Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Hollister, CA
Bikes: Bianchi San Jose, Mercian King of Mercia
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King of Mercia?
Anyone actually toured on one? Older threads contain lots of comments about beautiful lugs and paint. I'm more specifically interested in opinions from people who've loaded them for tours. I'm inclined to ask that the chainstays be stretched to 44 cm and that the headtube extend above the top lug for 1 cm to get the bars up a bit. Other than that, the geometry seems sound -- very close to Bob Jackson's tourer and other dedicated tourers.
Thanks in advance for any help.