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New Project! 1982 NOS Mercian Vincitore.

Old 01-02-21, 03:47 AM
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Nice bike! Loving the colour too, those guys at Mercian do some lovely paint jobs. I've got an 'intensio blue' Vincitore special single speed I had made in 2010, more than a decade later after high miles and crap UK weather the paint still looks as good as new.

That green will look good with black or silver builds, but I'd much prefer shiny silver all the way, let the whole thing shine.
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Originally Posted by botty kayer View Post
Nice bike! Loving the colour too, those guys at Mercian do some lovely paint jobs. I've got an 'intensio blue' Vincitore special single speed I had made in 2010, more than a decade later after high miles and crap UK weather the paint still looks as good as new.
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Mercian has some really great colors.... umm.. "colours"... in their catalog.
Well, at least in the catalog that I picked up a few decades ago....



Honestly, I think the British had some great colors back then. Even the humble Raleigh Super Course had a great green option....



... but I admit to being seduced by that Raleigh catalog as an impressionable youth, so I'm quite biased!

Steve in Peoria
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Beautiful bike. Campy Nuovo Record classic build is the way I would go.
I think that's where im heading!

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Old 01-02-21, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by amedias View Post
Lovely frame in a lovely colour, good luck with the build, they do get addictive though, there’s another blue one and a green one in my custody now as well as these (the celeste one has moved on to a new home)

Mercianaholic!! beautiful bikes
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Awesome.. pics?

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I will, as soon as I get enough posts!
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That frame is stunning. My 87 Professional remains my favorite bike all these years later. If I were to get another Mercian it would probably be a Vincitore in touring geometry.
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Old 01-03-21, 02:24 AM
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Mercianaholic!! beautiful bikes
yep, I love them! Have other bikes too but always have a soft spot for a Mercian



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Originally Posted by amedias View Post
yep, I love them! Have other bikes too but always have a soft spot for a Mercian



Yes, definately some pretty bikes

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Old 01-04-21, 05:29 AM
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Yes, definately some pretty bikes

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Very much looking forward to seeing your build once it's complete, it's gonna be lovely!
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