Re: [CR] Schwinn Superior or Paramount Track Bike

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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 19:18:56 -0700
From: "Jim Merz" <>
To: Peter Naiman <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Schwinn Superior or Paramount Track Bike

Sounds like a deal to me. The Paramount hubs may be worth the selling price.

Jim Merz Big Sur CA

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Peter Naiman <>wrote:
> 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
> Bcc: Peter Jourdain
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