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Old 10-10-18, 02:09 PM
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It appears the yellow bike in question doesn't have a pump peg either, hmm.
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Pages 70/71 are loaded with discussion/info about the Prestiges.

Since we are talking about Prestiges, time to post the sweetness that is the 85/86 Prestige. Anthracite/silver or Lavender/silver, so pretty!

Centurion Prestige

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Someone posted an 89 Prestige in Boston on the "looking for" thread. $300.
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Here's a pic of the Centurion Prestige in Boston. Very Nice. Too bad it's a 56cm. I might take a stab at it if it were a 54cm.
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Doh! Forgot to put the craigslist ad link. Boy it looks like my '89. The prestige tubing is lighter than the Tange 1 on mine though. https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bi...719978243.html
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I agree, all i can think is i need that frame.. man and im going to So Cal next week...

I can just see it restored and sporting some Dura Ace and Tubulars..
I can def help you with 2x7 DA.....whole group sitting here....including wheels (Mavic Open 4 CD, clinchers..)
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I can def help you with 2x7 DA.....whole group sitting here....including wheels (Mavic Open 4 CD, clinchers..)
man Rt, your not helping! its like a drug around here.. the first one is free... but the next 5 IM's will cost you..lol
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Originally Posted by seypat View Post
Pages 70/71 are loaded with discussion/info about the Prestiges.

Since we are talking about Prestiges, time to post the sweetness that is the 85/86 Prestige. Anthracite/silver or Lavender/silver, so pretty!

Centurion Prestige
Hard to believe I had an '85 and GOT RID OF IT....

Doh!
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Found it. Boy, time marches on! The picture was posted by texaspandj on page 70 of this thread. Post 1746 on 1/14/16.

Mike Pigg, riding a Dave Scott Ironman, wearing Scott Tinley gear.

I threw away a set of those bars last week.

That sure looks like the '85 Prestige fork on that.... Definitely not the '89 Unicrown….
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post

Here's a pic of the Centurion Prestige in Boston. Very Nice. Too bad it's a 56cm. I might take a stab at it if it were a 54cm.
Is someone saying that is for sale?
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Interesting fork crown on Mike P's 89' . OK oops , 85 '. I wonder why they changed it ?
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Originally Posted by seypat View Post
Found it. Boy, time marches on! The picture was posted by texaspandj on page 70 of this thread. Post 1746 on 1/14/16.

I have that helmet.

Sorry, that's all I can add to this thread...😟
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Who do we know in Boston?
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85' Prestige
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I have that helmet.

Sorry, that's all I can add to this thread...😟
No problem. I wish I had one like that, or looked that good in one....

Looks like dude is running Sante calipers and brake levers, too....
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85' Prestige
That's the color I had. Lighting makes the lettering and fork look much lighter. The letters are actually not much lighter in color than the frame....It was flippin' elegant.
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Interesting fork crown on Mike P's 89' . OK oops , 85 '. I wonder why they changed it ?
That's an '89 Mark. Reportedly Dave Scott's were custom bikes. So I guess Mike Piggs were too. Besides the forks, and prestige tubing decals, another distinguishing feature on the pro steel Ironman were the seat tube Centurion decals. BTW, that '89 Ironman Pigg is riding is from a pic from the '88 Ironman triathlon in which he came in second place. In '88 he rode the same Ironman bike to become the National Triathlon Champion. And one more thing Pigg set a lot of course records that remain today, particularly on the bike portion. He was and is considered the best cyclist in triathlons...better than L.A.
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The Pigg bike fork has a different lug/crown than the 85 Prestige. We need a clear picture of the Scott/MV Prestige to see what that fork crown looks like.
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I'm looking at the photos again. The yellow bike in question appears to have a similar fork to the Scott MV. But the Scott MV appears to have wrap around seat stays.
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I've taking some pics of Mike Piggs yellow fade master off the tv but, they're grainy. He's moving so fast it's hard to see the forks but there's a prestige sticker on the forks. Check it out.
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Who do we know in Boston?
What'ca got? I know folks in Boston.

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Alright @fleslider here is some new Info. Thanks to the Centurion serial number data base by tmar and an observation by hummer.
The differences in Expert and Master can be corroborated by serial numbers! I was going through the serial number database and initially there was a lot BF members didn't know (the dark ages). I'm only on page 20 so I've got 60+ pages to go. But there's a trend. Before I reveal the "trend" I wanna try something first.

Here's the game "Ironman" owners. Post your serial number and I tell you if it's a Master or not. I can't tell you if it's a expert or pre expert/master but I "Think" I can tell you if it's a Master.
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What'ca got? I know folks in Boston.

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