Re: [CR] Schwinn Superior or Paramount Track Bike


Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi

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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 19:54:58 -0700
From: Jim Merz <jameshmerz@gmail.com>
To: Peter Naiman <hetchinspete1@yahoo.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Schwinn Superior or Paramount Track Bike


They would be very nice if original, amongst the best track hubs ever.

Jim Merz Big Sur

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Peter Naiman <hetchinspete1@yahoo.com>wrote:
> Jim,
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> If anything, it's an interesting bike but being a Hetchins owner, I'm not
> familiar with American cycles. The hubs are high flange but not labeled
> three piece hubs so they could be Schwinn or another maker. My hunch is the
> bike is all original.
>
> Regards,
> Peter Naiman
> Glendale, WI USA
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> Peter W. Naiman
> Owner: Cream City Online.
> Registered Ebay Sales Broker/ Trading Assistant
> Glendale, WI USA 53217-5034
> Phone: 414-429-4362
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> --- On *Thu, 7/15/10, Jim Merz <jameshmerz@gmail.com>* wrote:
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> From: Jim Merz <jameshmerz@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [CR] Schwinn Superior or Paramount Track Bike
> To: "Peter Naiman" <hetchinspete1@yahoo.com>
> Cc: "classicrendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Date: Thursday, July 15, 2010, 9:18 PM
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> Sounds like a deal to me. The Paramount hubs may be worth the selling
> price.
>
> Jim Merz
> Big Sur CA
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> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Peter Naiman hetchinspete1@yahoo.com<http://us.mc1117.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=hetchinspete1@yahoo.com
> > wrote:
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>> I checked out the Schwinn Paramount Tandem racer and decided against it
>> but in sifting through the small collection of bikes the seller has hanging
>> from his 15 foot ceiling was suspended a Schwinn Track Bike which he swears
>> is a Paramount, but another label on the bike says "Superior". The decals on
>> the top tube are cut away only saying Paramount, but the down tube transfer
>> looks original and typical of what came on the Paramount. The headbadge is a
>> Schwinn badge but doesn't say Paramount.
>>
>> The Chainset looks like a late 1930s Durax from Britain, but was labeled
>> Schwinn. The Hubs are highflange three piece, but I couldn't see the makers
>> brand, but possibly Schwinn and unlabeled. The gearing is 1" skip tooth.
>> Pedals are British and probably Lycett, but are too rusty to find the makers
>> name. The saddle is a Wright Olympic track saddle.
>>
>> The full bike is unrestored in original condition. Question is am I
>> looking at a Patamount or a Schwinn Superior track bike. I'd love to add
>> this to my collection if it not a gas pipe track bike. Can anyone on the
>> list help out. The seller will accept $500-600 if I want it. Any thoughts.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Peter Naiman
>> Milwaukee, WI USA
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>> Bcc: Peter Jourdain
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>> Peter W. Naiman
>> Owner: Cream City Online.
>> Registered Ebay Sales Broker/ Trading Assistant
>> Glendale, WI USA 53217-5034
>> Phone: 414-429-4362