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03-19-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By sloar

1970 chrome Paramount

This has been a grail bike for me for a long time. I finally found one in my size, itís in great condition, but not so pristine that Iíd be afraid to ride it. Iíve been after this one for several...
03-19-23, 12:10 AM
Replies: 77,050
Views: 12,617,373
Posted By merziac

Yeah, wasn't talking about them being stuck,...

Yeah, wasn't talking about them being stuck, making the point that the SP wasn't the original Campy, wouldn't expect it to be stuck and hoping the Campy HS is in good shape and original.

Would...
12-11-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Senrab62

SOLD! Thanks to the buyer, seamless transaction....

SOLD! Thanks to the buyer, seamless transaction. Safe travels!!
12-04-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,035
Posted By Barrettscv

I have a verbal agreement & a deposit with a...

I have a verbal agreement & a deposit with a buyer for the chrome Paramount.

Michael “Barrettscv”
12-02-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,035
Posted By smontanaro

I'm going to :bump: this. Michael is willing to...

I'm going to :bump: this. Michael is willing to entertain offers (I'm thinking $1200 range), but is pretty adamant that he doesn't want to sell it to someone who will just flip it. So, if you're...
11-07-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Senrab62

Chrome Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 25"

Good evening guys,

Edit: adding measurements. I measure it as 22" or 55.8ish CM CTC top tube and 24.5ish" or 62.2ish CM CTC. Can take more detailed measurements if needed, just let me know.

For...
10-25-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 106,282
Posted By theofam

Couple teaser pics for an upcoming build thread I...

Couple teaser pics for an upcoming build thread I plan on posting. I was given a rather ratty 25Ē 1980 11.8. During paint prep, I realized the right rear seat stay had a couple cracks. LBS had no...
10-14-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,035
Posted By smontanaro

Chrome 1972 Schwinn Paramount (SOLD)

** SOLD **

(Please note that this is not my bike. Read the entire listing before responding. Any description of particular components which are incorrect are my fault, not Michael's.)

I'm...
10-13-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,187
Views: 2,902,739
Posted By t2p

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09-23-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 106,282
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Thanks! Setting up cantis for a 700C wheel...

Thanks!

Setting up cantis for a 700C wheel conversion can be tricky, and I find it more a product of 1) the canti post height relative to the 27" or 700C wheel's brake track and 2) the type of...
08-21-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8,187
Views: 2,902,739
Posted By jolly_codger

Longest duration winter project ever; of course...

Longest duration winter project ever; of course was wayyyyyyyyyyyy over budget. Oh well, it rides great!...
06-26-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 106,282
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first...

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first Voyageur in a long line of Schwinns, and a SP, which I'd really hoped for) and am absolutely enamored with it! Bike is MINT, albeit dusty (doesn't show in...
04-21-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,692
Posted By nlerner

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03-02-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,500
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 150 miles 3/2: 15.6 YTD: 193.1 ...

Goal: 150 miles
3/2: 15.6

YTD: 193.1

You may remember a month or two ago I realized that my town was the only one that the MUP passes through that didn't plow the snow. I was going to talk...
02-22-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By MattTheHat

02/01 - 41.5 miles 02/02 - 12.2 miles 02/03 -...

02/01 - 41.5 miles
02/02 - 12.2 miles
02/03 - 12.2 miles
02/04 - 8.1 miles
02/05 - 14.0 miles
02/06 - 11.1 miles
02/07 - 22.8 miles
02/08 - 33.1 miles
02/09 - 32.4 miles
02/10 - 32.5 miles
02-21-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By giffenf

2/4 - 30.9 2/5 - 19.6 2/6 - 24.1 2/7 - 27.2...

2/4 - 30.9
2/5 - 19.6
2/6 - 24.1
2/7 - 27.2
2/8 - 40.6
2/10 - 30.0
2/11 - 40.2
2/18 - 38.1
2/21 - 65.3
01-31-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,852
Posted By msalvetti

That's great! I was able to get from 255 down to...

That's great! I was able to get from 255 down to 225 or so pretty easily using the old WW app, but a few years ago I let things go and I'm back to 255. Been trying to use the WW routine again, and...
01-31-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,852
Posted By 257 roberts

Goal for January.....200 miles 1-31. 19.29...

Goal for January.....200 miles

1-31. 19.29 miles
1-27. 14.47 miles
1-24. 14.14 miles
1-21. 21.62 miles
1-19. 34.72 miles
1-18. 13.59 miles
1-15. 7.31 miles
1-12. 18.81 miles
01-31-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,852
Posted By MattTheHat

01/01 - 28.3 miles 01/02 - 13.0 miles 01/03 -...

01/01 - 28.3 miles
01/02 - 13.0 miles
01/03 - 23.1 miles
01/04 - 32.4 miles
01/05 - 38.2 miles
01/06 - 11.0 miles
01/07 - 12.4 miles
01/08 - 10.1 miles
01/09 - 10.1 miles
01/10 - 45.0 miles
01-30-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,852
Posted By giffenf

1/7 - 27.1 mi. 1/9 - 4.9 1/10 - 40.2 1/13 -...

1/7 - 27.1 mi.
1/9 - 4.9
1/10 - 40.2
1/13 - 28.9
1/14 - 27.4
1/15 - 44.2
1/18 - 48.2
1/20 - 31.0
1/23 - 4.6
1/28 - 41.6
01-26-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,418
Views: 3,473,738
Posted By LBCwanabe

This is my 80ís Ascent so far ...

This is my 80ís Ascent so far
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01-20-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 143,191
Posted By Wilbur76

Tequila Sunrise rollin’ in the mean streets of...

Tequila Sunrise rollin’ in the mean streets of Bakersfield....
01-04-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,369
Posted By gthomson

Not that I have much of a collection and this...

Not that I have much of a collection and this bike wasn't that cheap but it's what I call, all show and no go! A box store bike made of gas pipe frame that weighs a ton. Thought I could use it on the...
12-29-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,392
Posted By Grudey1

Mine: Lose 60 lbs. of fat. Successfully...

Mine:

Lose 60 lbs. of fat.
Successfully participate in the Texas MS 150 (150 miles over a two-day organized ride). ...
12-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By shoota

What I got was more of a what I didnít get....

What I got was more of a what I didnít get. Didnít get the typical Iowa Christmas. It was an unusually dry, sunny, and low wind day which made for an awesome gravel ride. The only thing that could...
12-12-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By morri869

Let's see your C&V winter bikes!

Every year as winter approaches I find myself trying to mentally prepare for the cold, dark winter cycling season.

One thing that keeps me motivated is having a new project or bike to explore....
12-10-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,418
Views: 3,473,738
Posted By wrk101

I keep an eye out for the late 1980s Deore XT,...

I keep an eye out for the late 1980s Deore XT, DX, and LX product line. I find them on donor bikes or at co ops. Last upgraded my 1988 Cimarron with a 1990 Shogun Prairie Breaker donor bike. It was...
12-07-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By OutnBack

So I pulled the trigger on the Voyageur & I...

So I pulled the trigger on the Voyageur & I couldn't be happier. The condition of the bike is amazing, It came w/ new tires, tubes, bar tape, a Nitto Technomic stem that was installed sometime in the...
12-07-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

That Voyageur is in beautiful condition!...

That Voyageur is in beautiful condition! 72.5į/72.5į angles and what looks to be around a 44.5cm chain stay. I have not had the privilege of riding a Voyageur (though many other Schwinns), but like...
11-27-21, 10:33 PM
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Views: 1,048,376
Posted By 3alarmer

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...I might have posted this one before, but it has some functional updates and...
11-26-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,576
Posted By mstateglfr

Sure, it gets better. Or rather- it changes. ...

Sure, it gets better. Or rather- it changes.
For a handful of years, cycling meant family rides of under 5mi, so I would try for quantity- ride to parks and playgrounds frequently.
A Weehoo really...
11-26-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 77,050
Views: 12,617,373
Posted By jdawginsc

There is a Nomade frame...yep frame...for sale...

There is a Nomade frame...yep frame...for sale around here for $75.
11-25-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,576
Posted By fabiofarelli

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11-24-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By CliffordK

It is always best to NOT count the costs...

It is always best to NOT count the costs associated with your fun projects.
11-24-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

A la carte builds always fail at keeping prices...

A la carte builds always fail at keeping prices as low as they can be. I know this full well. Order the combo meal instead of the burger, fries, and drink separately. Times a bunch. I think your main...
11-22-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By teisco

My restored to new Schwinn Voyageur 11.8

Well after a ton of fun work this is the result, a virtually new '80 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. From removing the old cracked and hazy clear coat to finding the right seat it was fun. My favorite bike...
11-17-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,418
Views: 3,473,738
Posted By dookie

This was an early Covid project... My '92...

This was an early Covid project...

My '92 Paramount Series 90 (owned since new), silver-brazed Prestige built by the Keirin guys @ Panasonic. Specialized BB-1 drops w/Nitto MT-11, XC-Pro 1x7s...
11-15-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By bark_eater

RJ The Bike Guy has a Youtube video illustrating...

RJ The Bike Guy has a Youtube video illustrating the use of an impact driver to remove a seat post. I thing you might have enough of a stub left to try it.
...
11-15-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By RustyJames

That is quite a seat post!! Iím liking the...

That is quite a seat post!!

Iím liking the idea of threaded rod and a slide hammer. Second choice would be the step drill bit. Regular feeding with your favorite penetrating fluid is a given.
...
11-14-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By Mr. 66

For where you are in the process I would use some...

For where you are in the process I would use some PB Blaster and longer sawzall blades and go cut down the center on opposite sides. I would use the power tool, I would have your frame secured on a...
11-14-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By Reynolds

I'd be careful with such a thick seatpost - too...

I'd be careful with such a thick seatpost - too much twisting force could ruin the frame.
11-14-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By machinist42

"Drano" is Lye, sodium hydroxide. As you...

"Drano" is Lye, sodium hydroxide.

As you have already started down that path,
And destroyed the seat post,
Give the seat tube a thorough bath.

Lye will wash your troubles away, given time.
11-10-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By Hummer

Hi, thanks for posting the serial number. This...

Hi, thanks for posting the serial number. This is a Greenville format serial number. The letter J at the start, is for the month of manufacture. Month 10 or October. Because the frame was...
11-08-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

They did. But the Voyageur wasn't one of the...

They did. But the Voyageur wasn't one of the models they made there. It's a Panasonic-built bike.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By zukahn1

I would say to much also I would try for $200...

I would say to much also I would try for $200 flat tires no bar tape and iffy SS setup so not a rider that and it is pictured wrong side in front of a cheap storage locker equals major discount ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By bikemike73

I have a RWB 1991 Paramount. LOVE IT !! ...

I have a RWB 1991 Paramount.

LOVE IT !!

$300.00 is a fair price.

Looks to be in good condition.

Hard to really tell from only one pic.....
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By cb400bill

That is about FMV for a PDG-3, but only if it had...

That is about FMV for a PDG-3, but only if it had all the original stuff. If I were interested in it I would offer $200.
10-23-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By schwinnbikebob

1986 Schwinn Peloton & 1987 Cannondale SR500

A few months back I found this 86 Peloton locally. I had never seen one in person. Other than the Paramount it was top of the line in 86. It was covered in nicotine staining. Quite the job to clean...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By wrk101

When it comes to something I want, I separate...

When it comes to something I want, I separate market value from value TO ME. Sometimes, stuff is worth MORE to me than the market at large. That is OK, and I will pay that price. The fact it is worth...
10-19-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,418
Views: 3,473,738
Posted By Prowler

Before you commit check the top tube lengths....

Before you commit check the top tube lengths. Remember, on many mtn bikes the TTs are relatively longer than on road bikes so the purple bike may be fine once dropped and you're riding on the hoods....
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