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02-28-20, 09:52 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yep, fad colors for the times...the 80s. I wasn't...

Yep, fad colors for the times...the 80s. I wasn't a fan even though I was in my 20s at the time. Instead, I was on my Cobalt blue Pinarello completely built for... Triathlons.😀
02-28-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 586
Posted By texaspandj

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

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Rides like a souped up Cadillac.
Gun to my Head, out of the four I...
02-27-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By texaspandj

I stand corrected. It's a Cinelli Not a turbo....

I stand corrected. It's a Cinelli Not a turbo. Next time I'm looking at the ebaypics....first.
02-26-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By texaspandj

That's 2 different Centurions for sure. The red...

That's 2 different Centurions for sure.
The red and white one is an '86 Ironman and the red one is a '83 or '84 Centurion turbo. It's Not a cinelli/Centurion.
02-26-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Any updates on your Miami Vice project?

Any updates on your Miami Vice project?
02-26-20, 04:42 AM
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Views: 2,126,652
Posted By texaspandj

Your favorite bike?....I can see why. Very Nice...

Your favorite bike?....I can see why. Very Nice indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 16,590,270
Posted By texaspandj

I've got 4 road bikes however 3 of those are...

I've got 4 road bikes however 3 of those are built for triathlon. This is my only pure road bike....
02-25-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 79,266
Posted By texaspandj

The million dollar question. The catalog states...

The million dollar question. The catalog states it to be magenta, but that's like saying Blue.
I actually found what I thought was a perfect match to it however once I applied it it came out a...
02-24-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By texaspandj

Looking over the section from The "Ironwar" book...

Looking over the section from The "Ironwar" book that gugie highlighted, it claims Dave wasn't aware of Mark Allen's bike . Not true , Mark had raced his Kestrel frame bike all season And in fact the...
02-24-20, 05:36 AM
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Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Cool and clean LeMans.

Cool and clean LeMans.
02-24-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By texaspandj

I read the book but do not recall the pic, but if...

I read the book but do not recall the pic, but if that section of the book is referring to the '89 Ironman world championship,it's wrong. I do know that in '89 Dave was riding a Carbon Ironman and...
02-23-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By texaspandj

The last pic of a Zunow in '88 Centurion livery...

The last pic of a Zunow in '88 Centurion livery is likely Mike Piggs based on Triathlon video from '87.
But the info on All Centurion bikes ridden by "The Man" is taken from a interview Chris...
02-23-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By texaspandj

You got it backwards, he used a eisentraut before...

You got it backwards, he used a eisentraut before being sponsored by Centurion and painted in whatever his sponsor was at that time. But when he got the deal with Centurion they sent him Zunows. This...
02-22-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By texaspandj

Nope, it was a Zunow, custom made in Japan...

Nope, it was a Zunow, custom made in Japan outfitted with Dura Ace.
Also, he got 2 new bikes a year.
02-22-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,071
Posted By texaspandj

The Joe Rogan Experience. It has exactly what...

The Joe Rogan Experience.
It has exactly what you're looking for, variety.
02-22-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By texaspandj

If the choice is Only between the '87 and '89...

If the choice is Only between the '87 and '89 Experts, then the '87. The original first generation 105 group is hard to beat in reliability, durability and adaptability. Plus, Miami Vice.
But if...
02-21-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Agreed, provided they are on a vintage bike....

Agreed, provided they are on a vintage bike. However, on a modern bike they look fine.
I think somehow those threadless stems have something to do with RT getting those steel Ironman sub 20#.
02-21-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Well I sold my suburban so we're down to one...

Well I sold my suburban so we're down to one vehicle and surely couldn't fit all four of my Centurion Ironman in it. Here's a group pic....
02-20-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

This past weekend my riding buddy asked if I...

This past weekend my riding buddy asked if I wanted to Run instead of bike. I hadn't ran since a December fun run but said yes anyway. We ran only 3 miles but at a good pace. Surprisroringly I felt...
02-20-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Generally every weekend I ride either a sat or...

Generally every weekend I ride either a sat or sun with my bike buddy. And a couple weekends ago we were about 3 miles out when I had a flat on my Summertime Blues Ironmans rear tire. Usually after...
02-20-20, 06:12 AM
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Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Your account of when you get ready to ride and...

Your account of when you get ready to ride and your increased heart rate is very interesting. It reminds me of a story Anthony Robbins told about a famous singer client of his. As I recall, he said...
02-19-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Hmm.... I could do the shorter but more scenic...

Hmm.... I could do the shorter but more scenic 100k. Swing by and pick up C-Cat on the way and Hope that Jim Dandy would meet us there. That's an additional 3 Texans right there.
As it is I'm in...
02-15-20, 02:16 PM
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Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

The '86 he has is pre Master/Expert and came with...

The '86 he has is pre Master/Expert and came with a Black selle Italia Turbo saddle.
The '87 Expert you have came with the brown suede vetta saddle and white vinyl cover.
02-15-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Completely Awesome. Congrats.

Completely Awesome. Congrats.
Forum: Foo
02-14-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 650
Posted By texaspandj

"Not the whole pile", wink, wink.win.

"Not the whole pile", wink, wink.win.
02-13-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,630
Posted By texaspandj

Well strongman would be a very loose term used on...

Well strongman would be a very loose term used on me.
But yeah, my wife runs a fight fit class two days a week and sometimes they use the tire for flipping and other fitness related things. Actually...
02-13-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,630
Posted By texaspandj

All Texans have a tractor tire in their house,...

All Texans have a tractor tire in their house, it's a thing. I kid , I kid.
That's my place of business, where sometimes we flip tires for no good reason.
02-13-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,630
Posted By texaspandj

1989 Centurion Ironman. It had original...

1989 Centurion Ironman. It had original components til I came along. Now sporting Dura Ace 7700 9 speed. I love this bike. The only Ironman of the 4 I have set up as a road bike. The other 3 are...
02-13-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,774
Posted By texaspandj

I've posted before however here's probably my...

I've posted before however here's probably my last version besides consumables. Period correct Dura Ace except brakeset and crankset....
02-13-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 711,430
Posted By texaspandj

Good bike, Great smile, Beautiful weather and...

Good bike, Great smile, Beautiful weather and scenery.... yeah, I'd call that Living alright.
Forum: Triathlon
02-09-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By texaspandj

I generally start my triathlon training season By...

I generally start my triathlon training season By running. Once I'm comfortable running 3 miles I start Riding. The running conditioning transfers well to riding. No worries there.
02-08-20, 10:04 PM
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Views: 229,805
Posted By texaspandj

Nice work JD, as usual.

Nice work JD, as usual.
02-07-20, 08:10 PM
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Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Wow, that purple rain is really nice. Naturally...

Wow, that purple rain is really nice.
Naturally I have my biased opinion on who wore it best (Centurion Ironman) no doubt. But beyond that, the trek will be a lot easier to touch up the paint.
02-07-20, 08:14 AM
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Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Yes, an '88 Expert.

Yes, an '88 Expert.
02-06-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

WoW, Nice. Straight block with No small ring...

WoW, Nice.
Straight block with No small ring looks Killer.
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 440
Posted By texaspandj

Is it really your birthday? Happy Birthday. ...

Is it really your birthday? Happy Birthday.
Looks good and sounds good to me. If you're ever up north to cen-tex (Waco) I'll take you to the best place to get fajitas.
BTW, I can't drink beer with...
02-04-20, 01:18 PM
02-04-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,952
Posted By texaspandj

Here's a pic of the Original Gripshift on my '86...

Here's a pic of the Original Gripshift on my '86 Ironman. Incidentally, I got my Original pair in '88. It's 6 speed, soon after they came out with 7 speed. When complaints came out about too much...
01-29-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,241
Posted By texaspandj

I read somewhere, (possibly here) that through...

I read somewhere, (possibly here) that through out history, right before the turn of the century people become nostalgic. Hence the retro movement.
When it started here I have no idea as I didn't...
01-28-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

I knew it had something to do with overused hands...

I knew it had something to do with overused hands But I was way off on how they got that way.
01-28-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

:thumb:

:thumb:
01-28-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Also, The component group and frame lugs would...

Also, The component group and frame lugs would indicate a master.
01-27-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By texaspandj

Lets say "good" genes = talent. So the sport ...

Lets say "good" genes = talent.
So the sport that has less rules needs more talent.
The sport with more rules needs less talent.
Obviously most sports require some talent I'm just using a...
01-27-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,948
Posted By texaspandj

That line can be read two different ways: one,...

That line can be read two different ways: one, that he was the best rider of all of the dopers; two, that he was the best doper among all of the riders.

If the second interpretation holds any...
01-27-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Actually, (if I recall correctly) someone had...

Actually, (if I recall correctly) someone had one. You'll have to check up to a year back on this thread. Could've been Seypat or someone telling Seypat they had one.
Forum: Foo
01-26-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 757
Posted By texaspandj

Well if you don't like his threads But still post...

Well if you don't like his threads But still post on it you're a Fan.
Maybe not like the the Kiss Army, but he's got fans. More like a Platoon, no a squad, no a section I mean a unit....or less.
01-26-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

Motivation is right. Or lack of is more to the...

Motivation is right. Or lack of is more to the point for me lately. In fact, I finally rode yesterday with my riding buddy. It was 26 miles on my regular route. That's after 3 weeks of NO riding....
01-26-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,265
Posted By texaspandj

All that needs to be said....

All that needs to be said. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Mfz3kFNVopk
01-26-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Tx sailors 56cm MV. All 1987 Ironman Experts came with this...
01-26-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8,311
Views: 756,596
Posted By texaspandj

The brown suede vetta saddle you have on your MV...

The brown suede vetta saddle you have on your MV is original. However it originally came with a white saddle cover.
Yes all your components are original including the tires.
BTW , I know this...
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