In a message dated 1/5/06 9:49:21 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Kim,,,,not my bike, so I don't have it in front of me to examine, but the
> brakes sure do appear to be the original stock "SCHWINN APPROVED" labeled
> Wienmann centerpulls. The Suntour barcons may not be original, but thes e
> shifters were used as original equipment on the 15 speed touring P15 Param ounts.
> Kevin Kruger - Grantville PA
> kim klakow <Akimbo71@gmx.net> wrote:
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7209628409
> Are the brakes on this stock Dia-Compe "Schwinn Approved"?
> Hi Kevin and Kim,
Two things; 1) My 1971 all chrome P-15 has Wienmann centerpull, with orange "SCHWINN APPROVED" labeles. But Dia-Compe and Swiss Wienmann working together in Japan in mid to late 60's, they are 99% identical, or even 100%? I have a set of old brake tool stamped "DIA-Wienmann" bought in Japan.
2) My P-15 has downtube shift lever Campy Gransport (ones without slotted screw like Record), which has tall center knobs.
Many customers of Schwinn Paramount could order various parts/specs, so we are not sure waht is the Original from the factory.
KEN TODA, High Point, NC