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1985 Schwinn Parmount - Minneapolis local sale - $300

Old 07-03-20, 02:40 PM
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1985 Schwinn Parmount - Minneapolis local sale - $300

Edit 11-21-202 - SOLD! To @mb33

He drove quite a ways to pick this up, and seemed pretty stoked to get it. The Paramount has a new home.



Edit 11-16-2020. Haven't really had time to try to sell this, but no interest @ $800. Maybe $300? I need to get rid of this, and I'm tired of seeing it knowing I can't ride it.



Picked this up a few years ago - my first ever full Dura-ace bike. Now I can't ride it, so I'm trying to find a new home for it. I'm looking to do a local sale, not interested in dealing with shipping.

Needs a little TLC, I haven't done anything to it since I bought it, other than ride it 3x. I'm guessing it has low miles - it appears even the shifter cables are original.

56 CM frame, Columbus tubing, Dura-ace 6-speed, uniglide chain. I have a new in box 8-9-10 speed Ultegra rear hub I'd include if you want to update the drive train. A bit hard to get a 6-Speed dura-ace cog these days













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Old 07-05-20, 10:29 AM
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Nice bike, just wish it was larger! Good luck and sorry you can’t ride anymore
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Nice bike, just wish it was larger! Good luck and sorry you canít ride anymore
Thanks, just hoping to find a Paramount lover to take care of it!
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ever consider shipping? or too much of a pain
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I bought one very similar to this brand new in 85' and kept it for over a decade. It is a wonderful bike, GLWS.
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ever consider shipping? or too much of a pain
Thought I'd start local. I've sold on Craiglist, but never messed with Ebay.
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Bump thread to show new price.
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That is one fine bike. Wish it were a little smaller...
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I'm stunned that a Dura Ace Paramount won't sell for $300!!
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I'm stunned that a Dura Ace Paramount won't sell for $300!!
I'd buy it if I lived in Minneapolis !
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Thanks cb400bill! You are really on top of things.
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Sold

The Paramount is sold.
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Whoever got this bike for $300- I hate you!!!
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