SCHWINN PARAMOUNT PDG SERIES 5 OS
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. Also, prices are always higher in hot markets. Rear wheel appears to be the stock Campy Omega Strada, though. Probably made in the Kuwahara factory. I definitely wouldn’t call it low-end. My first winning bid, took about 8yrs to finally win something at a good price. Can’t wait to give them a spin this spring.
My wife is going to kill me.. What kind of douche bag comment is that? Excluding the composite frames, the high-end road bikes were all lug brazed. It is awesome to see someone else that appreciates vintage non Italian road bikes. All the Series Paramounts were built with chromoly except for the Series 9C, a composite Paramount built by Kestrel which, at the time was partially owned by Schwinn. Find More Posts by Maddox. As of over 5 years ago, BklynLOW has indicated that they no longer own this bike. Probably made in the Kuwahara factory.
It is awesome to see someone else that appreciates vintage non Italian road bikes. Find More Posts by triplebutted. C’mon quixoticle, you’re better than this. I guess it’s Ishiwata steel. My first winning bid, took about 8yrs to finally win something at a good price. Find More Posts by plonz.
Find More Posts by tugrul. As long as it gets ridden. Im a courier in Sacramento,Ca and all the other messengers have “high-end street fixies” but have Paramohnt roadie for winter and just seties coast everynow and again.
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Visit Unkle Rico’s homepage! Thanks, It actually came in handy yesterday. I read it and was like “ehhhh ok. Originally Posted by rideandgoseek. Took it on its first real ride yesterday. Find More Posts by Scooper. Not to mention I’ve got several other projects looming around here. A blind person must have put it on, lol. I usually see these equipped with Shimano so anything more upscale could add to the value.
I have the exact same bike in my keeper fleet, that I plan to convert to STI.
Way too rough for the asking price. I think in a low key kind of way he just called you a trendy hipster lol Posted over 6 years ago. I’d be interested in the stem and saddle possibly, pending price. I don’t think his comment was low-key at all. My wife is going to kill me. Cassette is a Hyperglide 8-speedwhich is different from the stock 7-speed Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh. Your transition from high-end street fixies to these old road bikes with low-end components strikes me as strange.
PDG Series Bikes – 1989-94
Also, his transition from having one high-end track bike at a time to having a respectable stable of track and road bikes isn’t achwinn strange. I’d love to have it myself. PDG Series Bikes — This winter I’ve re-done a ’93 and a ’96 Cannondale, both equipped with Schwinh or nearly new gear from the same years. Thank you, the color scheme is amazing. Originally Posted by realestvin7. Glad you finally scored one of those sweet rides.
I’ve seen that bar tape on eBay. Last updated over 5 years ago. Add a Poll to this Thread.
Originally Posted by 4funbikes. I really appreciate all the help though, thank you everyone!
Series 20 Suntour XC. All the Series Paramounts were built with chromoly except for the Series 9C, a composite Paramount built by Kestrel which, at the time was partially owned by Schwinn. It was also felt that these bikes would have to come from Asia, not the US, for reasons of cost.
Originally Posted by NateRod. Find More Posts by NateRod. Find More Posts by pastorbobnlnh. Maybe one day down the line. What are those kind of handlebars called? Zeries Series 9C was a short run — under units — of composite frames built by Kestrel during Use this subforum for all requests as to “How much is this vintage bike worth?
Excluding the composite frames, the high-end road bikes were all lug brazed. As of over 5 years ago, BklynLOW has indicated that they no longer own this bike.