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New Bike - Eddy Merckx Arcobaleno

Old 08-16-20, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by OpenRoad33 View Post
Thanks for letting me know this. Any idea what year it is? I will see if I can find a Corsa Extra Fork
It will need to have a longer steerer than most of the used forks will have.
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Old 08-16-20, 01:35 PM
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Ditch the horrible saddle and bar tape, get a silver seatpost. King Iris cages.
I checked out King Bottle cages. Cool little company out of a garage. Are you affiliated with them?
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Old 08-16-20, 01:44 PM
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Nope, just understand they are the cage to have on a nice classic style bike. The stainless ones actually aren't that expensive.
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Nope, just understand they are the cage to have on a nice classic style bike. The stainless ones actually aren't that expensive.
Yeah I love the look! I ordered two of them for the bike! Thanks for recommendation. Now I just have to find some Eddy Merckx Bottles!
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Old 08-16-20, 07:02 PM
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Update-

So as suggested, Ive changed the bar tape to black and changed the seat post to chrome. Much improvement! Next are the Saddle and the pedals! Thanks all for the help!
Also ordered the King Iris Bottle Cages!
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Old 08-16-20, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by openroad33 View Post
thanks for letting me know this. Any idea what year it is? I will see if i can find a corsa extra fork
1994/1995
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Old 08-16-20, 10:50 PM
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1994/1995
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Old 01-24-21, 07:26 PM
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Nice bike. First one I've seen with the same frame/color scheme as mine.
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Originally Posted by OpenRoad33 View Post
Hey All,

I bought a sweet Eddy Merckx Arcobeleno today! I will put pics to follow. Full Campy groupo.
Here are some pics! Would love your upgrade ideas.




wow, very sweet. new wrap, seat post that thing is an eye sore, seat god awful. clean her up.
enjoy...
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Old 02-04-21, 09:06 PM
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New bar tape and sear post look fantastic.....ride her as is, she is beautiful
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