Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: South of Raleigh, North of New Hill, East of Harris Lake, NC
Bikes: Specialized Tarmac, Speialized Roubaix, Giant OCR-C, Specialized Stumpjumper FSR, Stumpjumper Comp, 88 & 92Nishiki Ariel, 01 Bianchi Campione, 87 Centurion Ironman, 92 Paramount
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You did a first rate job of giving an old bike a new lease on life. Way to go.
It's true that the Century is the initial, entry level model for Nishiki, but you must take into consideration that Nishiki didn't turn out any junk. Actually, your bike frame was manufactured by Giant, hence the G on the right drop out. I had a 83 Century pass through my hands a couple of years ago. It was a nice rider. I sold it on CL for $70. It lasted about one day. The guy who got it just wanted a Nishiki, didn't care what model, as long as it was a Nishiki.
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