1974 Schwinn Paramount P-15 Touring 61cm- 24 1/4” center top

Schwinn Paramount P-15 Touring 61cm

$1395

Description:

This vintage top of the line Schwinn is a one owner bike in excellent condition with few miles on it. Chain and freewheel appear to be original. Chain shows very little wear.

The original odometer has 1401 miles.

Original owner had it factory repainted and decaled in 1988.

Frame is Reynolds 531 D.B. with Nervex Lugs; Crome stays and tips and Campagnolo dropouts. Top tube measures 21 ½”

The hubs are Campagnolo Neuvo Record with front NR and rear Tipo quick releases. This bike has all its original components except tires.

The bearings run smooth, the wheels spin true. Bike is used with a few scratches but overall in very good condition, see the pictures for more details.

This bike was built in April of 1974 according to the authoritative Waterford Bicycle web page:

https://waterfordbikes.com/w/culture/paramount/paramount-dating/

Headset- Campagnolo Nuevo Record
Bottom Bracket- Campagnolo Nuevo Record
Crank- Campagnolo Nuevo Record Triple 36-46-54
Front Derailleur- Campagnolo Nuevo Record
Rear Derailleur- Schwinn Approved Le Tour (Shimano Crane/Dura Ace) long cage
Shifters- Schwinn bar end
Seat post- Campagnolo Nuevo Record
Seat- Brooks Pro with brass rivets
Brakes- Schwinn Approved center pull calipers: type LC  2.7 rear; type LC  2.3 front,
Brake leavers- Schwinn with quick release
Handle bars- Cinelli Giro De Italia HB with Spenco grips
Stem- Cinelli
Hubs- Campagnolo Neuvo Record
Rims- Original Weinmann alloy dimpled clincher, 36 spokes, 27”
Tires- old, rough condition should be replaced.
Chain-Regina Oro, little wear.
Freewheel- Regina Oro 13-30 5 speed
Pedals- Campagnolo Super Record
Toe clips and straps- Christophe

 

A note from the original owner:

My wife and I purchased these two matched Paramounts 3/9/1974 for $495 each.  

We enjoyed many miles of riding these bikes in our community.  We did a single one-week camping trip with our camping gear and stuff.  Great memories in the 40+ years we had these bikes! Now it is time for something new, we are enjoying our new recumbent trikes!

Shipping is $95 in the lower 48 states. Bike will be professionally packed and insured, signature required on arrival.


July 12, 2019 |
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