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eBay 1938 Paramount Track 23" Frameset

Old 03-01-12, 07:39 PM
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That bike makes me week in the knees!
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They look great Stan! You are living the dream ...

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I finished the new wheels yesterday
What length spokes did you use? I still need to rebuild mine, though the rims are still good.
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I used 292 for the front and non-driveside rear, 290 for the driveside.

ERD for both rims is 629 (since they're handbuilt you have to measure them individually).

The longer nipples and washers that came with the Ghisallo rims bottom out the spoke threads five millimeters before the tip of the spoke gets to the nipple driver slot, so you have to subtract 5mm from the calculated spoke length.

Here are the hubs.



Spocalc.



Double checked with WheelPro.

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That bike is too cool.
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I want to say something, but what would I say?

So, so sweet.
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Stan, stunning! Have you road tested it?
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Thanks, Bob.

I haven't taken it for a test ride yet; I put the tires on for the photos, but still need to glue them before riding it.
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The bike looks great and makes me wan to finish my track Paramount too. I plan not to use wood rims at this time to make it more of a daily rider.
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Funny that I would follow a link to this site... This thread confirms what I have.





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Looks fantastic as well!!!! NOS? I don't see any indication of spokes ever being laced to that hub. You've found a real treasure!
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Looks fantastic as well!!!! NOS? I don't see any indication of spokes ever being laced to that hub. You've found a real treasure!
Indeed. It has never been laced.
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Indeed. It has never been laced.
You realize you're sitting on a small fortune there, right?

Do you have the front hub too?
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You realize you're sitting on a small fortune there, right?

Do you have the front hub too?
Unfortunately, I do not. I wish I did!
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Funny that I would follow a link to this site... This thread confirms what I have.





Nice hub- much nicer condition than mine. They're pretty neat looking hubs and they ride reasonably well.
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Beautiful bike. I'm just starting to restore my grandfathers 1938 Paramount and can't see any of the SN under all the paint. What did you do to reveal your SN?
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Originally Posted by Mike N Bike View Post
Beautiful bike. I'm just starting to restore my grandfathers 1938 Paramount and can't see any of the SN under all the paint. What did you do to reveal your SN?
Thanks!

When I bought it, the paint was very rough so I knew I'd be restoring it and wouldn't mess anything up by using chemical stripper on it.

As it turns out, A853 is a 1940 serial number, not 1938 as the seller advertised.

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