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Found my bike im getting centurion turbo

Old 05-01-19, 05:36 PM
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Found my bike im getting centurion turbo

Im going to pick up what i think is a centurion turbo tomorrow. I had a centurion facet that was stolen from me years ago that i loved so im excited to get another centurion
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Old 05-01-19, 05:43 PM
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Looks legit, a sort of transitional 1983 (frame) -1984 (components) bike. Or maybe just 1984 bike with 1983 colors?

Good luck.

1983 Centurion Turbo catalog pic:


1984 Centurion Turbo catalog pic:
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Such nice bikes. Like rescuing a cool dog from a life of misery!
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That's a Turbo , they are super way cool . That springer seat is killing me .
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Originally Posted by flagrl View Post
Im going to pick up what i think is a centurion turbo tomorrow. I had a centurion facet that was stolen from me years ago that i loved so im excited to get another centurion
The two bikes that I've seen that you've posted about being interested in are very different size-wise.

The Jeunet looks to be about 54cm. This one looks to be around 58cm.

If you're not familiar with what size bike you should be on- be very careful about making sure it's comfortable to you- not "I'll get used to it" comfortable. There's lots of theories about how you should determine your fit.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-sizing.html
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It's a bad-ass bike. If you need some spare parts, have some here from a black Turbo.
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RT, sell him/her ? A new saddle .

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Originally Posted by The Golden Boy View Post
The two bikes that I've seen that you've posted about being interested in are very different size-wise.

The Jeunet looks to be about 54cm. This one looks to be around 58cm.

If you're not familiar with what size bike you should be on- be very careful about making sure it's comfortable to you- not "I'll get used to it" comfortable. There's lots of theories about how you should determine your fit.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-sizing.html
Thank you. Ill have to see if it fits when i get there. The guy said he is about my height so i just assumed it would. Ugh i hope it does. Im abiut 5'9
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Originally Posted by markwesti View Post
RT, sell him/her ? A new saddle .
That will be first on my list lol
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Old 05-02-19, 05:58 AM
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Originally Posted by markwesti View Post
RT, sell him/her ? A new saddle .
I do happen to have a Turbo saddle here.
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