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02-02-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,267
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Kindly refrain from unnecessary comments. The...

Kindly refrain from unnecessary comments.
The value of this frame depends solely on anecdotal speculation.
The seller could provide concrete evidence - so far he has not done so.
Capitalism is not...
02-02-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

P Z9202 ED 1 87 I wrote about it on FB ...

P Z9202 ED 1 87
I wrote about it on FB
Info/options:
- So far I have only seen the initials on the profi team frame on Panasonic 1986 and 1987.
- if it is Panasonic then there were 3 Eric(k)s...
11-01-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A3331 Y9X Corsa Extra 1987 (May/June) Y - EMC...

A3331 Y9X
Corsa Extra 1987 (May/June)
Y - EMC employee
9 - 59 cm seat tube (c-c)
X - Columbus SLX/SPX tubes
Paint pattern: team Kelme (or TeVe Blad) 1986-1987
Brake bridge pattern: Silva 2,...
10-24-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A very elegant Merckx. Chrome plating -...

A very elegant Merckx.
Chrome plating - definitely custom order.
The paint looks original.
Stickers correct (original or well-matched) - only "Columbus" on the seat tube is missing.
Interesting...
10-22-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Professional 1981

Professional 1981
10-14-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,267
Posted By CyclesMakaron

This is my last entry. The description of the...

This is my last entry.
The description of the frame has been changed, actually annihilated - that's too bad, I'd rather it was just true.
It looks like it could have been made up from start to...
10-13-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,267
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Your ramblings add nothing to the issue. If you...

Your ramblings add nothing to the issue. If you can ask for the photos and post them here - do it. If you can't - don't bother.
10-13-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,890
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Te Ve Blad / Kelme - 1986 / 1987

Te Ve Blad / Kelme - 1986 / 1987
10-13-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,267
Posted By CyclesMakaron

I would be obliged if you would limit your...

I would be obliged if you would limit your writing in this thread to relevant issues. My favorite vendor just offered a set of photos (four!) of this unfortunate piece of paper. Ask for them and post...
10-09-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,267
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Gentlemen - clarification. This is not about me...

Gentlemen - clarification.
This is not about me - this man can not offend me (in my opinion, he has personal problems, maybe he is ill).
Even more so, he can not take away the reputation of this...
10-08-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,267
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Gentlemen, I apologize, but you must be joking. ...

Gentlemen, I apologize, but you must be joking.
Did you really think that from what I posted the translation issues were the most important?
There are 5 sources of indisputable information about...
09-27-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Flawless :) Production fall 1990.

Flawless :) Production fall 1990.
09-18-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

This frame was not repainted, this brown...

This frame was not repainted, this brown "something" is the famous "zinc phosphate anti corrosion" protective coating.
F8411 is a late 1995/early 1996 issue, the paint pattern matches this...
08-06-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://www.flickr.com/groups/kesselsbicycles/disc...

https://www.flickr.com/groups/kesselsbicycles/discuss/
07-23-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx catalogue / folder 1999

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Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Statistically speaking: for one frame made of...

Statistically speaking: for one frame made of Genius there are several hundred Max / Mxl frames - for a collector it is quite important :)
07-01-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A sleepless night A powerful hangover ...

A sleepless night
A powerful hangover
Sunglasses
The first frame marked on that day
P doesn't get off to a good start
The G designation is correct
The numbers are OK
But they cause doubts...
06-26-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By CyclesMakaron

EDDY MERCKX 77th Birthday T-SHIRTS

Big support campaign for BigSourcEMerCkx, Decoding of Eddy Merckx frames and all EMC threads created by me (wherever I made them).

EDDY MERCKX 77th Birthday T-SHIRTS

On the occasion of the 77th...
06-24-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By CyclesMakaron

1999 ...

1999
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06-24-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx GITA catalogs 1996 and 1999

I finally found it

1996
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06-22-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The tension is rising :)

The tension is rising :)
04-25-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

There are many indications that this is indeed a...

There are many indications that this is indeed a Criquielion bicycle frame from the Hitachi 1988 team built in early fall 1987. This means that it is built in an unusual geometry and "unknown" tubes...
04-03-22, 01:17 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Slope fork crown - OK for 1982 Can you check...

Slope fork crown - OK for 1982
Can you check the card / markings on the fork steering tube ?
The best sets of stickers for early EMC are sold by Cyclomondo - coincidentally from Australia :)
03-31-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A0R E4225 Professional A - EMC man 0 -...

A0R E4225 Professional

A - EMC man
0 - frame size (in this case 60cm)
R - Reynolds 531
E4225 - serial number, year 1982

Non-factory repainted
03-19-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

If the guy confused C and G he could also have...

If the guy confused C and G he could also have confused 1 and 3 (although this is much more difficult)
The C stood first for the Columbus tubes in the noCorsa model, and then simply for the Corsa...
02-07-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Sorry, I can't put a price on that. But they...

Sorry, I can't put a price on that.
But they can do it for buyers on eeebay - list the frame and parts (separately) from $1 for 10 days :)
02-06-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Pro SLX from late 1985 or early 1986, Columbus...

Pro SLX from late 1985 or early 1986, Columbus SLX and SPX tubes, Team Panasonic paint scheme, Campagnolo Victory/Triomphe group (crank dated 1985).
01-28-22, 02:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,786
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-28-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,786
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Photo stolen from flickr ...

Photo stolen from flickr

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It's not the periodic table, it's something more...
01-12-22, 01:17 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Frame built in 2000. Size 62. Tubes look...

Frame built in 2000.
Size 62.
Tubes look oversize which means it should be a Corsa 01 with built from Deda 01 tubes.
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By CyclesMakaron

P9 E7995 - Professional 1983. Corsa and Corsa...

P9 E7995 - Professional 1983.
Corsa and Corsa Extra are model names introduced in 1986.
12-13-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

I would keep everything original - you do it so...

I would keep everything original - you do it so that you have the most fun and satisfaction :)
12-05-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

As far as I know all new models introduced after...

As far as I know all new models introduced after the Century model in 1988 were built with "century geo" i.e. Corsa Extra Max and Mx Leader too.
The last "new model" with "road race geo" was the...
11-18-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

P7 E9905 - Professional (Columbus SL/SP) 1984

P7 E9905 - Professional (Columbus SL/SP) 1984
11-15-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Very elegant bike This is a 3-Athlete model...

Very elegant bike
This is a 3-Athlete model (early version), Reynolds 501 tubes
09-24-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The idea behind the 'special editions' was to get...

The idea behind the 'special editions' was to get rid of excess old steel tubing... in an elegant way :)
As 7-Eleven is a Corsa Extra frame, you should expect SLX or TSX (but I don't know for sure,...
09-10-21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/349x605/11_tit_b8c0e38b56f03414abd77249c0a1ac3f28978995.jpg...
09-08-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,786
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The first EMC Chrono built from scratch with...

The first EMC Chrono built from scratch with special Excel tubing
is the WX Chrono model
Prototype built for EMC by Masi...
09-08-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,786
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-08-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,786
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx Alu Oria 1995 First Merckx Alu...

Eddy Merckx Alu Oria 1995

First Merckx Alu built to EMC design in Italy
Never shown in catalogue

Double serial number F6446 and 95569...
08-31-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By CyclesMakaron

He regularly won with Ingemar Stenmark in slalom....

He regularly won with Ingemar Stenmark in slalom.
021

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He won every possible title...
08-31-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The harassment of Eddy began. They wouldn't...

The harassment of Eddy began.

They wouldn't let him sleep through the night.
011

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08-31-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx - from the Great Legends of Cycling series

Eddy Merckx was an affable young Belgian man,
a salesman in his parents' store.
He was happy and knew what he was going to do for the rest of his life.
001
...
08-31-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-26-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Steel frames since 2002 only on request :)

Steel frames since 2002 only on request :)
08-26-21, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Zoom...zoom... ...

Zoom...zoom...

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08-26-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-26-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx catalogue / folder 2002

European version

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07-25-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,786
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Z Series EMCTL9 ...

Z Series


EMCTL9
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Z 2xx - new Silva brakebridge 1 lettering 1
Z...
07-05-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,794
Posted By CyclesMakaron

EMC has changed ownership 3 times, the chances of...

EMC has changed ownership 3 times, the chances of preserving records of varnishes used 40 years ago are... small :)

A5 E4103 = Professional 1982 (Columbus SL)
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