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Old 07-04-16, 04:25 PM
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schwinn paramount 684

I'm looking to buy this scheming paramount it's my size. What do you guys think is the price right on? Or too high? What about quality wise? Any info would be helpful thanks.

https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/5662605225.html
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Old 07-04-16, 05:52 PM
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The price seems fine actually little below FMV if everything works good for road bike with a nice frameset and 105 components.
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The price seems to be okay, but the frame is not a 58cm. More like 56cm from the photos.

Have you actually gone to see the bike, and try sitting on it to make sure that it fits?

Don't forget to pull the seatpost and inspect it for cracks. This type of Schwinn frame uses a "quill" type seatpost, and unfortunately, the ones used by Schwinn have a tendency to crack. Only one company make a replacement (American Beauty) and they are around $150 when you can find them.
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I agree with the others, price seems fair...but...definitely check it out in detail...ride it, pull the seat post, etc...before buying...
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Seems like it's priced a little low to me. Might be something wrong with it. Check for hairline cracks & other defects.
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The late eighties/early nineties PDG numbered "Aluminums" were designed by the Paramount Design Group and built by Schwinn using technology licensed from Klein. They were never marketed as Paramounts and haven't held their value well. IMHO, it's misleading or even dishonest to call them Paramounts.

This Aluminum 684 is priced about right.

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Specifications.

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Jon has photos of the SunTour expander seatpost HERE on Velobase.
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