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Posted By bike_forever

If you are asking the questing is $50.00 too low...

If you are asking the questing is $50.00 too low an offer for a bike that is clearly worth 200.00 than yes it was a mistake. If you don't care about wasting your time hunting for another one then I...
01-07-17, 01:29 PM
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Views: 357,228
Posted By bike_forever

I acquired this ST700 from the original owner in...

I acquired this ST700 from the original owner in near mint condition and has the original owners manual. Components are Shimano 600 and (index shift) Deore mixed. It's staying with me (keeper) since...
01-07-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,951
Posted By bike_forever

Late 70's to early 80's a few years before...

Late 70's to early 80's a few years before Cannondale came out with their bicycles.
01-07-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,581
Posted By bike_forever

S-WORKS E5 frames are great too!

S-WORKS E5 frames are great too!
01-07-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,230
Posted By bike_forever

Ringo Starr of The Beatles and James May of Top...

Ringo Starr of The Beatles and James May of Top Gear and The (GT) Grand Tour
01-07-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,649
Posted By bike_forever

It looks fine the way it's setup now. Nice Bike!

It looks fine the way it's setup now. Nice Bike!
12-11-16, 08:10 PM
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Views: 6,862
Posted By bike_forever

Very nice ride!

Very nice ride!
12-11-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,381
Posted By bike_forever

That's a nice touring ride. Bob Jackson has been...

That's a nice touring ride. Bob Jackson has been building super comfortable frame since 1935. Although mine is not a touring frame it's limited edition Diamond Jubilee #44 of 60 built by master frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 928,059
Posted By bike_forever

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07-14-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,047
Posted By bike_forever

By 1990 Schwinn was no longer a strong high end...

By 1990 Schwinn was no longer a strong high end market leader but they were making their best efforts to regain that market share. While most of us respect the classic handmade steel frame Paramount...
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Views: 850
Posted By bike_forever

That is definitely not a cataloged color. I would...

That is definitely not a cataloged color. I would agree that it's custom graphics. If you see it in person ride it and see if you like it.
07-04-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,401
Posted By bike_forever

It depends on the pedals but the SPD pedals are a...

It depends on the pedals but the SPD pedals are a bit more finicky to find the sweet spot when clipping in. SpeedPlay and look pedals I have found to be the easiest.
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Posted By bike_forever

I have also sold a super clean PDG5 for $350 here...

I have also sold a super clean PDG5 for $350 here outside of Cincinnati, OH
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Posted By bike_forever

Definitely is and early 1970's bike.

Definitely is and early 1970's bike.
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Views: 1,128
Posted By bike_forever

I have ridden them all and you want to look for a...

I have ridden them all and you want to look for a vintage 90's Specialized Epic Comp or Epic Allez. It is better than the Trek or the Giant for the money and you can find them for 400-500 all day...
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Views: 384
Posted By bike_forever

Is This Paramount really a 1982?

Help Please...Is this Paramount a 1982? or Later? AND...What is it worth?
Owner says it is a 1982 since the S/N is H8205

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07-02-16, 06:46 PM
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Views: 40,519
Posted By bike_forever

Help Please...Is this Paramount a 1982? or Later?

Owner says it is a 1982 since the S/N is H8205

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10-27-15, 10:33 PM
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Views: 3,042
Posted By bike_forever

It would be a trade that I would regret.

It would be a trade that I would regret.
10-27-15, 10:27 PM
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Views: 5,902
Posted By bike_forever

Personally, for a vintage model I like a painted...

Personally, for a vintage model I like a painted bicycle with chrome chain stays and maybe a half chrome fork.
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Views: 1,608
Posted By bike_forever

That is a steal of a deal... what are you waiting...

That is a steal of a deal... what are you waiting for... someone is going to get a seriously well made frame with descent components.
10-19-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,246
Posted By bike_forever

Those brakes are better suited for the flats. If...

Those brakes are better suited for the flats. If you really serious about have the best brakes I would highly recommend Ultegra or Dura Ace
10-18-15, 08:42 PM
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Views: 1,648
Posted By bike_forever

I have a similar Trek setup for more casual...

I have a similar Trek setup for more casual riding.
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10-18-15, 08:14 PM
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Posted By bike_forever

What a great bike... BRAVO!

What a great bike... BRAVO!
10-18-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By bike_forever

I'm sure that beauty is a handmade bike. My...

I'm sure that beauty is a handmade bike.

My most favorite bike is one that I recently picked up a Bob Jackson "753" Jubilee Limited Edition frame. This is #44 of 60 ever made of this special...
10-18-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,992
Posted By bike_forever

I have owned the PDG 3 and the PDG 5 they are a...

I have owned the PDG 3 and the PDG 5 they are a lot of bike for the money!
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By bike_forever

It's interesting how PDG Mt. bikes have such a...

It's interesting how PDG Mt. bikes have such a low $ value.
10-18-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,246
Posted By bike_forever

RX100 was a cheaply finished version of 105. So,...

RX100 was a cheaply finished version of 105. So, they are descent brakes.
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By bike_forever

[QUOTE=icepick_trotsky;18238231]Any thoughts on...

[QUOTE=icepick_trotsky;18238231]Any thoughts on this one? I'm not very well versed in the Asian-made "Paramounts," but by all accounts they're nice riders, if under-equipped. This one needs work,...
10-18-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By bike_forever

I can vouch for this too. My first Trek was a...

I can vouch for this too.
My first Trek was a red 950 that I still have...just cannot seem to part with the bike. It still has the original Shimano STX special edition components. I just recently...
10-18-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,114
Posted By bike_forever

I also have a 1986 pre-BL that came from the...

I also have a 1986 pre-BL that came from the original owner who has misplaced the pedals but it came with the original Cinelli saddle. Interesting that your headset is black the one I have is really...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,747
Posted By bike_forever

Raleigh 1980s folding bike made in Japan 16" wheels

I just found one of these about 10 minutes from where I live. It is in amazing condition too original early 1980's as the Sturmey Archer hub is dated 1980. It is burgundy with 16" alloy wheels,...
04-11-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,266
Posted By bike_forever

I owned a now Vintage 1987 SR800 "Black Lighning"...

I owned a now Vintage 1987 SR800 "Black Lighning" Cannondale the frames were Criterium geometry on all the SR series components were the major difference. Personally, I still really love the ride of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,570
Posted By bike_forever

Those are so weird

Those are so weird
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By bike_forever

Although this is an older thread... I recently...

Although this is an older thread... I recently found a practically perfect very low miles 2004 Trek 5900 Superlight (100% stock) with the all original factory components including the saddle and it's...
Replies: 30
Views: 4,697
Posted By bike_forever

It's really clean for it's age but their are so...

It's really clean for it's age but their are so many better options available used. At $300.00 it would be an emotional purchase not a practical one. It's just too much money.
03-21-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 3,507,574
Posted By bike_forever

I never found anything much better than a Murray...

I never found anything much better than a Murray single speed in the trash before.
03-21-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,979
Posted By bike_forever

Since it's under warranty, definitely hold the...

Since it's under warranty, definitely hold the dealer responsible for adjusting everything in case there is an internal defect. It should not work it's way look for several hundreds of miles or from...
03-21-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,061
Posted By bike_forever

That's too bad... I hate when sellers are not on...

That's too bad... I hate when sellers are not on the level.
03-21-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By bike_forever

Install a water bottle cage and tall water bottle...

Install a water bottle cage and tall water bottle and you will forget it is ever there.
Forum: Touring
02-23-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,853
Posted By bike_forever

Great looking and practical touring/commuter...

Great looking and practical touring/commuter setup! The possibilities are endless with vintage steel ATBs... I want to start working on my old Trek 970 to have it ready for this spring!
11-29-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,227
Posted By bike_forever

I collect drums and bicycles and ...There is...

I collect drums and bicycles and ...There is always room for just one more until the walls and ceiling begin closing in.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,334
Posted By bike_forever

I am not a big fan of his but there really isn't...

I am not a big fan of his but there really isn't too much good from having a bad crash. In his case I think the helmet may have been a life saver. Hopefully, he gets back in the saddle again soon. ...
10-23-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 142,057
Posted By bike_forever

I had a 1987 Black Lightning (SR700?) with...

I had a 1987 Black Lightning (SR700?) with Cinelli and Suntour Superb Pro components all blacked-out! It was a great bike and was in perfect condition. I really should have never sold it.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-23-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,460
Posted By bike_forever

What ever the tool a steady hand is crucial!

What ever the tool a steady hand is crucial!
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By bike_forever

Saaah...weeeeet!

Saaah...weeeeet!
10-23-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,573
Posted By bike_forever

I'm very satisfied with my Specialized carbon...

I'm very satisfied with my Specialized carbon seatpost w/Zertz insert and the Look carbon that came with my KG361.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,750
Posted By bike_forever

My commute would be 18 miles of suicide....

My commute would be 18 miles of suicide. Unfortunately, there are too many ignorant and impatient drivers on my route to share the road.
10-23-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,237
Posted By bike_forever

It really is SHAMEFUL!

It really is SHAMEFUL!
10-23-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,477
Posted By bike_forever

No, but Brooks still ROCKS!

No, but Brooks still ROCKS!
10-23-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,292
Posted By bike_forever

Porsche will get miffed if they decide to make...

Porsche will get miffed if they decide to make bikes as Mercedes.
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