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06-12-21, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Seanaus

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given...

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given this frame has a number hanger, is it possible this was built with no braze on derailleur hanger? I know that at times certain team frames (TM) in this...
05-12-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 35,302
Posted By CyclesMakaron

systEMerCkx 04 EMMX - "Glossary of symbols" ...

systEMerCkx 04 EMMX - "Glossary of symbols"

Technical symbols (always to the left of the BB cover)

A - EMC man (does not mean Professional model)
B - EMC man (does not stand for Professional...
05-12-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 35,302
Posted By CyclesMakaron

systEMerCkx 03 EMMC - designation on card tag ...

systEMerCkx 03 EMMC - designation on card tag

Such tags existed for sure since 1993 (maybe earlier)
They contain all information, which were previously on BB cover and steering tube, and even...
05-12-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 35,302
Posted By CyclesMakaron

EMMS11 ...

EMMS11

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- A.1552
- 39
- 2p. chromi
- 62
- Nm: ? Frame made of Columbus...
05-12-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 35,302
Posted By CyclesMakaron

BigSourcEMerCkx Eddy Merckx (Meise) steel road frame

Introduction

Eddy merckx was born and some time later he got on a bike

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Then...
01-19-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By Seanaus

Chapeau Jacek, love your work :thumb: Very...

Chapeau Jacek, love your work :thumb: Very valuable and important information indeed. This will help me with working out how to build my MXL. Best regards from Australia.
01-19-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

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01-19-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

1999 ...

1999

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01-17-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

1998 ...

1998

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01-17-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

end of 1997 ...

end of 1997

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01-17-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

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01-17-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

1997 ...

1997

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01-17-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

end of 1996 ...

end of 1996

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01-17-21, 02:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By CyclesMakaron

PART - price list for the customer MEC - price...

PART - price list for the customer
MEC - price list for the retailer
9509 - September 1995
couleur Team - everything that is not one-coloured (that's the complicated patterns in the catalogues,...
01-04-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 305,809
Posted By Hproduguidon

M'y EM 1981/82 ...

M'y EM 1981/82
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01-02-21, 03:45 AM
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Views: 305,809
Posted By Seanaus

Welcoming in 2021 with my ASLK CGER Merckx :) ...

Welcoming in 2021 with my ASLK CGER Merckx :)
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11-19-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By Seanaus

We'll know soon enough for sure. The standard...

We'll know soon enough for sure. The standard geometry I see in one of your catalog posts is what a normal Corsa would be? I found this chart of (supposedly) the Merckx Century geometry, does this...
11-18-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By Seanaus

No riflings visible, so Corsa. Any thoughts on...

No riflings visible, so Corsa. Any thoughts on the paint, original versus repaint? Would the Corsa Extra decals be because it has the century geometry, making it better than the standard
Corsa? Date...
10-16-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Both frames ( ^7X C2559 and H9X C2519) were built...

Both frames ( ^7X C2559 and H9X C2519) were built in the autumn of 1990, at a time when the "Stuttgart pattern" was still remembered and popular and the "Telekom pattern" was already approved and...
10-16-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By botty kayer

Hello and welcome DuraAcer , and thanks for the...

Hello and welcome DuraAcer , and thanks for the bike compliments :)

I have built up the bike and have been putting some miles on it. The details of the build are on another thread, see here:...
10-12-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By CyclesMakaron

:) This is my archive of the EMC frames factory...

:) This is my archive of the EMC frames factory markings (collected from every possible source of information - for several years)... As you can see, it is sometimes useful :)
09-02-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By Steel Charlie

So here is one I've only seen pix of and appears...

So here is one I've only seen pix of and appears to be a 52cm tho the 50cm is possible. Chrome dropouts. Kinda not great condition. It has the early SL sticker on the frame and the rounded top fork...
08-31-20, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Holm

So, I have made my custom 87` Merckx "mine". From...

So, I have made my custom 87` Merckx "mine". From this (which aint too shabby) :
...
08-02-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By botty kayer

Thanks CyclesMakaron I was in love as soon as I...

Thanks CyclesMakaron I was in love as soon as I saw the green and chrome.:love:

I don't have any scales at home but yes the frame is remarkably light considering how much chrome there is on it....
08-02-20, 05:09 AM
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Posted By CyclesMakaron

One of my favorite EMC frames... massacred my...

One of my favorite EMC frames... massacred my optimistic assumption about not chrome plating R753 and reliability of descriptions from EMC catalogues :)
Built in 1988 (it should have Grand Prix...
08-02-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By botty kayer

Good morning Jacek, I hope you are well. I...

Good morning Jacek,

I hope you are well. I know you have seen this frame when it was listed, and I've mentioned it in passing before, but did not confirm it was me that won it for fear of cursing...
07-27-20, 01:12 AM
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Posted By WimVDD

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finally found a reasonably priced lockring for the Shamals.
07-24-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,023
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Posted By Seanaus

Jacek, the tube sizes are the same as the Corsa...

Jacek, the tube sizes are the same as the Corsa 01 except for the seatstays. Top tube and seat tube are both 29mm diameter, down tube 32mm. The ASLK has seatstays that are 14.2mm diameter at the top...
07-23-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,192
Posted By Seanaus

Here we have C1928... I guess you'd call it a...

Here we have C1928... I guess you'd call it a Corsa Extra Max even though it's not branded as such. I'm interested to know what year this is also if possible. I'm wondering if this was possibly made...
07-21-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By Seanaus

CyclesMakaron, let me start with (I think) late...

CyclesMakaron, let me start with (I think) late 1988 Corsa Extra Stuttgart 8X F A8542 this one still has the fork sticker intact, I'll post photos in a few posts time.
07-16-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,023
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Posted By CyclesMakaron

At the time when EMC decided to enrich its offer...

At the time when EMC decided to enrich its offer (mid-1984), model names had to appear:
- top: Pro SLX/753 - note: you will not find this name in any catalogue, there was no such "gold sticker", you...
07-15-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By merziac

He'll be back shortly to set you straight. ;) ...

He'll be back shortly to set you straight. ;)

It's been explained in detail several times.
07-12-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,192
Posted By weeredok

F3695

Thankyou for the detailed clarity. to answer your questions
1) D2496 Mx Leader - "does your frame have BSC thread?" - not sure. It is fitted from new with FC-7403 groupset. Unusually to me the...
06-29-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,027
Posted By CyclesMakaron

I understand, but I can't help you... Just...

I understand, but I can't help you...
Just remember that EMC "certainly didn't build any folding bike"... it's simple
...I wanted to distinguish these threads from all those brochures,...
06-28-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,027
Posted By CyclesMakaron

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06-28-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,027
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx folder 1989

- necessary information for some: "folder" does not mean "folding bike" in this case... this is important
- general remarks from the "Eddy Merckx folder 1997" are valid
- This is a compilation of 3...
06-27-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,940
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx folder 1987

- general remarks from the "Eddy Merckx folder 1997" are valid
- I discovered the principle of operation of this folder (if it was to be "intuitive", my intuition failed for 2 years...) only when I...
06-24-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 305,809
Posted By AUPedla

Great collection, the chainsaw next to your bikes...

Great collection, the chainsaw next to your bikes is ominous. Is that a warning from the wife if you buy another Eddy? :)
05-17-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 305,809
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Yeah, this is definitely the right picture for...

Yeah, this is definitely the right picture for "good morning"...
05-12-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By CyclesMakaron

it can't be too easy...

it can't be too easy...
05-11-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By CyclesMakaron

If you can show (by the way) the photos...

If you can show (by the way) the photos...
04-17-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,836
Posted By CyclesMakaron

S C4484 - built at the beginning of 1991; if you...

S C4484 - built at the beginning of 1991; if you can check the paper sticker on the steering tube you will find there some interesting information (including the size of the frame); lack of X and...
12-26-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 305,809
Posted By rccardr

This is the bike I've owned the longest. Was...

This is the bike I've owned the longest. Was repainted back in 2011, and at the time I knew the chrome was not in the best condition. Over the years, despite careful waxing and cleaning, the chrome...
12-13-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,683
Posted By CyclesMakaron

1984: ~E8500 - ~Z1500. E9745 goes to the...

1984: ~E8500 - ~Z1500. E9745 goes to the beginning of summer 1984 (in autumn 84 photos were taken for the 84/85 catalogue). Mr. jiangshi inspired me to create a handy guide "How much you can not...
12-13-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,683
Posted By CyclesMakaron

No problem: some details of the frame structure...

No problem: some details of the frame structure are well suited for determining the production date, others are not necessarily. I have an EM Criterium frame from 1987 - it has a factory-fitted Porta...
09-24-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 455,702
Posted By fasthair

@jim dandy where did you find that NOS chain? I...

@jim dandy where did you find that NOS chain? I would love to have one for me Black Lighting too if it doesn't cost a small fortune. Very nice rebuild sir!

@greg3rd48...
09-24-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 455,702
Posted By stardognine

RE post 1026, if you decide you don't like that...

RE post 1026, if you decide you don't like that Chris King headset, I'm calling dibs. 😁😉 Funny, I hardly ever see those anymore. 🤔
09-17-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,079
Posted By roadbikeChris

Vintage Nashbar ST Road bike and my Sanyo...

Vintage Nashbar ST Road bike and my Sanyo...
09-15-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By Wildwood

I know there are differences between Euro and USA...

I know there are differences between Euro and USA models. Even between Canada and USA for euro brands.

But you folks Down-Under are sort of a mystery to me. As far as bikes and features.
09-15-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By Wildwood

Nice!!!

Nice!!!
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