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Old 06-24-10, 02:33 AM
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I just Found this 10th Annicersary Bike (. http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/v/...3dced7b57c3a0e ) and was wondering if anyone can Tell me Why the frame in the Link has a different Fork and than my 10th Ann. and is chromed on both Sides in the rear?
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Old 06-24-10, 11:40 AM
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I just noticed Eddy Merckx still makes bikes (totally never even thought so) The dealer locator is just trash on the website though. where does a person get one of the new bikes???
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Old 06-24-10, 11:47 AM
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I know a shop here in Luxembourg, but it might be a bit far away for you if you live in the states
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Old 06-24-10, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by 6erwebb View Post
I just noticed Eddy Merckx still makes bikes (totally never even thought so) The dealer locator is just trash on the website though. where does a person get one of the new bikes???
what country are you in?

the US distributor is called gita cycling gear
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Hey John, Not deployed yet but in training. Here are a few of mine. Some are still in boxes.







Hey Gilberto, welcome back buddy! - If your previous posts are anything to go by you're probably training for a mission to tale every lightweight European bike back to the US! Whatever you're busy with, very good luck with it. Hope you're successful and return full time to these hallowed web pages as soon as possible - I miss the frisson of pure envy every time you post a new acquisition!
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Originally Posted by sonatageek View Post
Another chance to post a picture of my pair of Falcon Eddie Merckx. Full Campy, Brooks Pro saddle and leather bar wrap.

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SNAP! I win!
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Old 06-24-10, 09:20 PM
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Originally Posted by 6erwebb View Post
I just noticed Eddy Merckx still makes bikes (totally never even thought so) The dealer locator is just trash on the website though. where does a person get one of the new bikes???
Eddy Merckx sold the company last year so that he could retire. Bikes this year are made by the new company but they still have some nice offerings.
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I'll add mine to the mix.



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I'll add mine to the mix.



Simply astounding in every way.

Are those Veloflex Paves?
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Originally Posted by gomango View Post
Simply astounding in every way.

Are those Veloflex Paves?
Thanks for the kind words. The tires are Veloflex Criterium tubulars.
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Originally Posted by migman View Post
Thanks for the kind words. The tires are Veloflex Criterium tubulars.
Thank you for the info.

I use Veloflex Pave clinchers on two of my bikes, and really can't say enough about the high quality.

Do you ride these tubs as "everyday" tires, or just high speed training?

Also, where do you get your best price on Veloflex tires if you don't mind?
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Originally Posted by migman View Post
I'll add mine to the mix.



Simply gorgeous....
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'84 with Dura Ace

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Some beautiful bikes in this thread. Eddy never compromised.
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I'll add mine to the mix.

You even have to look twice to realize it has Ergos and modern Campy on it.

I bow to you, sir.

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Nice build!
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Here is my 1990 or 1991 Merckx Corsa Extra. Bought the frame from a person who got it new from Colorado Cyclist in 1994 and kept it in the box the whole time. It still had the original factory foam wrap around the frame with Eddy Merckx branded packing tape! I built it up with full (mostly NOS) 10-speed Campagnolo Chorus.

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My new 10th Anniversary with full Campa C-Record. Hope you will like it!

That's a beauty. Even my size!
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Originally Posted by kirke View Post
Here is my 1990 or 1991 Merckx Corsa Extra. Bought the frame from a person who got it new from Colorado Cyclist in 1994 and kept it in the box the whole time. It still had the original factory foam wrap around the frame with Eddy Merckx branded packing tape! I built it up with full (mostly NOS) 10-speed Campagnolo Chorus.

You did a great job on a beautiful bike.

Tell us a little more about the frame when you get a chance, if you would please. Maybe some close up pics as well.

Dontcha' just love 10 speed Chorus!

I put it on my Sintesi and was very pleased with the performance for the money.
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@Ricohman I think he had the 10th Anniversary for sale. PM him!
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Originally Posted by gomango View Post
You did a great job on a beautiful bike.

Tell us a little more about the frame when you get a chance, if you would please. Maybe some close up pics as well.

Dontcha' just love 10 speed Chorus!

I put it on my Sintesi and was very pleased with the performance for the money.
Thanks gomango! The frame is a 60cm seat tube c-t-c, top tube 58 c-t-c. The serial number is 0X-7176-C. "0X" denotes a 60cm Corsa Extra, the "C" narrows it down to a 1990 or 1991 birth date, and who knows what the 7176 means?

The frame is Columbus SLX with Eddy Merckx forged rear dropouts. The bike as shown above with pedals and bottle cages weighs in at about 21 lbs.

A few frame close ups:






The 10-speed Chorus is the best stuff I have ever used. Shifting is flawless every time, I love it.
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Originally Posted by kirke View Post
Thanks gomango! The frame is a 60cm seat tube c-t-c, top tube 58 c-t-c. The serial number is 0X-7176-C. "0X" denotes a 60cm Corsa Extra, the "C" narrows it down to a 1990 or 1991 birth date, and who knows what the 7176 means?

The frame is Columbus SLX with Eddy Merckx forged rear dropouts. The bike as shown above with pedals and bottle cages weighs in at about 21 lbs.

A few frame close ups:






The 10-speed Chorus is the best stuff I have ever used. Shifting is flawless every time, I love it.
Much nicer than my Century, and that is super clean as well.

I have a Corsa Extra frameset that I picked up locally that doesn't compare to yours, yet is very nice in its own right.

Again, thanks for the pics and congrats on a beautiful bike.
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Originally Posted by kirke View Post
Here is my 1990 or 1991 Merckx Corsa Extra. Bought the frame from a person who got it new from Colorado Cyclist in 1994 and kept it in the box the whole time. It still had the original factory foam wrap around the frame with Eddy Merckx branded packing tape! I built it up with full (mostly NOS) 10-speed Campagnolo Chorus.

Those'r some old school bars!
Very pretty package.
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