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1983 Centurion Explorer

Saw this on local advertising site - ad was already more than a half year old. I was happy after contacting the chap the bike was still there and he accepted my offer. No chain set, no BB, no seat post or saddle. Still looked interesting enough...

Frame:
Welded frame (made in Japan?) for Centurion. Afaik batch ordered by Wolfgang Renner to introduce MTB's to the European market. Unknown tubing

Fork/Headset:
Double fork crown

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Something from the parts bin: SR Custom 52/40 on Shimano BB BSA

Pedals:
Nothing special from the parts bin

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
5 speed back, 2 front

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Deerhead RD, Shimano AL11 front (H year code), Shimano AT50 ThumbShifters

Handlebars/Stem:
Bullmoose

Saddle/Seatpost:
Fluted seat post from the parts bin (25.0mm)

Brakes:
Polygon cantilever

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
SR LF hub 1983, Sunn Rim, Kenda Amberwall

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
SR LF hub 1983, Sunn Rim, Kenda Amberwall

Added by bonnvelo. Last updated 10 months ago.

1 Comment

Dimaz

Dimaz says:

Great bike! The bike probably has a Tange #2 tubing. I have almost the same -green Centurion Country from 1982 & it has tange tubing. And 100% that it is made in Japan.

Posted 11 months ago