Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries - Eddy Merckx with Campy C Record
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Hello, I am considering selling a few bikes and have this mid-80s Merckx with mostly C record components including Delta brakes. Frame is Columbus SLX. Trying to get an idea on value. Bike is in very good condition.
Thanks in advance!
08-08-11, 10:38 PM
Beauty! Top notch.
The size will be a bit of a challenge. I'll start the ball rolling by throwing out a SWAG (sophisticated wild ass guess).
08-09-11, 05:59 AM
Well...maybe. The taller Merckx bikes don't seem to fetch the prices that the 53-57cm sizes bring, even though it's SLX with a nice group and in beautiful shape.
08-09-11, 07:09 AM
Stop torturing that rear derailleur!
JYB - I had the same thought after I posted the pic. Brutal! Will fix.
08-11-11, 08:27 AM
WOW if this did not make the cut, I can't imagine what the others are.
08-11-11, 09:10 AM
Big bikes don't sell very well. I guess you would get around $1000-$1200.
08-11-11, 10:52 AM
Just send it out here. I'll dispose of it for you. ;-)
08-11-11, 06:53 PM
For 1000 I probably know someone who would take it.
In my opinion it is worth much more however. The C-Record Group could bring alone 900 dollars in good condtion
Thanks for the responses. I have a Merckx MXL as well, so the red/white one is a bit redundant. Wonderful bike, though. Will try to keep it if I can.
08-11-11, 09:45 PM
What size is it? sick bike man.
08-13-11, 08:05 PM
Hi, if it's a 60 c-c, I could be interested. I need to replace my Weigle that was lost to a car crash a couple of weeks ago. Well, maybe not replace, but use until I get to the front of his queue, whenever that might be.
Thanks. I believe it is a 62 with a 58 tt. I will get specific measurements and report back.
08-15-11, 07:38 PM
My bent Weigle, which I'm looking to get something to use while it's repaired or replaced, is a 59 c-c seat tube, 57 c-c top. If this bike is a similar size, let's talk.
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