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1989 Centurion Ironman Master

Old 04-07-20, 12:41 PM
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1989 Centurion Ironman Master

Got this off a buddy thought it was a 58cm turns out itís a 60cm center to top tube it fits Marginally well but would much like a 58cm center to top frame so Iíll post some pics and hopefully someone can gIve me some insight to whatís its worth most everything is original except tires saddle and bar tape





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Great bike, but as you know, if it doesn't fit, it doesn't matter. So if you are considering selling, I would clean it up a bit, put some basic pedals on it and I would remove the rust and do some basic touch-up. I've had good luck with the Testors Enamel that is found in hobby stores.
Don't go crazy on the clean up and don't hurt it by using harsh cleaners or abrasives.

As far as price, a 60 cm, while large, should attract a lot of buyers. A lot depends upon your location. As you may know, the market for vintage bikes isn't what it used to be. I'm guessing here, but maybe $200.00 is realistic. More in some hot markets perhaps. These usually go for more, I sold a frame-only for around $200.00 several years ago. It was the "Miami Vice" colors.
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their 60 is more like a 58 in other brands ---

Sought after color scheme that is not often encountered ---- 600 tri color groupset --- very nice bike

Regrettably , the market is down - a few years ago with basic cleanup id guess $350 -- now the $200 guess seems about right
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Ditto on the $200 estimate. Does require more rust treatment than other Ironmen I’ve seen at this price but the full tricolor group makes up for it IMO.
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their 60 is more like a 58 in other brands ---

Sought after color scheme that is not often encountered ---- 600 tri color groupset --- very nice bike

Regrettably , the market is down - a few years ago with basic cleanup id guess $350 -- now the $200 guess seems about right
yeah after riding it more I think with a stem swap it may fit pretty good the top tube is 23 inches and currently has a 120mm stem so maybe with 95-100mm stem itís a keepable bike.
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Originally Posted by TugaDude View Post
Great bike, but as you know, if it doesn't fit, it doesn't matter. So if you are considering selling, I would clean it up a bit, put some basic pedals on it and I would remove the rust and do some basic touch-up. I've had good luck with the Testors Enamel that is found in hobby stores.
Don't go crazy on the clean up and don't hurt it by using harsh cleaners or abrasives.

As far as price, a 60 cm, while large, should attract a lot of buyers. A lot depends upon your location. As you may know, the market for vintage bikes isn't what it used to be. I'm guessing here, but maybe $200.00 is realistic. More in some hot markets perhaps. These usually go for more, I sold a frame-only for around $200.00 several years ago. It was the "Miami Vice" colors.
what method had you used for rust removal.
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As-is $175. Refurbished with all new tires, bearings, grease, chain, pads, handlebar wrap and everything else $350.
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Yeah I got new tape on there gonna get new tires hopefully soon . And I have 110 cinelli stem on its way as for pads they are in great condition and stop really well. I gotta put a chain checker on the chain but it shifts well and is quiet.
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Agree with Ramzilla
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