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Old 02-20-11, 03:43 PM   #1
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I ♥ Flea Markets!

This is what keeps me out of bed Sunday early mornings

Spray painted Paramount with a mix of nice parts











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Old 02-20-11, 03:44 PM   #2
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I dont even have any words.
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I like the Paramount.

I am an idiot.

That aside, it looks like a '77-79 P13-9, if those waterbottle cage mounts and braze-on shifters are original. The need for the drop bolt on the brake bridge doesn't add up on a P13 though, even though the lack of eyelets would suggest that it is a P13. What's the serial?

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Kurt, I like them both equally
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Either the chain is off the jockey wheels or it's way too short......
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Not! Fair!

Those are both incredible...
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Kurt, I like them both equally
Oh, no doubt, I love Super Corsas as much as the next guy, but there is something undeniably fun about ID'ing a Paramount that's been screwed around with...more times than Lady Chatterley, in this case.

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I like the Paramount.

I am an idiot.

That aside, it looks like a '77-79 P13-9, if those waterbottle cage mounts and braze-on shifters are original. The need for the drop bolt on the brake bridge doesn't add up on a P13 though, even though the lack of eyelets would suggest that it is a P13. What's the serial?

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Serial looks like D7545
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You got both at a flea market?? WOW Nice Job

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I'm glad im not the only one who finds paramounts to be fun
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What hubs are on the paramount? |They look kinda familiar, sorta Hi-e, or some small American custom job with the cromoly shell.
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Serial looks like D7545
User-modified '75 P13-9, most likely.

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What hubs are on the paramount? |They look kinda familiar, sorta Hi-e, or some small American custom job with the cromoly shell.
Old, steel-shell Phils?

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You got both at a flea market?? WOW Nice Job

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Yep, they both came from the same seller.
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Wow - what a deal.
- And to think they were probably for sale all day Saturday, with a thousand people milling buy, and commenting, "look at those crappy old ten-speeds - who would want to buy THOSE!?"
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Wow - what a deal.
- And to think they were probably for sale all day Saturday, with a thousand people milling buy, and commenting, "look at those crappy old ten-speeds - who would want to buy THOSE!?"
not the case here in Dallas, there's like 10 flippers looking all the time and at least 6 of them know what these bikes are
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What's the crank on the paramount? specialized? I know I've seen it before.
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Dammit, Guzziee! j/k

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not the case here in Dallas, there's like 10 flippers looking all the time and at least 6 of them know what these bikes are
Well it's a good thing those 6 dirty flippers were still in church!
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I knew I went to the wrong one. Nice find man.
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I don't even want to ask what you paid for those. It'll just make it worse. OK, what did you shell out?
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Incredible finds, now what'd you pay for them?
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I don't even want to ask what you paid for those. It'll just make it worse. OK, what did you shell out?
$150 bucks for both.
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Nice finds. All I ever seem to see are overpriced straight-gauge junkers at best, or department store stuff at worst.

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Yep. Three piece hubs, alloy flanges either threaded or pressed onto a steel center section.
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$150 bucks for both.
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