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03-14-19, 10:38 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

... but makes my heart beat like a bongo....

... but makes my heart beat like a bongo....
02-07-19, 04:52 PM
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Diggin' that mixte tons. @bp2k8...

Diggin' that mixte tons.


@bp2k8 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/bp2k8-463936.html) that is one heck of a trio. That '89 looks beautiful, the other two are projects, for sure.
02-05-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Sizes?

Sizes?
10-11-17, 06:38 PM
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Well, in my condition, a buzz is a buzz....

Well, in my condition, a buzz is a buzz....
10-09-17, 04:15 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, you two. Now my brain is bleeding.

OK, you two. Now my brain is bleeding.
09-09-17, 02:21 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

The Carbon may have been '89, as the Ironman...

The Carbon may have been '89, as the Ironman Carbon was 1988, $1295 and full DA vs. the Carbon full tricolor and perhaps in '89.

Serial # is inside the L rear dropout, dot matrix printed.
...
12-31-16, 03:00 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Those Elite bikes were nice, and the Elite RS was...

Those Elite bikes were nice, and the Elite RS was basically the Comp TA, but prettier. Tons of local racers ran those things around here.
10-08-16, 05:47 PM
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Yes. I've had it no more than 140 miles in one...

Yes.
I've had it no more than 140 miles in one day, and no problem.
40 miles and it's just getting warmed up. You'll be bummed the ride is over.

That being said, fit is everything.

The...
10-08-16, 05:45 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Filing differences, and it looks like the lug on...

Filing differences, and it looks like the lug on the seat tube under the saddle cluster is rounded on some models and pointed on others.
10-08-16, 06:46 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

That would be cool, as I've never noticed. It...

That would be cool, as I've never noticed. It would add to our geek cred, for sure. Also in 1987, the Master has the sloped fork crown, the Expert has a unicrown fork.
10-07-16, 05:07 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Tarheel Powdercoating, on US 301 just South of...

Tarheel Powdercoating, on US 301 just South of Rocky Mount. Excellent pricing. Mention me, maybe.
10-06-16, 05:08 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Not sure I'd do anything inside. Depends how old...

Not sure I'd do anything inside. Depends how old you are and how long you think you'll be riding it. :rolleyes:
09-28-16, 04:54 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I'd be curious, as I generally felt the Elite and...

I'd be curious, as I generally felt the Elite and the Lemans sort of took each other's slot on a rotating basis until about 1987. 1983 had a really nice Lemans RS with Suntour Le Pree, piggy-back...
09-28-16, 05:22 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

No problem. I actually have a spare set of...

No problem. I actually have a spare set of Master decals if you decide to go that route, I think the '88 version. My experience with Ironman re-do's is that a decent blast and powdercoat is...
12-22-15, 05:47 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=494632&d=1450821769
12-10-15, 06:46 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

You want to see a master's work? I'm good,...

You want to see a master's work?

I'm good, as are many others of equal or better attention to detail, skill, and patience.

rccardr is an ace, definitely a step up.

QV, well, we can only...
12-03-15, 12:18 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Jerseys

My friend that designed some has just received his first shipment of some he did for a community college, and they look outstanding. I didn't go there, but I bought one. I will now see if he's got...
12-03-15, 12:14 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

The guy that started the database no longer posts...

The guy that started the database no longer posts here very often. T-Mar has other stuff going on. I'm not sure if the serial numbers are being kept anywhere (I'm not), but his decoding of the same...
12-03-15, 07:25 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Funny you should mention that.... ...

Funny you should mention that....

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bik/5332976772.html
11-30-15, 03:39 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

For those that may not know... riva above is a...

For those that may not know... riva above is a major dude.
I was shown a Centurion Dave Scott Ironman on CL, in Los Angeles.
I put out the word for some "help." I also blindly sent my money to the...
11-20-15, 06:25 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I used to have their poster. I actually wish I...

I used to have their poster. I actually wish I still did. We won't go there.
10-28-15, 12:04 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Those are the jerseys I'm thinking of, with some...

Those are the jerseys I'm thinking of, with some modifications.
10-27-15, 06:26 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

1986 Catalong - Text and Specs

http://i.imgur.com/ssUarvP.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/TqtyaNv.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/9VDpSsH.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/WoMZrfl.jpg
10-27-15, 06:25 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

1986 Centurion Catalog - Bikes

http://i.imgur.com/3fuxGFr.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ahLaZ1t.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/j6cpvQI.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/3IeAJcB.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/dYD1AoB.jpg
10-27-15, 06:21 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

1987 Centurion Catalog-Text and Specs

http://i.imgur.com/6SqjdMg.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/1o9uzBe.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/rnUc8yh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/SodpIlL.jpg
10-27-15, 06:19 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

1987 Centurion Catalong-Bikes

http://i.imgur.com/DqAhcnu.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DOO37ye.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/WUlREHi.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/wtvujw9.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2G6d0DJ.jpg
10-24-15, 06:29 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I was. I test-rode a 718a, 54cm, in blue, and it...

I was. I test-rode a 718a, 54cm, in blue, and it killed me to say no.
What are your plans?
10-23-15, 02:59 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

If it fit, and you didn't pick it up, I was going...

If it fit, and you didn't pick it up, I was going to send you a letter bomb.
08-31-15, 03:21 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Which means all is right with the world.

Which means all is right with the world.
08-31-15, 06:35 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Super Ace bike, screams 70's. Fits me. very...

Super Ace bike, screams 70's. Fits me. very nice.
08-01-15, 06:12 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I do not have the brains, patience,...

I do not have the brains, patience, organizational skills, or time to even think about attempting to think about trying that. T-Mar is a human computer.
08-01-15, 05:46 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I have no idea. The guy who started the database...

I have no idea. The guy who started the database doesn't keep up with it any more, from what I know.
08-01-15, 05:09 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

That is cool. Definitely not US-market. ...

That is cool. Definitely not US-market. Unicrown fork, decent stuff.
Thanks for posting it. Little high-priced, but I do not know the DFW market.
07-29-15, 06:45 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Thanks. I dig the decals. The bike is right...

Thanks. I dig the decals. The bike is right there, with the same style as the last decals I've seen of Tange 1.... the Vetta saddle could be OEM, as Avenir was on the US models, no reason not to...
07-24-15, 04:30 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Welcome to the forum. Never heard of the...

Welcome to the forum. Never heard of the Equalizer but in Australia, the names were changed on most models.

Only advice I can offer is to contact JR Anderson at VeloCals. He's customized Ironman...
07-04-15, 12:34 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I wonder if T-Mar had an alarm clock set so he...

I wonder if T-Mar had an alarm clock set so he could post the 2000th?
Pretty uncanny, eh?


Here's to T-Mar, 9.999 more posts from him, and 2000 more right here on this thread.
06-29-15, 06:43 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I agree with you. I would peg that as a lot...

I agree with you. I would peg that as a lot newer than 14 years old.
06-29-15, 06:42 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

The "old" Centurion of C&V lore is by WSI, an...

The "old" Centurion of C&V lore is by WSI, an importer.
No relation, other than the spelling of the name, to any modern bike seller, that I know of.
06-29-15, 08:51 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I think that's a completely different Centurion...

I think that's a completely different Centurion firm. They also sell carbon frames. Perhaps someone here can help you with that, and welcome to the forum. Glad to have you.
06-02-15, 04:54 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Well, you have me there, Doc.

Well, you have me there, Doc.
06-02-15, 07:56 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Hey, all opinions are welcome, and I've seen so...

Hey, all opinions are welcome, and I've seen so many nice Centurions here, I figure I'd ask around. Can hardly beat the experts who've been there, done that.

1-Yes, that is an Octalink...
06-02-15, 05:12 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

There you go.

There you go.
06-02-15, 05:08 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Whoa. Great.

Whoa. Great.
06-02-15, 05:00 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Background: Getting back to an Ironman, and a...

Background: Getting back to an Ironman, and a sub-reason: complete overhaul and re-assembly of my Cinelli.
As if I needed a reason to build another Ironman, but this is going to be my go-to bike for...
06-01-15, 10:14 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

As far as I've seen, it was. I think it had...

As far as I've seen, it was. I think it had 700c, but I'm not sure.
My Semi-Pro's both had 700c, and The frame was very similar, other than canti's.
Nothing would surprise me. That was a...
06-01-15, 10:12 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Yep, that's the same as the one I had. It's best...

Yep, that's the same as the one I had. It's best left unchanged, as far as drivetrain. It's smooth and it works well.
06-01-15, 10:11 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Centurions just give you so many reasons to ride...

Centurions just give you so many reasons to ride them.
Sante is another good reason, I think.
http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=453742&d=1432685863
05-25-15, 07:49 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

That is a great bike, one of the smoothest I ever...

That is a great bike, one of the smoothest I ever rode. Pedals should have been MKS Sylvan caged. I regret selling mine, but it was a 58cm.

Welcome to the forums, and get us some pics, eh?
05-10-15, 11:16 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Welcome to the forum and glad to have a Centurion...

Welcome to the forum and glad to have a Centurion owner, even if part-time.

Headbadge places it late 70's to early 80's
Lug lining means little, but Lemans models had that.
I'm guessing a Lemans...
03-22-15, 07:15 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

pics, dammit.

pics, dammit.
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