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Old 04-08-16, 01:11 PM
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Originally Posted by smontanaro View Post
Maybe someone should get in touch with the "chick across the street" and see if she's missing her bike...
No kidding. That whole ad reads like some ****** stole the bike, kept the parts he needed/wanted and is now trying to flog the remains.

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Old 04-09-16, 07:20 AM
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Not a bad price, but.,,,,,BD

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Old 04-10-16, 02:38 AM
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German kids bike 16" - $60 (Eugene)



Are those 16", or 20" tires?

It appears to have:
Aluminum Frame
Front & Rear brakes.
Front & Rear Generator Lights
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Multi-Speed?
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Is that a lock on the rear wheel below the brake?
Road Tires.
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Old 04-10-16, 05:51 AM
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Looks like 20" to me. Not unusual for real Euro street bikes to have full lights front and rear, full fenders and racks regardless of the size or style of bike. There are several Dutch/German adult bikes on our local that are dressed much like this one. And the integrated lock is a standard fitting a lot of the time.
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German kids bike 16" - $60 (Eugene)



Are those 16", or 20" tires?

It appears to have:
Aluminum Frame
Front & Rear brakes.
Front & Rear Generator Lights
Rack
Multi-Speed?
Bell
Is that a lock on the rear wheel below the brake?
Road Tires.
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Old 04-10-16, 11:50 AM
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Old 04-10-16, 05:29 PM
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Mother-In-Law Cart?



Just don't take the corners too fast, otherwise you'll never hear the end of it.

It appears as if it connects to the seapostt.
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Old 04-10-16, 08:09 PM
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This Schwann Paramount looks kinda like a Varsity to me
Schwann Paramount Built: FEBRUARY of 1975.


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Old 04-10-16, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by vettracer View Post
This Schwann Paramount looks kinda like a Varsity to me
Schwann Paramount Built: FEBRUARY of 1975.


Didn't you know that Schwann also made a Paramount of slightly lower quality than the big sibling Schwinn.
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Old 04-10-16, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by vettracer View Post
This Schwann Paramount looks kinda like a Varsity to me
Schwann Paramount Built: FEBRUARY of 1975.


Maybe the early Paramounts had stamped dropouts and no derailleur hanger? lol.
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Old 04-10-16, 08:59 PM
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Old 04-10-16, 09:26 PM
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Schwinn Varsity Bicycle (Bell G)





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Old 04-10-16, 09:52 PM
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It looks like a pissed-off yellow spider.

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Old 04-11-16, 05:53 AM
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I don't know about anyone else in Houston, but I am SICK of looking at this bike. They post it 5-6 times in a row, sometimes more, and sometimes 5-6 times 2-3 times a day.. I just sent them an email asking if they knew what a big arse they look like posting this thing multiple times every day. How much you want to bet I get a response full of curse words, lol.,,,,BD

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Old 04-11-16, 07:56 AM
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I don't know about anyone else in Houston, but I am SICK of looking at this bike. They post it 5-6 times in a row, sometimes more, and sometimes 5-6 times 2-3 times a day.. I just sent them an email asking if they knew what a big arse they look like posting this thing multiple times every day. How much you want to bet I get a response full of curse words, lol.,,,,BD

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I can definitely see why you're sick of seeing that bike over and over, just the quick look I took hurt my eyes, lol.
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Old 04-12-16, 12:46 PM
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Schwinn vintage exorcize bike

Perfect if you have problems with bike demons and gremlins.
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Old 04-12-16, 05:22 PM
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Perfect if you have problems with bike demons and gremlins.
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Old 04-12-16, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued View Post
I don't know about anyone else in Houston, but I am SICK of looking at this bike. They post it 5-6 times in a row, sometimes more, and sometimes 5-6 times 2-3 times a day.. I just sent them an email asking if they knew what a big arse they look like posting this thing multiple times every day. How much you want to bet I get a response full of curse words, lol.,,,,BD

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I saw one of these in my town lately. I wonder if it has spokes under the hubcaps. There seemed to be a rash of near-recumbent bikes like this about 10-15 years ago, I know Cannondale made a few although feet further up and not as heavily styled.

2005 Cannondale Bent I - BikePedia

Burley also developed a complete line of recumbents in various styles but stopped making them at the same time they stopped making tandems, when they reorganized.
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Old 04-12-16, 08:37 PM
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Some of those might fall under "semi-recumbent" rather than "recumbent", as they have a high seat and low pedals.
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Custom Bmx lots of extras - $1600



Can it really be worth that much?

I can imagine seeing this on Craigslist for a very long time.
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RARE VINTAGE 1930's RALEIGH SPORTS/ROADSTER BICYCLE. 24'' WHEELS. *EASY PROJECT* | eBay





Could anyone tell me what I got hopelessly outbid on here? I was really interested in the brake lever set up, having never seen anything like it before. But what is it exactly? The sloping top tube and the handlebars seem to be the only distinctive features to me. What do you know?
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Old 04-13-16, 01:28 PM
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RARE VINTAGE 1930's RALEIGH SPORTS/ROADSTER BICYCLE. 24'' WHEELS. *EASY PROJECT* | eBay

Could anyone tell me what I got hopelessly outbid on here? I was really interested in the brake lever set up, having never seen anything like it before. But what is it exactly? The sloping top tube and the handlebars seem to be the only distinctive features to me. What do you know?
This is probably the wrong place to ask. Either post in the 3 speed thread or create a new post. I'd be interested in what people think as well.
http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vi...-3-speeds.html
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Old 04-13-16, 01:50 PM
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This is probably the wrong place to ask. Either post in the 3 speed thread or create a new post. I'd be interested in what people think as well.
http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vi...-3-speeds.html

Thanks Slash5 yes I thought that just after posting it and did as you suggested!
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