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01-23-23, 10:38 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Well that made my day .

Well that made my day .
01-19-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,744
Posted By markwesti

Any taller Ironmen out there ? Not mine ,...

Any taller Ironmen out there ? Not mine , friendly price .
https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/costa-mesa-centurion-dave-scott-ironman/7564610963.html...
12-31-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,744
Posted By markwesti

Happy New Year ...

Happy New Year

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12-14-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 545
Posted By markwesti

Ms.westi got me into sailing . This is our boat...

Ms.westi got me into sailing . This is our boat of all most 30 years , A Westsail 28 , Patricia A .
Here we are at Catalina , Avalon , Ca ....
12-11-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By markwesti

Merry Christmas

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12-03-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,112
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49926966547_32...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49926966547_327514a4cb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j4SKJ4)IMG_0467 (https://flic.kr/p/2j4SKJ4) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on...
12-02-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,112
Posted By markwesti

This is pushing it I know , it's an Aluminum...

This is pushing it I know , it's an Aluminum frame but the DA is cool .
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12-01-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,112
Posted By markwesti

Part of my Bianchi build . ...

Part of my Bianchi build .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52537242825_6ea2374035_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2o3x6Vt)IMG_0280 (https://flic.kr/p/2o3x6Vt) by mark westi...
11-19-22, 10:26 AM
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Posted By markwesti

I really like the seat stay wrap .

I really like the seat stay wrap .
11-18-22, 01:25 PM
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Views: 1,356,744
Posted By markwesti

Nice looking Turbo and a friendly price . ...

Nice looking Turbo and a friendly price .
https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/7558731173.html
https://images.craigslist.org/01717_20w3DavxS3uz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
11-08-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,817
Posted By markwesti

I always think that my Selle Supercorsa is a...

I always think that my Selle Supercorsa is a great asset for my Centurion Ironman .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50062855713_11028ded5c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jgTdQH)IMG_0602...
11-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By markwesti

Please explain "not easier to ride" . 62cm to...

Please explain "not easier to ride" . 62cm to 68cm is a big jump are you having fitment troubles ? Also have you gone through the LeMans yet ? Ie : new grease for all the bearings ? I'll be...
10-31-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,738
Posted By markwesti

Started out as a Cannondale SR300 , it was saved...

Started out as a Cannondale SR300 , it was saved from the dump .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52380040750_736f5a9df5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nNDpdS)IMG_0898 (https://flic.kr/p/2nNDpdS) by...
10-18-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,052
Posted By markwesti

This way works for me . ...

This way works for me .
https://youtu.be/OGw3DlZMRGI
10-15-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,052
Posted By markwesti

I'm a fan of Continental Giro's , they are 22mm ....

I'm a fan of Continental Giro's , they are 22mm .
(Both rims I have are 20mm Mavic and a Faimme Ergal) . They are tan walls though the last pair I bought the wall was very light , seems to be...
10-05-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,135
Posted By markwesti

"What are you getting into"? A whole bunch of fun...

"What are you getting into"? A whole bunch of fun ! " The problem is your wife"? That can be a problem , your thought about a little at a time works for my wife too . Over the last 12 years (that's...
10-05-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,538
Posted By markwesti

Not my cat . This is the Cougar "Messi" the...

Not my cat . This is the Cougar "Messi" the commie cat . He has his own Youtube channel .
https://www.godupdates.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/godupdates-messi-the-puma-story-fb.jpg
10-01-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By markwesti

OT Bianchi

Well it is C&V . This thing is a monster , story here . Progress is fine, but it's gone on for too long.: Bianchi supercharged four 1939...
09-24-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,270
Posted By markwesti

This started out as a Cannondale SR300 road bike...

This started out as a Cannondale SR300 road bike from the 80's. When I got it , it was just a frame and fork . First task was to make the track forks , I cut around the drop outs (they were vertical)...
09-23-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,439
Posted By markwesti

"Save it from the dump" , that's what the owner...

"Save it from the dump" , that's what the owner told me . Bike was a Cannondale SR300 , I received frame and fork only . Both in nasty shape but no dents , built it up with most parts on hand . The...
09-18-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,744
Posted By markwesti

PSA , not mine . Friendly price , looks good ....

PSA , not mine . Friendly price , looks good . Out in sticks vill .
https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bop/d/murrieta-vintage-centurian-road-bike/7534341711.html...
09-08-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By markwesti

I would say worth while . I know nothing about...

I would say worth while . I know nothing about them other than it 's a classic 3 spd .
https://youtu.be/-95kQh3Te4c?t=404
09-05-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,344
Posted By markwesti

Looks like a fun and worth while project . I hope...

Looks like a fun and worth while project . I hope you don't have to take apart the Suntour shift levers off the mount . If you do , some where around here there is a schematic .
09-03-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,270
Posted By markwesti

I built this from a Centurion Comp TA awhile back...

I built this from a Centurion Comp TA awhile back . It turned out to be to big for me so I sold it , my plan was to get back to the velodrome . Practice days only , no racing ....
08-31-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By markwesti

You need a new LBS . The wrenches are on the bay .

You need a new LBS . The wrenches are on the bay .
08-26-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 737
Posted By markwesti

It's just a joke . Rule #8 ...

It's just a joke . Rule #8
https://www.velominati.com/comment-page-8/
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08-21-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51596988743_0c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51596988743_0c639dfdd8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mBs49c)IMG_0807 (https://flic.kr/p/2mBs49c) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on Flickr
08-16-22, 05:20 PM
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Views: 654,040
Posted By markwesti

This Cannondale started out as a SR300 ,...

This Cannondale started out as a SR300 , (vertical dropouts) 56 56 ctc . What made this doable for me was I have a milling attachment for my 6" Atlas lathe and I found a good welder close by . Once I...
08-11-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By markwesti

Here is my drillium machine . ...

Here is my drillium machine .
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08-06-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,026
Posted By markwesti

San Diego , Ca . ...

San Diego , Ca .
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08-05-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,026
Posted By markwesti

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca. ...

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca.
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08-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By markwesti

Check out fleslider's site for specs . Vintage...

Check out fleslider's site for specs .
Vintage Centurion Bicycles (http://vintage-centurion.com/)
07-31-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By markwesti

Check out Ironman Centurions , they came in many...

Check out Ironman Centurions , they came in many different flavors . If you are after non aero , Centurion offered the Turbo and the Comp TA .This is my Centurion IM 86' . The fork is an add on ....
06-24-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,727
Posted By markwesti

Having anxiety because you know it's going to be...

Having anxiety because you know it's going to be two weeks watching paint dry before you can put on decals .
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06-23-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,544
Posted By markwesti

San Diego Shelter Island Ca. This is the building...

San Diego Shelter Island Ca. This is the building where you check in after coming up from Mexico .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52168630593_301bc91c33_z.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 476,004
Posted By markwesti

San Diego's Shelter Island , Ca. ...

San Diego's Shelter Island , Ca.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52151890753_7715760dd8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nsu5be)IMG_0424 (https://flic.kr/p/2nsu5be) by mark westi...
05-13-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,184
Views: 992,071
Posted By markwesti

Catalina , Ca. Doug's Harbor Reef bar . ...

Catalina , Ca. Doug's Harbor Reef bar .
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04-28-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By markwesti

My IM of course came with a six speed , I had...

My IM of course came with a six speed , I had this Sun Tour 5speed sitting around and thought it would be cool .
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04-07-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By markwesti

A little pricy but this is how it is done . ...

A little pricy but this is how it is done .
https://www.tracksupermarket.com/hachi-maru-ichi-brake-adapter-700c-no-drilling-no-clamps.html...
02-08-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,254
Posted By markwesti

Looks like you still have a good amount of...

Looks like you still have a good amount of threads left . Why won't that ever happen to me ? Soake it with your favorite penetrant lube and let it sit for at least a day . I recently bought some...
02-02-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 59,056
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/1852/44468365912_622...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1852/44468365912_622bb2fa54_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aKvZW1)IMG_0004 (https://flic.kr/p/2aKvZW1) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on Flickr
01-30-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By markwesti

I wish I had more pics of the build process ....

I wish I had more pics of the build process . Bike was a 84' Bianchi Alloro .
custom decal
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46969664495_c576537934_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eyxNRD)IMG_0336...
01-26-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 23,438
Posted By markwesti

I regret re painting this frame but it had to be...

I regret re painting this frame but it had to be done IMO . Didn't change any thing , just re painted . This frame was a dumpster rescue , kind of . "Want it ? If no it's going to the dump" . Any...
01-24-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,765
Posted By markwesti

86' Centurion Ironman . ...

86' Centurion Ironman .
https://live.staticflickr.com/7844/46855171571_b829ecdf5d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eor16H)IMG_0191 (https://flic.kr/p/2eor16H) by mark westi...
01-24-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 23,438
Posted By markwesti

I painted this with Krylon Jade , It's satin ....

I painted this with Krylon Jade , It's satin . Then clear coat , came out nice and glossy . I never compared it to a stock Bianchi paint from the time period . I liked it though .
...
01-23-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,651
Posted By markwesti

This Centurion Comp TA , was gifted to me by a IM...

This Centurion Comp TA , was gifted to me by a IM enthusiast . He was on his sales route thru the Mid West and stopped at a little bike shop and took pity on this , the owner of the BS was stripping...
01-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,744
Posted By markwesti

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^
01-15-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By markwesti

Nice Turbo , not mine and I don't know the owner...

Nice Turbo , not mine and I don't know the owner . Owner says 21" looks bigger to me . Note the lack of a pump peg . Friendly price ....
01-06-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By markwesti

Pinarello FS friendly price

Not mine and I don't know the owner . I would be interested but I swore off Italian bikes .
https://www.ebay.com/itm/144359137643?hash=item219c79a16b:g:-cYAAOSwMa5h1mA5...
01-04-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 997
Posted By markwesti

https://www.njs-export.com/collections/wheelsets/p...

https://www.njs-export.com/collections/wheelsets/products/araya-gold-njs-700c-tubular-rims-shimano-dura-ace-hb-7600-120mm-njs-hubs-21120402
The EBay rims don't have threading for a lock ring .
This...
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