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03-30-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By texaspandj

That particular action on those frame pumps make...

That particular action on those frame pumps make guys revert back to their teenage years and they go way too fast...slow it down son.
03-26-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By texaspandj

In '88, Centurion came out with two versions of...

In '88, Centurion came out with two versions of the Carbon for the U.S. market. Both versions used identical frames. They were only set apart by their components and decals. The Ironman had Shimano...
03-15-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

More pics because I like this bike. ...

More pics because I like this bike.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20210315_174053_6_a3f71120e996bf4dece2becd346ecb7595de3be5.jpg
The stem says raliegh and the...
03-15-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Finally it's done... sorta. The fact is the 4230...

Finally it's done... sorta. The fact is the 4230 may not be enough for the gravel ride me and my biking buddy are doing at the end of May. I mean I'm in the the 28 a lot and that's on the river...
03-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

I'm not done with this yet but I had to post...

I'm not done with this yet but I had to post about it.
I wasn't sure what direction to take this beautiful frame that was gifted to me by the infamous RT. But when my biking buddy signed us up for a...
02-24-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Last year, due to the pandemic, I competed in...

Last year, due to the pandemic, I competed in Zero triathlons. So this year I planned on doing 3 or 4. So a few weeks ago I was searching for some Texas Triathlons and found a duathlon in march that...
02-19-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By texaspandj

Shame on Shimano for making quality, inexpensive,...

Shame on Shimano for making quality, inexpensive, dependable, components that allow us to take them for granted.
Chevys and buicks helped build this land.
Ferrari= campagnola IS way more than a...
01-31-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Page 389 time to Post your '89s. Here's mine...

Page 389 time to Post your '89s.
Here's mine after a short 18 windy miles that I rode with my cycling buddy. I felt pretty good although I got dropped s few times. He was on his '88 Master Ironman...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,161
Posted By texaspandj

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nlLcBQPQ96Q

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nlLcBQPQ96Q
01-29-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By texaspandj

Quoting from the magazine article, " Otherwise,...

Quoting from the magazine article, " Otherwise, there's nothing you need to do but put in the miles and enjoy one of 1987's hottest bikes equipped with what's destined to be a most popular component...
Forum: Triathlon
01-26-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By texaspandj

LoL. Here's two of three bikes I use in...

LoL.
Here's two of three bikes I use in Triathlon.
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01-22-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

My '88 Ironman. Using previously posted pic as...

My '88 Ironman. Using previously posted pic as nothings changed.
01-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Page 387 so here's my '87. Mostly OEM, however...

Page 387 so here's my '87.
Mostly OEM, however it's been converted to 7 speed.
​​​​​​ Non-original 7 speed dura ace Freewheel, gripshift, aerobars, DA pedals, Shimano aero seatpost, and triathlon...
01-13-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Yep yep. The frame is so light. And the red...

Yep yep.

The frame is so light. And the red is fantastic looking. If someone has an '85 Ironman they know what I'm talking about.
It's gonna be a fun project, the problem is, I'll probably have...
01-13-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

I have an '85,'86,'87,'88,'89 Ironman...Now I...

I have an '85,'86,'87,'88,'89 Ironman...Now I have the Pre-Ironman.
RT sent it to me:eek:.
I was gonna post the question, who will be the first to post a 'New" Ironman this year? I Won! Technically...
01-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Got this today ...

Got this today
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What could it be?...
01-13-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,591
Posted By texaspandj

Total gentrification doesn't mean your bike will...

Total gentrification doesn't mean your bike will be safe, just as being poor doesn't make you a thief.

To OP, What size? Here's one near Austin that may repair your broken...
Forum: Triathlon
01-07-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By texaspandj

I'd try slowtwitch.com.

I'd try slowtwitch.com.
01-06-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

I have high arches and luckily I'm easy on shoes....

I have high arches and luckily I'm easy on shoes. The best training shoes I ever used were the nike sock trainers, second was the original nike air max. Because of my high arches I need a cushioned...
Forum: Foo
12-31-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,036
Posted By texaspandj

My reliable Magic 8 ball said " Ask again...

My reliable Magic 8 ball said " Ask again later".
Forum: Foo
12-31-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,404
Posted By texaspandj

But drinking beer is how I get my PT done. It's...

But drinking beer is how I get my PT done. It's Elbow therapy.
12-30-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,840
Posted By texaspandj

For a long time one "Orthodoxy" was that the...

For a long time one "Orthodoxy" was that the Centurion Ironman expert was the same frame as the Centurion Ironman Master. It was repeated over and over. However we now know they differ in several...
12-29-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,838
Posted By texaspandj

Sloping Top Tubes.

Sloping Top Tubes.
12-27-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

People say I wish I had done that or why didn't I...

People say I wish I had done that or why didn't I do that? Well, why not do it? As my instructor used to say and I now repeat to my students and to you, "Everybody talks about doing it, but you're...
12-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Merry Christmas Y'all.

Merry Christmas Y'all.
12-24-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By texaspandj

If that had been one of those GCN videos, it...

If that had been one of those GCN videos, it would have taken them 25 minutes to explain that.
12-22-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,537
Posted By texaspandj

There is no room for your Logic and Common Sense...

There is no room for your Logic and Common Sense on this thread.:notamused:
12-21-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

No problem, I'll try to find the ad. Sure pm...

No problem, I'll try to find the ad.
Sure pm me.
One thing, they were specific, so it was offered as Shimano, campy and suntour compatible. Shimano was the most popular. I'd try releasing the cable...
12-20-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Those are the original 1st generation cool ones....

Those are the original 1st generation cool ones. They were originally designed to compete with bar end shifters. I have an ad that shows them used for touring and racing. Triathletes adapted them to...
Forum: Foo
12-16-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,589
Posted By texaspandj

I've always pictured HG being chased by hound...

I've always pictured HG being chased by hound dogs and being put behind bars...Dang! I was right.
12-16-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,270
Posted By texaspandj

I think the OP should have put this on the 50+ or...

I think the OP should have put this on the 50+ or C&V. He would have got zero to very little snark.
At 57 I'm still as competitive as ever. I think it's a mindset and not necessarily a competition...
12-16-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Exactly, training for what? Training for life,...

Exactly, training for what? Training for life, maybe?
I was talking with one of my black belts who's 50 yo about how we train for a fight we hope never happens. We call it keeping our swords sharp.
Forum: Foo
12-15-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,589
Posted By texaspandj

No matter how bad things seem to be We have it...

No matter how bad things seem to be We have it way better than people 200 years ago. Even Kings didn't have it as good as we have it now. If you're hungry, no need to hunt your food, you just go to...
12-13-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By texaspandj

" Impressive, most impressive, but you are not a...

" Impressive, most impressive, but you are not a Jedi yet".- Darth Vader.
Yes You Are.
12-11-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,209
Posted By texaspandj

Ironman bike was available '85 - '89 and I had...

Ironman bike was available '85 - '89 and I had one Ironman for each year '86 - '89 and could never find an '85 til 2020. The straight is complete, I'm done getting bikes...other than to flip. ...
12-10-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,442
Posted By texaspandj

Generally speaking, people who buy and Ride...

Generally speaking, people who buy and Ride vintage are Vintage.
Bitd I rode 52-42 13-21 I stayed in the big ring about middle of freewheel, when a hill came up I'd put it in the small ring and...
Forum: Foo
12-09-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,022
Posted By texaspandj

I miss markwesti. I actually had his physical...

I miss markwesti. I actually had his physical address but it was wrapped up in a parts box that was stored in my shed and it was smudged from humidity...or my tears.

I also miss canklecat ....What...
12-04-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,028
Posted By texaspandj

When my daughter was born 26 years ago I worked...

When my daughter was born 26 years ago I worked in the evening so I could stay home with her. So during the day, that pre season I'd bike 2 hrs straight on a performance mag trainer M-F. As a...
12-02-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 2,440,671
Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1212/img_20201201_123515_0_2_813bc78560dbb0f77d7576c586a7c4f162772f36.jpg
'85 first year Ironman The O.G.
OEM saddle, stem, BB, HS, and DT...
12-01-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1212/img_20201201_123515_0_2_8f019aea90daddd269e124ed229cfec1c71cd46f.jpg
I had a post about my '85 Ironman but it didn't save and wouldn't...
11-27-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlmcx06aiAI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlmcx06aiAI
11-26-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Oh that's Super cool. Do you still have your '85?...

Oh that's Super cool. Do you still have your '85?
Here's mine.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1361/img_20201126_172648_1_2_8e4c3aa7011d698dd578734bfbbb8f9ad940733e.jpg...
11-26-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Happy Thanksgiving Ya'll. I just wanted to...

Happy Thanksgiving Ya'll.
I just wanted to give a quick shout out to RobbieTunes for the forks he sent me. Pics and details coming soon. Thanks again R.T.
11-23-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,579
Posted By texaspandj

I have 4 Ironman. An '86 6 speed, an '87 7 speed,...

I have 4 Ironman. An '86 6 speed, an '87 7 speed, an '88 8 speed, and an '89 9 speed. My favorite is the '86 6 speed...with the '89 coming in a close 2nd....
11-22-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

Happy Birthday C-Cat. Using boxing/fighting...

Happy Birthday C-Cat.
Using boxing/fighting terms, Time is undefeated.
11-18-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,232
Posted By texaspandj

Are they 7700 hood replacements? I don't need...

Are they 7700 hood replacements? I don't need them now but might be worth an investment.
Here's my Dura Ace 7700 equipped Centurion Ironman. ...
Forum: Foo
11-07-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,369
Posted By texaspandj

I was just happy Hondo Gravel had a shower,

I was just happy Hondo Gravel had a shower,
10-30-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,010,884
Posted By texaspandj

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bik/d/garland-ro...

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bik/d/garland-road-bike-56-cm-centurion/7210586614.html
10-29-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 2,120,263
Posted By texaspandj

Updated pic of my '89 Apex. It's more road than...

Updated pic of my '89 Apex. It's more road than trail. I absolutely love this bike and wouldn't trade it for any other mtb, vintage or modern.
10-28-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By texaspandj

Condolences, rest in pieces.

Condolences, rest in pieces.
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