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Schwinn Paramount Series PDG Help!

Old 06-27-20, 10:53 AM
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Schwinn Paramount Series PDG Help!

Hi all! I'm going to see this bike in an hour and having a heck of a time finding out any info on the year, and I don't know what a fair offer would be. Any help is appreciated! He says it is 105 and 7 speed.

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Per Waterford's website:

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Old 06-27-20, 11:05 AM
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Based on the color red with black downtube decals, it appears to be a 1992 Series 2 with changed out components.
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Old 06-27-20, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
Based on the color red with black downtube decals, it appears to be a 1992 Series 2
Thanks! Probably overpaid at $250, but got it anyway. Tires are good, hoods and tape have to go, and the levers are missing the plastic trim piece (as always).
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I've read that the Series 7 and maybe the 5 were built in Japan as opposed to Taiwan for the others. I bought a 7 for my nephew a few years ago and was impressed. Really nice frame details. All of them are let down by the unfortunate unicrown fork.
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shelbyfy what is so bad about the unicrown forks on thease? I cant tell riding if unicroen or built up they both have a great ride.
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what is so bad about the unicrown forks
I think it's just appearance. They're nice lugged bikes, but the fork is "meh", the cheaper construction is reminiscent of a department store BMX
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Yes, they are just ugly and cheap looking.
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