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01-20-24, 09:08 AM
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Posted By CyclesMakaron

Corsa Extra SLX 1988

Corsa Extra SLX 1988
01-18-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By CyclesMakaron

OK, I'm here. EMC used the following...

OK, I'm here.
EMC used the following manufacturing policy for track frames built from alu:

- track equivalents of road models were built (i.e. from the same tubes), from 1998 to 2005 you can find...
12-26-23, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

During this period, regular markings were no...

During this period, regular markings were no longer placed - hence the size (4) on the "wrong" side and the lack of Corsa model marking.
12-24-23, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

G 183 4 Corsa 01 - finish 1995/start 1996 ...

G 183 4 Corsa 01 - finish 1995/start 1996
B4968 - F(?)5X - summer 1989
10-30-23, 08:39 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

It all makes sense - what is an "EM...

It all makes sense - what is an "EM museum"?
09-29-23, 01:26 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

There was once a cyclocross rider from Luxembourg...

There was once a cyclocross rider from Luxembourg using Merckx bikes - his name was Lucien Zeimes. Could it be the next generation?
09-08-23, 11:20 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Deciphered without mercy :)

Deciphered without mercy :)
07-26-23, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Professional 1983 most likely Columbus SL tubes....

Professional 1983 most likely Columbus SL tubes. This does not look like a factory paint job, the decals are incorrect.
If the frame belonged to me I would immediately remove all the paint, clean...
07-21-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Sorry, but the presence of a linguist should be...

Sorry, but the presence of a linguist should be used
What do you think about...
07-21-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Probably the serial number is J5602 (frame built...

Probably the serial number is J5602 (frame built in 2001), 020115 is the order number (placed by the manufacturer - yes, it didn't have to be the factory in Meise at all !), M-43S is the frame size,...
07-09-23, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Your frame was built in early 1981, at that time...

Your frame was built in early 1981, at that time EMC only assembled Campagnolo Super Record. Nevertheless, there were also sold (very few) frames that were equipped in stores with custom groups - the...
07-05-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By CyclesMakaron

I haven't found such a team yet, but let's not...

I haven't found such a team yet, but let's not lose hope :)
07-05-23, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Team Kelme 1990 - 100%

Team Kelme 1990 - 100%
07-04-23, 08:57 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

E4746 A - Eddy Merckx Professional 1981/1982,...

E4746 A - Eddy Merckx Professional 1981/1982, Reynolds 531 tubes , molteni is the color of the frame (orange), 60 is the length of the seat tube measured center-center, NR is the marking of the...
07-01-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The painting of your frame is...

The painting of your frame is factoryhttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1561/01_cf63cb5026ee01d41624120e49a52e21aa1634b3_ee18b3f178bbd5d838bad81aad29f3d7bc4ff608.jpeg
05-08-23, 08:18 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

That definitely makes sense - thank you very much...

That definitely makes sense - thank you very much for the valuable information
05-01-23, 01:02 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

It looks like a J0M i.e. Strada frame, Columbus...

It looks like a J0M i.e. Strada frame, Columbus Cromor tubes. Just in case, check the lettering on the dropouts - it should be COLUMBUS. If you find Campagnolo lettering then I need to buy glasses,...
04-23-23, 01:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 25,129
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The gentlemen from Carbon Valley later ended up...

The gentlemen from Carbon Valley later ended up in court for embezzling money from 'Europe'. Donnay started producing his own carbon frames before he went bankrupt, they were sold as Eddy Merckx...
04-23-23, 01:16 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 25,129
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Donnay and Eddy Merckx Cycles are two different...

Donnay and Eddy Merckx Cycles are two different companies. Donnay rebranded the Alan frames, EMC did not. What appeared as the Peugeot 1000 was a Donnay order 'taken over' by Peugeot after the Donnay...
04-16-23, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Merckx Mx Leader early version 1992 (built in...

Merckx Mx Leader early version 1992 (built in summer) Telekom Team paint pattern
04-11-23, 12:52 AM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Valuable information - thank you. If I had this...

Valuable information - thank you.
If I had this frame I would be damn tempted to gift it to Fabio's family - fortunately I have no such dilemmas.
04-09-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The matter looks serious, very serious. F3624 H...

The matter looks serious, very serious.
F3624 H was built in the fall of 1994
Disturbingly, there is a (one of several) "list of Motorola frame serial numbers" created by a mechanic (one of...
03-30-23, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The dot was placed next to the digit - your dot...

The dot was placed next to the digit - your dot is not part of the factory markings.
03-14-23, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

It is possible that I managed to mess up two...

It is possible that I managed to mess up two completely different things.
The first is the frames built for Eddy Merckx and his colleagues on the Molteni and Fiat teams - indeed for 6 years...
02-22-23, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

P9XB G7958 Corsa Extra - frame built from...

P9XB G7958
Corsa Extra - frame built from SLX/SPX/TSX tubing in late 1997 or early 1998 - paint pattern (M9) introduced in 1998 - "century" geometry - difference in frame (9) and fork (0) size...
02-04-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

I can't answer the gibberish. I don't know where...

I can't answer the gibberish. I don't know where you get the notion that I don't know what Porta Catena is.

I didn't learn anything new from you about EMC.
If you wanted to advertise yourself...
02-02-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Kindly refrain from unnecessary comments. The...

Kindly refrain from unnecessary comments.
The value of this frame depends solely on anecdotal speculation.
The seller could provide concrete evidence - so far he has not done so.
Capitalism is not...
02-02-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

P Z9202 ED 1 87 I wrote about it on FB ...

P Z9202 ED 1 87
I wrote about it on FB
Info/options:
- So far I have only seen the initials on the profi team frame on Panasonic 1986 and 1987.
- if it is Panasonic then there were 3 Eric(k)s...
11-01-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A3331 Y9X Corsa Extra 1987 (May/June) Y - EMC...

A3331 Y9X
Corsa Extra 1987 (May/June)
Y - EMC employee
9 - 59 cm seat tube (c-c)
X - Columbus SLX/SPX tubes
Paint pattern: team Kelme (or TeVe Blad) 1986-1987
Brake bridge pattern: Silva 2,...
10-24-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A very elegant Merckx. Chrome plating -...

A very elegant Merckx.
Chrome plating - definitely custom order.
The paint looks original.
Stickers correct (original or well-matched) - only "Columbus" on the seat tube is missing.
Interesting...
10-22-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Professional 1981

Professional 1981
10-14-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

This is my last entry. The description of the...

This is my last entry.
The description of the frame has been changed, actually annihilated - that's too bad, I'd rather it was just true.
It looks like it could have been made up from start to...
10-13-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Your ramblings add nothing to the issue. If you...

Your ramblings add nothing to the issue. If you can ask for the photos and post them here - do it. If you can't - don't bother.
10-13-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,483
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Te Ve Blad / Kelme - 1986 / 1987

Te Ve Blad / Kelme - 1986 / 1987
10-13-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

I would be obliged if you would limit your...

I would be obliged if you would limit your writing in this thread to relevant issues. My favorite vendor just offered a set of photos (four!) of this unfortunate piece of paper. Ask for them and post...
10-09-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Gentlemen - clarification. This is not about me...

Gentlemen - clarification.
This is not about me - this man can not offend me (in my opinion, he has personal problems, maybe he is ill).
Even more so, he can not take away the reputation of this...
10-08-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Gentlemen, I apologize, but you must be joking. ...

Gentlemen, I apologize, but you must be joking.
Did you really think that from what I posted the translation issues were the most important?
There are 5 sources of indisputable information about...
09-27-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Flawless :) Production fall 1990.

Flawless :) Production fall 1990.
09-18-22, 11:37 PM
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Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

This frame was not repainted, this brown...

This frame was not repainted, this brown "something" is the famous "zinc phosphate anti corrosion" protective coating.
F8411 is a late 1995/early 1996 issue, the paint pattern matches this...
08-06-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By CyclesMakaron

https://www.flickr.com/groups/kesselsbicycles/disc...

https://www.flickr.com/groups/kesselsbicycles/discuss/
07-23-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 622
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx catalogue / folder 1999

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Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Statistically speaking: for one frame made of...

Statistically speaking: for one frame made of Genius there are several hundred Max / Mxl frames - for a collector it is quite important :)
07-01-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A sleepless night A powerful hangover ...

A sleepless night
A powerful hangover
Sunglasses
The first frame marked on that day
P doesn't get off to a good start
The G designation is correct
The numbers are OK
But they cause doubts...
06-26-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By CyclesMakaron

EDDY MERCKX 77th Birthday T-SHIRTS

Big support campaign for BigSourcEMerCkx, Decoding of Eddy Merckx frames and all EMC threads created by me (wherever I made them).

EDDY MERCKX 77th Birthday T-SHIRTS

On the occasion of the 77th...
06-24-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By CyclesMakaron

1999 ...

1999
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/728x960/21_8c48bdec9fddf500dadc381df11cf12b2b82df46.jpg...
06-24-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx GITA catalogs 1996 and 1999

I finally found it

1996
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06-22-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

The tension is rising :)

The tension is rising :)
04-25-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

There are many indications that this is indeed a...

There are many indications that this is indeed a Criquielion bicycle frame from the Hitachi 1988 team built in early fall 1987. This means that it is built in an unusual geometry and "unknown" tubes...
04-03-22, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Slope fork crown - OK for 1982 Can you check...

Slope fork crown - OK for 1982
Can you check the card / markings on the fork steering tube ?
The best sets of stickers for early EMC are sold by Cyclomondo - coincidentally from Australia :)
03-31-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 181,469
Posted By CyclesMakaron

A0R E4225 Professional A - EMC man 0 -...

A0R E4225 Professional

A - EMC man
0 - frame size (in this case 60cm)
R - Reynolds 531
E4225 - serial number, year 1982

Non-factory repainted
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