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09-20-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 624
Posted By trainman999

Here is a link to the catalougs you need the 87...

Here is a link to the catalougs you need the 87 one Fork may be oroginal looking at the 87 Paramount photo. https://waterfordbikes.com/w/culture/schwinn-catalogs/
09-20-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 624
Posted By trainman999

Frame decodes to 560=56 cm, C is the how long...

Frame decodes to 560=56 cm, C is the how long the fork steerer is ( there is a typo in the website should be 84 not 94} W is the Waterford factory, K= October, 86=1986 ,
078= 78 frame that...
09-18-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,347
Posted By trainman999

Hi Bianchigirll, you could get a set of thease...

Hi Bianchigirll, you could get a set of thease offset pads. I have a bike with them they work well . https://bdopcycling.com/product/bdop-offset-brake-pad-holders-pair-black/
They are on the front...
06-25-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

The build sheet so far ...

The build sheet so far
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06-25-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

Got it far enough along to take it for a test...

Got it far enough along to take it for a test ride tonight. Only ishue, gona need to swap the brake calipers for the shorter reach ones. The box section rims on the every day wheels had less than 1/2...
06-25-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

No known issues, other than 40 year old grease,...

No known issues, other than 40 year old grease, and unknown matience. Most of the time they work like new when done.
I will most likley run it in index, The great thing about suntour index if it is...
06-25-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

Using it as locktight. It works good on the...

Using it as locktight. It works good on the small fastners found on a bike. Clean the threads smear some on the threads, assemble doesnt have to be super tight but it will not vibrate loose on its...
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By trainman999

, $500 on the low end, $900 high end, given its...

, $500 on the low end, $900 high end, given its condition I dont think it will make $1000+. Even though few were produced, 80's Paramounts dont have much interst to collectors, they want chrome 60's...
06-03-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,372
Posted By trainman999

Congratulations sd5782 you are now a member of...

Congratulations sd5782 you are now a member of THE PARAMOUNT club. There were only a few hundred of these built at $2500-3000 or $950 + for a frame and fork.. Dissemble it, give it a bath, two or...
06-01-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By trainman999

As that headset appears to be a Delta, I think it...

As that headset appears to be a Delta, I think it is a replacement. Paramounts normaly used an A9, with Paramount on the top nut. Cataloug pict to 92 show an A9
05-23-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By trainman999

Put a C Record or Chorus tripple on it a 32-34...

Put a C Record or Chorus tripple on it a 32-34 freewheel and a long cadge derailleur. It looks sompthing like this when done will get you up any hill. For $349 on ebay every thing you need except...
05-15-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By trainman999

Welcome abord. Go here you can look at the...

Welcome abord. Go here you can look at the order forms and see the options you could get for most of your years. Schwinn Lightweight Data Book Models Overview...
02-12-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

Next up Hedset and seat post ...

Next up Hedset and seat post
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hedset greased up and ready for assembly...
02-11-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

hone and file sharp edges of seat tube ...

hone and file sharp edges of seat tube
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02-11-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By trainman999

Rainbow Paramount asks Suntour group hand in marriage she says YES!!

The Groom
84 Schwinn Paramount
Rainbow decals
Born June 84 at 56 CM https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/100_4666_c98dbadea10f6da322596bb0f80a95d669b53f93.jpg...
01-27-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By trainman999

looks normal for an 85 serial. C is the fork...

looks normal for an 85 serial. C is the fork steerer size. There is no W ,in my 83, or either of my 84's, but my Jan 86 does have it. my guess would be it starts with the 86 model year
01-16-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,559
Posted By trainman999

My guess it is a 71 or 72 has Prugnat bb shell...

My guess it is a 71 or 72 has Prugnat bb shell and the head lugs are thined
01-12-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By trainman999

I think the Superbe are loose bearing, and the...

I think the Superbe are loose bearing, and the Pro's are sealed
12-20-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By trainman999

velomateo Will most liklet put it back to...

velomateo Will most liklet put it back to Superbe Pro. Second owner said first owner told him that was original group
12-19-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By trainman999

Santa scored me a Gilmour

Santa scored me a Gilmour yesterday for being a good boy. Needs a little work but looks like a nice N+1...
11-20-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By trainman999

It's a P-13 made in Oct of 1971 looks like the...

It's a P-13 made in Oct of 1971 looks like the serial is K7132. The P on the bb means it was braized up by Schwinn Contractor Pioneer mfg in Racine Wi
11-11-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,848
Posted By trainman999

If I can only pick one it would be this one. It...

If I can only pick one it would be this one. It got looks. can ride it all day in comfort, takes wide comfey tires, or light fast tires, depending what you want to do. Has gears to get up any hill ...
10-21-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By trainman999

The bike is about a 54-55. If you look close at...

The bike is about a 54-55. If you look close at that bike it has had the head lugs replaced ( it should have keyhole head lugs or Neverx Siera Lige) and has a newer head badge on it probbly fron...
09-19-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 42,490
Posted By trainman999

A few Paramounts for your enjoyment. a 72 and an...

A few Paramounts for your enjoyment. a 72 and an 84
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Replies: 20
Views: 1,776
Posted By trainman999

For a local sale $800-1000. Its been repainted...

For a local sale $800-1000. Its been repainted in a non schwinn color for 74, other than the paint and decals it looks correct for a 74 P10-9. At $1500 you are in chrome teritory on Ebay. Buyers...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By trainman999

skaughtto nice Paramount. Frame #819 would be...

skaughtto nice Paramount. Frame #819 would be 1954-1957 range, most likley 1956 or 1957. Frame 913 has a shipping label of late June 1958 so it is unlikley to be a 58. It would be model P12...
06-13-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,958
Posted By trainman999

A June and a September 84 ...

A June and a September 84
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June 84 ...
06-06-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By trainman999

Dec of 1972, 172 frame made that month. It's a P...

Dec of 1972, 172 frame made that month. It's a P 13 frame ( no brake cable braize ons or fender eyelets). 23' or 24"
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By trainman999

Bike appears to be a 71-73 P10 if the paint and...

Bike appears to be a 71-73 P10 if the paint and decals are original. The serial is on the left rear droup out should be a letter followed by 4 or 5 numbers. the letter is the month the next two...
05-09-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By trainman999

Senior Rider 00 PDG stands for Paramount...

Senior Rider 00 PDG stands for Paramount Design Group ( the Waterford factory) none of the alumnium bikes are Paramounts, they were designed there. The Series Paramounts (2,3,5,and 7) were...
05-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,865
Posted By trainman999

Looks like a Superior, does the serial stert with...

Looks like a Superior, does the serial stert with a B. I don't think they used the name Circuit back then and the World Racer shows a forward facing read droup out
04-28-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By trainman999

I did,didnt think I could go wrong

I did,didnt think I could go wrong
04-28-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By trainman999

Campagnolo tool kit question

campagnolo tool kit question, does anyone know what the red circled items are?...
04-27-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By trainman999

Yes its a repaint by Fresh Frame in the early 90s...

Yes its a repaint by Fresh Frame in the early 90s it still looks really good. I have a purple and burgandy 94 Paramount he painted too.
04-27-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By trainman999

The Picts ...

The Picts
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04-24-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,623
Posted By trainman999

Phil Wood can be found used $40-70

Phil Wood can be found used $40-70
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By trainman999

mmcnally256 Your Bike is made out of the leftover...

mmcnally256 Your Bike is made out of the leftover tubes and lugs from when they shut down Paramount Production in late 79. Braized up by the person who did the frames to be chromed in the early 70s ...
02-02-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 50,319
Posted By trainman999

merziac How does Mrs merziac likre that shiny...

merziac How does Mrs merziac likre that shiny red beauty?
01-27-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,466
Posted By trainman999

My fast triples: A 78 Trek TX900 ...

My fast triples: A 78 Trek TX900
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12-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,472
Posted By trainman999

73 schwinn P14 Paramount and it's baby brother 87...

73 schwinn P14 Paramount and it's baby brother 87 Schwinn Madison...
12-04-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 60,070
Posted By trainman999

mail man delivered this today, a nice Black...

mail man delivered this today, a nice Black Schwinn Circuit
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11-01-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,661
Posted By trainman999

Here is some American Steel by an American Mfg. ...

Here is some American Steel by an American Mfg. 92 OS Paramount, True Temper steel...
09-27-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,930
Posted By trainman999

It might fit if you take the droupout adjester...

It might fit if you take the droupout adjester screws out and put the wheel the whole way back. Tires on my 68 mesure 26mm and are abour half way in the droupot. At 2 or 3 mm infront of the tire the...
08-15-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By trainman999

merziac did you notice the serial on the BB is...

merziac did you notice the serial on the BB is actualy P229
08-07-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 27,077
Posted By trainman999

A Purple Paramount for August ...

A Purple Paramount for August
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07-17-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By trainman999

you might want to remove the palws and see if you...

you might want to remove the palws and see if you can get a pipe wrench to grip in the body. If it is reallt tight using the remover notches is lible to bend or brake them with no suppore of the cog...
07-14-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By trainman999

Yes it is a Paramount 60 cm, July 1988,126...

Yes it is a Paramount 60 cm, July 1988,126 frame that month
07-12-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By trainman999

Thats a top of the line frame it deserves to be...

Thats a top of the line frame it deserves to be wearing Record. Paramounts wore the best avalible when they came as complete bikes. Yours was a frame built up at the bike shop with watever the buyed...
06-29-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,044
Posted By trainman999

I am of the opsite opinion of the others. Buy It...

I am of the opsite opinion of the others. Buy It ! You will be kicking yourself if you dont. If it's a Grail bike you can't use the standards of a daily rider. As this is a frame you have...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,286
Posted By trainman999

Nice bike. Are you positive the bike is a 74? ...

Nice bike. Are you positive the bike is a 74? Serial number looks to be A7880 decals look to be 76 -79. Ebay sale $600+ local sale $400+
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