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03-17-24, 08:35 AM
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Posted By fleslider

Hey All IronGents! and Gals. I just uploaded...

Hey All IronGents! and Gals.

I just uploaded the 1978,1988 and 1989 Catalogs to vintagecenturion.com

Heres the catalog covers just for a tease!...
03-14-24, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By jaimzb

Bianchi info please...

Hello all;
Today I purchased this Bianchi road bike. The seller did not know much about it. I am contemplating putting it back to stock form, but need your help regarding the original components....
03-13-24, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By fleslider

With that color combination Its a 1987 Model ,...

With that color combination Its a 1987 Model , they were good entry level bikes.
Tange #2 Frame with Tange Mangalloy Fork
Shimano 6 speed SIS
52/42t Biopace Cranks
13-26t Freewheel
03-12-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By fleslider

Just a FYI, I will be posting the 1988 and 1989...

Just a FYI, I will be posting the 1988 and 1989 Catalogs to the site in the next couple days.

vintagecenturion.com (http://www.vintagecenturion.com)
03-10-24, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,004,989
Posted By bikamper

https://i.imgur.com/8SvZOkkl.jpg I got the new...

https://i.imgur.com/8SvZOkkl.jpg
I got the new pulley for the lathe this morning. As nothing seems to be easy with this lathe project, the threads for the new pulley set screw did not go all the way...
03-09-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,047
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Posted By sloar

Not too exciting, but for $15 Iím not...

Not too exciting, but for $15 Iím not complaining. The lady thought I was crazy for wanting it. ...
03-08-24, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By chain_whipped

Gino and friends. Then there's Fausto!

https://youtu.be/cS8YYasoDHY?si=MQw_Er5AA3uxu1IN
03-05-24, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,530
Posted By Catnap

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here is the initial build I put together to check fit and mechanicals. Iím...
03-03-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,523
Posted By albrt

This is great, but could somebody please start a...

This is great, but could somebody please start a thread to encourage the buyers who are gonna take all these bikes off our hands?
12-01-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By sloar

Colnago Super

Almost finished, waiting on a couple smalls from Robvolz. Mad Honk supplied the brake levers and 67Carlton had some new hoods. Big thanks to those guys in helping me get this done. Ordered a Columbus...
11-30-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,151
Posted By Chombi1

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Regina America Superleggera FW on my 83 Davidson Signature.....
Chain is...
11-24-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By seedsbelize2

A confession, of sorts

I've had this Brooks Pro, with large copper rivets, for ten years if I've had it a day. I have tried several times to break it in and get comfortable on it. I have tried twice to sell it or trade it....
11-03-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By SpeedofLite

Village Velo Bike Shop (Oxford FL) Eye Candy

Fellow BF C&Ver joesch and I met for ride today and stopped at the Village Velo Bike Shop in Oxford FL. Thought you'd like a little taste.
Owner Mike said everything displayed in the shop is for...
11-01-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,300
Posted By seypat

The 2 Turbos in this pic have 130 hubs in the...

The 2 Turbos in this pic have 130 hubs in the back. The Prestige is stock, just because it's an 85 Prestige. If the OP is looking for more gears, 110/74 is your friend. As is 130/86.
...
10-21-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By jamesdak

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10-14-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,004,989
Posted By colnago_zuub

What am i polishing??

Okay, need a little help here. I was removing some rust, and now I have this chrome metal and dark metal. What in the world is what hereÖsorry new to this. Is the black part steel I should keep...
10-13-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By CroMo Mike

Fork's bent.

Fork's bent.
10-01-23, 10:20 AM
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Views: 3,920
Posted By iab

Back from paint. I'm please as punch, especially...

Back from paint. I'm please as punch, especially the new chrome. More pics here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/albums/72177720304290867
...
09-24-23, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By AdventureManCO

WOW. Pretty cool actually.

WOW. Pretty cool actually.
09-14-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By texaspandj

I guess his back must be doing better, that's...

I guess his back must be doing better, that's great to hear.
Meanwhile, I decided to take some time off from working out and letting my injuries heal. I know better now but it was a bad decision to...
09-13-23, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By seypat

I heard from He Who Shall Not Be Named over the...

I heard from He Who Shall Not Be Named over the weekend. He's doing all right and getting good grades. His future's so bright, he's having to wear shades. Living large, cycling like a mad man and...
09-12-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By madpogue

OK thank you, that answers my questions from...

OK thank you, that answers my questions from posts # 10524, 10526. That pretty aptly describes how mine feels. The frame also seems to amplify anything slightly out of the ordinary. I mentioned the...
09-12-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By texaspandj

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Here's mine.
You definitely...
09-12-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By reissue59

Here's what 100$ gets you

A marinoni with 105 and rsx, brifters. 100$ CAN , sorry just the pic from the ad for now
...
09-11-23, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By randyjawa

Close Call for the Roo...

At one time, in fact more than at one time, I had in excess of 180 vintage road bicycles. Needless to say, from time to time, I had to cull the herd......
09-08-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,102
Posted By SharpByCoop

OK. Did a search. I'm not the ONLY one with a...

OK. Did a search. I'm not the ONLY one with a Cinelli BB (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1170589-1973-schwinn-p15-9-touring-paramount-cinelli-bottom-bracket.html), but it's rare. HA!
...
09-01-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,963
Posted By genejockey

"Be One With Your Bike!" Be one WHAT with...

"Be One With Your Bike!"

Be one WHAT with your bike?
09-01-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,963
Posted By Repack Rider

No collection of this sort would be complete...

No collection of this sort would be complete without the most bogus bicycle product ever to have soaked up millions from investors.

That would be the Alenax, with the "Transbar" drive system,...
08-30-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By jetboy

A dreamer. I got a fantastic (in my opinion) deal...

A dreamer. I got a fantastic (in my opinion) deal from a forum member so my yard stick may be a few inches on the short side but that poster has gone too far. He thinks he has an actual Cinelli!
08-30-23, 07:50 AM
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Views: 1,589,022
Posted By Romany275

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Far from being an expert on these but I think mine...
08-30-23, 07:17 AM
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Views: 1,589,022
Posted By cb400bill

Most Ironman bikes were quite colorful. However,...

Most Ironman bikes were quite colorful. However, Centurion closed out IM production in 89 with this very understated black colorway.
...
08-30-23, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By madpogue

I picked up a 1988 Ironman Carbon frameset with...

I picked up a 1988 Ironman Carbon frameset with crankset and derailleurs last week, for a "parts bin build"*. From the ad:...
08-29-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By ramzilla

These old Ironman bikes are truely some of the...

These old Ironman bikes are truely some of the greatest value vintage items out there. (I just picked up a 1987 Ironman for $150 last week). The Japanese figured it out. They copied the finest...
08-29-23, 06:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,963
Posted By thumpism

Be sure to check out the side panel showing pix...

Be sure to check out the side panel showing pix recommending use on Watercraft and Barstools and Saddles.
08-27-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,531
Posted By mr_bill

Without comment... ...

Without comment...

https://i.imgur.com/tZAHbjo.jpg

-mr. bill
08-25-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By RoadWearier

New to Me Old Bike...What Do People think of the Fit

It's a 56cm. I am 5'10 with about 33 inch inseam. While comfortable it seems a lot smaller than the large hybrid I was riding. Is it going to be a problem?...
08-20-23, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10,549
Views: 1,589,022
Posted By ramzilla

I would be rushing in the direction of that bike...

I would be rushing in the direction of that bike for the asking price of $75. Frame is worth $300 alone. Go get it!
08-20-23, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By Chuck Naill

If you enjoy the process, you will benefit....

If you enjoy the process, you will benefit. Forget ROI.
08-18-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By noquarter1

First Vintage Purchase! Cilo Sport 105

Hey All,

I've been searching for a long time to pull the trigger on a vintage road bike. I've come close once or twice but the market in Salt Lake City is elevated, with lots of people thinking...
08-16-23, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By John E

The grease will easily outlast the plastic tube.

The grease will easily outlast the plastic tube.
08-16-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I like Park grease. Too bad my tube of Park...

I like Park grease. Too bad my tube of Park grease separated inside the tube after maybe 2 year in my garage. Incidentally I have a tube of friction paste, which also separated in that similar span...
08-16-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By smd4

Shimano Dura Ace grease is the best I've used....

Shimano Dura Ace grease is the best I've used. That stuff never hardens or loses its viscosity.
08-16-23, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By Bianchi84

I think they sometimes used to use oil instead of...

I think they sometimes used to use oil instead of grease for each track race. Maybe that was the thin film?
08-15-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By zandoval

Nice Bike!

Nice Bike!
08-15-23, 11:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By trashbiker

I've heard of track cyclists removing seals and...

I've heard of track cyclists removing seals and grease and lubricating with just oil. You can't get much faster than that aside from going to ceramic. Obviously indoor velodrome only

I like the...
08-15-23, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By Russ Roth

Gonna join the bike grease is bike grease club. I...

Gonna join the bike grease is bike grease club. I get a tub of park every two years and use it for hubs, BB, quill stems and metal on metal seatpost installs, any threads, and its never failed....
08-15-23, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By jethin

I use Park grease, but the grease in my last two...

I use Park grease, but the grease in my last two tubes has become hard, so much so that itís difficult ó like need two hands difficult ó to squeeze out of the tube. Not sure whatís up with that.
08-15-23, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By roadcrankr

The Park grease works well for everything except...

The Park grease works well for everything except wheel bearings.
For that, I use Rock-N-Roll Red Devil. And rebuild rears every 4k miles and fronts about 8k.
My Park tub store sticker indicates...
08-15-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By sd5782

I seldom comment on grease threads, but here...

I seldom comment on grease threads, but here goes: I use two cheap kinds. I usually see bikes with dried up hard grease and that got me thinking about the high temp thicker automotive wheel bearing...
08-15-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,130
Posted By squirtdad

I stick to phil's a tube last a long time. ...

I stick to phil's a tube last a long time.

and in general grease and lubricants are cheap for volume used. I don't understand all the people who are trying to save pennies on non bike...
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