Schwinn/Paramount PDG 50 with Suntour XC Pro-mostly NOS


Senior Retro Guru
Dear peeps,

one of my beloved pet project is up for sale due to frame size problems (too small sadly). Fully rebuilt with quite a few NOS/new parts. SHIMA-NO! build, of course.

Frame: circa 1991-92 Schwinn/Paramount PDG 50, built with Tange Prestige tubeset.

Seattube size: c-c:42 cm, c-t: 46 cm

Top tube size: c-c: 55 cm

Frame details: 1 1/8 headtube, 68 mm BB house, 26.6 mm seatp. size

Forks: cro-mo, 1 1/8, threaded

Frame/forks are repainted in lovely rusty red/black colour, no dents/scratches-as new condition, unused since rebuilt. Drive-side BB thread is freshly chased due to barbaric previous owner :evil: .

Parts list:

Stem: ZOOM/Kalloy, 130 mm, NOS

Handlebars: Ritchey Force Lite, good cond (gc).

Grips: generic, new

Headset: Tange alloy, sealed bearing with Ritchey lock nut for secure

grip, Ritchey NOS front cable hanger, NOS

Brake levers: Suntour XC Pro, very good condition (vgc)

Thumb shifters: Suntour XC Pro 3 x8 sp., gc.

Brakes: Dia-Compe 987, NOS

Chainset: Suntour XC Pro MD, 42/32/20, middle ring is NOS Sugino, vgc.

Bottom bracket: Sunrace BBS18, 68 x 116 mm, alu cups, new

Front mech: Suntour XC Pro, 31.8 band, top pull, NOS

Rear mech: Suntour XC Pro, vgc.

Pedals: ACOR Alu body/cage, new

Chain: KMC X8, new

Rims: Ritchey OCR Comp, 36H, NOS

Spokes: Sapim ss, new

Hubs: Suntour XC Pro, 36H f/r, 8 speed MD, NOS, orig. skewers included. NOS

Cassette: Suntour MD, 11-28t, NOS

Tires: Vredestein T-Rex 1.9, folding, with quality butyl inner tubes (Schraeder valve) NOS/new

Seatpost: ZOOM Lightweight, 26.6 mm x 300 mm, gc., cro-mo steel!

Seatpost binder: special chrome Allen-key bolt, NOS

Seat: Ritchey, NOS

Weight as pictured: 10.7 kg, should be still under 11.0 kg when fully cabled/READY TO ROLL!!!


Asking 450 GBP posted to UK, cost me over 700 GBP to buy/build and 2 years to find those XC Pro stuff, you know the drill :twisted: :roll: :facepalm: