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Old 01-15-22, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by T-Mar View Post
Don't feel too bad. The Signature series spanned a broad range of models for pro level down to entry level and this appears be a 290s which was the bottom model in the Signature series. It's a much lower grade model than the Paragon. Note the rear axle nuts. To put it into perspective, circa 1985, the 290S had an MSRP of $219 US. About the only advantage it has over the slightly earlier Paragon is that by this time 700C rims and tyres had trickled down the line to the 260s' level. While it appears to be a good deal, it's far from a lost deal of a liftetime.
Thank you T-Mar!!!
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