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Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra in Tutti Frutti colours, Columbus TSX tubing, team frame         Featured Bike! on 03/7/2012

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Corsa Extra, 58cm, 1995-ish

ITM

Merckx, Shimano 105

Gipiemme Tecno Pro 716

Gipiemme Tecno Pro 716

This is an Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra in the "tutti frutti" team colour scheme. It is an unusual Corsa Extra in that it is made of TSX tubing; the Century model was typically the only Merckx frame offered in TSX so this would have been a custom order. There is a number hanger as well so it was someone's racing rig back in the '90s.

Not many people like this colour scheme but I love it as it is very unique. The bike came to me in pretty rough shape but a bit of elbow grease and some TLC has made the bike rideable again. It is very quick and the TSX tubing is quite a bit different than my other Merckx, it gives a less supple ride and is in fact quite stiff. I love it.

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Mmmm

The paint does seem to grow on me, but now I'm having a craving for an Ice Pop. Oh, the rear brake cable needs a trimin'.

makes me

want some bubblegum

Very nice. Lovin' those

Very nice. Lovin' those Gipiemmes!



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