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09-20-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
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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: 558
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: 20
Views: 947
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...
09-16-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By trainman999

Thank You everyone,for your input. Looks like a...

Thank You everyone,for your input. Looks like a good excuse to get another frame.
09-09-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By trainman999

What Bike color for a black & gold Suntour group?

What color bike would go good with a black and gold Suntour Superbe group?
A light grey Trek 950?...
08-31-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,221
Posted By trainman999

merziac , No I think it was a 64. Thought it...

merziac , No I think it was a 64.
Thought it was in background of a Paramount pict, but no. If someone wanted to buy a Paramount there were about 20-25 for sale 10 or 12 of them chrome.
08-14-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By trainman999

Campagnolo and Park made a toll for that

Campagnolo and Park made a toll for that
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By trainman999

A pair on Record lo flange went on E bay about 6...

A pair on Record lo flange went on E bay about 6 monthes ago for $125. The sold listings has pair rims NOS at $259 and $279 and a set of wheels C Record hubs at less than $400. Take your pick. ...
06-25-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
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: 898
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: 898
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: 898
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...
06-25-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By trainman999

A slow progress report finished the brakes and...

A slow progress report finished the brakes and installed
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Suntour Superb brake...
Replies: 17
Views: 695
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: 2,131
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: 533
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
06-01-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By trainman999

It would have been a frame, fork, and headset...

It would have been a frame, fork, and headset from Schwinn in 89 the rest was up to the buyer. I think the forks and headset are replacements
05-23-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
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: 454
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...
04-26-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By trainman999

likely an 1984 World Tourist ...

likely an 1984 World Tourist https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1984Ltwt16.html
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By trainman999

DMC707 the only 3 ways to tell an 81-83 Superior...

DMC707 the only 3 ways to tell an 81-83 Superior frame and fork from a 70-79 Paramount frame is #1 the serial number Superiors are 5 digits , Paramounts are a letter and 4 or 5 digits #2 the bb ,...
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Views: 830
Posted By trainman999

Looks to be a 21 inch 1978 or 79 P 10/15 frame....

Looks to be a 21 inch 1978 or 79 P 10/15 frame. Fork unlikley to be original. FMV $200-250 for the frame. Get the serial, it is on the left rear dropout, we can tell you more
02-15-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,300
Posted By trainman999

My Guess would be 531 or SL. Purchased a simular...

My Guess would be 531 or SL. Purchased a simular Gilmour in Dec., Andy said late 70 early 80 , 531. He said he also used Columbus at the time could be either
02-12-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
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...
02-12-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By trainman999

next up check insied of tubes ...

next up check insied of tubes
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inside tube check tools, a bore light from wal...
02-11-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
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: 898
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...
02-01-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,195
Posted By trainman999

Here is the other thread we discussed the 1980...

Here is the other thread we discussed the 1980 Paramount
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1193556-1980-paramount-68-a-2.html
01-27-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,195
Posted By trainman999

It's a Feb 1980 frame. We discussed it some time...

It's a Feb 1980 frame. We discussed it some time ago cant find the post right now. It was on Ebay for about 6 monthes last year because it has a Tange fork and what looks like a factory paint and...
01-27-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
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: 1,498
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: 450
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
01-02-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By trainman999

go to bike shop get a 28.6 seatpost clamp....

go to bike shop get a 28.6 seatpost clamp. Dissamble the the post, drill a small hole at the end of the crack slide the clamp on larger end down. Reassemble make shoure you have the cam the right way...
12-20-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By trainman999

repechage tape definatly has to go . Thinking...

repechage tape definatly has to go . Thinking white or silver.
12-20-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By trainman999

juvela Andy Gilmour says Prugnat S-4 lugs...

juvela Andy Gilmour says Prugnat S-4 lugs and a Cinelli MR crown. most likley Reynolds 531
12-20-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
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: 897
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...
12-19-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By trainman999

There are a few on Ebay they appear to be...

There are a few on Ebay they appear to be threaded on from backlike Shimano
12-15-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By trainman999

Likley someone lost or broke the clip that covers...

Likley someone lost or broke the clip that covers the hole and filled it in. Look at the first pict looks like the goast of the clip around the hole.
12-06-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By trainman999

PM sent

PM sent
11-20-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
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: 182
Views: 10,665
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 ...
11-08-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 42,194
Posted By trainman999

lazyass Here is a link to the 1975 Paramount...

lazyass Here is a link to the 1975 Paramount cataloug page 6 has the frame geometry, a 71 should be the same. 73 parallel, 23" seat tube , 22 3/16" top tube,and 40 9/16 wheelbase SLDB 1975...
10-21-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
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: 42,194
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: 1,771
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...
09-05-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By trainman999

Is the bike black like it looks in the first...

Is the bike black like it looks in the first picts or bluelike the built up pict? what would shiping be to 15825
08-25-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By trainman999

Probbly a 91 panasonic made in January

Probbly a 91 panasonic made in January
07-15-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By trainman999

I believe the Schwinn World Traveler would be the...

I believe the Schwinn World Traveler would be the first Japan import Jan 72. The Voyageur was second by a few monthes May or June 72
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By trainman999

Gary Fisher Cake 4 bike

Any idea what a Gary Fisher Cake 4 Full Suspension Mountain Bike is worth?
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