Re: [CR]Re: Paramount Touring Bikes -- Rear Mechs?


Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 11:37:07 -0500
From: Fredrick Yavorsky <fred@twistcomm.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Paramount Touring Bikes -- Rear Mechs?
In-reply-to: <F23xMLywWHyzJFLN6xV000a2dea@hotmail.com>
To: "Thomas R. Adams, Jr." <kctommy@msn.com>
cc: "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Maybe the women doing the frame assembly had a little too much to drink at lunch the day yours was built ;-) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fred Yavorsky Jenkintown, PA '71 Paramount P13 http://www.twistcomm.com/Paramount/
> From: "Thomas R. Adams, Jr." <kctommy@msn.com>
> Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 15:57:28 +0000
> To: DTSHIFTER@aol.com, PAVLDC@aol.com, mark@bulgier.net
> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Paramount Touring Bikes -- Rear Mechs?
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> Hard to believe, but true. My '74 Paramount has the looong reach Weinman in
> the back, and still won't reach a 700c rim even with the pads bottomed out,
> forcing the use of a 27 inch rim. I guess someone at the design table said
> "let there be fender clearance." A Campy caliper, even with a drop bolt,
> misses the rim by a bunch.
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> Oddly enough, the regular length Weinmann front brake will reach a 700c
> wheel.Someone pointed out before during our discussion of differing brake
> reach from front to rear that the placement of the rear brake stay is handling
> neutral, but too long fork blades required by mega brake reach will adversely
> affect handling. Just have to hope someone keeps making good 27 inch tires
> when the three pairs I'm hoarding wear out.
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> Tom Adams, Shrewsbury NJ
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>> From: DTSHIFTER@aol.com
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>> To: PAVLDC@aol.com, mark@bulgier.net
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>> CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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>> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Paramount Touring Bikes -- Rear Mechs?
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>> Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 07:10:01 EST
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>> In a message dated 3/5/03 1:35:35 AM, PAVLDC@aol.com writes:
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>> << PS I'd be interested to hear if you have any suggestions on alternative
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>> centerpulls I might use besides the stock Wienmans. The rears are a long
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>> reach even with 27" rims. >>
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>> Paul,
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>> Are those the 750 or 610 centerpulls? Hard to imagine the 750's being a long
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>> reach, although I know drop bolts were often used, but that was for
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>> Campagnolo applications??
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>> Regards,
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>> Chuck Brooks
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>> Malta, NY