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."
|Frame||Columbus SL "Cylex"|
|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).|
|Chain||Regina:Record (wide-spaced; 108 links, drilled).|
|Freewheel||Regina:CX, 6-speed 13-14-15-17-19-21 cogs.|
|Handlebars||Cinelli:Record "Giro D'Italia" (64-42cm) , Maes Bend 42cm Wide|
|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|
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.
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
Cinelli logos (new style) embossed on
- fork crown
- seat stays
- rear brake bridge
- under bottom bracket
- 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")