This bike belongs to a friend of the shop / long time client. He brought it by to show us. It is a 1962 Schwinn Paramount P-12, which was the road racing model. The bike is in as found condition. It has the original lug lining and the super cool "Disney font" downtube decals. … Continue reading Friend of the shop’s recent find 1962 Schwinn Paramount
Butler, PA swap meet report. January 18th 2015
We attended the Butler, PA swap meet this past weekend put on by Rapp's Cycle center and organized by Jeff. This was the 25th anniversary of the show. It was well attended as practically all the vendor spaces were occupied. We showed up saturday night and set up our wares. There was a bunch … Continue reading Butler, PA swap meet report. January 18th 2015
For Sale: mint copy of 50 Years of Schwinn Built Bicycles Book
This is a mint copy of the 50 years of Schwinn Built Bicycles Book, published in 1945. Full of amazing illustrations and colorized photos of various models and innovations spanning the company's history to this point. Also, insights into the power of the bicycle for individuals and societies at large. These are rare in this … Continue reading For Sale: mint copy of 50 Years of Schwinn Built Bicycles Book
For Sale: 1965 60CM Schwinn Paramount P-12 chrome plated frame!
Someone needs to give this bike a good home before I do! Really awesome classic American road bike from the tail end of the second generation of the model. Full chrome plating on the frame and forks. The plating is wearing thin (dull) in certain areas on the frame, tough to photograph, mainly the … Continue reading For Sale: 1965 60CM Schwinn Paramount P-12 chrome plated frame!