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Old 12-03-19, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by camjr View Post
That's a beautiful bike. I've been looking at one for sale locally, and the only thing that has put me off is the seller's claim that it is built with Reynolds 531 tubing. Of course the seat tube decal has been obliterated, just like on this one. My research indicates that this model was only available with either butted hi-ten tubing or Vitus 172 chrome moly. Is that correct, or was there actually a year or more when they built these from 531? The paint scheme is the same as yours.

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Old 12-03-19, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by DQRider View Post
That's a beautiful bike. I've been looking at one for sale locally, and the only thing that has put me off is the seller's claim that it is built with Reynolds 531 tubing. Of course the seat tube decal has been obliterated, just like on this one. My research indicates that this model was only available with either butted hi-ten tubing or Vitus 172 chrome moly. Is that correct, or was there actually a year or more when they built these from 531? The paint scheme is the same as yours.

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Thank you. The frame is Vitus 172 tubing. Mine is a 1976 model, and has been in the family since purchased new. The ride is fantastic.

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Old 12-25-19, 11:09 AM
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For a lady I met last July, and ride with a lot.






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What a paint job! Awesome!
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Old 12-30-19, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by DeanSams View Post
Here's an old schwinn brought back to life with 1x9 XT groupset and brooks leather.
What a hot rod! My first 10-speed was a 68 Varsity in that same green, so I have a soft spot for them. Are those 650B wheels and tires?
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Old 01-11-20, 07:06 AM
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Originally Posted by katzenfinch View Post
What a hot rod! My first 10-speed was a 68 Varsity in that same green, so I have a soft spot for them. Are those 650B wheels and tires?
Yea they don't make them like they used to. Good to pull out once in a while to appreciate for what it is and what has come since the 70's. Those are 700c wheels and 700x38c tires.
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Old 01-13-20, 06:40 PM
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Did some searching...

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What a paint job! Awesome!
Thank you. Carlo Dossena "varnished" it.
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Old 01-15-20, 11:20 AM
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This is actually a new bike I recieved three weeks ago, and it's a single speed but some here may appreciate it. Wabi Special with a lugged Reynolds 725 frame and their 1475g wheelset. Swapped on a Turbo saddle, Arundel stainless cages, an NOS American Classic post from the 90's and 27mm Challenge Paris-Roubaix open tubular tires. It has leather bar tape which I've never had before and after some break in I think I like it. One gear was good enough to race 100 years ago and they're still good today. My average speed is actually about the same as my geared bikes.

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Living proof that splash tape does indeed have its place.
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Old 01-23-20, 11:39 AM
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That Guerciotti is white-hot. Can't believe people hated fade paint back in the day.
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Cinelli SC with a mix of 11 speed Campy, Diacompe dt shifters, Cinelli cockpit and Ambrosio wheels.
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New centurion for my daughter---



I rode this around the block, and it feels great.


Group photo with the Centurion family, from back to front: 76 Semi-Pro, 87 Ironman Expert, 89 Prestige, and the 24" front wheel new edition...87 Expert women's/small rider specific.
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Old 02-01-20, 06:13 PM
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^^^Heads up RobbieTunes

no67el , post some pics of the Daughter's Bike, and your other Centurions here;Centurions' Thread, (if you haven't already done so.)

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Originally Posted by kansukee View Post

*Picture* (I can't quote pictures yet)

Cinelli SC with a mix of 11 speed Campy, Diacompe dt shifters, Cinelli cockpit and Ambrosio wheels.
I love this color, nice .
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Picked up a Schwinn KOM 10 to fill the rigid fork MTB shaped hole in my heart
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Originally Posted by no67el View Post
New centurion for my daughter---



I rode this around the block, and it feels great.


Group photo with the Centurion family, from back to front: 76 Semi-Pro, 87 Ironman Expert, 89 Prestige, and the 24" front wheel new edition...87 Expert women's/small rider specific.
Super! The future is assured!
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