Re: [CR]re: Stolen Paramount tandem on eBay

(Example: Humor:John Pergolizzi)

Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 13:06:37 -0500
From: "LTravers" <lat7575@swbell.net>
Organization: CV-6 Enterprises
To: pjourdain@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: [CR]re: Stolen Paramount tandem on eBay
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

>
> I don't know anything about Paramount tandems, but I am struck by the
> lugless construction, the clamp-on seat post collars, and the Varsity-like
> seatstay to seat tube treatment. The bike also has a fully sloping fork
> crown. None of these details conform to my knowledge of Paramount
> singles. The only things that keep the bike from looking utterly cheap
> are the Campy parts and the forged dropouts.
>
> Is it really a Paramount?
>
> Best regards,
> Marcus Helman
> Huntington Woods, MI Fillet brazed early 70s, according to several sources on the net.

Here is an example

http://www.bikecult.com/works/collections/paramtandem.html

I had not even noticed the lack of lugs. :-)

--
Lynn Travers
Hazelwood, MO