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Eddy Merckx Professional 1981

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Eddy Merckx Professional (Columbus SL) / 55 / 1981?

3TTT Mod. Competizione / 3TTT Record 84

Eddy Merckx Professional (Columbus SL) / Campagnolo Super Record

Campagnolo Record / Nisi / Continental Giro

Campagnolo Record / Nisi / Continental Giro

Campagnolo Gran Sport / Campagnolo Super Record

San Marco Conocor Supercorsa / Campagnolo Super Record

Campagnolo Gran Sport / Sedis Pro

Campagnolo Super Record / Campagnolo Super Record front / Campagnolo Nuovo Record rear

Campagnolo Gran Sport / Campagnolo Gran Sport

Regina (?) freewheel / Campagnolo Super Record chainrings

Crescent top frames from 1986-1996 were rebranded Merckx top frames. This is from the first year, sold as a Crescent 92320 in 1986. It is probably a 1985 frame, but could be older. The mix of Campagnolo SR and GS (with a NR rear mech) is probably how the first owner tailored it at the shop in 1986. A sweet ride.

Edit: After doing some more research I've concluded this is probably a 1981 frame. Title edited accordingly.

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hoodz!

Digging the leather hoods! Are those custom?

100% Homemade

Yes, 100% Homemade. They're actually very comfortable, although they stretch a bit. I'll use thicker leather next time.

I

like it. Very nice. Pretty sure this is older then 85, too. Perhaps quite a bit older judging by RD/FD routing over the BB and top of CS and lack of FD tab. Needs some more vintage bar tape for sure. Perhaps a silver Cinelli 1A 120. Nice ride.

kh

Pics would be nice

Pics would be nice

Yup,

sorry about that, had some problems uploading. Should work now.

Thanks! It's a superb steed!

Thanks! It's a superb steed!



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