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1984 centurion turbo!

Old 06-29-14, 04:25 PM
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1984 centurion turbo!

Just picked this up for $127. Awfully minty! Couple scuffs to the fork but that's about it.

Pedals (obviously) and saddle aren't original, but otherwise I think it is stock.
More info from previous thread. Mine appears to be in similar shape.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vi...ion-turbo.html





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Old 06-29-14, 04:48 PM
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Nice bike good price.
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Great score; I like this bike a lot.
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thanks. this really confirms for me the need to read ALL the CL ads that just say 'bike for sale.'
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Great bike and price. It looks all original but for the saddle, which would have been a 'Bernard Hinault' Turbo, easily found if you want. The bronze anodized brakeset and wheelset (not quite the same bronze!) are pretty specific to this model, so the few offered separately are priced in the stratosphere.
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Thanks for all this. What do you reckon the bike is worth?

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Great bike and price. It looks all original but for the saddle, which would have been a 'Bernard Hinault' Turbo, easily found if you want. The bronze anodized brakeset and wheelset (not quite the same bronze!) are pretty specific to this model, so the few offered separately are priced in the stratosphere.
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I finally sold mine, all original, on eBay for $450 last year. The buyer is a collector of this particular model, nice guy, but not a regular 'C and V'er whatever that is. I believe he is a young guy, way too young to have had or wanted one of these when it was new.
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That is a *sweet* Centurion. Awesome buy.
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Chicago Al: yours was just gorgeous--a vision of what mine will look like once i get the pedals+saddle, i hope!
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