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Old 08-21-17, 11:45 PM
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Is this worth going for?

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/...274160228.html

Is this a good bike to get or check out?
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Old 08-22-17, 06:53 AM
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Old 08-22-17, 07:50 AM
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Pretty typical price point for a Centurion Lemans. This one looks nicer than what I often see so I'd say yes, worth it.
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Anyone notice the ad said 18 speed?
Looks like a good value.
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Old 08-22-17, 09:16 AM
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This one is in great shape. There's very little evidence of wear of the rim sidwalls. The only issue I see is that the non-driveside pedal has a toeclip that is missing the end that retains the strap. Replacements can be a bit hard to find, given that they are a unique style, dedicated to Shimano pedals of the era. Given how little it appears to have been ridden, it's likely original grease and warrants bearing overhauls. As such, it's a good deal, but only if you can do the work yourself. FYI, it's a 1988 model, original MSRP, $429 US.
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Old 08-22-17, 06:33 PM
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Definitely. It's a very nice late 80's Japanese model with a Tange 2 frame. You will discover that it's very easily upgraded to modern parts . Or, just ride it as is. A pretty good deal at that price.
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Welp, he didn't put any contact info :|
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Welp, he didn't put any contact info :|
I see: Call or text and a phone #. Click on the reply button.
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Owned one - decent rider and that's a fair price.

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Originally Posted by tmh657 View Post
I see: Call or text and a phone #. Click on the reply button.
andddddddd...... it sold :|


...back to searching, that bike was very nice.
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Not sure what it sold for but the clean white hood SLR levers and stem would go for over $100, and there is a couple of guy's here on the cheap skate forums that would pay that for these..

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Originally Posted by zukahn1 View Post
Not sure what it sold for but the clean white hood SLR levers and stem would go for over $100, and there is a couple of guy's here on the cheap skate forums that would pay that for these..


It was 160! 😭
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Originally Posted by zukahn1 View Post
Not sure what it sold for but the clean white hood SLR levers and stem would go for over $100, and there is a couple of guy's here on the cheap skate forums that would pay that for these..


I'd have to see it to believe it.
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