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06-06-19, 06:14 PM
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Posted By merziac

Honusms, air hose with rubber tipped blow gun and...

Honusms, air hose with rubber tipped blow gun and a few drops of glass cleaner applied carefully works fabulous. ;)

Very nice, very cool. :thumb:
06-02-19, 05:52 PM
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Posted By merziac

Thank you Sir! A Merz is a Merz so... It is...

Thank you Sir! A Merz is a Merz so...

It is one of around 10 according to Jim plus 5 or so prototypes when he got to Specialized.

I had never seen one in person or for sale until this.

The...
06-02-19, 12:13 PM
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Posted By merziac

Next update here, Wheels and tires, generic...

Next update here, Wheels and tires, generic tires, UKAI rims and Suntour XC hubs.
...
05-29-19, 01:42 PM
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Posted By merziac

Tx, it's a B17 Imperial, they have them a BTD for...

Tx, it's a B17 Imperial, they have them a BTD for $120 with free ship and 5% credit if you join their email list.;)
05-28-19, 12:06 PM
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Posted By merziac

You know we share the same DNA, right? ;) ...

You know we share the same DNA, right? ;)

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/merz_mtb_jw_338_059_eb36d4f5bc49b0cb1bad1fdbea75d70462ff0896.jpg
05-27-19, 08:48 PM
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Posted By merziac

Memorial day update, started out by swapping in...

Memorial day update, started out by swapping in some bullmoose bars, derusted, cleaned and polished the Suntour Mighty thumbies, Magura levers and installed some Oury grips. This changed the front...
05-26-19, 09:49 PM
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Posted By merziac

+1, Exactly this, Jim is a master of all this and...

+1, Exactly this, Jim is a master of all this and this is a great example, lesser examples would have crumbled or be useless at best, this one is fine for now as is. No cracks, rips or tears that I...
05-23-19, 10:03 PM
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Posted By merziac

Well I appreciate that and I as well have some...

Well I appreciate that and I as well have some professional qualifications, ASE Master and FoMoCo Senior Master Technician for 35 years so I have had plenty of people's safety at stake also. And as I...
05-23-19, 09:46 PM
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Posted By merziac

Tx, and for your opinion, going to assume you are...

Tx, and for your opinion, going to assume you are an expert frame builder, being able to say with such certainty how this will go from a few pics, I doubt that anybody is that good. Not saying you're...
05-23-19, 11:45 AM
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Posted By merziac

Correct, no real problem, rides perfect, not an...

Correct, no real problem, rides perfect, not an issue for me, probably never going to find another.

May address at some point, there is no danger, Jim's frames are bulletproof even when tweaked a...
05-22-19, 10:30 PM
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Posted By merziac

1982 Merz MTB JW338, 1 of about 10 made according...

1982 Merz MTB JW338, 1 of about 10 made according to Jim.

Custom drilled Dura Ace triple crank and pedal adapters, Magura levers, Bullseye hubs.
...
03-09-19, 12:42 PM
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Posted By merziac

Not mine, but some of the rarest on the planet,...

Not mine, but some of the rarest on the planet, Jim Merz.

https://www.facebook.com/merzbicycles
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10-29-17, 07:38 PM
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Posted By merziac

Looks good and a kickstand to "boot". ...

Looks good and a kickstand to "boot". ;)
10-16-17, 11:31 AM
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Posted By merziac

Ah yes, the big "S", not a big fan of their...

Ah yes, the big "S", not a big fan of their philosophy but am a fan of their history and many of their bikes, products and such. Most of their dealers have to really drink the koolaid to get on board...
10-16-17, 12:49 AM
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Posted By merziac

Very cool frame, sounds like Luc needs to find a...

Very cool frame, sounds like Luc needs to find a smarter boss. ;)
05-15-17, 01:01 AM
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Posted By merziac

Very cool. Steamroll away, full speed ahead, make...

Very cool. Steamroll away, full speed ahead, make it so!
04-02-17, 04:43 PM
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Posted By merziac

Assume you know this is somewhat of a grail bike...

Assume you know this is somewhat of a grail bike for some with quite a cult following and yous appears to be in great shape. I would consider making an effort to keep it nice whatever you do with it....
03-14-17, 02:21 PM
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Posted By merziac

Holy crap! Never seen such a thing, that is...

Holy crap! Never seen such a thing, that is awesome.
03-14-17, 12:20 AM
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Posted By merziac

He was probably at NAHBS and I think he also has...

He was probably at NAHBS and I think he also has an assistant that handles his correspondence, so it may take some time.
03-12-17, 12:40 PM
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Posted By merziac

He has a website and FB page, and seems to be...

He has a website and FB page, and seems to be building as of now. It will be cost prohibitive. ;)
03-12-17, 12:27 PM
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Posted By merziac

Great stuff, you could have Mark build a fork for...

Great stuff, you could have Mark build a fork for it $$$$$ if you really wanted. :rolleyes: DiNucci, Merz and Neenan are imho largely responsible for Specialized success, especially early on. Much...
03-12-17, 01:23 AM
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Posted By merziac

Holy crap, what a score! I am pretty weak on...

Holy crap, what a score! I am pretty weak on these specifically but when you say DiNucci or Merz you have my full attention. Can you give us a quick or long lesson on these and more pics plz. ;)
02-27-17, 10:53 AM
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Posted By merziac

Yes, it will lose appeal to those that matter. No...

Yes, it will lose appeal to those that matter. No repaint = history being told upfront. Stop the rust, save all old parts, do nothing that cannot be returned to original. As Brent said this is a very...
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