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Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra 7-Eleven #16/100!

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Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra 7-Eleven (2007 Re-release) #16/100!

3ttt Super Competizione Merckx 42cm/ Velo Orange 80mm -6

Eddy Merckx 1 inch threadless/ Chris King 1 inch no threadset with 1 1/8" top cap.

Mavic Open Pro CD 32/ Dura Ace 7700 25th Anniversary/ VeloFlex Pave 320tpi

Mavic Open Pro CD 32/ Dura Ace 7700 25th Anniversary/ VeloFlex Pave 320tpi

Dura Ace 7401 (53/39)/ Shimano Italian

Fizik Antares Vs/ Nitto S-83

Dura Ace 7810/ SRAM

Dura Ace 7402 Down Tube/ Dura Ace 7402 8-speed/ Dura Ace 7410 FD

Dura Ace 7403/ Dura Ace 7402 SLR

11-21t/ 53-39/ Yokozuna Reaction cables

This was a 5 year old project. Head on over to bike forums and check under the classic and vintage section, http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/731696-Well-here-it-is!-My-7-11-Corsa-Extra-a-5-year-long-journey. for the full story and higher res photos!

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Perfect

Everyone is going to have their own opinions but I think this bike is just awesome the way it is. I would love to find a set of those 8 speed DA shifters.

Rename your shots

Nice Merckx. The only really glaring thing is the STEM;
the original style quill stem would do wonders for that
beast. And while not my saddle choice or bartape for
that matter, it's a LOVELY ride and very nicely done on
all other levels. VERY nice. Just fix your images with
some unique names that wont be thought up by some other
drummel with a hat on backwards.

- kh

Yeah I agree with the stem.

Yeah I about the stem. Unfortunately this is a 1 inch threadless fork.

well that

works out perfectly then, right? just get it threaded, new headset and stem tadda!
haegan

Yeah, it's a lot easier said

Yeah, it's a lot easier said then done. It's a risky practice, not to mention not a financially worthy endeavor at the moment.

How's it "risky"?

How's it "risky"?

well, treading a thtreadless

well, treading a thtreadless steerer is risky due to the possibility of fucking it up and not threading it straight

Plus

...you'd give up a fair amount of stiffness-to-weight up front if you did that. Why don't you get a slimmer stem? You might be able to find a threadless one with no face plate. I think salsa might make them.
Edit: check out Nitto CT-80

rename your pictures...

most of the ones coming up are linking to pics of different bikes.

Simply

A lovely build. Nicely done and shows that older bikesare much coler than modern ones.
Well done!!

Cheers
Splined

check the stem...

...and the BF story. it's a new school re-issue. not that it's not super pretty, but it's definitely not an old bike.

Absolutely stunning!

Beautiful build. My jealousy know no bounds...

gorgeous!

gorgeous!



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