Last year I profiled the Le Chemineau ladies bike we have here at the shop. Le Chemineau ladies bikeThis is the men's (diamond frame) mate to it. These bikes came to us as a pair several years ago. The ladies bike is more deluxe than this bike, but it is still very cool. … Continue reading Cool shop bike: Le Chemineau diamond (men’s) framed bike.
Cool Shop Bike: late 1950’s Peugeot PX-10
This is another one that has never been properly profiled. It is a late 1950's Peugeot PX-10 that was purchased many years ago from a bike shop in the immediate suburbs of Philadelphia. It has a lot of components and features that I find pretty interesting. I hope you do too. The frame … Continue reading Cool Shop Bike: late 1950’s Peugeot PX-10
Cool shop bike: Schwinn Paramount Track
This is one of my favorite bikes the shop owns. it is a 1959 Schwinn Paramount track model. This bike is unique for a few reasons. It is somewhat of a transition bike. it has the Nervex Professional lugs which became very popular in the coming years ahead. Up to this point, Paramounts had the … Continue reading Cool shop bike: Schwinn Paramount Track
Schwinn Paramount chrome junior racer
This petite Schwinn Paramount is one of the newest additions here. The Stronglight Mod. 93 crank arms have been shortened and tapped, effectively now making them 145mm long. The frame is Reynolds double butted tubing and Nervex Pro lugs, but the fork crown is the older 1950s design. The fork also has an unusual rake … Continue reading Schwinn Paramount chrome junior racer