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Old 08-02-23, 10:08 PM
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Eddy Merckx Racing

Hi guys, I am new here and this is my first post.

About a few months ago, I bought an Eddy Merckx Racing full bike (track bike) from the Netherlands. At the time of buying, I had no knowledge whatsoever about Eddy Merckx bikes, other than knowing that he is a legend in cycling.

After receiving the bike, I couldn't seem to find this particular model in the Eddy Merckx catalogue from 2000 to 2008. However, I managed to find the same frame on PedalRoom, which belonged to @pistamercato.

Can anyone here enlighten me if you have any knowledge about this frame? Thanks!

P.S: Since im new here, I cannot post a photo before reaching to 10 posts
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Old 08-02-23, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by bpraditya
Hi guys, I am new here and this is my first post.

About a few months ago, I bought an Eddy Merckx Racing full bike (track bike) from the Netherlands. At the time of buying, I had no knowledge whatsoever about Eddy Merckx bikes, other than knowing that he is a legend in cycling.

After receiving the bike, I couldn't seem to find this particular model in the Eddy Merckx catalogue from 2000 to 2008. However, I managed to find the same frame on PedalRoom, which belonged to @pistamercato.

Can anyone here enlighten me if you have any knowledge about this frame? Thanks!

P.S: Since im new here, I cannot post a photo before reaching to 10 posts
So welcome aboard, you can add some pics to an album on your home page and they may get moved here.

We need good pics and plenty of them, front, rear, both sides, especially the drive/crank side, s/n on the bottom of the crank BB/axle housing and any other cool details.

The 10 posts is 5 X 2 days, go around, say Hi AND comment on any post that interest you and any here as well to get there.
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Originally Posted by merziac
So welcome aboard, you can add some pics to an album on your home page and they may get moved here.

We need good pics and plenty of them, front, rear, both sides, especially the drive/crank side, s/n on the bottom of the crank BB/axle housing and any other cool details.

The 10 posts is 5 X 2 days, go around, say Hi AND comment on any post that interest you and any here as well to get there.
Hi, thanks for the warm welcome. Well noted, I'll update again here once I reach that level to post an image. lol.
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Originally Posted by bpraditya
Hi, thanks for the warm welcome. Well noted, I'll update again here once I reach that level to post an image. lol.
You're welcome.

Again, you can post them to your homepage album to get them here sooner.
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hey it's me again. Here are the pics. Can someone here enlighten me?






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Why havenít you just Googled 2005 Eddy Merckx pista in the ensuing months?
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Originally Posted by Markeologist
Why havenít you just Googled 2005 Eddy Merckx pista in the ensuing months?
Never found it on google, except the one from Pedalroom. I have no idea if this is really that "rare" or a special edition one.
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Not sure if it's within his scope, but paging CyclesMakaron
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OK, I'm here.
EMC used the following manufacturing policy for track frames built from alu:

- track equivalents of road models were built (i.e. from the same tubes), from 1998 to 2005 you can find Team SC Pista, Elite Pista, Racing Pista models (short series)
- track frames were built "without road equivalents." Alu Pista, Track (the latter is a full-size series production 2005-2009).
Bottom line: you have a cool, rare Easton 7000 tubes frame.
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Originally Posted by bpraditya
Never found it on google, except the one from Pedalroom. I have no idea if this is really that "rare" or a special edition one.
Here ya go, you done good.

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OK, I'm here.
EMC used the following manufacturing policy for track frames built from alu:

- track equivalents of road models were built (i.e. from the same tubes), from 1998 to 2005 you can find Team SC Pista, Elite Pista, Racing Pista models (short series)
- track frames were built "without road equivalents." Alu Pista, Track (the latter is a full-size series production 2005-2009).
Bottom line: you have a cool, rare Easton 7000 tubes frame.
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Originally Posted by CyclesMakaron
OK, I'm here.
EMC used the following manufacturing policy for track frames built from alu:

- track equivalents of road models were built (i.e. from the same tubes), from 1998 to 2005 you can find Team SC Pista, Elite Pista, Racing Pista models (short series)
- track frames were built "without road equivalents." Alu Pista, Track (the latter is a full-size series production 2005-2009).
Bottom line: you have a cool, rare Easton 7000 tubes frame.
Wow, thank you.

So, is there no equivalent road frame to mine? And how rare is it? It seems like nobody talks about it, and there are no articles/forum whatsoever that discuss this particular frame. I'm facing difficulties selling this frame because it's too big for meóblame the seller who claimed it was a 54cm frame when, in reality, it's a 56cm frame. People are skeptical and consider it fake since they can't find any reference about this frame. Many thanks!
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The road equivalent is Racing - simple. It's definitely not a fake, it's a rare model that appears on the market once every 3 years Measuring an alu frame is sometimes difficult. Maybe the seller gave the size measured c-c (centro-centro), and you expected it to be a c-t (centro-top) measurement?
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Aluminum is a great material for a track bike.
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