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07-07-20, 12:11 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

My place of business is perculiarly set in a...

My place of business is perculiarly set in a residential block. On my side from corner it goes empty former gas station, empty lot, my building, then 2 story house. The other side of street is 3...
07-07-20, 11:15 AM
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Posted By seypat

Shiny! I like shiny.

Shiny! I like shiny.
07-01-20, 04:49 PM
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Posted By jetboy

that is a kick ass fork. also I don't mind the...

that is a kick ass fork. also I don't mind the lumpy tape as I have the same Cinelli and while its sort of.. large.. it feels great.

that said, tan walls on an IM, not my thing. but different...
06-30-20, 09:47 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

We'll another month is coming to an end but a new...

We'll another month is coming to an end but a new one is beginning (half-full glass kinda thing). And I haven't worked out near as much as planned. So New plan, only biking 6 days a week. I'm not...
06-25-20, 08:05 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Favorite year...so far. Looking good.:thumb:

Favorite year...so far.
Looking good.:thumb:
06-22-20, 09:28 PM
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Posted By NatusEstInSuht

1990 Diamondback Master TG Centurion

Here's my addition to this thread, a 1990 63-64 cm or 25" Diamondback Master TG Centurion. I doubt I'll be keeping it for long, however, as the frame is way, way too big for me.

The backstory on...
06-15-20, 05:48 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

You ever have a bike that looks perfect rides...

You ever have a bike that looks perfect rides perfect but decide to make s few changes to it? Everybody raised their hand. It happened to me a couple of weeks ago. After putting on some black walled...
06-05-20, 09:41 PM
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Posted By floopi

Hi i just bought my first bianchi today and would...

Hi i just bought my first bianchi today and would be super happy to see someone help me identify the year. I actually found in an old catalogue the nuovo racing 84 - which looks very similar. But I'm...
05-29-20, 09:10 AM
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Posted By easyupbug

In my experience the 80 to 120 emery worked...

In my experience the 80 to 120 emery worked better on larger jobs and you can clean up in really rough areas/gouges with finer 240 if needed just be sure it is dull everywhere. I have had much...
05-28-20, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This is one case that really fine grit emery...

This is one case that really fine grit emery cloth is not the best choice. 80 to 120 grit (whether emery cloth or blasting media) is the usual used by most painters I have used over the years, for...
05-27-20, 12:57 PM
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Posted By xiaoman1

I read and contributed to the "Seller won't open...

I read and contributed to the "Seller won't open the box thread" a few times....I am very bored these days. :p
Best, Ben
05-25-20, 06:34 PM
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Views: 759
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/8240/8565989454_8839...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8240/8565989454_8839a73dcf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/e3WWem)
Ron Cooper (https://flic.kr/p/e3WWem) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
...
05-25-20, 03:27 PM
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Posted By steelbikeguy

The Olmo Competition was a model that tended to...

The Olmo Competition was a model that tended to fully indulge in pantographed parts. Mine certainly has quite a bit...

the crank arms and rings are covered with the Olmo name and logo.......
05-25-20, 01:00 PM
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Views: 759
Posted By Shrevvy

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2577_c1425c6a7d5c84ee727b5195aab1dca0c361f366.jpg...
05-25-20, 12:50 PM
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Posted By jetboy

here is my zunow: the real reason I usually don't...

here is my zunow: the real reason I usually don't post close ups is that its had a pretty rough life cosmetically, and I use it to commute with.. so its a bit dirty to boot! Advantage of it already...
05-24-20, 11:05 PM
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Posted By sheddle

Some of it, like the crank and stem are gone, but...

Some of it, like the crank and stem are gone, but I've still got the seatposts and levers!
...
05-24-20, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Choke

No, it doesn't have the crimped tube. In fact,...

No, it doesn't have the crimped tube. In fact, both will fit a 32mm tire. I remember the thread with your Cassani, it's a cool bike. Here's a pic of the one you asked about, Schneider is a bike shop...
05-24-20, 06:38 PM
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Posted By jetboy

yeah but it would take an hour to photo it all...

yeah but it would take an hour to photo it all and just make everyone jealous... :)
05-24-20, 05:18 PM
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Posted By jetboy

nice- i really love the panto'd fork crowns- ...

nice- i really love the panto'd fork crowns- that simple touch really makes a big difference.
05-24-20, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Choke

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa4.jpg ...

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa4.jpg

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losag7.jpg

http://eddy.ciocctoo.com/ce2.JPG
05-24-20, 03:09 PM
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Views: 759
Posted By jdawginsc

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/staycap_1_1e8fb0fd0032cb2e60a983c74bc6c42053501a31.jpg
05-24-20, 04:06 AM
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Views: 759
Posted By jbchybridrider

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x853/img_0063_b41e2fe09427981bf4fdf92b02f149999d4655fd.png
05-23-20, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Andy_K

One of my favorite features. ...

One of my favorite features.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4854/31964420298_165f4105fe_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QGA1wN)

https://live.staticflickr.com/4836/44018671560_04f75342bd_c.jpg...
05-21-20, 05:04 AM
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Posted By oneclick

Here's mine. I have extras, if anybody wants one...

Here's mine. I have extras, if anybody wants one they can pm me. Inkjet on modeler's decal paper.

(Either I didn't wait long enough or used the wrong sort of clearcoat, unmounted ones are...
05-20-20, 10:51 AM
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Posted By tyler_fred

mkeller234, I drew my decals in Inkscape and...

mkeller234,
I drew my decals in Inkscape and sent the files to a local sign company to print on 2 or 3mil vinyl.
05-20-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Following up, here are some pix of the actual...

Following up, here are some pix of the actual stickers made by Velocal for Merlin and Allegro, plus some pix as-installed on the frames, both these were home-sprays by me (varying quality and time...
05-20-20, 08:35 AM
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Views: 2,034
Posted By Ex Pres

Made with my home printer on "decal stock". Back...

Made with my home printer on "decal stock". Back in the days before it was easy to find decals for the DIY'r.
Fortunately I did have some good jpegs to work from - no vector file to have to play...
05-20-20, 05:52 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Did this for my '85, for some reason the PO had...

Did this for my '85, for some reason the PO had removed this and the seat tube decals. Finding a decent photo of one was a bear, I had some assistance from forum members on that. I'd never previously...
05-20-20, 01:41 AM
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Posted By daviddavieboy

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far. ...

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7e89f66a_d194_4a76_bc63_bc566fa64684_910a1bb17949a3eab5fd284f29529e9d44a5c843.jpeg...
05-19-20, 11:00 PM
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Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My customs are a joke - literally. My VeloCheapo...

My customs are a joke - literally. My VeloCheapo Fake Legnano required some adornment so I went all out and opened MacPaint to make some decals, based on the original (photo 2)
...
05-19-20, 10:35 PM
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Views: 2,034
Posted By unworthy1

I have made the artwork part of several sets of...

I have made the artwork part of several sets of stickers (thin PSA vinyl) and decals (waterslide) but always had somebody else do the printing. The waterslides are just now being applied to my old...
05-19-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By cocoabeachcrab

great! found it and on order.. awesome-amundo!

great! found it and on order.. awesome-amundo!
05-19-20, 04:12 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

The brilliance of Ed Roth

The brilliance of Ed Roth
05-19-20, 11:16 AM
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Posted By sced

How does one make or acquire custom stickers?...

How does one make or acquire custom stickers? I've inkjet printed onto sticky label paper and covered in clear packing tape, but I'm guessing there are much better ways?
05-19-20, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Deal4Fuji

It looks like I'm the only one gaudy enough to...

It looks like I'm the only one gaudy enough to make use of these nicely done Bike Forum stickers made by speedevil . They're good for hiding dings and bad scratches. This is my 3rd bike placement on...
05-19-20, 06:53 AM
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Views: 2,034
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018758257_dd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018758257_dd54a39537_h.jpg
05-18-20, 09:54 PM
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Views: 2,034
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Does it have to be for a bike? I made one for my...

Does it have to be for a bike? I made one for my stitch and glue kayak. It's actually under the gf epoxy. If any of you are looking for a SIP project this kayak was one of the funnest things I've...
05-18-20, 08:14 PM
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Posted By thumpism

See my avatar. Custom made, but not for me. I...

See my avatar. Custom made, but not for me. I worked IT for Blue Cross just out of school and they were doing a rollout of about 1/3 of their desktop machines and many of the old ones had been in use...
05-18-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,323
Posted By jbchybridrider

Because paint is transparent the undercoat or...

Because paint is transparent the undercoat or first base coat affects the top coat especially for light colours. With my Olympia I haven't show'n on this thread I mixed some red top coat into the...
05-18-20, 02:34 PM
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Views: 2,034
Posted By chainwhip

Dot Dot Smile

My son and I play "Dot Dot Smile" on my phone...

Planning to get his drawing made into a vinyl sticker for my hatchback.

He's six.
...
05-18-20, 02:10 PM
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Posted By tyler_fred

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..
05-17-20, 10:33 PM
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Posted By jbchybridrider

I've got my money back on the T110 aircap that...

I've got my money back on the T110 aircap that never arrived and so not patient enough to order elsewhere I used my touch up mini gun on a Mongoose frame. No decals until it's cured because there 30+...
04-21-20, 04:26 PM
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Views: 934,551
Posted By seypat

Go for it Robbie. I'm still holding out hope for...

Go for it Robbie. I'm still holding out hope for the Lavender 86.
04-21-20, 01:42 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Man that thing is ready to Rock...or Roll as the...

Man that thing is ready to Rock...or Roll as the case may be.
Prestige with prestige tubing and Dura Ace components. That is a deal for sure. Looks like a 54cm and the last bike you may ever need...
04-13-20, 02:50 PM
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Posted By ddeand

With all the time I've had on my hands, I figured...

With all the time I've had on my hands, I figured I'd do a little update on how I went about touching up the chips and scrapes on my Ironman with an airbrush. I had one spot left to do, so I took...
04-12-20, 11:58 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

Don't tell anyone but the people who follow this...

Don't tell anyone but the people who follow this thread like all things Centurion.
04-12-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By CenturionII

I have enjoyed reading all of the great...

I have enjoyed reading all of the great information on this thread. I donít have the Ironman, but an 86 Elite RS that my brother left me back in the early 90ís. I still love the ride.
...
04-11-20, 11:46 AM
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Views: 805
Posted By Doug Fattic

The key to prevent the bolt from turning is on...

The key to prevent the bolt from turning is on the non-drive side of the frame. This is because it is easier for a right handed person to turn the wrench when it is on the drive side. When my...
04-10-20, 11:44 AM
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Views: 934,551
Posted By fleslider

that would the infamous IronGent RobbieTunes

that would the infamous IronGent RobbieTunes
04-09-20, 01:51 PM
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Posted By mprince

Unfortunately I don't have any photos to share...

Unfortunately I don't have any photos to share (can't find them), but I've owned 3 Ironmans:

- '87 Master in Yellow/White (this one was a bit small for me and I ended up selling it)
- '89 Master...
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