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Posted By markwesti

Of course it is , some pictures would be nice .

Of course it is , some pictures would be nice .
06-21-19, 11:00 AM
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Posted By markwesti

I was trying Offerup for a while , I was...

I was trying Offerup for a while , I was responding to fresh ads never did get one email back . And I was not asking first off for a ridiculous price drop , just wanted to come and look/talk . I gave...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-19, 07:52 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Centurion Comp TA 58cm

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/seal-beach-centurion-comp-ta-84-58cm/6901758622.html $250 .

https://live.staticflickr.com/7879/32121939967_15a6ed30dc_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QWvkDa)...
06-20-19, 07:39 PM
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Posted By markwesti

https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/popcorn....

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06-20-19, 07:31 PM
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Posted By markwesti

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/ludwig-bicycle-s...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/ludwig-bicycle-shop-for-sale.110535/
06-20-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By markwesti

C&V , yes . Value , I have no idea . Champion 2...

C&V , yes . Value , I have no idea . Champion 2 tubing is the good stuff .

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/885071-what-s-better-than-5-shogun-400-a.html
06-20-19, 01:44 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Hey Dan , Is this like your bike ? Except the...

Hey Dan , Is this like your bike ? Except the fork .

https://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff297/velomateo/TSX/IMG_0923.jpg
06-20-19, 01:33 PM
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Posted By markwesti

I have no idea about the Suntour switch . However...

I have no idea about the Suntour switch . However if you switch to black cable housing and route it correctly , the bike will look much nicer .
06-20-19, 12:10 PM
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Posted By markwesti

I believe that would be fleslider . tex beat me...

I believe that would be fleslider . tex beat me to it , are the flutes there for strength and lightness like butting ?
06-19-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By markwesti

Here is a blast from the past . Also IMO Shimano...

Here is a blast from the past . Also IMO Shimano Arabesque is one of the prettiest grupo's out there . OK this is just me , re paint and lose the fender mounts .
...
06-18-19, 10:57 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Fenders ? Joking ? ...

Fenders ? Joking ?

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/EthicalPlainBrahmancow-size_restricted.gif
06-17-19, 08:10 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Nice , I have always wanted one of those . What...

Nice , I have always wanted one of those . What size is your's ?
06-17-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By markwesti

Nice ! ...

Nice ! https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif
06-17-19, 07:57 PM
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Posted By markwesti

He's baked . ...

He's baked .

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06-17-19, 12:50 PM
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Posted By markwesti

EBay sellers idea of 60% life left . ...

EBay sellers idea of 60% life left .

https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/48081143626_70ba10bbcf_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfLqSW)IMG_0368 (https://flic.kr/p/2gfLqSW) by mark westi...
06-15-19, 11:59 AM
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Posted By markwesti

It's just a ascetic thing to me rc . Nothing to...

It's just a ascetic thing to me rc . Nothing to do with weight loss , If anything needs to loose weight it's me . Classtime , I did that once back in the 70's to a POS Gitane I had . But now that...
06-15-19, 11:09 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Calling spacing / gearing / derailleur guru's ....

Calling spacing / gearing / derailleur guru's . Because I'm not riding any course that has hills these days and texaspandj knows I love a good 6spd. 13-18 Freewheel Corn Cob , I'm thinking of doing...
06-14-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By markwesti

OK Andy, I will try mounting them , but like I...

OK Andy, I will try mounting them , but like I said they are clearly smaller than 700c . dsbrantjr thanks for the thought but the only thing that states size is what I have already posted .
06-14-19, 07:04 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Hi @ HillRider , the lettering on the tire says...

Hi @ HillRider , the lettering on the tire says Continental Podium 27" 19mm . Thanks .
06-14-19, 06:00 PM
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Views: 550
Posted By markwesti

700c question

I have come by a pair of Continental Podiums (tubulars) 27 " , the seller told me they are the same as 700c . Even though they are marked 27" I'm sure they are 26" - 650c something like that , I'm...
06-13-19, 09:06 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Way cool , saypat . ...

Way cool , saypat .
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06-12-19, 07:43 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Tony , is the classic sew up or clincher sorry I...

Tony , is the classic sew up or clincher sorry I forget . OK I went back a few clicks , you need clinchers .
06-12-19, 12:46 PM
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Posted By markwesti

I just scored these last night for the "track...

I just scored these last night for the "track bike" . No tan walls , ahem . What was I thinking , darn you Jack Daniels .
...
06-12-19, 12:34 PM
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Posted By markwesti

I have never owned one , but it looks like if you...

I have never owned one , but it looks like if you can get the cover screw off you could tap on the tighten up screw with a proper drift punch and the cone will move down (first loosen up the bolt a...
06-11-19, 08:20 PM
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Views: 345
Posted By markwesti

I have no idea Shrevvy , but it got my attention...

I have no idea Shrevvy , but it got my attention too .
06-11-19, 06:07 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Need a reason to get a C&V track bike ?

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/yo8AAOxyhTFSQR-R/s-l500.jpg

Yeah she's got a gun !
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Posted By markwesti

C&V ...

C&V

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/yo8AAOxyhTFSQR-R/s-l500.jpg
06-11-19, 04:54 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Looks a lot like Newbaum's , my new favorite tape...

Looks a lot like Newbaum's , my new favorite tape . https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif
06-10-19, 08:22 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Beautiful , love the rear brake cable routing ....

Beautiful , love the rear brake cable routing . 1+ on the shinny tubular rims .
06-10-19, 08:15 PM
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Posted By markwesti

I'm not a Trek guy , maybe some day I think they...

I'm not a Trek guy , maybe some day I think they are pretty cool . I ran across this while looking for a Centurion . Looks racer type , higher up the scale , 56cm ? Decent price ?
...
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Posted By markwesti

Blue Bird , not $15 and not over $20 . I like it...

Blue Bird , not $15 and not over $20 . I like it , I find the half link is a little funky but handy if you need it . Master link is included , of course you don't have to use either , plenty is...
06-08-19, 11:59 AM
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Posted By markwesti

I get a lot positive thoughts on this one but no...

I get a lot positive thoughts on this one but no takers .

https://live.staticflickr.com/4802/26885022228_aca6f3e713_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GXJLs1)
DSCF2580 (https://flic.kr/p/GXJLs1) by mark...
06-08-19, 10:12 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Missed it by a few yrs texaspandj but it is your...

Missed it by a few yrs texaspandj but it is your size . You don't have a Turbo right ?

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/d/san-diego-1983-centurion-turbo/6904756111.html
...
06-07-19, 01:11 PM
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Posted By markwesti

The first time I rode my IM I felt the difference...

The first time I rode my IM I felt the difference , It's hard to describe . "Resilient" maybe ? Put some tubulars on there and over the top baby .
Forum: For Sale
06-06-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By markwesti

84' Centurion Comp TA 58cm $ 250.

New build , nothing stuck . Fresh grease , chain , cables . Many NOS and new parts . Dura Ace RD and FD . I tried to get this as close to stock as I could , besides the DA stuff almost everything is...
06-04-19, 07:15 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Leave them on the DT , grind off the fender...

Leave them on the DT , grind off the fender mounts and tuck only after reaching escape velocity .

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/tNUAAOSwrMVbczik/s-l1600.jpg
Obey the rules ... Velominati ?...
06-04-19, 07:06 PM
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Views: 621
Posted By markwesti

Nice looking bike Shrevvy , the red and white...

Nice looking bike Shrevvy , the red and white looks good . The black hoods are a nice contrast . Never heard of a Apple , info ?
06-04-19, 10:26 AM
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Views: 6,573
Posted By markwesti

https://cdn10.bigcommerce.com/s-1rmgckn/products/2...

https://cdn10.bigcommerce.com/s-1rmgckn/products/2124/images/15398/img_1574_1200x800__79839.1411480031.700.950.jpg?c=2...
06-03-19, 10:31 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Yes that Comp looks very stock , thanks rccardr...

Yes that Comp looks very stock , thanks rccardr . fleslider site .
Centurion Comp TA (http://www.vintage-centurion.com/models/competition/comp-ta.shtml)

Stem is a up grade ?...
06-02-19, 08:02 PM
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Views: 663
Posted By markwesti

Beautiful Schwinn Kurt , the new Newbaums's look...

Beautiful Schwinn Kurt , the new Newbaums's look right to me . I have Newbaum's on two of my bikes now (black and gray) .
06-01-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,617
Posted By markwesti

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-portacatena-co...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-portacatena-complete-set-nos-1010-A/254125249961?hash=item3b2b0b95a9:g:z2AAAOSwLWJcZoyy

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/z2AAAOSwLWJcZoyy/s-l1600.jpg
06-01-19, 11:29 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Portacatena ??... New one on me . Portacatena...

Portacatena ??... New one on me . Portacatena (http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/components/portacatena-comp.html)

http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/components/portacatena-comp4.jpg
05-31-19, 10:19 AM
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Posted By markwesti

84' Centurion Comp TA ...

84' Centurion Comp TA

https://live.staticflickr.com/4861/31284358167_317e95192f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PEuvKD)
IMG_0151 (https://flic.kr/p/PEuvKD) by mark westi...
05-30-19, 06:50 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Garage Queen ? Burr .... That can get pretty cold...

Garage Queen ? Burr .... That can get pretty cold at night , no I keep my bikes in the bike closet , inside the shack . Closet Queens ?!! Ahem .....
05-30-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By markwesti

Did you buy it ? I picked up this one from a LBS...

Did you buy it ? I picked up this one from a LBS , they had it advertised for $200. I traded a bike I had $400. into . This thing was a wreck not even rideable , I didn't notice at the time but it...
05-28-19, 11:16 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Not a IM , not a friendly price either ....

Not a IM , not a friendly price either . https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/anaheim-1986-centurion-facet/6898568479.html

Facet
https://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_iClkokp9nMv_600x450.jpg
05-28-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Still lookin' for the 54cm 85 ' IM . texaspandj

Still lookin' for the 54cm 85 ' IM . texaspandj
05-27-19, 11:58 AM
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Views: 1,178
Posted By markwesti

Thanks for the nod Thalia . For the shifters...

Thanks for the nod Thalia . For the shifters (everything) I used Mothers Mag polish . There is no anodize on the levers so they polish out easy . With all this old stuff the ano . is usually pretty...
05-27-19, 11:38 AM
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Views: 252,288
Posted By markwesti

My first Bianchi build . Not finished , but...

My first Bianchi build . Not finished , but rideable . Actually rides better that I expected with the clincher 19mm "O"rings , haha . I have a proper set of wheels / tubulars I'm going to have built...
05-26-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 579,564
Posted By markwesti

87' 56cm IM I'm just in the wrong spot right now...

87' 56cm IM I'm just in the wrong spot right now otherwise..... https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/walnut-centurion-road-bike/6897221221.html
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