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09-13-21, 06:02 AM
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Posted By cqlink

Paramount Track Bike $800

https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/bik/d/new-baltimore-schwinn-parmount-track/7378496212.html
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09-13-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Voyageur SP $100

https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/d/plymouth-schwinn-voyageur-sp/7379037762.html
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01-27-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By cqlink

PM sent

PM sent
10-09-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,269
Posted By cqlink

I started out with a frame and fork in far worse...

I started out with a frame and fork in far worse shape than yours. With parts help from friends here I restored to original specs I had $330 or so into it. Rode an entire season and sold her for...
09-17-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20,561
Views: 3,590,140
Posted By cqlink

Sign O' The Times?

Not exactly sure how the bikes saw the person stealing them but unfortunate in all respects
https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/royal-oak-rewardreward-reward/7189486120.html
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07-14-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20,561
Views: 3,590,140
Posted By cqlink

"Don't See This Everyday"

I'm a big Schwinn fan but I'm not sure if the "collector's dream" is this $280.00, 40-pound tank or the saddle on it.
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05-06-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,026
Posted By cqlink

I buy apprx. five classics, fix and flip...

I buy apprx. five classics, fix and flip annually. If patient, there are good deals out there. I don't make much considering the labor but it's still far cheaper than psychotherapy.
04-16-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Big Nishiki - $100

https://swmi.craigslist.org/bik/d/riverside-mens-bicyle/7107762898.html

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/675x900/nish_592a00b0c914e33ca326e7fd54fa226000ed4a7e.jpg
04-16-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Bianchi Veloce $350

Not exactly vintage but price seems fair with the Campy bits

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/bik/d/cleveland-bianchi-veloce-campagnolo-18/7105676967.html

Per ad:

The bike is in a good...
03-31-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,461
Posted By cqlink

Second One in Six Months - $120

What's was nice with the CL find is all I did was clean it up. Complete Suntour 9000 group. Original Cinelli bars.
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03-31-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By cqlink

Circuit mentioned above. Seller said it came...

Circuit mentioned above. Seller said it came with the black Avocet but I think the white Selle Concor was stock. Interestingly, it had what appeared to be original Schwinn Super Record tires which...
02-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By cqlink

My bad. Drive side photo. Bar tape and tubs...

My bad. Drive side photo. Bar tape and tubs forthcoming...

Shifts great. Absolutely nothing wrong with regreased Normandy hubs! Have to say the Mavic Racer brakes were very easy to install and...
02-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By cqlink

Progress Report... I'm getting close to the...

Progress Report...

I'm getting close to the finish line. Ordered bar tape and I'm looking for reasonably priced tubular tires. As of today, I've around $290 into the build. Fortunate to have a...
01-25-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,461
Posted By cqlink

Got this one for $80 on CL...

Got this one for $80 on CL...
01-18-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Love provided. Picked it up for $80 and found a...

Love provided. Picked it up for $80 and found a correct groupset for another $100:
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01-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By cqlink

Yes. Overnight (time is relative): About...

Yes. Overnight (time is relative):

About 90% complete with the frame clean-up. Added a few bits:
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12-17-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By cqlink

Update (for those that may want to follow build...

Update (for those that may want to follow build and cost progress):

As I alluded to during my last Paramount build, touching up a frame takes a bit of time to do "correctly." That said, a good...
12-07-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By cqlink

LOL.....but close thanks to Mr. Joe (and still...

LOL.....but close thanks to Mr. Joe (and still hoping to grab a few more pieces from you and Mr. Greg)!
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12-07-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By cqlink

1972 Peugeot PX-10 Build

Hello all,

I recently found a 1972 PX-10 frame for $70.00 that's more than a little rough, however since I've always wanted to ride one periodically during a season here in Detroit, I launched a...
12-02-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,619
Posted By cqlink

Thanks to all for sharing your knowledge. ...

Thanks to all for sharing your knowledge.

French bikes are Verrry Interesting....

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/230x219/arte_36f9018e04e2a1d9ef899a7459786fb5c6ec539b.jpg
10-22-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

Brooks B17 I had on the shelf... ...

Brooks B17 I had on the shelf...
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/634x845/img_6525_2__f0f1f07e41633e5c17d7de2f17a020930da2c25b.jpg

MAFAC cantilevers
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10-04-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

For those counting... Brake and derailleur...

For those counting...

Brake and derailleur cables and housings: $32.00 shipped
Cinelli 1A 120mm stem shipped: $30
Cinelli 1A 90mm stem shipped: $20

Total: $820.00

Per above, I'm fortunate...
09-30-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,008
Posted By cqlink

LOL. No, it certainly does not. Best research...

LOL. No, it certainly does not. Best research I found was it may be Gazelle made bike for the NL/ Western Europe OR French made Raleigh for Western Europe. GUESSING they made a tourist model...
09-22-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

So.....one definite way to blow budget is to...

So.....one definite way to blow budget is to attend a local bike show/ swap meet. Found these packed with Phil grease for $95 and after a long period of thought (5- min.) whether I disassemble a...
09-21-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

Parts and price update: Campy 27.2 Record...

Parts and price update:

Campy 27.2 Record seatpost in really nice shape: $38.00 shipped
Cinelli 64-40 Giro D'Italia bars (pending) $30.00 shipped

Sub-total: $663.00

Pic update:

Front...
09-21-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,226
Posted By cqlink

Ask the seller if he knows where the Mafac brakes...

Ask the seller if he knows where the Mafac brakes are. Occasionally they're laying around somewhere. That would be a nice addition / score.
09-20-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

Updated pics: Shifters with stops (which,...

Updated pics:

Shifters with stops (which, now that I look at pic, I think I have on the wrong side):
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09-19-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Might As Well Buy the Lot for $800 - Paramount + More

https://eastidaho.craigslist.org/bik/d/idaho-falls-vintage-road-bikes/6968852881.html
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09-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

Updated total for those counting: $490 + $53...

Updated total for those counting:

$490 + $53 for box of 100 new DT Champion spokes (includes nipples) = $543 plus this ($28):...
09-14-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

The P.O. had the original Campy High Flange...

The P.O. had the original Campy High Flange wheelset with the original Weinmann 27 1-1/4 rims he was going to sell me until he backed out.

I'm guessing they were on the bike but....:foo:

Lol. ...
09-13-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,562
Posted By cqlink

1975 Schwinn Paramount Build - Comments/ Advice WELCOME!

Greetings all,

Many of the kind folks here helped me identify CyclArt braze-ons (cantilever brake posts) on an old 1975 Paramount frameset I recently purchased. After that, I needed help...
09-13-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,644
Posted By cqlink

Yes. Got lucky! As this thread is going in...

Yes. Got lucky!

As this thread is going in a different direction and it's likely I'll need a bit more advice along the way, I'm going to start a "1975 Paramount Build" thread to help others that...
09-12-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,644
Posted By cqlink

You got it. PM sent. Shoot me an address.

You got it. PM sent. Shoot me an address.
09-04-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,644
Posted By cqlink

Beautiful bike. Something for me to shoot...

Beautiful bike. Something for me to shoot for:thumb:
09-04-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,644
Posted By cqlink

Thanks again folks. Great advice. I think I'll...

Thanks again folks. Great advice. I think I'll let the lugs lie as they are.

As for the brakes, when I met the owner, he had the originals (at least what he had on the bike back in the day. ...
07-31-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,666
Posted By cqlink

Which reminds me...I'm going to start a thread on...

Which reminds me...I'm going to start a thread on builds that make absolutely NO financial or labor sense. I know there are plenty others out there that have $600 into a bike that's likely worth...
07-31-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,666
Posted By cqlink

Can't recall the price but I got a great deal. ...

Can't recall the price but I got a great deal. The end result was TOTAL overkill on my end but I always liked that frame and went way over budget on the build.

Here's a few pics:...
07-04-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By cqlink

LeTour Luxe came in that grey color around that...

LeTour Luxe came in that grey color around that year.
06-28-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,141
Posted By cqlink

Evapo-Rust at Pep Boys is your new best friend.

Evapo-Rust at Pep Boys is your new best friend.
06-21-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Nishiki

Don't know much about these but paint looks cool. Might be worth making an offer

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/taylor-nishiki-10-spd-tri-athalon/6917504131.html
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05-30-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By cqlink

Go Figure - Voyageur SP

1983 Voyageur SP. Seller listed locally for a fair $350. I offered lower not expecting a reply and, no surprise - didn't get one.

Saw it listed on eBay for $350 with "make offer" feature. Offered...
05-21-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 64,049
Views: 9,886,114
Posted By cqlink

Yes. Great deal. Thanks for the tip. I paid $80. ...

Yes. Great deal. Thanks for the tip. I paid $80.

It's an '88 Le Tour. Definitely not the same as the late 60s/70s models. First 80s LeTour I've owned. The odometer read 330 miles. I don't think...
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