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Centurion "Firetruck" Omega

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Centurion Omega / 59cm / 70s

stock / SR

stock

araya / shimano / 27"

araya / shimano / 27"

SR / stock

brooks b17 / kalloy

lyotard / zchain

suntour

dia compe

10 speed / needs a bell

- sprayed paint Rustoleum "metallic red"
- friends refer to it as the Firetruck
- got the used Rolls for hella cheap on craigslist
- i heart this bike
- "The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco." -Mark Twain.

- want to put white tires on this bike, so if anyone can recommend some inexpensive but reliable 700c wheels that are like these 27" wheels and take a 5speed freewheel/cassette, let me know

dec/2010
Changed out the really old Rolls seat for a black Brooks, and from steel wheels to aluminum 27". Next things I need is better brake levers, and lighter cranks.

People who friended this bike mojhoj, YOTOC2000, dape, relyt, Søren, Zxcvtypo, campystamp

nice bike, have you updated

nice bike, have you updated it -.... was going through an old topic and saw you won the campey cranks etc...

They should work for your bike, but the bottom bracket (if campey) should remain for a better bike, perferrably with italian threads!

Centurions are a good ride, do you like it?

thanks for the comment. In

thanks for the comment. In the end, I put those old campy cranks on my Nishiki (which I converted back to 10speed), because to my surprise, the cranks was made for JIS square taper bb, and I happen to have a JIS bb that fits.

As for the Centurion, I'd did say its a pretty solid ride (though those steel cranks are quite heavy yet indestructible. It now has riser bars and a front basket and is my secondary road bike to my Nishiki. I should get on with new pics for these two bikes with their new respective set ups and all.

Well, I have campey veloce

Well, I have campey veloce bottom bracket for grabs at the moment if you ever wanted to upgrade your drivetrain on the centurion. its shorter spindle though I think 115/110. I used to have it on my cent, before I sold it last week. And campey record c levers which are laying around somewhere in my mess of bike parts.

I hope you don't mind..

I just added your bike to my cluster "Red Chrome".

Check it out here: http://velospace.org/viewcluster?c=761

Nevermind the bike...

This is an amazing photograph.

fantastic shot! nice bike

fantastic shot! nice bike too..



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