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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, 04:25 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Great minds think alike or a mind is s terrible...

Great minds think alike or a mind is s terrible thing to waiste. It's kind of a you pick'em when it comes to us.
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.
11-18-21, 07:20 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Your idea for build mirrors my '84 Centurion Comp...

Your idea for build mirrors my '84 Centurion Comp TA. The frame was a gift from RT. The parts were mostly from my '85 Ironman but the RD was a Shimano deore.
11-12-21, 04:07 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

In 1972 it would have been ORANGE you glad I'm...

In 1972 it would have been ORANGE you glad I'm not a banana.
11-10-21, 04:14 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Bahaha, cool seypat. I guess it was cold there....

Bahaha, cool seypat.
I guess it was cold there. We had a cold spell here last week in the 50s. In the 70s this week. Gonna ride my '88 Ironman this weekend.
11-10-21, 02:45 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Pm'd

Pm'd
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...
11-06-21, 05:47 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

If you decide to split it up, I'd be interested...

If you decide to split it up, I'd be interested in the brifters.
glws
11-05-21, 06:36 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looks like a 58 from that pic angle. I'd go...

Looks like a 58 from that pic angle.
I'd go modern if it were me. Did you get it?
If you get the frame and plan on going stock I think I may have some original parts and if so, you are welcome to...
11-01-21, 01:59 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Page 400! First, Thanks R.T. wherever you are. ...

Page 400!
First, Thanks R.T. wherever you are.
Second, when I'm officially awake I'm gonna post a group pic of all my Ironman bikes...but how do I get them all in one shot? :foo:
10-30-21, 04:28 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

That Ironman is Magic. It's fast, smooth and...

That Ironman is Magic.
It's fast, smooth and comfortable. Add in cool paint job and what's not to like?
That killer paint needs to be seen in person to really appreciate it.
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...
10-25-21, 08:14 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh those '87 Masters are the shizzle. I've...

Oh those '87 Masters are the shizzle.

I've come to the point that if a Ironman is within a 100 miles from me and the price is a 100, I'm getting it. I'll hold it and pass it in to others in...
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...
10-22-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

That's a 50cm. Pump pegs start at 54cm. My wife...

That's a 50cm. Pump pegs start at 54cm.
My wife has a 50cm Ironman. I have one 52cm Ironman. My other 4 are 54cm.
10-20-21, 07:55 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yep, I'd go with the brifters. Regarding IM...

Yep, I'd go with the brifters.
Regarding IM sizing, I agree and sight measure using head tube/ pump peg location as guide. However, the '85 Ironman are a bit different and I'd suggest measuring...
10-20-21, 01:34 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

So much has happened/changed in my life. I've...

So much has happened/changed in my life. I've been wanting to write about it here but I kept putting it off.
First my now 7 year old daughter is now officially in school (1st grade). 2nd RT isn't...
10-20-21, 01:02 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Glad you kept that beauty. Those color combos...

Glad you kept that beauty. Those color combos should have been the Miami Vice.
10-20-21, 01:00 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looks like a 58 or possibly 60. The thing about...

Looks like a 58 or possibly 60.
The thing about those '85s is you can't go by the head tube, you have to measure the seat tube.
I've made the mistake in the past of not buying the IMs with giveaway...
10-20-21, 12:54 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Nice job. My favorite year and Colorway.

Nice job.
My favorite year and Colorway.
10-17-21, 06:21 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

It looks good 👍. The pic angle is really COOL.

It looks good 👍.
The pic angle is really COOL.
10-13-21, 01:53 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

^^^ How do you make the whistle sound with words?

^^^ How do you make the whistle sound with words?
10-12-21, 05:40 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

DANG!!! Mr. Westi in the house.

DANG!!!
Mr. Westi in the house.
10-12-21, 08:45 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

There's a reason why when the 105 slr brakeset...

There's a reason why when the 105 slr brakeset came out that Dura Ace riders replaced them with it.
To this day, they're hard to beat.
10-12-21, 08:42 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Pics?

Pics?
09-12-21, 05:33 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

I'm not surprised about the ride that's a keeper....

I'm not surprised about the ride that's a keeper.
I actually had one, of course it was a bit smaller. It was light and right, my son owns it now.
Until you actually see this color scheme in person...
09-10-21, 05:25 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

That's Nice. Yep, Centurion got it right with...

That's Nice.
Yep, Centurion got it right with that component group.
09-10-21, 05:19 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/d/houston-vinta...

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/d/houston-vintage-centurion-ironman-road/7375592728.html
09-08-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looking forward to it.

Looking forward to it.
09-04-21, 11:21 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Not Surprised.

Not Surprised.
09-01-21, 01:57 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

That is truly Awesome!

That is truly Awesome!
09-01-21, 11:00 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Took the tractor tires off my gravel bike, put a...

Took the tractor tires off my gravel bike, put a 14-30 cassette, took 2 chain links off.
I gotta tell you I love this bike. First because RT gifted it to me, also it rides probably second to my...
09-01-21, 05:43 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Hello Ironkids. Today I push the reset button....

Hello Ironkids.
Today I push the reset button. After almost 7 years of being a stay at home Dad/Trophy husband, my daughter is finally, I say finally, in school (1st grade).
The strange thing is...
08-07-21, 02:51 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

seypat can you post the day and time of the HnH...

seypat can you post the day and time of the HnH please?
Also what day y'all are set to arrive.
Thanks
08-07-21, 02:48 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yep, yep. The cable thing iircc was first used...

Yep, yep.
The cable thing iircc was first used by the russian olympic team. Then Mark Allen used it in the Hawaiian Ironman world championship. It's the Ironman that he had to be put in the hospital...
07-14-21, 02:42 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh that's gonna be nice. Have you tore it...

Oh that's gonna be nice.
Have you tore it completely down yet?
And cleaned and polished all components?
And stared at it for a long time?
07-12-21, 09:18 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Bahaha. Yeah, maybe we should get one for RT so...

Bahaha.
Yeah, maybe we should get one for RT so we can all hang on and let him pull us in. Reportedly he's in great condition and I'm definitely not.
07-12-21, 02:48 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I remember that kinda luck with Ironman bikes was...

I remember that kinda luck with Ironman bikes was happening to someone else. RT suggested kissing a baby, flirting with an elderly, petting a strangers dog, saying hello to your neighbor, etc. Or...
07-12-21, 02:32 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

That may be my new mantra. Actually I haven't...

That may be my new mantra.
Actually I haven't ridden on the road since May. I've been riding our river walk on my gravel bike, it's the Centurion Comp TA that RT gifted me. It's just so much fun to...
07-11-21, 11:05 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Well Dang it, if you do the hunerd I will too.

Well Dang it, if you do the hunerd I will too.
07-11-21, 07:58 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I'm right with you on that 12mph thing. IS...

I'm right with you on that 12mph thing.
IS there a 50 miler?
07-10-21, 06:39 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

The last year Ironman was 1989 and here's mine. ...

The last year Ironman was 1989 and here's mine.
I think I may end up doing the HnH on this One.
Any Texans joining?...
07-07-21, 03:53 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

So seypat, you have the '85? So the '86 is the...

So seypat, you have the '85?
So the '86 is the one I Now Want!
Possibly, it just does not exist.
The hunt is On.:D
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