Cinelli Equipe (1985)

In 1985 WSI and Cinelli joined forces to produce a limited number of high-end "project bikes," which were co-branded Cinelli \ Centurion.This bike was produced for one year only.

An advertisement in the December 1984 issue of Bicycling Magazine, introducing the Cinelli Equipe Centurion, states:"The frame is designed by Cino Cinelli and production is coordinated and supervised by his staff."

SPECIFICATIONS:

Specifications
Frame  Columbus SL "Cylex"
Color Titanium Silver
MSRP (USD) $995.00
Sizes 50,52,54,56,58,60,62,64 CM
Shifters Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Rear Derailuer Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Front Derailuer Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Brake Levers Universal AER
Brake Calipers Universal AER
Crankset Ofmega:Mistral cotterless alloy (170mm; 144mm BCD).
Bottom Bracket Ofmega:Mistral (70mm\36x24); alloy spindle (118mm).
Chainrings Ofmega:Mistral (52\42)
Chain Regina:Record (wide-spaced; 108 links, drilled).
Freewheel Regina:CX, 6-speed 13-14-15-17-19-21 cogs.
Headset Ofmega:Mistral
Handlebars Cinelli:Record "Giro D'Italia" (64-42cm) , Maes Bend 42cm Wide
Stem Cinelli (120mm).
Saddle Cinelli:Volare unicanitor suede Cover over foam and plastic base.
Seatpost Gipiemme (27.2mm).180mm Long
Pedals Ofmega:Sintesi composite platform; toe clips\Binda straps.
Rim Fiamme Hard Silver 700C tubular (340gr; 36-hole; eyelets).
Hubs Miche Competition quick-release (36 hole)
Spokes Stainless 14ga (Cross 4)
Tires Vittoria Nuovo Pro tubular

FRAME:.
Campagnolo dropouts (chrome), seatpost binder bolt,
double water bottle braze-ons. 126mm rear spacing.
Full set of investment cast lugs; sloped fork crown; bottom
bracket shell; seat and chain stays, and brake bridge. Fork
crown, head lugs and drive-side chain stay are chromed.

 

Weight:

Total weight: 21lb, 2.5oz
Frame without fork: 5lb, 1.0oz
Fork only: 1lb, 10.5oz
Front wheel only: 2lb, 6.5oz
Rear wheel only: 3lb, 6.0oz

Embossing:
Cinelli logos (new style) embossed on

  • Handlebar
  • stem
  • fork crown
  • seat
  • seat stays
  • rear brake bridge
  • under bottom bracket

Graphics:

  • Centurion decals on down-tube
  • Centurion "C" decal badge on head tube.
  • "Cinelli Equipe" decal on down-tube just above shifters
  • "Cinelli Equipe" decal on left chain stay.
  • "Italia: Made in Italy" decal high on seat tube.
  • Columbus Frame Tubing decal: ("TUBI RINFORZATI GARANTIZI"; "ACCIAIO [dove] SPECIALE"; "COLUMBUS").
  • Columbus Fork tubing decal ("FORCELLA ORIGINALE")

 

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