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Eddy Merckx Century 653 - $1200 (Wallingford)

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  • Charles Nighbor
    Yes If it goes to eBay let me know Thanks Charles From: craigslist 3638746319 To:
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 2, 2013
      Yes If it goes to eBay let me know
      Thanks
      Charles

      From: craigslist 3638746319 <rrjxg-3638746319@...>
      To: 3cfedc78188f388884d9ead698327491@...
      Sent: Saturday, March 2, 2013 3:37 PM
      Subject: Re: Eddy Merckx Century 653 - $1200 (Wallingford)


      Are you interested in the bike?


      On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 3:18 PM, Charles Nighbor <3cfedc78188f388884d9ead698327491@...> wrote:


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      >http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/3638746319.html
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      >CL > seattle > seattle > all for sale / wanted > bicycles - by owner
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      >Posted: 2013-02-27, 10:32PM PST
      >Eddy Merckx Century 653 - $1200 (Wallingford)
      >Early 90s Eddy Merckx Century 653 built up with Shimano and Campy mix
      >
      >These Reynolds 653 bikes are lighter than the Columbus tubed bikes of the same era and have a great ride. The flat fork crown is super cool, too. Bike is in excellent shape with only a few nicks here and there. I've owned it about 15 years and would keep it but moved to a place with less space and need to thin the herd a bit. . .
      >
      >Frame was originally sold to me as a "57" but it is more like 57.5 c-c and 59 c-t. Top tube appears to be a tad over 57, which leads me to believe it may actually be a "58." You can find the Merckx century geometry chart here:
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      >http://www.flickr.com/photos/36309329@N02/4868503571/
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      >As you can see these have a fairly relaxed seat tube angles not very common of that era. Also a low bb height (so not a great candidate for a fixie conversion).
      >
      >I built it up as follows:
      >
      >Cinelli 66-42 bars
      >Cinelli XA stem, 11cm
      >New Cinelli bar tape
      >Dura Ace cranks 7400 series, 172.5 with 42/53 rings
      >Shimano UN72 bb
      >Dura Ace 7400 series rear der
      >Ulegra front der
      >Dura Ace 7 speed DT shift levers
      >Ultegra dual pivot brakes and matching levers
      >Shimano headset
      >Campy Record hubs laced to Campy rims, 32 spokes 3x
      >
      >I'm asking $1,200. I'll give Craigslist a shot for a week or so and then it goes on eBay. Please only contact me if you know these bikes and what they are worth. Cash only, no trades. Thanks.
      >
      > * Location: Wallingford
      > * it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
      >Posting ID: 3638746319
      >Posted: 2013-02-27, 10:32PM PST
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