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09-20-23, 02:17 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

126mm. however mine has been spread to...

126mm.
however mine has been spread to accommodate a Dura Ace 8 speed cassette (130mm) as I have equipped it with Dura Ace 8 speed groupset.

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09-14-23, 01:31 PM
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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, 03:09 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

The Carbon Ironman was equipped with tricolor...

The Carbon Ironman was equipped with tricolor while the Carbon R was equipped with Dura Ace.
The Carbon Ironman was a one year release '88 while the Carbon R was two years, both '88 and '89.
One...
09-12-23, 07:26 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1999x1124/img_20191111_085146_6a9bc6325bd65e2b4db9cf03581889b6f76fc5fb_d087d3aa174ce7dec7eaf087f329ee999806799e.jpg
Here's mine.
You definitely...
06-11-23, 03:59 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

^^^ That is the Centurion/Cinelli equipe...

^^^ That is the Centurion/Cinelli equipe fleslider
Nice, all time top tier Centurion. Congrats!
03-10-23, 04:20 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Not my size, but Boy what a keeper.

Not my size, but Boy what a keeper.
03-06-23, 09:04 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

:thumb: I'll be 60 in May of this year, you are...

:thumb:
I'll be 60 in May of this year, you are Inspiring.
01-30-23, 03:20 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

It simply doesn't get much better than that.

It simply doesn't get much better than that.
01-28-23, 12:27 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Digging those wheels.

Digging those wheels.
01-21-23, 02:28 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Man, I Love this Bike. I already have this year...

Man, I Love this Bike.
I already have this year Ironman (86) and size (54cm) but I'd be inclined to buy it again if the logistics were right.
Man, what I gotta do to get it... besides come up with...
12-31-22, 07:18 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Make it a great and fit 2023, IronKids.

Make it a great and fit 2023, IronKids.
11-30-22, 05:41 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh Yeah. Both look really nice and that Miami...

Oh Yeah.
Both look really nice and that Miami Vice really pops.
11-23-22, 05:39 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh yeah, the Ironman OEM wheels are so nice...

Oh yeah, the Ironman OEM wheels are so nice looking and performing.
My Centurion Comp TA was gifted to me as a frame (from you know who) has been one of my favorite rides. I used the araya ctl...
11-19-22, 05:58 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Agreed. And Also Those Forks.

Agreed.
And Also Those Forks.
10-18-22, 11:42 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Pics?^^^

Pics?^^^
10-12-22, 03:38 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

One of these. ...

One of these.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x719/20211106_182442_1_a5c3318f4216abc3593f4b5b84901f48d171eab1_cb56a2485a1cffe836003b3b8a540bbd8f2b1eb1.jpg
Scattered...
10-11-22, 03:51 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

I've been meaning to post on here for the last...

I've been meaning to post on here for the last few weeks just wasn't looking forward to using my phone to do it. Hopefully I'll get the laptop going since my tablet is out.
My initial plan to run...
10-11-22, 02:23 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

An Ironman is still an Ironman and therefore will...

An Ironman is still an Ironman and therefore will be a great ride.
Looking forward to it's completion.
10-02-22, 06:41 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

^^^ Cool color scheme. That's a aqua/smoke color...

^^^ Cool color scheme. That's a aqua/smoke color combo.
My favorite Ironman color scheme is similar. It's cobalt blue/marble color combo. ...
08-24-22, 06:00 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Posting this pic for posterity's sake. Last...

Posting this pic for posterity's sake.
Last weekend at a music venue, Me with two of my grandsons. I'm 188 lbs! Meanwhile I was about the same weight as my grandson when I was a freshman like he is...
08-23-22, 12:28 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I started my pre training to pre season today. In...

I started my pre training to pre season today. In other words I'm trying to get in shape enough to start training in January.
I ran 3 Miles at a pedestrian pace that I could maintain the whole way....
08-22-22, 02:02 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Dang It! It hits some worse than others but so...

Dang It! It hits some worse than others but so glad to hear from you and glad you're on the mend.
Im not on here as much as I used to but you were conspicuous in your absence. I'm thinking now that...
08-19-22, 02:15 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

A cold front has hit Cen-Tex, temperatures in the...

A cold front has hit Cen-Tex, temperatures in the 90s predicted for the next two weeks.:D
And just in time for me to start working out again. I'll start running Tues which is my daughter's first day...
08-13-22, 09:40 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Here's my Ironman (midnight rider) , set up for...

Here's my Ironman (midnight rider) , set up for triathlons. 126 spacing but with a little persuasion I put Dura Ace 8 speed on it. ...
08-12-22, 06:31 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Here's RT's Carbon build. Shows what's capable. ...

Here's RT's Carbon build. Shows what's capable.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x919/1989_centurion_carbon_r_26946_59_b0409157e33312f55fc2c05a8491395bfa530eba.jpg
08-12-22, 03:41 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh yeah that's an '88. The Carbon and Ironman...

Oh yeah that's an '88.
The Carbon and Ironman had identical frames.The Carbon had Dura Ace while the Ironman had 600 tricolor. They both used downtube shifters.
The frame bb flexes slightly as does...
06-28-22, 09:20 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Nice '89 Ironman JD. I have one as well, in...

Nice '89 Ironman JD.
I have one as well, in same "Summertime Blues" color scheme.
06-28-22, 09:18 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Nice shot of a Nice Bike. I have an '85 as...

Nice shot of a Nice Bike.
I have an '85 as well, in same "OG" color scheme.
05-31-22, 06:52 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Here's one in the Dallas area. ...

Here's one in the Dallas area.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/01414_foozdcxkrdfz_0jm0ew_600x450_d41cd3020a92d8d22c81d55a688757d4d5cacfe0.jpg...
05-19-22, 05:58 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Agreed. Those '85s are really smooth riders and...

Agreed.
Those '85s are really smooth riders and the forks are the best looking of all the Ironman.
Also the '85s aren't easy to come by. When you find one in your size, seize it.
04-29-22, 02:22 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I'd ask her. But you can't go wrong with a...

I'd ask her. But you can't go wrong with a metallic blue. Those component choices should do the trick.
This would've been a great question for HWSNBN. He had a way with color combos.​​​​
04-28-22, 02:58 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Heehee, guaranteed no stuck seatpost. Good one...

Heehee, guaranteed no stuck seatpost. Good one Mr. Westi.
Looks 54ish, that's bargain-priced.
04-02-22, 07:51 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Hey Mr. Westi, that looks like a 56 to me. No...

Hey Mr. Westi, that looks like a 56 to me.
No odd number increments. However, I've noticed the early Ironman ('85, '86) tend to be a bit taller in the headtube. But the seat tube remained the same....
03-19-22, 05:43 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

What's up Ironkids? After 5 months of...

What's up Ironkids?
After 5 months of Inactivity, I made a plan to ride 2 times a week and I did it! Yay me.
I rode with my friend Mike and it was fun. We rode our river walk for about 10 miles. I...
02-28-22, 05:47 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Well C-Cat, sorry to hear that, However glad...

Well C-Cat, sorry to hear that, However glad you're coming out of it.
Also, coincidentally,I haven't ridden since October of 2021 either. I got the super cooties on the last week of Aug but...
02-04-22, 11:18 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I Likey...a Lot! Is that a 56? The red...

I Likey...a Lot!
Is that a 56?
The red accents :thumb:
Yeah, the 7400 brake levers aren't great, but I'd be on the hunt for some.
Congratulations, is ok if I'm a bit envious?
01-01-22, 06:51 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Happy New Year Iron kids. Let's make it a good...

Happy New Year Iron kids. Let's make it a good one and Keep the Fire burning.
12-14-21, 04:27 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

My '88 in Midnight Rider colorway. ...

My '88 in Midnight Rider colorway.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TLbnWr1-Qsc...
12-11-21, 09:48 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

My '85 has a pump peg.

My '85 has a pump peg.
11-29-21, 07:16 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

It's a 32. You're lucky to get a 28 to fit. ...

It's a 32.
You're lucky to get a 28 to fit.
It's not a 650b conversion however I think my Comp TA may have been made to run 27 inch wheels.
11-25-21, 09:57 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Happy Thanksgiving IM nation. After today go...

Happy Thanksgiving IM nation.
After today go out and ride your trusty IM steed and remind yourself why the Centurion Ironman is the most underrated bike on BF.
11-18-21, 07:21 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Here's my post.

Here's my post.
11-08-21, 05:49 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

^^^ Boy that looks Nice.

^^^ Boy that looks Nice.
11-07-21, 06:52 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

That is one of the Coolest lines, "Climbing all...

That is one of the Coolest lines, "Climbing all over furniture like rascals".

I realize now that I forgot to add the precursor Centurion Comp TA that RT gifted me. I think another Pic is in order....
11-06-21, 05:47 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x719/20211106_182442_1_a5c3318f4216abc3593f4b5b84901f48d171eab1.jpg
Used canklecat advice. '85 -'89 Ironman. The '85 and '89 are road bike...
11-06-21, 04:55 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1242/20201201_123244_1_9488ed4b6c93d6c92510f459de15c70936d6bed8.jpg
My '85 slightly modern build. 8 speed campagnolo veloce group. (The...
10-26-21, 03:46 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I've been riding some Saturdays with a mtb group...

I've been riding some Saturdays with a mtb group in our Cameron park. They're really a good group of guys. Usually the 10-15 guys will eventually break off in to 2 halves. Fortunately I've been able...
10-23-21, 09:22 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20211023_101841_0_499d14bfdf8619ba42ba358a4352d02ad68e704d.jpg
Doh!
10-23-21, 09:17 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

In the 1960s, Bruce Lee hurt his back while...

In the 1960s, Bruce Lee hurt his back while lifting weights. He had to be in traction for a few months. During this time he wrote a book with illustrations (by him) and it shows an arm lock and...
10-22-21, 09:58 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I've mentioned my new biking buddy Mike. I met...

I've mentioned my new biking buddy Mike.
I met Mike when I was 14 and he was 10. His oldest brother is one of my karate instructors and that's when I met him. He was 3 belts ahead of me when I...
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