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08-06-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By markwesti

San Diego , Ca . ...

San Diego , Ca .
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08-05-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,308
Posted By markwesti

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca. ...

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca.
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08-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By markwesti

Check out fleslider's site for specs . Vintage...

Check out fleslider's site for specs .
Vintage Centurion Bicycles (http://vintage-centurion.com/)
07-31-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By markwesti

Check out Ironman Centurions , they came in many...

Check out Ironman Centurions , they came in many different flavors . If you are after non aero , Centurion offered the Turbo and the Comp TA .This is my Centurion IM 86' . The fork is an add on ....
06-24-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,002
Posted By markwesti

Having anxiety because you know it's going to be...

Having anxiety because you know it's going to be two weeks watching paint dry before you can put on decals .
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06-23-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,316
Posted By markwesti

San Diego Shelter Island Ca. This is the building...

San Diego Shelter Island Ca. This is the building where you check in after coming up from Mexico .
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 461,304
Posted By markwesti

San Diego's Shelter Island , Ca. ...

San Diego's Shelter Island , Ca.
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05-13-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,165
Views: 967,404
Posted By markwesti

Catalina , Ca. Doug's Harbor Reef bar . ...

Catalina , Ca. Doug's Harbor Reef bar .
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04-28-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,722
Posted By markwesti

My IM of course came with a six speed , I had...

My IM of course came with a six speed , I had this Sun Tour 5speed sitting around and thought it would be cool .
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04-07-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By markwesti

A little pricy but this is how it is done . ...

A little pricy but this is how it is done .
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02-08-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By markwesti

Looks like you still have a good amount of...

Looks like you still have a good amount of threads left . Why won't that ever happen to me ? Soake it with your favorite penetrant lube and let it sit for at least a day . I recently bought some...
02-02-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 53,917
Posted By markwesti

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01-30-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By markwesti

I wish I had more pics of the build process ....

I wish I had more pics of the build process . Bike was a 84' Bianchi Alloro .
custom decal
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01-24-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,812
Posted By markwesti

86' Centurion Ironman . ...

86' Centurion Ironman .
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01-24-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,919
Posted By markwesti

I painted this with Krylon Jade , It's satin ....

I painted this with Krylon Jade , It's satin . Then clear coat , came out nice and glossy . I never compared it to a stock Bianchi paint from the time period . I liked it though .
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01-23-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,349
Posted By markwesti

This Centurion Comp TA , was gifted to me by a IM...

This Centurion Comp TA , was gifted to me by a IM enthusiast . He was on his sales route thru the Mid West and stopped at a little bike shop and took pity on this , the owner of the BS was stripping...
01-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^
01-15-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 70,471
Views: 11,526,097
Posted By markwesti

Nice Turbo , not mine and I don't know the owner...

Nice Turbo , not mine and I don't know the owner . Owner says 21" looks bigger to me . Note the lack of a pump peg . Friendly price ....
01-06-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 70,471
Views: 11,526,097
Posted By markwesti

Pinarello FS friendly price

Not mine and I don't know the owner . I would be interested but I swore off Italian bikes .
https://www.ebay.com/itm/144359137643?hash=item219c79a16b:g:-cYAAOSwMa5h1mA5...
01-04-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By markwesti

https://www.njs-export.com/collections/wheelsets/p...

https://www.njs-export.com/collections/wheelsets/products/araya-gold-njs-700c-tubular-rims-shimano-dura-ace-hb-7600-120mm-njs-hubs-21120402
The EBay rims don't have threading for a lock ring .
This...
12-26-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,209
Posted By markwesti

I'm OK really , I didn't even have one . ms.westi...

I'm OK really , I didn't even have one . ms.westi had one though , I sold the Bianchi so now there is only one bike in our little apt. How small is our apt . ? When we go to sleep our heads stick out...
12-26-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5,230
Views: 598,489
Posted By markwesti

It's a drillium machine . I had a fine drillpress...

It's a drillium machine . I had a fine drillpress but it wasn't C&V so it went to CL . Now in it's place is this 1940's Atlas 1060 . Also wrenching on my wrenching room , waiting for patch mud to dry...
12-19-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,517
Posted By markwesti

Try waiting 2 weeks for paint to dry so you can...

Try waiting 2 weeks for paint to dry so you can put on decals .
12-16-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,531
Posted By markwesti

A Brian Baylis paint job redone by me . Bike is a...

A Brian Baylis paint job redone by me . Bike is a Nishiki Altron .
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12-08-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,559
Posted By markwesti

Centurion Comp T/A converted to track . This was...

Centurion Comp T/A converted to track . This was a fun build , the fork tube (NJS) had to be lengthened and the track forks (drop outs) were purchased from Paragon Machine and brazed on ....
12-03-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,185
Posted By markwesti

Gotta' be a celeb . ...

Gotta' be a celeb .
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12-01-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

Nice looking (untouched ?) 85' , first production...

Nice looking (untouched ?) 85' , first production year for the Ironman . As usual not mine , blah blah ....
11-29-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By markwesti

^^^ Couldn't have been Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout...

^^^ Couldn't have been Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout .
11-27-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,185
Posted By markwesti

A Japanese add for loafers so she's a celeb . I...

A Japanese add for loafers so she's a celeb . I like the bike .
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11-26-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,185
Posted By markwesti

Joyce Barry ...

Joyce Barry
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11-24-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,148
Posted By markwesti

SKX 015 , modded by me . NH36 movement , sub...

SKX 015 , modded by me . NH36 movement , sub hands . If I only knew how to get the day wheel right .
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11-14-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By markwesti

Finding stuff you forgot you had is good . Buying...

Finding stuff you forgot you had is good . Buying stuff you need and then finding it when you get home makes the BOC happy .
11-13-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By markwesti

Thanks for sharing , doesn't get much nicer than...

Thanks for sharing , doesn't get much nicer than that ! My vote is Newbaums black . And Rustines gum hoods .
11-11-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

A Clockwork Orange ...

A Clockwork Orange
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11-09-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,429
Posted By markwesti

86' Centurion Ironman 56cm , Tange 1 tubing ,...

86' Centurion Ironman 56cm , Tange 1 tubing , Prestige Tange 1 Cr-Mo fork . Tubulars , Selle Supercorsa saddle , SIS , Tektro brakes , Shimano 105 levers . Newbaums bar tape .
...
11-07-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

This (precursor) was "gifted" to me by RT , came...

This (precursor) was "gifted" to me by RT , came to me as a frame / fork / headset . I tried to keep it as stock "looking" as possible . Had to get rid of it because I can't ride a 58 . It was a fun...
11-05-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

For $40 . yes I would buy it . Seat post , seat ,...

For $40 . yes I would buy it . Seat post , seat , binder bolt , headset , BB , f/brake , b/cage . I'd say good start . I think it's a 58 but lets wait for tex , he knows how to spot that .
10-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 34,318
Posted By markwesti

mswesti and I spend money on our sailboat , I...

mswesti and I spend money on our sailboat , I don't know if it really qualifies for this thread because it's also a second home to us . In this picture we are moored at Catalina Island's Isthmus Cove...
10-19-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,836
Posted By markwesti

84' Centurion Comp T/A . Frame and fork provided...

84' Centurion Comp T/A . Frame and fork provided by Robbi Tunes . Lovely patio furniture by mswesti .
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10-18-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

Looks like a 58 to me . $100 friendly price .

Looks like a 58 to me . $100 friendly price .
10-16-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

No the derailleur is not bent , it's the camera...

No the derailleur is not bent , it's the camera angle . I have always liked the look of the "corn cob" and because now that I'm strictly a flat lander , I can get away with it . I bought this Suntour...
10-12-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,480
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51581457826_fb...

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10-12-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,311,441
Posted By markwesti

Good looking bike ^^^ . Love the red .

Good looking bike ^^^ . Love the red .
10-09-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,424
Posted By markwesti

Ms.westi loved this cat . Ally didn't really care...

Ms.westi loved this cat . Ally didn't really care for me , or other guys for that matter .
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10-02-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By markwesti

84' Bianchi Alloro SOLD

As per Tom Stormcrow's request , the Bianchi has sold . I don't know if I'm happy or sad .
05-18-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,494
Posted By markwesti

Show your custom made stickers

Here is mine , originally Bianchi had a block letter sticker with no graphics . In Italian alloro means wreath .
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05-18-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,919
Posted By markwesti

When I received this frame it had a Baylis...

When I received this frame it had a Baylis sticker on it . Unfortunately the original paint and sticker could not be saved . This job was a real learning experience for me . First I didn't know you...
05-17-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,448
Posted By markwesti

Hey Jack , that is a very nice looking Bianchi ....

Hey Jack , that is a very nice looking Bianchi . Nice score , and welcome to BF . Although I own a Bianchi Alloro , I know pretty much zip about Bianchi . Yours , from looking at your picture , has...
04-29-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By markwesti

This might be a option for touch up paint , It's...

This might be a option for touch up paint , It's Krylon SCB-005 Red Pepper .
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04-29-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,325
Posted By markwesti

My main "baby" is and always will be my 86'...

My main "baby" is and always will be my 86' Centurion Ironman . However my latest build is my 84' Bianchi Alloro , when I first got my skimmers on it , it was half past dead . Not only that the...
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