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Centurion Leman RS and Centurion Ironman

Old 04-06-16, 08:20 PM
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Centurion Leman RS and Centurion Ironman

I know I've been posting a lot these days. Newbie here trying to get a bike desperately but doesn't have knowledge to tell a good price and bad price apart. Please enlighten me.
Atlanta market has fairly high prices + It is the season.
I found these two and they seem to be in good condition ready to ride.
https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bik/5525746136.html (Person won't talk money until I come see it)
https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bik/5524701917.html (Lowest the person is willing to go down is 300)
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There is a lot of Centurion expertise around here but I'll start you off with one opinion.

The Ironman is the better bike and a fair deal at $300. Not a steal but fair. I've never used Suntour GPX but don't believe it to be the level of Shimano 600 or 105 which you often find on an Ironman.

The Lemans is listed too high and only worth low $200s. We've had one on Houston CL at $250 forever.
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I'm really digging that 89 Ironman. Fmv. Components a little dirty but should go for it. Green light for sure. Looks like a 54 cm.
It's the elusive black beauty in my size anyway. I'd get it if it was in my neck of the woods.

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I love the pontification the owner of the LEMans goes into -- "Sugino ---- now known as Shimano" is the highlight

Its a clean bike though

I'd be willing to go the full ride on the Ironman if i had to, -- but no more -- (absolutely no more) than $250 on a LeMans-- it looks good in the ad though
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His lordship of IM raves about GPX, although lately Italian components are his thing.

$300 is fmv as presented. I sold a full refurb earlier edition, smoke blue, for 50% more. If you like indexed DT shifting, you'll love the positive stops on GPX.

Good luck and enjoy!
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The black Dave Scott is a better deal.
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Go with the Ironman. It has a larger frame than the LeMans. And, it's got a better quality frame. Probably weighs at least two or three pounds less than the LeMans.
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