Re: [CR]seen the new Paramounts?


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Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 20:21:47 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR]seen the new Paramounts?
From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <stevens@veloworks.com>
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <3B170118.200CD681@mtco.com>


Those Paramounts WERE built by Tim Isaac and Curt Goodrich at match (note small 'm') before match (note small 'm') went out of business a bit over a year ago.

The NEW NEW NEW Paramounts are sloping tubed aluminium frames.

http://store.schwinn.com/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/ProductDisplay?prrfnbr=169765&ca t_num=49081&prmenbr=177&CGRY_NUM=49091&cgrfnbr=49081

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Steven L. Sheffield stevens at veloworks dot com veloworks at earthlink dot net aitch tee tea pea colon [for word] slash [four ward] slash double-you double-yew double-ewe dot veloworks dot com [four word] slash


> From: Steve Kurt <kurtsj@mtco.com>
> Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 21:42:32 -0500
> To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]seen the new Paramounts?
>
> Hi gang,
> I was at the LBS tonight, and got a look at a new
> Paramount frame. Pretty spiffy, and definitely in the
> CR spirit! Built from 853 tubing, and using some lugs
> that appear to be inspired by the Nervex Pro's. The
> shop owner tells me that it is built by Tim Issac
> (sp?). Besides the lovely construction, it sports the
> Classic style Schwinn logo in a white panel on the
> downtube. Ought to be a nice frame! I think the owner
> said it retails for about $800. Darn nice to see
> Schwinn taking a chance on something other than TIG'ed
> frames!
>
> Anyone else seen these? Any opinions?
>
> Steve Kurt
> Peoria, IL
> (did I mention that the shop has a NOS '73 chrome
> Paramount on display?? 62cm, in case you were
> wondering)