In a message dated 9/8/01 11:07:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: >The '82 Schwinn catalog's Paramount shows a NR parallelogram with Rally cage > plates. To rephrase, everything about it is a NR, except the cage plates.
Sounds like they could have done that in house then, but of course a special request from a company like Schwinn might have been honored.
> I don't quite understand your question of "time frame" & "reinforced". The > 82 Paramount pictured in the catalog does not have the large cast upper body > w/ raised Campagnolo letters. If you could rephrase your question, that > would help me understand.
I was referring to early versions which were reported to break near the mounting bolt as opposed to later versions which apparently had more metal in that area to prevent breakage. I believe this was touched on recently but I didn't save any of the posts or pictures.