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Old 05-20-19, 03:21 PM
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@seedsbelize is now an Ironman owner.

My name is Jerry, and I own an Ironman.
Hey, Jerry.
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Old 05-20-19, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
Glad I passed. 58 is too big for me. I had a pristine Expert that size some years ago. Tried to make it fit, but felt like I was riding a giant. Enjoy!!!
I've got a 56cm Not Your Daddy's Ironman (frame/fork/headset) that is soon to be seeking shelter.
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
I've got a 56cm Not Your Daddy's Ironman (frame/fork/headset) that is soon to be seeking shelter.
Which one would that be, my friend?
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Maybe a 52 ? What is it tex ? Friendly price .
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Centurion-D...cAAOSw-RJbOKLA
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Which one would that be, my friend?



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I thought that might be the one. Nice work there.
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
I thought that might be the one. Nice work there.
Thanks. Pretty sure the 54cm version will be pretty much identical, less a cm here and there.
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Originally Posted by markwesti View Post
Maybe a 52 ? What is it tex ? Friendly price .
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Centurion-D...cAAOSw-RJbOKLA
Looks like a 56cm from my tiny phone. Good looking out. Those Aero bars are the second ones mass produced and I never cared for them.
BTW my original gripshift for my Dura Ace 6 speed finally came in. Pics soon.
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Originally Posted by markwesti View Post
Maybe a 52 ? What is it tex ? Friendly price .
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Centurion-D...cAAOSw-RJbOKLA
What's up with the fork? It appears to be different than the standard unicrown. Could this be another sponsored rider bike? Hmmmmmm.

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Originally Posted by seypat View Post
What's up with the fork? It appears to be different than the standard unicrown. Could this be another sponsored rider bike? Hmmmmmm.
Your right that is a different looking uni , and is that a Prestige decal on there ? Second look it's Tange . tex think it could be a 54 ?
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Originally Posted by markwesti View Post
Your right that is a different looking uni , and is that a Prestige decal on there ? . tex think it could be a 54 ?
Look at the location of the pump peg and compare it to a 54 or 56. That's a quick way for size ID.
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Nah that's a stock 56cm. The forks look wonky because the small yellow lettering of centurion on the bend of the uni fork is giving it a Square look. Just an illusion. Also that's a Tange decal on the fork.

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Cell phone snap from today's ride.
It was a good day...
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
Nah that's a stock 56cm. The forks look wonky because the small white lettering of centurion on the bend of the uni fork is giving it a Square look. Just an illusion. Also that's a Tange decal on the fork.
Look at pic 4 of the ad. The fork has that extra sump sump under the brake attachment hole. The bracing between the blades. It looks like it does anyway. I could be mistaken.
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I have a really nice set of the bronze colored Shimano 600 brake levers with white hoods. Sold thanks!.

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Look at pic 4 of the ad. The fork has that extra sump sump under the brake attachment hole. The bracing between the blades. It looks like it does anyway. I could be mistaken.
I wish that guy would take the time to take some decent pictures , plus now I want that bike .
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I wish that guy would take the time to take some decent pictures , plus now I want that bike .
Boy, if you got that bike! Whoo!
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I have a really nice set of the bronze colored Shimano 600 brake levers with white hoods. Gonna offer them to the Ironman Mafia first, before listing them in the classifieds later today. $25 shipped, more pics available.

Those are nice, kinda bummer I don't need them.
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Boy, if you got that bike! Whoo!
It would prolly be a good thing to get , I'm about ready to hack up the classic . Here is my inspiration (perspiration) .


https://www.bikeradar.com/features/m...e-custom-riva/
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Ironman Disaster

It has become clear my son-in-law will never return my '89 so I bought this nice grey marble only to find while cleaning the following lower headtube lug fail, cracked from near the top of the lug down around the lug downtube joint (brazing fail?) and back up to nearly the top of the lug. Even if I new a fine arts major who could paint a repair to match it is just too much $ to save as I see it. Note what looks to be white paint applied over the crack, if that is the case someone may have ridden it knowing the failure? Anyone need a grey marble fork or a groupset?




Attempt to cover crack?
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That'll buff right out.
Bummer... what size frame/fork steerer? Unicrown?
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Cell phone snap from today's ride.
It was a good day...
Nice, looks like you got that thing dialed in. Is that an expert?
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@texaspandj, Yes - an '87. I've played around with stem length and saddle height here and there, but that last ride really felt like I have it right where I want it.
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I have a really nice set of the bronze colored Shimano 600 brake levers with white hoods. Gonna offer them to the Ironman Mafia first, before listing them in the classifieds later today. $25 shipped, more pics available.
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