09th September 2016 (No Comments)
This Antique Schwinn Track Bike belonged to U.S.A. Olympic Racer Chester Nelson Jr. and was taken to the 1948 London Olympics, unfortunately it was a back up bike and was not raced. The 1948 US Olympic Cycling Team was coached by Chester Nelson Sr. (Father), who also raced in the 1928 Amsterdam, Netherlands Olympics for Team USA. The Bike is well used, loved, raced, and came out of a barn of an aging Chester Nelson Jr. about 20 years ago. This Paramount has been in the hands of a private collector and been admired in quite a few Bicycle Expositions over the past several years.
The Paramount was introduced in 1938 and was Schwinn’s Best Lightweight Track Racers and Touring Bikes. Paramounts were hand built in their own section of the Schwinn Factory and represented Schwinn’s top effort to the Lightweight Racing Market. These Hand Built Frames were High Grade Tubing with Lugged Construction, unlike all the rest of Schwinn’s Fillet Brazed Frames, and had there own High Grade Paramount components / parts with finely machined races. This Bicycle is a First Year 1938 Paramount Track bike with a Axxx Serial number. This The Bike is well used, loved, raced, repaired, restored, raced, and now Lux Low Patina Restored. She is a Classic Paramount Fixed Gear Track Bike with Nice Patina , a deep Heritage, and would make a Fine Addition to any Collection.
This Amazing Bicycle is Rebuilt, Cleaned, and Sealed. This Bicycle would Be Perfect For a Collection, Conversation or Decoration. Click here for Details of the Lux Low Vintage Patina Restoration Process on this Bike.
Local Sale: Cash Pickup in Golden, Colorado. Cash Price is Lower than our web posted prices.
Non Local Sales: You will be billed through Paypal and Shipping is: $120 Bikes with out Fenders & $180 for bikes with fenders to most of the US.
Stand Not Included.