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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By pakman
The rear derailleur may have a date stamped on...

The rear derailleur may have a date stamped on the inner aspect and may help date it if the RD is original. My PX-10 has 4 68 stamped
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By pakman
Bringing my late 60's peugeot PX-10 to life

For years I have looked for a decent PX-10 at a good price. This spring the bike was found but was only partially complete.
The good approx. 51cm frame white with black nervex professional lug,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-05-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By pakman
You might try contacting the national marine corp...

You might try contacting the national marine corp museum in virginia and try the curator asking that request and see if they have the info or direct you to someone.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11,199
Views: 1,010,493
Posted By pakman
This Humber reminds me of the first real bicycle...

This Humber reminds me of the first real bicycle I had. My father obtained an old Humber bicycle with the full chain case. rod brakes, fenders with the white paint on the rear. S-A three speed and a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-17-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,346
Posted By pakman
The Schninn stamp was on Paramount and Superior...

The Schninn stamp was on Paramount and Superior cranksets.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-17-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,346
Posted By pakman
All the early high flange Paramount hubs I have...

All the early high flange Paramount hubs I have seen seem to have the incorrect spelling of the Schwinn name and don't seem to be relared to just one year.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-04-14, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By pakman
The Schwinn volare has nice chrome lugs and has...

The Schwinn volare has nice chrome lugs and has been referred to as the Japanese Paramount.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-03-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By pakman
Sturmey archer used the quadrant shifters mainly...

Sturmey archer used the quadrant shifters mainly to 1939 when it developed the trigger shifter but there seems to be use of the quadrant shifter until the 1950's. a good site to check out is...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-31-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By pakman
A Schwinn Paramount front hub to complete the...

A Schwinn Paramount front hub to complete the Schwinn Paramount track bicycle.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-13, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,952
Posted By pakman
I have an early Schwinn Voyageur S/P that came...

I have an early Schwinn Voyageur S/P that came with a Takagi crankset and it is very nice.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-09-13, 07:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,568
Posted By pakman
St Louis bikeworks on Menard St is a coop and has...

St Louis bikeworks on Menard St is a coop and has used parts for sale and you can do repairs for a nominal fee. Experienced help is there too.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-04-13, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By pakman
The Voyageur SP came out in 1982 and was...

The Voyageur SP came out in 1982 and was advertised as a touring bicycle.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-03-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By pakman
Great job on the bike . The Super Sport and the...

Great job on the bike . The Super Sport and the Super Sport SP seem to be seldom seen and offer a lot of quality for the low prices they seem to bring.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-03-13, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,131
Posted By pakman
As a practical matter of fact, the Paramount...

As a practical matter of fact, the Paramount could be ordered as just a frame set from the factory and this allowed the rider to outfit the bike as he wanted. This being the case, any period item...
Forum: Southeast 11-03-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,308
Posted By pakman
I will have to include myself here as I live in...

I will have to include myself here as I live in NE Arkansas and it seems like there are fewer members here.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-02-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,131
Posted By pakman
I knew I had a website for the pre war catalog....

I knew I had a website for the pre war catalog. Go to bicycles.grobbel.org and in his bicycle stuff you will find the pre war parts catalog. Also the pre war Schwinn lightweight catalog can be found...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-02-13, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,131
Posted By pakman
Nice bike. Memory Lane has a reprint of the pre...

Nice bike. Memory Lane has a reprint of the pre war 80 page Schwinn parts book for about $20.00. This book has a small section on Paramounts. Also Geoff Greene at greenephantom has a reprint of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-28-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,291
Posted By pakman
The front hub appears to be a hub used on early...

The front hub appears to be a hub used on early 60's Superiors from what I can tell from the pics. Also what tubing is used to build this frame is unknown. One aid to help tell may be to compare the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By pakman
I have a piece of leather that is approx...

I have a piece of leather that is approx 0.223-0.225 " thick that I obtained to do bicycle saddles. I read some posts on saddle redoes and RHM has posted much good info but he has excluded some...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By pakman
This saddle looks like the Persons track racer...

This saddle looks like the Persons track racer saddle made for lightweight bikes. Probably an alternative to Brooks B17 competition model.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By pakman
The saddle I have is dated 1941 and was made in...

The saddle I have is dated 1941 and was made in Worcester,Massachusetts.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-13, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By pakman
It is a leather saddle similar to a Brooks saddle...

It is a leather saddle similar to a Brooks saddle and does not have a seat pan but has this thin underlayer material that is possibly a thin piece of leather.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-26-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By pakman
Recovering a saddle

I have an old Persons saddle that the leather is too far gone to save and would like to recover it. Under the leather is an underlayer of some material that gives support to the leather. Does anyone...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-13, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By pakman
Some shoe repair shops have the rivet press or...

Some shoe repair shops have the rivet press or you could find one on ebay as a rivet press was a common tool used to repair cars in the 1920's.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,378
Posted By pakman
I would have to vote for a pre-war Paramount as a...

I would have to vote for a pre-war Paramount as a holy grail of Paramounts.
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