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Posted By fleslider

25$ for that bike is a steal. looks to be full...

25$ for that bike is a steal. looks to be full Deore XT (M732) you could sell the front derailleur for that much. that is a nice find there. Those Paramount MTB's were nice bikes. yes they are not...
06-29-20, 01:21 PM
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Posted By fleslider

It would clean up nicely, it looks more like a...

It would clean up nicely, it looks more like a 1986 to me ..but what do i know..

heres my 1986 Montare ...
06-29-20, 01:01 PM
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Posted By fleslider

I think i never added my 74 Pro to this thread....

I think i never added my 74 Pro to this thread. im suprised by that honestly. picked up from a friends uncle that bought it new and passed away i got his two bikes that he had in a storage unit. I...
06-29-20, 12:37 PM
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Views: 859
Posted By fleslider

"Need" is such a strong word... "want" thats...

"Need" is such a strong word... "want" thats probably closer
06-29-20, 11:05 AM
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Posted By fleslider

I have the same Shimano Deore UBrake on my 1988...

I have the same Shimano Deore UBrake on my 1988 GT Karakoram. the instructions noted above worked perfect for me
06-27-20, 11:51 AM
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Posted By fleslider

heres my 63cm 1992 T1000 during a ride a little...

heres my 63cm 1992 T1000 during a ride a little while back..
...
06-27-20, 11:38 AM
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Posted By fleslider

Heres a couple.. ...

Heres a couple..

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1988 GT Karakoram


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06-24-20, 01:50 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Nice box! let me know if you are interested...

Nice box!

let me know if you are interested in selling one of the Dura-Ace stems. i could really use it
06-23-20, 12:23 PM
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Views: 1,423
Posted By fleslider

I have a couple ...

I have a couple
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1998 Peugeot Team Festina Replica...
06-22-20, 11:08 AM
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Posted By fleslider

Like alot of things in the industry there are...

Like alot of things in the industry there are things that didnt work out well or they found something that worked better in this case U-brakes , Yes they didnt work well well when things were muddy...
06-17-20, 02:15 PM
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Posted By fleslider

I wish i could go but unfortunately i cant. I do...

I wish i could go but unfortunately i cant. I do have one request if everyone that goes is ok with it. I would like to ask that someone takes a picture of all the Centurions that are in the group in...
06-17-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,080
Posted By fleslider

I would add including all that, it depends on the...

I would add including all that, it depends on the condition of the bike and its completeness. If it needs alot of parts and you are keeping it original , finding replacement parts can be difficult...
06-17-20, 01:57 PM
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Posted By fleslider

FWIW My 1992 T1000 has a Deore XT with the...

FWIW

My 1992 T1000 has a Deore XT with the Endless band clamp.

The clamp looks like this Deore DX clamp here : velobase Deore DX...
06-16-20, 12:33 PM
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Views: 3,864
Posted By fleslider

I chose Centurion as well i just really like...

I chose Centurion as well i just really like them. Although Centurion is not a Japanese brand . They are a US brand started in SoCal . they just contracted the bike manufacturing with companies in...
06-16-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By fleslider

welcome to the vintage TREK club. I have a 1980...

welcome to the vintage TREK club. I have a 1980 613 . They are wonderful bikes. one thing i always try to do when i get a bike to at least try to ride it a little bit before tearing it down and...
06-16-20, 12:12 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Nice score Tom, that 87 looks to be in great...

Nice score Tom, that 87 looks to be in great shape! A set of Deore (XT) thumbies would be perfect for it !
05-28-20, 02:29 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Heres a Honey Brown B17 on my 1992 Cannondale...

Heres a Honey Brown B17 on my 1992 Cannondale T1000
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05-27-20, 10:40 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Hopefully someone has a clearer picture but here...

Hopefully someone has a clearer picture but here is one from a GT Avalanche i picked up . As Glennfordx4 states they just sit outside the adjuster. I think if a road bike cable would fit it would be...
05-26-20, 10:30 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Thanks for posting the Ad, i can see clearly the...

Thanks for posting the Ad, i can see clearly the way the U-Brake cable is routed
05-22-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 59,424
Posted By fleslider

Thanks T-Mar looking forward to seeing that...

Thanks T-Mar looking forward to seeing that Advertisement.

The Fork decals are really far gone i was contemplating to see if any one offered repro decals of them or trying to paint them in..
05-21-20, 11:05 PM
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Posted By fleslider

I will let you know if i will sell it, not sure...

I will let you know if i will sell it, not sure at this time i might need it for my 1990 Avalanche.
05-21-20, 11:05 AM
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Views: 211
Posted By fleslider

Nice to see another Peugeot Festina out there ,...

Nice to see another Peugeot Festina out there , For the record my Festina had a JIS sized headset. so try the added bearing trick first. but if you need to replace it have the size of the headset...
05-21-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By fleslider

Thanks T-Mar . It is definitely a 1988 model the...

Thanks T-Mar . It is definitely a 1988 model the graphics and Deore are 1988 specs. I will make the changes to the straddle cable. would like to keep it close to 1988 specs.

the SN is T88011445
05-17-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 240
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Posted By fleslider

Thanks for the info T-Mar I wasnt sure if it was...

Thanks for the info T-Mar I wasnt sure if it was original or not as i am assuming this is a Late 1988 build since its Red and according to the 1988 Catalog that was not a color option. Did it still...
05-10-20, 10:49 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Finished up the 1988 Karakoram, Returned the GT...

Finished up the 1988 Karakoram, Returned the GT Stem back to the bike and proper Deore front Cantilevers. Even added a set of Deore pedals.
...
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Posted By fleslider

FWIW its a 1986 Model

FWIW its a 1986 Model
04-29-20, 12:33 PM
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Posted By fleslider

for me nothing says late 1980's than a Zefal HPx...

for me nothing says late 1980's than a Zefal HPx Frame pump and 1st gen Specialized Carbon water bottle cage. The Zefal you can still buy new they look a little different now. as for the water bottle...
04-23-20, 03:08 PM
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Posted By fleslider

I got this 1990 Trek 7000 Brand new after my 1987...

I got this 1990 Trek 7000 Brand new after my 1987 Diamond Back Ascent got stolen. its been a great bike and still have it.

Here it is doing kid duty to the local park...
04-22-20, 09:37 AM
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Posted By fleslider

totally agree bike is ruined, even looks like...

totally agree bike is ruined, even looks like they painted the seatstay also. mismatched wheels, not how a Prestige should be treated
04-21-20, 11:42 PM
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Posted By fleslider

:thumb: yup its a 1985. Although the Seatube and...

:thumb: yup its a 1985. Although the Seatube and Headtube have been painted it should be Silver not that Charcoal grey

you can find the catalog here...
04-15-20, 10:43 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Good to see another IBOC being saved! keep us...

Good to see another IBOC being saved! keep us updated on the progress

heres my 1992 Pro (complete with Loopstays and Tolberone Top Tube!)...
04-15-20, 10:30 PM
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Posted By fleslider

My 87 Expert had a 13-24 and the 87 Master had a...

My 87 Expert had a 13-24 and the 87 Master had a 7 Speed Cassette.. the 88 Master didnt have wheels so neither one is original. so cant really help in the Master dept...

Still watching out for the...
04-15-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,238
Posted By fleslider

This has been my commuter bike for some years...

This has been my commuter bike for some years now, its a 2005 Allez i really like the simple color scheme of this bike
...
04-10-20, 11:44 AM
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Posted By fleslider

that would the infamous IronGent RobbieTunes

that would the infamous IronGent RobbieTunes
04-09-20, 10:44 PM
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Posted By fleslider

If i recall back then i had a 1988 Catalog, it...

If i recall back then i had a 1988 Catalog, it was the same style cover as the 1987 but it was white not black... but not that i have it anymore . but yes i do believe there are 88 and 89 catalogs...
04-09-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By fleslider

Good Day to the IronGents and Ironladies, i...

Good Day to the IronGents and Ironladies, i figured i would post a note to say that I have just posted a new scan of the 1987 Catalog. its a higher resolution scan so now you can read the text and...
04-08-20, 12:22 PM
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Posted By fleslider

The only 58 i have is a 1985 Ironman. might have...

The only 58 i have is a 1985 Ironman. might have a line on a 87 MV ironman.

I would prefer to keep the 89 master original.
04-08-20, 10:40 AM
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Views: 839,856
Posted By fleslider

That is such a beautiful color. 60cm huh? Do i...

That is such a beautiful color. 60cm huh? Do i need another IM?

N0D5223
N0D5036
these are pretty close together , with TMar's deciphering its a late feb 1990 build
04-06-20, 10:42 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Nice and a 60cm to boot! Thats interesting...

Nice and a 60cm to boot!

Thats interesting that its from Kentucky, this will be the first one that was not in CA or TX.

I also would be interested in seeing the Serial Number..
03-31-20, 10:53 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Love the airplane model. Nice! Also like the 56...

Love the airplane model. Nice! Also like the 56 Chevy in the background

Congrats on the retirement.
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Views: 1,287
Posted By fleslider

Please post pics, big Centurion fan here. I...

Please post pics, big Centurion fan here.

I have a 77 Pro Tour that im working on restoring and was recently given a 1974 LeMans

The Super LeMans was a nice bike , it is often overshadowed by...
03-31-20, 06:03 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Figured i would add my 1986 Fisher Montare. It is...

Figured i would add my 1986 Fisher Montare. It is mostly all original except the consumables. Almost all Deerhead/600 components except the Light Action rear derailleur. (which is original) . With...
03-29-20, 01:33 PM
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Posted By fleslider

Nice write up Pat! I would also add that...

Nice write up Pat!

I would also add that you cover the stem with grease where it will be inside the fork steer tube. this will help prevent the dreaded "Stuck Stem" syndrome.
03-27-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 36,405
Posted By fleslider

Good thought T-Mar, this one does not have a SN...

Good thought T-Mar, this one does not have a SN anywhere. The Irongents and I compared it to the Carbon Ironman and the Carbon R, the frames were almost identical. other than the headbadge, the...
03-21-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,556
Posted By fleslider

I have had a few, the best score was these two,...

I have had a few, the best score was these two, 1974's Raleigh Pro and Schwinn Paramount P10...
03-21-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,707
Posted By fleslider

Thanks for the kind words. they are nice bikes...

Thanks for the kind words. they are nice bikes and really unique here in the states.

As for updating to a new 105 groupset . the points of concern i would say would be the Front Derailleur Clamp...
03-13-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,844,460
Posted By fleslider

Pardon my question here, but that looks like a...

Pardon my question here, but that looks like a Diamond Back Axis, not a Apex. Axis were higher end than the Apex's . Looks to be a 1991 model.

BTW, Nice stable of vintage MTB's there!
03-12-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 839,856
Posted By fleslider

As some may know my Miami Vice has been on...

As some may know my Miami Vice has been on display at my local COOP that i am involved with. a couple weeks ago they decided that the bikes on display really needed a display tag. i really liked the...
02-21-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Posted By fleslider

Yes that is the common complaint the klunk of the...

Yes that is the common complaint the klunk of the indexing. With a little maintenance and a new chain it was shifting great. but SIS is really smooth,

Could be your 105 shifters are worn some?
02-21-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Posted By fleslider

To me it depends... relaxed frames: 1985-1986...

To me it depends...
relaxed frames: 1985-1986 (if your a SIS fan then 1986)
tight geometry: 1989
Craziest attention grabbing color scheme: 1987 Expert in Magenta/Yellow
Best groupset: 1988/1989...
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