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Old 05-21-15, 09:12 AM
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1988 Paramount Track

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I am pretty well known for paying too much for a bike and/or frame. I am not really looking to keep that going. I am interested in possibly picking up this Paramount Track bike (incomplete). The seller wants $800 obo and is open to trades. I am considering it, but wanted some thoughts from the gallery. What would you be willing to pay for a (almost) grail bike?

Rare 50th Anniversary Schwinn Paramount Track bike

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The price is OK but not great my hesitation would be the no wheels thing and the add. It just seems a bit off that the seller is trying to sell the bike with no wheels when he has wheel set for it. I like the bike but the add and the way the bike is being presented is a real turn off for me, enough so that I probably wouldn't consider buying it.
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+1 no wheels included is really weird. If you buy it make sure you test ride it in case there's something weird going on with the alignment.

I wouldn't pay that much, but have you ever seen another one?
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Old 05-21-15, 11:31 PM
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Originally Posted by FastJake View Post
I wouldn't pay that much, but have you ever seen another one?
No, he claims only 100 were ever made.
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
No, he claims only 100 were ever made.
I think that's what your paying for, the rarity.

You have to ask yourself, do you think you'll ever see another one in that condition that fits you?

Sometimes you have to overpay for a bike that won't come along again, but I'm not saying this one is overpriced. Seems about right...
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I am having a problem finding any official reference to this bike existing, has anyone ever seen another one?
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