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01-21-13, 02:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,584
Posted By silvercreek

I'm really not looking for more information. I've...

I'm really not looking for more information. I've finished restoring my '78 Paramount. I am only seeking more pictures of actual 1978/'79 Paramount's because there’s obviously not many out there....
01-14-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,584
Posted By silvercreek

Thanks but that's a picture of a page in a...

Thanks but that's a picture of a page in a brochure. I'm looking for a picture of an actual bicycle.
01-07-13, 04:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,584
Posted By silvercreek

Thanks but I am mainly interested in seeing a '78...

Thanks but I am mainly interested in seeing a '78 or '79.
01-05-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,584
Posted By silvercreek

Still no 1978 Paramounts. What a deal!

Still no 1978 Paramounts. What a deal!
10-29-12, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 107,814
Posted By silvercreek

Does anyone know how he passed all of the doping...

Does anyone know how he passed all of the doping tests?
10-29-12, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,284
Posted By silvercreek

I feel like all of these guys that worked hard...

I feel like all of these guys that worked hard and honestly deserve their due recognition.
10-22-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,284
Posted By silvercreek

I think they should give it to the real winner. ...

I think they should give it to the real winner.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rzg3esJaaU
10-22-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 107,814
Posted By silvercreek

What grips me is why has it taken so long to...

What grips me is why has it taken so long to finally do whatappeared to be the inevitable.
10-01-12, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 860,501
Posted By silvercreek

I agree!

I agree!
09-24-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By silvercreek

You can actually see it in the full view if you...

You can actually see it in the full view if you know what to look for. I studied on it for a while trying to figure out how to take pictures without using an ugly stand. The small end of the fishing...
09-24-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By silvercreek

No fair cheating but you found it. Is a 12" tip...

No fair cheating but you found it. Is a 12" tip of a fishing rod painted silver.
09-24-12, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By silvercreek

Just for fun

I'm a little surprised some of you guys didn't say something about how I got the Paramount to stand upright without any noticeable support in this picture. Not that it's a big deal. Let see who can...
09-20-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By silvercreek

If you feel badly about being sorry, you can send...

If you feel badly about being sorry, you can send it my way. I won't be sorry at all.
09-20-12, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By silvercreek

Is that the same as an impasse? :rolleyes:

Is that the same as an impasse? :rolleyes:
09-14-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By silvercreek

Very nice!

Very nice!
09-12-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,924
Posted By silvercreek

Michael Angelo, According to the '73 Paramount...

Michael Angelo, According to the '73 Paramount P13 specifications (http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/SLDB/Details/dtail_7074.htm), the 1973 P13 had 27"x 1-1/4" wheels. It doesn't say anything about...
09-11-12, 04:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,924
Posted By silvercreek

When I first got my '78 P13 It had Campagnolo...

When I first got my '78 P13 It had Campagnolo Gran Sports brakes. I replaced all of the components with NR and wrongfully assumed the Nuovo Record caliper brakes were correct. It turned out that I...
09-11-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,510
Posted By silvercreek

The first thing that came to mind when I first...

The first thing that came to mind when I first saw it was oneof those commercials advertising 2 for the price of one as long as you paidextra S/H.
09-08-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,510
Posted By silvercreek

How many of you have one of these?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AnJuCIEyXw
09-03-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By silvercreek

Want to see an interesing bicycle?

Some of you may have already seen the Whippet. Someone suredoes have the machining and fabrication skills.
http://www.cycleexif.com/paul-brodie-and-the-whippet
09-03-12, 02:14 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,794
Posted By silvercreek

That car was bone stock OTD for $4350.00 and I...

That car was bone stock OTD for $4350.00 and I could fill the fuel tank from empty for five dollars. It also would do a 13.47 sec 1/4 of a mile.
08-27-12, 03:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,798
Posted By silvercreek

Not even close.

Not even close.
08-24-12, 06:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,794
Posted By silvercreek

I'm envious Kurt. I sure do miss my '70 model 302...

I'm envious Kurt. I sure do miss my '70 model 302 Boss Mustang I sold for 3 times what I gave for it.


http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i19/cutacroshorty/My%20Fords/174495095SMamSO_ph.jpg
08-20-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,015
Posted By silvercreek

It like Rodney dangerfield said, "I can't get no...

It like Rodney dangerfield said, "I can't get no respect." There's more truth to that than a lot of folk realize.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 475,676
Posted By silvercreek

I couldn't resist. ...

I couldn't resist.

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i19/cutacroshorty/1954%20Schwinn%20Jaguar/002-1.jpg
08-17-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 860,501
Posted By silvercreek

Sorry it's not a touring bike.

Sorry it's not a touring bike.
08-17-12, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,626
Posted By silvercreek

With the experience you obviously have restoring...

With the experience you obviously have restoring and flipping bikes I think it would be reasonable for you to make those type of judgment calls.
08-17-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,798
Posted By silvercreek

With the rarety of the Volare I think I would at...

With the rarety of the Volare I think I would at least make an attempt to have it repaired. It's too bad it wasn't another more common bike.
08-15-12, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By silvercreek

How about a Malvern Star?

I hope those are high pressure tires. Get a load of the steering.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Man_and_woman_on_a_Malvern_Star_abreast_tandem_bicycle,_c._1930s,_by_Sam_Hood.jpg
08-14-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By silvercreek

The Jaguar became a middleweight in 1956 with 26"...

The Jaguar became a middleweight in 1956 with 26" X 1.75" tires. The '54 and '55 were heavyweights with 26" x2.125" tires. The dropout was a little wider on the heavyweight Schwinn’s.
08-14-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By silvercreek

I was fortunate to find a guy in Indiana that had...

I was fortunate to find a guy in Indiana that had 4 of them. He did all of the work. This particular bike has all of its original parts except the tires and tubes. The fender have been re-chromed but...
08-14-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By silvercreek

want to see my latest toy?

Some of you may not appreciate the Heavyweights but since I'm over-weight, I figured I needed a bike to haul it with. http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i19/cutacroshorty/icon_laugh.gif So I got a 3...
08-11-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,457
Posted By silvercreek

My dad bought me a JC Higgins bike for my 9th...

My dad bought me a JC Higgins bike for my 9th birthday in 1955.
08-11-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,638
Posted By silvercreek

1952 Schwinn Phantom ...

1952 Schwinn Phantom

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i19/cutacroshorty/1952%20Schwinn%20Phantom/P6220003.jpg
08-11-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 695,037
Posted By silvercreek

This is a very cheap before and after. A...

This is a very cheap before and after.

A friend gave me a 70's Murray OTASCO Flying O girls bike that was his wife's when she was a teenager. The bike was very solid and didn' thave a dent on it...
08-07-12, 05:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,680
Posted By silvercreek

The Paramount has been ridden but would not...

The Paramount has been ridden but would not qualify as a good shake-down for any distance. Thanks to you and your freewheel service, the Regina ORO Gold is operating smoothly and quiet. I was...
08-06-12, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,376
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Posted By silvercreek

I just had my 66th birthday and I'm getting a...

I just had my 66th birthday and I'm getting a restored 1954 Schwinn Jaguar to ride. It makes me think I'm a kid again even if I don't look and feel like one. There is a married couple here that are...
08-06-12, 05:05 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,620
Posted By silvercreek

I remember it being more common to stand with the...

I remember it being more common to stand with the left footon the ground and the right foot on the pedal back in those days so thestand-over height wasn’t as much of a big deal. I don't remember when...
08-05-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,620
Posted By silvercreek

Thanks for the kudos Drillium Dude. Although I...

Thanks for the kudos Drillium Dude. Although I could use the money, I don't think I'm ready to sell it yet. I like my '78 Paramount a lot but it far from NOS condition. I would have a real gold mine...
08-04-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,620
Posted By silvercreek

I'll bet there aren't many NOS Paramount bikes.

I'll bet there aren't many NOS Paramount bikes.
07-29-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By silvercreek

I've only got a set of NOS 27" Mavic Module E...

I've only got a set of NOS 27" Mavic Module E clinchers.
07-25-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,584
Posted By silvercreek

I think that is the only other Campus Green...

I think that is the only other Campus Green Paramount I've seen.
07-24-12, 07:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 26,137
Posted By silvercreek

I think Schwinn marketing promotions had a lot to...

I think Schwinn marketing promotions had a lot to do with it.
07-24-12, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By silvercreek

Love the Opaque Blue.

Love the Opaque Blue.
07-24-12, 07:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,584
Posted By silvercreek

Why such a long Presta valve stem?

Why such a long Presta valve stem?
07-24-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By silvercreek

Kurt, is this the Superior that the Brooks Pro is...

Kurt, is this the Superior that the Brooks Pro is going on?
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By silvercreek

No offense but Black tape would look better.

No offense but Black tape would look better.
07-24-12, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,543
Posted By silvercreek

The bottom line is that the demise of the Schwinn...

The bottom line is that the demise of the Schwinn Paramount was all about manufacturing cost and profit.
Replies: 11
Views: 2,746
Posted By silvercreek

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i19/cutacroshort...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i19/cutacroshorty/icon_worthless.gif
07-24-12, 04:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,680
Posted By silvercreek

I received the spacers already and that did the...

I received the spacers already and that did the trick. Whileinstalling the spacers I notice something that looked a little odd with theCampagnolo NR rear derailleur. The Jockey wheel bolts looks like...
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