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Eddy Merckx CX (sold)

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Eddy Merckx Alu Cross / 56cm

Ritchey Biomax pro / Thomsom

Merckx

Mavic Aksium

Mavic Aksium

Truvativ Rouleur cranks 170 Length with 36-50 rings / Shimano Ultegra 6700 BB

Selle Italia / Easton EC70

Crank Brothers Smartys

Shimano 105 / Deore LX Rear RD-M570, Shimano 105 Front

Avid canti

32 x 11 Shimano cassette

Easton Elite Taperwall Main Tubes

rebuilt as a legit cross bike.
originally a pretty weird build, but it's actually a lot of fun. I still want to make this a lagit cross racer. Will swap out for drop bar w/ brifters. Also gotta get some cantis and switch out the cranks for a double, probably something around a 42x34. Might go with a single ring up front and possibly save money by buying one brifter. If I go with either a 39 or 42 should have plenty of gear range with that cassette.

People who friended this bike van, davebrochill, craiglowery, the fumingator, Splined, spader725, per.k

Cool! I get to make an addition...

...to the green CX tires cluster.

Are you planning on regular drops, or mustache? I have a flatbar Franken-CX build where I've been planning to swap bars/controls. I've been leaning in the mustache direction.

drops

going to go with drops on this. I do like mustache bars, thought about putting them on my fixed gear actually.



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