos 1055 group I wanted to use. Also a 7 speed fan.
Tim
05-19-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By tkamd73

My 91 Paramount has 130 rear spacing, got it as a...

My 91 Paramount has 130 rear spacing, got it as a bare frame, and wanted to use a 7 speed 1055 group that I already had. Used a Shimano 8 speed hub with a spacer, and then 7 speed cassette. Works...
05-18-22, 01:04 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

You can also go to Shimano’s manuals and...

You can also go to Shimano’s manuals and technical documents website, si.Shimano.com, and figure out which 8 speed shifters are recommended for the front and rear derailleurs on your bike. I suspect...
05-18-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By tkamd73

Almost every component on the bikes Iíve built up...

Almost every component on the bikes Iíve built up that last 5 years has been discontinued, doesnít mean they donít exist. Itís all out there on the internet, try typing Shimano SL MC40 on an eBay...
05-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,730
Posted By tkamd73

I guess I would have at least done a more...

I guess I would have at least done a more complete job of removing the shifter brazeons, then put the clamp over, but as above, the clamp on shifters will work fine.
Looks like possibly not the...
05-17-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,466
Posted By tkamd73

Worth it alone for the Delta brakes, assuming you...

Worth it alone for the Delta brakes, assuming you didn’t pay too much, and it fits.
Tim
05-16-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 666
Posted By tkamd73

I know that if you get a cut or puncture through...

I know that if you get a cut or puncture through the sidewall of a automobile, or motorcycle tire, no dealer or service center will touch it. Using common sense would lead me to think bicycle tires...
05-14-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,217
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, just realized I should have put 39lbs...

Thanks, just realized I should have put 39lbs 9oz, and 34lbs 7 oz respectively.
Tim
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