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Old 07-02-22, 11:31 AM
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My wife is amazing!!!

So I get a text from my wife yesterday:


My Answer:




Here's the bike. And I'm happy I told her yes! It is a 70's Centurion Le Mans, was on sale so actual price was $26.40. SunTour running gear & Malfac brakes, needs tires. I really like the work on the lugs, the bike is a beauty. May be a keeper for me. I happen to have a spare set of Suntour down tube shifters, and some Campy 700c wheel/tires, I'll have to check for brake fit of course...

She did good!
And yes she knows all about N+1



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She did great!!! That looks in really nice shape too
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Old 07-02-22, 11:35 AM
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You've done a very good job in training your wife. If only more husbands could be like you.

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You married well lol.
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Old 07-02-22, 01:28 PM
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My wife is pretty good but she would have kept that a secret from me.
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I'm one of the lucky ones too but we met in a bike shop so....
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That is in great condition, I love the color!
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Way to go Jen!
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for Jen and n+1!
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Old 07-02-22, 02:53 PM
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I was working at a Peugeot/Nishiki dealership when those came out. I don't recall the Mafac brakes, but the cranks, shifters, derailleurs, decals, lugs, etc. do look very familiar. These were notably lighter than the equivalent Nishiki Olympiad/Olympic.
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Great catches, both of them!
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Originally Posted by non-fixie
Great catches, both of them!
Jen needs to be cloned. Immediately.
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Good going . I donít think Iíve seen that color before. My wife encourages me as well. After 26 years with my vintage Porsche the bike obsession is not a huge deal .
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Old 07-02-22, 08:02 PM
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S-1 is a very large number with this one.

I find the font somehow familiar...



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Old 07-03-22, 10:19 AM
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Nice! Roughly equivalent to the Fuji S10S/Special Road Racer, I'm guessing? Paint looks great.
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