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12-07-21, 08:55 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Celeb ? No doubt . ...

Celeb ? No doubt .
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12-07-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By markwesti

Hi , where in So.Cal. are you ?

Hi , where in So.Cal. are you ?
12-07-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By markwesti

mstateglfr could you please tell how you did this...

mstateglfr could you please tell how you did this .
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12-07-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

Searching the WWW for 85' IM TT dimensions I came...

Searching the WWW for 85' IM TT dimensions I came across a BF post from RT back in 16' as this was being discussed , anyway 85' IM ST 58cm X TT 57cm - ST 60cm X TT 58cm . I saw it on the internet...
12-06-21, 08:41 PM
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Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

Classtime

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Where is fleslider anyway . On flesliders site , Vintage Centurion , you will find the specs for a 85' IM here . http://vintage-centurion.com/literature/catalogs/1985_Centurion_Catalog.pdf...
12-05-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By markwesti

I found out that if painting neon , you must...

I found out that if painting neon , you must first paint a base cote . I my case I needed a white base coat . Also when clear coating vinyl decals , spray very light coats and let dry in between...
12-03-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By markwesti

WTB Centurion Prestige 56cm

89' bare frame , no fork .
Thanks for looking , Mark .
12-03-21, 08:47 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Gotta' be a celeb . ...

Gotta' be a celeb .
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12-02-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

Ironwoman

This is a good read . Centurion Ironman Expert (1987-1989)http://www.vintage-centurion.com/models/competition/ironman/87-womens_expert.shtml...
12-01-21, 04:47 PM
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Posted By markwesti

Nice looking (untouched ?) 85' , first production...

Nice looking (untouched ?) 85' , first production year for the Ironman . As usual not mine , blah blah ....
11-30-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10,058
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Posted By markwesti

Not mine and I don't know the owner . Friendly...

Not mine and I don't know the owner . Friendly price . Ready for gravel conversion ?
https://santabarbara.craigslist.org/bik/d/santa-barbara-centurion-ironman-dave/7410301808.html...
11-29-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By markwesti

^^^ Couldn't have been Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout...

^^^ Couldn't have been Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout .
11-27-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 289,609
Posted By markwesti

A Japanese add for loafers so she's a celeb . I...

A Japanese add for loafers so she's a celeb . I like the bike .
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11-27-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,613
Posted By markwesti

Awhile back I built a 85' Bianchi Alloro , the BB...

Awhile back I built a 85' Bianchi Alloro , the BB was right - right threaded . Sheldon says it's wrong , I believe him .

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11-26-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 289,609
Posted By markwesti

Joyce Barry ...

Joyce Barry
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11-24-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 17,393
Posted By markwesti

SKX 015 , modded by me . NH36 movement , sub...

SKX 015 , modded by me . NH36 movement , sub hands . If I only knew how to get the day wheel right .
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11-24-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,119
Posted By markwesti

85' Centurion Prestige . These come up for sale...

85' Centurion Prestige . These come up for sale around me now and then , usually not my size or not the right year ....
11-21-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 89,294
Posted By markwesti

Nishiki 86' Altron . Moded by me . ...

Nishiki 86' Altron . Moded by me .
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11-14-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By markwesti

Finding stuff you forgot you had is good . Buying...

Finding stuff you forgot you had is good . Buying stuff you need and then finding it when you get home makes the BOC happy .
11-13-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 982
Posted By markwesti

Thanks for sharing , doesn't get much nicer than...

Thanks for sharing , doesn't get much nicer than that ! My vote is Newbaums black . And Rustines gum hoods .
11-13-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,014
Posted By markwesti

A recent acquisition ? Pictures ?

A recent acquisition ? Pictures ?
11-11-21, 07:57 PM
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Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

https://www.denofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/...

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11-11-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,058
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Posted By markwesti

A Clockwork Orange ...

A Clockwork Orange
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11-09-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,273
Posted By markwesti

86' Centurion Ironman 56cm , Tange 1 tubing ,...

86' Centurion Ironman 56cm , Tange 1 tubing , Prestige Tange 1 Cr-Mo fork . Tubulars , Selle Supercorsa saddle , SIS , Tektro brakes , Shimano 105 levers . Newbaums bar tape .
...
11-07-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10,058
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Posted By markwesti

This (precursor) was "gifted" to me by RT , came...

This (precursor) was "gifted" to me by RT , came to me as a frame / fork / headset . I tried to keep it as stock "looking" as possible . Had to get rid of it because I can't ride a 58 . It was a fun...
11-05-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

For $40 . yes I would buy it . Seat post , seat ,...

For $40 . yes I would buy it . Seat post , seat , binder bolt , headset , BB , f/brake , b/cage . I'd say good start . I think it's a 58 but lets wait for tex , he knows how to spot that .
10-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,254
Posted By markwesti

mswesti and I spend money on our sailboat , I...

mswesti and I spend money on our sailboat , I don't know if it really qualifies for this thread because it's also a second home to us . In this picture we are moored at Catalina Island's Isthmus Cove...
10-28-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By markwesti

I have never gone total bare metal when painting...

I have never gone total bare metal when painting a frame . My process is to sand , spot putty , primer , sand . Usually more spot putty after that and sanding then paint . Also I use 3M Scotch...
10-24-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10,058
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Posted By markwesti

Not mine and I don't know the owner . Friendly...

Not mine and I don't know the owner . Friendly price on a 86' Ironman . I think it's a 56 , seller says 56 and 54 . Interesting thing , it has 27" wheels ....
10-21-21, 12:48 PM
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Posted By markwesti

I'm in for Fatal Attraction . OK shifting gears...

I'm in for Fatal Attraction .
OK shifting gears , ah hem . Not mine , and I don't know the owner , and it's not a 56 . Back in the day a friend of mine (a extremists weight weenie) would say that he...
10-19-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 89,294
Posted By markwesti

84' Centurion Comp T/A . Frame and fork provided...

84' Centurion Comp T/A . Frame and fork provided by Robbi Tunes . Lovely patio furniture by mswesti .
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10-18-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10,058
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Posted By markwesti

You can't have too many IM Centurions just the...

You can't have too many IM Centurions just the texaspandj .
10-18-21, 10:33 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Looks like a 58 to me . $100 friendly price .

Looks like a 58 to me . $100 friendly price .
10-16-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10,058
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Posted By markwesti

No the derailleur is not bent , it's the camera...

No the derailleur is not bent , it's the camera angle . I have always liked the look of the "corn cob" and because now that I'm strictly a flat lander , I can get away with it . I bought this Suntour...
10-12-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,418
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51581457826_fb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51581457826_fb9f39af9a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mA5skL)IMG_0481 (https://flic.kr/p/2mA5skL) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on Flickr
10-12-21, 09:07 AM
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Posted By markwesti

Good looking bike ^^^ . Love the red .

Good looking bike ^^^ . Love the red .
10-09-21, 08:12 PM
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Views: 285,505
Posted By markwesti

Ms.westi loved this cat . Ally didn't really care...

Ms.westi loved this cat . Ally didn't really care for me , or other guys for that matter .
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10-08-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 89,294
Posted By markwesti

Shelter Island , Bali Hai . San Diego , Ca. ...

Shelter Island , Bali Hai . San Diego , Ca.
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10-03-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By markwesti

These are the hubs . Acording to velobase they...

These are the hubs . Acording to velobase they are Compagnolo 1034 Record from the Nuovo group . My bad I miss stated these hubs , they are not C-Record . ...
10-02-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By markwesti

84' Bianchi Alloro SOLD

As per Tom Stormcrow's request , the Bianchi has sold . I don't know if I'm happy or sad .
07-06-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,735
Posted By markwesti

I don't think I would drop the one day recovery...

I don't think I would drop the one day recovery idea . About 8yrs. ago a friend of mine was training me (because I was letting him ride one of my bikes) . Anyhow PsychoBilly was very big on the what...
07-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

jetboy , I'm thinking some black tires too . I...

jetboy , I'm thinking some black tires too . I will save the tan walls as I have a decent set of clincher wheels that I will use . Thanks for the reply .
06-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By markwesti

How could a person sell a bike like that ?

How could a person sell a bike like that ?
06-30-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By markwesti

Here is a typical , Taiwan ? Hub set they are ...

Here is a typical , Taiwan ? Hub set they are sealed type bearings . 36 holes no problem there are lots of them on the bay high and low flange . (Won't break the bank) ....
06-30-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

Hi , fine people . My 86' IM has under gone a few...

Hi , fine people . My 86' IM has under gone a few changes , I can always go back or change a few degrees more . After I got done it hit me that black tires would be a good idea . So I would really...
06-15-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,155,193
Posted By markwesti

Stand by for my new and improved 86' IM . Sorry...

Stand by for my new and improved 86' IM . Sorry I'm out of town in tell Monday . The changes will be subtle and black will be emphasized , kind of . If it's no good I can always go back , and my BOC...
06-10-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,769
Posted By markwesti

Centurion , with explication . I like the early...

Centurion , with explication . I like the early ones like the 84'Turbo , 84' Comp TA , 85' Ironman , 86' Ironman . Also the Cinelli Equip and the early Prestige . ...
05-28-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By markwesti

Thanks for the heads up Scott , honestly that did...

Thanks for the heads up Scott , honestly that did not occur to me . Will do .
Mark .
05-28-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By markwesti

A practice piece ? Unfortunately no that would...

A practice piece ? Unfortunately no that would be nice though . I'm thinking very careful sanding with 800 . I would like to leave pants and the top of the crown . As for paint what would you...
05-28-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,489
Posted By markwesti

I don't know why I bought it , I was doing fine...

I don't know why I bought it , I was doing fine without it . But it is cool . It is ice ....
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