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11-08-09, 10:31 PM
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Posted By alicestrong

Ah, My "twin" 1984 Elite RS still has the sticker...

Ah, My "twin" 1984 Elite RS still has the sticker and it says Tange Champion #2....
:)
05-21-09, 05:26 PM
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Posted By alicestrong

OK..so ride it!! :)

OK..so ride it!! :)
05-12-07, 09:19 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

Got my levers...;o) And extra set of calipers if...

Got my levers...;o) And extra set of calipers if I ever need them.

Thanks to posting a note on the WTB Thread. :)
05-09-07, 11:18 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

Hey T-Mar welcome back! Thanks for this thread....

Hey T-Mar welcome back! Thanks for this thread. It really helped me date my Elite RS.

I hope that you are right about bronze being a common finish. I sure would like to find some brake levers in...
05-08-07, 11:36 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

I apologize for the thread hijacking. I do go on...

I apologize for the thread hijacking. I do go on and on...;o)

Ah...a mixte...

Pictures definately! ;o)
05-08-07, 11:34 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

I found my serial number by turning the bike...

I found my serial number by turning the bike upside down and looking at the place between the pedals...;o))

Does your bike have a number stamped there?
04-27-07, 09:28 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

Yes...I have 1977 Motobecane Grand Touring mixte...

Yes...I have 1977 Motobecane Grand Touring mixte that has upright bars and I'm pretty sure they were swapped out at the time of purchase for the original drop bars...:)

In that case I like...
04-27-07, 08:47 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

He he...working on old bikes. Yes...since my...

He he...working on old bikes. Yes...since my "newest" bike is 10 years old I'm learning how...:D

I'm wondering in terms of style...should I look for something close to original or buy something...
04-27-07, 08:15 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

I'm very happy to have found it as I don't really...

I'm very happy to have found it as I don't really have a "road bike" in my collection. I'm not too happy about the bars...I like them but not on this bike. I want to put on something more racer...
04-27-07, 07:49 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

Yes...it's a pretty color but I wonder if they...

Yes...it's a pretty color but I wonder if they have "faded" from black? In the catalogue for 1984 they are described as anodized black...well maybe there were several colors.

It really rides...
04-26-07, 12:08 PM
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Posted By alicestrong

Yes it is very, very clean...and best still, just...

Yes it is very, very clean...and best still, just my size! ;o) I have some close ups of the bits if anyone is interested...
04-26-07, 11:50 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

Thanks...;o) I just found it this week in a...

Thanks...;o) I just found it this week in a Thrift..The specs almost match the 84 brochure that Sheldon Brown scanned to his site...all original except the bars, grips and levers.

The color is...
04-26-07, 11:09 AM
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Posted By alicestrong

http://www.geocities.com/alicestrong/_CenturionEli...

http://www.geocities.com/alicestrong/_CenturionEliteRS.jpgHere's my about http://www.geocities.com/alicestrong/acent1.jpg84? Centurion Elite RS...N4B5595
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