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09-20-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,815
Posted By norcalmike

It's now Sonoma Raceway FWIW. fun track

It's now Sonoma Raceway FWIW.
fun track
09-12-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,514
Posted By norcalmike

87 ice pink prelude that was bought, maybe ridden...

87 ice pink prelude that was bought, maybe ridden a few times and stored in a spare room for 30 years. It was 100% original and flawless.
I was moving and trying to downsize so I sold it. I don't...
09-11-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/d/sunnyvale-c...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/d/sunnyvale-centurion-super-elite-made-in/7192274187.htmlCenturion Super Elite - made in Japan. - $175
...
09-08-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By norcalmike

I remember that frame. Still love it! GLWS

I remember that frame. Still love it! GLWS
09-05-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,534
Posted By norcalmike

Read his response to his one negative feedback....

Read his response to his one negative feedback. He sounds like a real peach
09-04-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 27,989
Posted By norcalmike

ya. I was estimating a bit loose on the saddle....

ya. I was estimating a bit loose on the saddle. It's a classic though!
09-04-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By norcalmike

1988 based on the group bike could be an 89 i...

1988 based on the group bike could be an 89
i had the same bike but with the sport LX group, i think. Been a while
It was a good budget Bianchi. i liked it
09-04-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 27,989
Posted By norcalmike

Ok as Lackluster as my entry is, ID like to play,...

Ok as Lackluster as my entry is, ID like to play,
I bought this last December at my local Goodwill Outlet for $14 as pictured. In fact, this pic was taken before i loaded it in the trunk.
Add one...
07-25-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,271
Posted By norcalmike

Those bars are awesome. I have an XL '88 stumpy...

Those bars are awesome. I have an XL '88 stumpy those would be great on.
Thanks for the idea. GLWS!
04-14-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By norcalmike

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200414_072734_f48407769d0a84f5abbd5bf700f77834eace8aa0.jpg
for anyone wondering. The background is the T.V. box the bike is leaned...
04-13-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

That was on Auction a while back. Clean frame. I...

That was on Auction a while back. Clean frame. I wish it was just the frame. I have all the original parts for it. The search continues!
04-13-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By norcalmike

that's what the nut looks like on my 84 turbo....

that's what the nut looks like on my 84 turbo. Slotted
04-12-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,995
Posted By norcalmike

Sweet! I had the same one, color and all. Too...

Sweet! I had the same one, color and all. Too small so i let it go to a very grateful college kid.
04-12-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 27,488
Posted By norcalmike

I stumbled across my second 85 Allez the other...

I stumbled across my second 85 Allez the other day. Broke "shelter in place" for this score.
it's a 58cm that fits me better....
04-08-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By norcalmike

There are a ton of ventilators in the US. The...

There are a ton of ventilators in the US. The problem is distribution.
In my hospital, we have more than we need by far. Our curve has stayed pretty flat so we are fortunate for a large California...
03-27-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By norcalmike

Cool. Looking forward to seeing the build. I...

Cool. Looking forward to seeing the build.
I have a 1980 414 (412) that i started a few years ago. Still a basket case :foo:
I never tried to fit 700c on it so i cant speak on fitment.
03-16-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 682,365
Posted By norcalmike

Sorry, just saw this post. I had no takers so I...

Sorry, just saw this post. I had no takers so I donated the frame to the Co-op
03-16-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,120
Posted By norcalmike

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200118_221733_0896e100f5dda0a3f86c841ecaf145300c801da0.jpg
The tan hoods there. they were the ones that fit campy i believe. You can...
02-01-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

I have one and it is a nice ride

I have one and it is a nice ride
02-01-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By norcalmike

Cool! I have the 88 model with the U brake....

Cool! I have the 88 model with the U brake. That's the 89 you have. Mine is also the tall frame.
I love the colors...
02-01-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

Rare bird? early Allez track bike. ...

Rare bird?
early Allez track bike.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/d/palo-alto-specilized-allez-fixie/7067420155.html
...
01-30-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

sweet deal for the asking. other than the wheels,...

sweet deal for the asking. other than the wheels, seat post and seat that appears to have its original component. definitely looks like a 23 as well.
01-26-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

Dave Scott Ironman master

If this was bigger I'd be on a road trip to Sac.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/d/granite-bay-dave-scott-centurion-master/7062236716.html
...
01-23-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,339
Posted By norcalmike

Beautiful! I have a 1980 orange 912 ive been...

Beautiful!
I have a 1980 orange 912 ive been collecting parts for. I cant wait to ride it. i bet its sweet
01-21-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By norcalmike

Velocals ...

Velocals (https://velocals.com/centurion-build-a-set/)
01-19-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14,741
Views: 3,562,050
Posted By norcalmike

They are. The frame is too. Corrosion has eaten...

They are. The frame is too. Corrosion has eaten into the tubing so it's wall art.
I did harvest the 86 shimano 600 group set that's in useable shape. :thumb:
everything came apart surprisingly easy...
01-19-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By norcalmike

Great tip. Thanks for sharing!

Great tip. Thanks for sharing!
01-19-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14,741
Views: 3,562,050
Posted By norcalmike

This poor Jim Merz Allez has seen better days but...

This poor Jim Merz Allez has seen better days but I think I can save it.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200119_131418_41e351017545d461ac763e04f5f959594334df9c.jpg
01-19-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5,157
Views: 583,046
Posted By norcalmike

Some rascal put shimano aero levers on my 85...

Some rascal put shimano aero levers on my 85 Allez.
I have to right a wrong...
01-18-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By norcalmike

Someone scored a killer deal and may make a few...

Someone scored a killer deal and may make a few bucks.
Good for them.
01-18-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,551
Posted By norcalmike

They are!

They are!
01-18-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By norcalmike

I'm glad you bought it. Saved me from buying it...

I'm glad you bought it. Saved me from buying it myself
01-17-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,551
Posted By norcalmike

the generations that can appreciate bikes of the...

the generations that can appreciate bikes of the 70s and 80s are now in their 40s 50s and 60s. collections are downsizing and more C&V bikes are coming out of the woodwork through the many online...
01-17-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 43,841
Posted By norcalmike

Never one to make well thought out decisions I...

Never one to make well thought out decisions I grabbed this today.
Sure i had a nice Arabesque group waiting for my orange 1980 Miyata 912.
Thought this may be cooler. :thumb:
...
01-17-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,682
Posted By norcalmike

Keep your eyes peeled on FB marketplace CL and...

Keep your eyes peeled on FB marketplace CL and offer up for wheels. Don't rule out buying a whole bike for parts. I've found plenty of 40 dollar bikes in so so condition that had great parts and...
01-17-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,347,054
Posted By norcalmike

Nice 84 centurion turbo with the supurbe group....

Nice 84 centurion turbo with the supurbe group. This one has all the orig bits too. Clean. Fair price with free shipping....
01-16-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,924
Posted By norcalmike

my understanding was trouble keeping up with...

my understanding was trouble keeping up with production. They needed help
01-16-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,924
Posted By norcalmike

Japanese built. The build date matches serial...

Japanese built.
The build date matches serial number 2F.
F =June 2= 82
Later Schwinn serial numbers / years made (http://www.trfindley.com/Pg_Later_Schwinn_serial_%20numbers.htm)

4130 chro-mo...
01-15-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,976,537
Posted By norcalmike

I LOVE Deliver to bart guy

I LOVE Deliver to bart guy
01-15-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,976,537
Posted By norcalmike

I agree..i have an 85 in pretty nice shape....

I agree..i have an 85 in pretty nice shape. Although the components may be period correct, they aren't original as the ad claims.
the condition is also described as a little more sunny than the pics...
01-15-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,976,537
Posted By norcalmike

I think the assessment of condition and value is...

I think the assessment of condition and value is way off.
This poor thing is a beat down Frankenbike.

1985 Specialized Allez $429 plus shipping.
Edit: just lowered to 399. Woohooo
...
01-15-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By norcalmike

Maybe you can run them loose?

Maybe you can run them loose?
01-15-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,666
Posted By norcalmike

I love it! MUST RESIST!

I love it!
MUST RESIST!
01-13-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

I was looking at other 87 sirrus' on the web and...

I was looking at other 87 sirrus' on the web and I noticed another 87 with no engraving on the bars. I wonder if they skipped that on the Sirrus.
my 85 Allez has it as well as my 88 Allez.
maybe...
01-13-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

that should be an 88. According to my 89 catalog...

that should be an 88. According to my 89 catalog the sirrus came in white or ivory/burgundy.
01-13-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

stock bars and stem. I think I read somewhere...

stock bars and stem. I think I read somewhere that they were made by Nitto for Specialized
unfortunately I just sold my 87 Sirrus Frame and included the stock bars and stem otherwise I would have...
01-13-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

87 was the first year for the Sirrus. They came...

87 was the first year for the Sirrus. They came in red or aqua and white two tone. The decals changed for the 88 models and a different 2 two scheme was introduced.
01-13-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

26

26
01-13-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

bummer. Michelin classics fit great. Those...

bummer.
Michelin classics fit great. Those panaracers are cool
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200113_103051_1631c37fc192a177cbd3fe6a15a5bd9508853edc.jpg
01-13-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,311
Posted By norcalmike

I have 28s on my 89 Allez and I have plenty of...

I have 28s on my 89 Allez and I have plenty of room.
unless you are referring to personal preference.
on the 87, 28s on the front is pretty tight
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