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Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra

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Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx

This is a 1985 Corsa Extra that has never been built up. Was going to go fixed, but I'm collecting parts to build it up proper Campy style.

People who friended this bike Hyde, o_O, vlad the impaler, Rangi

to be honest I never rly

to be honest I never rly understoof all the fuss about EM's.
just your average columbus sl/x frame. no funny paintjob à la colnago...
nothing special imho.

Do You Still Have the Eddy

Interseted in that Merckx What size and do you still have it?

Do You Still Have the Eddy

Interseted in that Merckx What size and do you still have it?

Nice

Nice frame. That looks very similar to my Merckx road, with the older font and a bit less chrome. You don't happen to know the year on it do you?

Nice !

I've seen some great ss/fixed conversions on old road frames here, Colnagos, Pinarellos etc and they look great. Just build her, ride her, love her !!

Eddy Merckx

As long as you don't remove any braze-on's, I don't think there's any problem with using it as a fixed-gear. Though I'd feel very awkward riding a Merckx frame fixed without being an accomplished road rider...

Looks like it would make a

Looks like it would make a great fixie conversion to me.....

This frame deserves nothing

This frame deserves nothing but a full Super Record ROAD group. Either build it up as road or sell it to someone who will.

Agreed. If you want a fixed

Agreed. If you want a fixed gear, trade that frame for a proper track frame of equally respectable quality.

fixed

correct! Build it or sell it. It's a road bike. Ride it.

Make into a Road frame

Yes it deserves a good group. Plus I can give you a number from a good orthopaedic surgeon because all you fixie muppets are going to need one!

Road frames were built for the Road!

Hi,

this frame is far far too nice to be built as a fixed wheel ride, you must for the good of all things Eddy do the right thing and put a SR groupset on her.G



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