Every now and again we have to pinch ourselves. We've been buying bikes from all over Europe for almost a decade now, and still we find bikes like this, still sporting the parts it was built with in 1975. It's quite obviously been used too, not just stored in a shed to gather dust. It's a great example of why we bang on about older parts being made to last. It really is quite incredible.
A wonderful Mercier, with Simplex Prestige gears, iconic Stronglight 49D chainset & classic Mafac brakes. Finished with Belleri bar & stem & a rather rare Arius Special saddle. A great Eroica bike.
As with all our bikes, it's been fully stripped, inspected & professionally polished & re-built. The frame is straight & true without any dents or dings - please inspect the photos for cosmetic condition as we photograph the bikes so you can see the exact condition of the bike before purchasing.
|Seat Tube (ctc):||51 cm|
|Top Tube: (ctc):||55 cm|
|Head Tube:||102 mm|
|Tubing:||Mercier M 28-26 Tubes Alleges|
|Brake Levers:||Mafac Course with Original Gum Hoods|
|Brake Calipers:||Mafac Racer Centre Pull|
|Crankset:||Stronglight 49D / 42/52 / 170mm|
|Freewheel:||Suntour Perfect 5 Speed 14-22|
|Pedals:||Mikashima Quill with Christophe Clips & Straps|
|Hubs:||Normandy High Flange|
|Rims:||Super Champion 700c|
|Tyres:||Michelin Select 700 x 25c|
|Handlebars:||Belleri BF St Etienne 40cm Width (ctc)|
|Bar Tape:||Velox Tressostar Cloth|
|Saddle:||Arius Speciale Quilted Smooth Leather|
|Seatpost:||Steel Bullet-Nose Type|