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Old 09-10-22, 11:13 PM
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New restrospec fixie

I initially thought the fork was bent...

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another along the "strange fork" category



"Mid 80s. Got tuned up during covid."
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Old 09-11-22, 12:01 PM
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Bend Your Fork Slowly...

Paramount - $1,275 (Chocowinity)

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"Original Schwinn Paramount road bicycle with Reynolds 531 alloy frame. New Sturmey Archer front and rear drum brakes. I am the original owner

bicycle frame material: alloy

bicycle type: road
brake type: drum
condition: excellent
frame size: 24
handlebar type: other/unknown
make / manufacturer: Schwinn
model name / number: Paramount
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 26 in"

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Old 09-11-22, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by greenteei
I initially thought the fork was bent...

Originally Posted by Cibi42
another along the "strange fork" category



"Mid 80s. Got tuned up during covid."
I see this a lot on department-store type bikes, assembled by inexperienced people. Bikes are shipped with the forks reversed in the box, to save couple inches of space in the truck. An inexperienced assembler will pull the bike out of the box and assume the fork is in the intended orientation, slap the rest of the parts on, and call it done. The buyer takes the bike home, rides it, and discovers it handles like crap, and let it gather dust in the back of the garage for a couple years until they get motivated to clean the garage.
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Old 09-11-22, 09:23 PM
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Fred Flintstone used this....Just needs cleaning os an understatement.
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Old 09-13-22, 07:49 AM
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I'm surprised the wheel doesn't touch the frame like this. LOL
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Old 09-13-22, 11:04 PM
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Old 09-14-22, 07:48 PM
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I'm assuming this is some sort of typo, but here's a partial, probably late 70s Lejeune Competition (Spidel Competition? I don't know the 70s models very well) in Prescott AZ for...$4,500 or trade for a 4wd vehicle

https://prescott.craigslist.org/bik/...532206807.html



Maybe they meant $45.
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Old 09-14-22, 08:03 PM
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Old 09-15-22, 05:26 AM
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Flipped Brahma bars (upside down and backwards) and "paperboy" whitewall knobbies.

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Flipped Brahma bars (upside down and backwards) and "paperboy" whitewall knobbies.

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Strangely, I like it, whitewalls and all.
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Old 09-15-22, 06:44 AM
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Strangely, I like it, whitewalls and all.
Strangely is the way to like it, but so do I.
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Originally Posted by Kobe
Strangely, I like it, whitewalls and all.
Originally Posted by thumpism
Strangely is the way to like it, but so do I.



This "almost" makes me feel normal as I have been thinking about doing something similar to the remnants of a 1986 Fuji Suncrest MTB but I think I'm going to use mustache bars, a Bendix 2 speed and "slick" tread WWW tires.
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Originally Posted by Kobe
Strangely, I like it, whitewalls and all.
Originally Posted by thumpism
Flipped Brahma bars (upside down and backwards) and "paperboy" whitewall knobbies.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/...532825321.html

Hard to ride in tight turns...
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Buy now and save stress fighting the crowds when Christmas comes.

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...4-5654fdc1fc80

​​​​​​Folk art bike frame table
$25 In stock
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What, no fly swatter?!
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Shared on MTBR, a 70cm Raleigh. More tall bikes in the thread

70 cm road bike. SEVENTY!!! | Mountain Bike Reviews Forum (mtbr.com)

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Old 09-20-22, 03:29 PM
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Tall bikes or Tall pics? - Both
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...536229681.html - $450
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^^^^^ Y'all didn't know the latest aerial map views were so high-res, did you?
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Tall bikes or Tall pics? - Both
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...536229681.html - $450
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^^^^^ Y'all didn't know the latest aerial map views were so high-res, did you?
Photos taken from above makes everything look smaller.
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Nope, that fork can easily handle the torque of that drum brake reaction arm. Over the last 15 years I have put over 10,000 miles on my 1972 Raleigh Super Course equipped with a Sturmey drum brake hub. No issues at all with fork flex under braking. I'm not sure I would have set up that Paramount that way, though,
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Bend Your Fork Slowly...

Paramount - $1,275 (Chocowinity)

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"Original Schwinn Paramount road bicycle with Reynolds 531 alloy frame. New Sturmey Archer front and rear drum brakes. I am the original owner

bicycle frame material: alloy

bicycle type: road
brake type: drum
condition: excellent
frame size: 24
handlebar type: other/unknown
make / manufacturer: Schwinn
model name / number: Paramount
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 26 in"

https://eastnc.craigslist.org/bik/d/...532360595.html
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Step right up for a Tange Cannondale!




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Old 09-27-22, 08:35 AM
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Wtf

It looks like both dropouts are backwards, so.....


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^^^^^^ Link?
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