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05-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By clydesdale65

Thank you for the clarification! Your knowledge...

Thank you for the clarification! Your knowledge of serial numbers and models is very impressive, and I appreciate it. (I should post pictures of my six Eddy Merckx bottom brackets, and maybe you can...
04-08-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By clydesdale65

H Sons TB-14 offer great performance and look...

H Sons TB-14 offer great performance and look great on vintage bikes. I have 4 sets laced to various hubs and all are fantastic.
03-25-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By clydesdale65

Thanks for the replies! I want to stick with...

Thanks for the replies! I want to stick with Campagnolo, so the bike is all Campagnolo. I know it's kind of stupid, but I'm old and stubborn. I haven't had an all Campagnolo bike before, and want to...
03-22-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By clydesdale65

Merziac, I laughed when I saw your post! Good...

Merziac, I laughed when I saw your post! Good luck to you too!
03-22-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By clydesdale65

WTB: Campagnolo 27.2 silver alloy mountain bike seatpost

I'm trying to find a LONG (330-350mm) 27.2 Silver Campagnolo seatpost for a new all Campagnolo build. I have long legs and need a long seatpost for all my bikes. I've had luck finding the Shimano and...
03-11-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,606
Posted By clydesdale65

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02-06-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,498
Posted By clydesdale65

So sorry. That's really unfortunate. I would...

So sorry. That's really unfortunate. I would start looking for another frame, because I'm OCD like that.
02-05-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,803
Posted By clydesdale65

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I personally had a carbon frame crack on the top tube during my first...
01-31-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 14,136
Posted By clydesdale65

Looks good! You put a lot of work into it and it...

Looks good! You put a lot of work into it and it shows. Enjoy!
01-29-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,391
Posted By clydesdale65

I'm sorry the OP did not get what he was looking...

I'm sorry the OP did not get what he was looking for. However, I've bought stuff from them and been pleased with the product and shipping times. I would buy again from them if they had the component...
01-08-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,476
Posted By clydesdale65

I've ridden my Eddy Merckx MX Leader and Eddy...

I've ridden my Eddy Merckx MX Leader and Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra in The Belgian Waffle Ride in North San Diego County. Lots of Pavement, Fire roads and a bit of single track, and they held up just...
12-23-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By clydesdale65

All your bikes are fantastic. Your attention to...

All your bikes are fantastic. Your attention to detail is impressive! My favorite bike of the year is your Late 60s Bianchi Specialissima! Thank you for sharing your projects, it is motivating to the...
12-22-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 152,390
Posted By clydesdale65

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12-11-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By clydesdale65

Congratulations, you got a great deal! A bike...

Congratulations, you got a great deal! A bike with all those Campagnolo components for a little more than $100, is an amazing bargain. It looks like it will clean up nicely, and you will have a great...
02-10-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,083
Posted By clydesdale65

Very cool! I can't wait to see it once it's...

Very cool! I can't wait to see it once it's cleaned up!
02-10-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,697
Posted By clydesdale65

That looks fantastic! Very well organized, and...

That looks fantastic! Very well organized, and the bikes are so clean! Nice job!
01-23-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By clydesdale65

Davester, Thanks for the information on the...

Davester,
Thanks for the information on the water bottle bosses! That's good to know when trying to date these Cinellis. Yes, I don't have the mounts, and still need to mount the water bottle...
01-22-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,870
Posted By clydesdale65

Very beautiful bike. I especially like the hubs...

Very beautiful bike. I especially like the hubs and the leather bar tape. I know the bar tape took 6 hours, but it sure looks sharp! Congratulations!
01-22-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By clydesdale65

Thanks for all the nice comments! They are very...

Thanks for all the nice comments! They are very much appreciated.
Yes, my set up is not normal. I have long legs and a short torso, so I need a shorter top tube usually with a lot of seatpost...
01-21-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By clydesdale65

Thanks Merziac! I have the original 2 bolt...

Thanks Merziac! I have the original 2 bolt seatpost, but unfortunately, it's too short for me to use.
01-21-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By clydesdale65

70s Cinelli

Hello, I recently found a Cinelli SC in my size. I think it's a 1973 or '74. I have been looking for a long time. I cleaned it up, and sourced the missing parts in the last month or so. I had The...
12-03-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,395
Posted By clydesdale65

Too much patina for me too. I would repaint with...

Too much patina for me too. I would repaint with a great painter like Joe Bell. It would be a shame if the rust compromised the frame. My friend had to replace a seatstay on an Eddy Merckx that had...
12-02-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,265
Posted By clydesdale65

Oh my, that is such a beautiful bike!...

Oh my, that is such a beautiful bike! Congratulations on such a nice Cinelli. Let us know how you like the ride. (I hope to have one of those one day. I just have to find the correct size.)
08-30-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By clydesdale65

Cyclomondo in Australia has very nice decals....

Cyclomondo in Australia has very nice decals. I've ordered from both Velocals and Cyclomondo for my Merckx, and ended up using the cyclomondo decals.
08-10-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By clydesdale65

Get a Shimano Dura Ace 9000 or Ultegra 6800 QR....

Get a Shimano Dura Ace 9000 or Ultegra 6800 QR. They are a little pricey, but will securely hold the wheel in the drop out. You can get the Ultegra at JensonUSA for $10.99.
08-08-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By clydesdale65

You may want to try adding a Wolftooth road link...

You may want to try adding a Wolftooth road link to your set up. I have them on all my steel Eddy Merckx bicycles, and I can run up to a 36 tooth cog to spin up almost anything. Granted, I run Dura...
08-07-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,063
Posted By clydesdale65

Wildwood, The Speedvagen is very nice! It...

Wildwood,

The Speedvagen is very nice! It was a 50th birthday present from my family. It has the same geometry as my MX Leader, with a "50" painted under the toptube. Additionally, everyone at...
07-30-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,675
Posted By clydesdale65

I think this looks fantastic! I really like the...

I think this looks fantastic! I really like the look, and it looks fairly affordable. More pictures when it's done, please!
07-28-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,063
Posted By clydesdale65

My list is 1968 Legnano Roma Olympiade ...

My list is

1968 Legnano Roma Olympiade
1988 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Teve Blad colorway
1988 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Red/Orange/White/Green colorway
1992 Eddy Merckx MX Leader Dark Green with...
07-26-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By clydesdale65

H plus Sons TB14 is a great rim. They are...

H plus Sons TB14 is a great rim. They are available in silver, black and anodized grey. I have 3 sets laced to Dura-Ace, Campagnolo, and Legnano hubs. They are very comfortable and durable. I'm 6'2"...
07-26-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,419
Posted By clydesdale65

I really like this bike! It looks very well...

I really like this bike! It looks very well thought out with the triple crankset for steep climbs, and the green is a great color! Nice job!
04-10-17, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By clydesdale65

That doesn't look like a Falcon. Logos on the...

That doesn't look like a Falcon. Logos on the seat stays and fork crown lead me to believe it's a "real" Merckx. It looks like it's in good shape with nice Campy components, with a great paint scheme.
04-08-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By clydesdale65

I got mine online from bikehubstore.com.

I got mine online from bikehubstore.com.
12-20-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By clydesdale65

I may ride , and if so, will be on an Eddy...

I may ride , and if so, will be on an Eddy Merckx. I have seen a few of your bikes (almost bought the Frejus) and I'm a fan of your style and taste! I'm local, so wouldn't be spending the night, but...
12-20-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By clydesdale65

I have a few steel Merckxes and really like the...

I have a few steel Merckxes and really like the way they handle on the downhills, especially my MX Leaders...so solid! I also have a steel Speedvagen with a carbon fork, that I had custom made to the...
11-25-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,339
Posted By clydesdale65

I have a Eddy Merckx MX-Leader, and I love it. It...

I have a Eddy Merckx MX-Leader, and I love it. It descends better than any bike I've ridden...very stable over 40 mph. I too hover near the clydesdale class. The fit is pretty spot on for me. I need...
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