Facet (1986)

Only available in 1986 the Facet was the only Centurion model that was made with a Aluminum frame. the frame was a tig welded 7000 Grade Oversized Aluminum tubing. finished in Yellow with a Jet Black Fork. The Facet featured Suntour Sprint componentry. full specs are below. 1986 was the only year the Facet or any aluminum tubing bike was available from Centurion.

The Facet was also used in the Centurion/Shimano/Avenir/Texas Metros Cycling team which competed in the 7-11 Cup.Series The race team which consisted of Susan Ehlers, Marianne Berglund, Peggy Maass, Rebecca Daughton, and Bunki Bunkaitas. Used specially prepared Facet Bikes that were painted Pink with Dura Ace groupset. 

Frame Construction 7000 Grade oversize Aluminum Alloy Tubing, 2 sets of waterbottle Bosses
Fork Tange Unicrown Aluminum Alloy
Brake Dia Compe RGC 400 Dark anodized sidepull with AGC aero levers
Chain Sun Tour Sprint, bevelled plates. Silver and Black
Crankset Sun Tour Sprint, 53/42t Sealed System BB assembly (Anatomic Sizing)
Derailleurs Sun Tour Sprint Front and Rear, Dark Anodized. With Sprint Power Levers
Freewheel Sun Tour Winner 12-21t 7 Speed. Silver , Sealed System
Handlebar Nitto B-115 Aluminum Alloy. Pelten padded tape. Anatomic Sizing
Headset Sun Tour Sprint Aluminum Alloy Sealed System.
Hubs Sun Tour Sprint, Small flange alloy, Quick Release, Sealed bearing system 32 hole
Pedals Sun Tour Sprint. Sealed System. Cat Eye Plastic toe clips with Sugino nylon straps.
Rims Wolber Alpine hard anodized 700x20c 32 Hole
Seat Selle Italia Turbo Genuine Suede Calfskin
Seatpost SR CT-P5 25.4mm
Spokes Asahi Stainless Steel 14Ga with black chrome nipples
Stem Nitto young, Aluminum Alloy Anatomic Sizing
Tires Panaracer Vertex 700x23c Semi-smooth tread, Rated 115 psi.
Frame Sizes 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60cm
Colors Yellow with Jet Black Dualtone. Clear Coated
MSRP $699.99
Weight 22 lbs (56cm)

 

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