The low-end components are all original to the bikes, so I’m in no pressure to change them, they work properly so I ride it. By , Schwinn had converted it higher-end Paramounts road to heat-treated tubing. While it had a nice frame, it was under-equipped with Shimano bits. Posted over 6 years ago. I don’t think his comment was low-key at all. Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Find More Posts by ramzilla.
I had a Series 5. And of course a pic. I have the exact same bike in my keeper fleet, that I plan to convert to STI. Glad you finally scored one of those sweet rides. So, I’d been searching for this bike for a bit I know it was kind of a weird bike to have on the wishlist, but it had a bit of nostalgic value , and finally have it. These are usually undervalued and disparaged as not real Paramounts in a lot of biking circles.
Looks like it worked. The lower models were made in Taiwan and then byChina.
Schwinn Paramount OS Series 5 PDG | I think we’re done … | Flickr
Excluding the composite frames, the high-end road bikes were all lug brazed. This is a Panasonic build, so thats good news. Im a courier in Sacramento,Ca and all the other messengers have “high-end street fixies” but psramount OG roadie for winter and just to coast everynow and again.
Thank you, the color scheme is amazing. These Series Pmounts might see a price surge eventually.
A blind person must have put it on, lol. Find More Posts by oddjob2. I can’t speak to the build quality on most the PDG bikes though. Last edited by NateRod; at Find More Posts by ramzilla.
For the past five years we have given over yes, refurbished bikes each year to the needy in the Rochester, NY area. Originally Posted by 4funbikes. I think I’m keeping mine after all. It is awesome to see someone else that appreciates vintage non Italian road bikes. Took it on its first real ride yesterday. Find More Posts by trainman Two small groups of Paramoutn bikes were built in the US. Should it odg what components are on the bike? Can’t wait to give them a spin this spring. What kind of douche bag comment is that?
Find More Posts by Maddox. I read it and was like “ehhhh ok. Find More Posts by rideandgoseek.
Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Wondering if they’re worth selling ballpark? The low-end components are all original to the bikes, so I’m in no pressure to change them, they work properly so I ride it. Your transition from high-end street fixies to these old road bikes with low-end components strikes me as strange. Find More Posts by Scooper. These are usually undervalued and pdf as not real Paramounts in a lot of biking circles.
1992 Schwinn Paramount OS Series 5 PDG – closeup
I don’t think his comment was low-key at all. Last updated over 5 years ago. Find More Posts by Bianchigirll.
I wouldn’t know the odds, but he doesn’t live far from me too. Find your nearest dealer: