This bike is really cool. It is a Schwinn Paramount tourist model, serial number A634. This is the first serial number system started by Emil Wastyn and the earliest models follow this system. The letter A followed by three digits. This bike dates from roughly the early 1940's. It was re-painted at some point … Continue reading For Sale: Early Schwinn Paramount tourist Serial number: A634
Offered for sale today is a real piece of home-spun Americana, in relation to cycling. This is a Hi-e wheelset in practically NOS NEW condition. Hi-E engineering was the inverntion of Harlan Myers from the Nashville, Tennesse area in the 1970's. He is famous for his ultra lightweight hubs, home made rims, pedals, unconventional … Continue reading For Sale: Hi-E Engineering wheelset
Another great bike in need of a new home. This one is a 1974 Schwinn Paramount P-13 road racing model. It belonged to a friend of the shop who downsized his collection of bikes. It has been re-painted at some point and is missing some decals. The paint color is a bit darker blue … Continue reading For Sale: 1974 Schwinn Paramount P-13
This is a bike we acquired back in the spring. It is of top notch high end construction / caliber. There is no model number on it, but I believe it is of the 7000 series professional level. In the late 1980's Panasonic offered their PICS program, which was a custom frame program where … Continue reading For sale: Panasonic 7000 professional road bike?