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78 Centurion Super LeMans

Old 05-08-12, 06:13 PM
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78 Centurion Super LeMans

It caught my attention on Craigs mainly for the barends, but really liked the crankset too. After I got it home, I decided not to rob it for parts, but rather, turn it into a restoration project. I paid $125 for it. Seemed like a good deal. I bought it from the original owner. He said he had it repainted awile ago. What do you guys think?
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Old 05-09-12, 12:21 PM
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Nice find!
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Old 05-09-12, 03:00 PM
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Looks great for $125, good buy.

The crank is a nice upgrade from sometime in the 1980s.
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Old 05-11-12, 08:48 AM
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I really like the way it rides too. Better than my aluminum 2010 Trek 1.1 by a fair margin.
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Old 05-11-12, 11:57 PM
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Oh I think your the LUCKIEST GUY IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LOL
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Oh I think your the LUCKIEST GUY IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LOL
Luck? Not really. Obsessively watching CL for a cheap bike to cannibalise, yes. So, instead of getting the levers and barends I need for my FrankenCx, I have another project.
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