1978 Mercian Superlight 58cm

Posted on
  • I thought I was going to keep this in storage for a bit but would prefer some money and the space in the basement.

    A lovely wall hanging / potential investment if you've got the cash lying about. Or break it in and give it its first scratch, then ride..!

    • '78 Mercian frame is fully restored and immaculate
    • Campagnolo Record/Mavic Monthlery Legere/Wolber nos tubs
    • Campagnolo Record everything else, except the mint Edco headset, Nos TA pista chainset and MKS champagne pedals (fitted due to unusual crank thread size)
    • Cinelli bars and stem
    • Lovely condition Brooks Professional saddle w 80s sturmey archer logo.

    The condition as a whole is pretty fantastic. I think the only thing to complete the look would be matching Brooks bartape.

    I'm looking for £900. Hope you like the bike.


    SOLD TO @Jingle_Jangle 19/02/20

    2 Attachments

    • IMG_4177.JPG
    • IMG_4183.JPG
  • Looks lovely - some sizing may help the sale tho...

  • Sorry, its 58 seat tube 57 top - have edited the title


  • Pictures of components

    5 Attachments

    • IMG_4178.JPG
    • IMG_4179.JPG
    • IMG_4185.JPG
    • IMG_4186.JPG
    • IMG_4189.JPG
  • This is lovely.

  • lovely! never seen those lugs before either...

  • Thanks for the comments both

    I've just taken it out for a decent photo shoot. Same location but clearer pics added to the entire thread.

    Some better shots of the lugwork for you @stedlocks and see the toptube cable stops too

    Also - the colour seems a little washed out in the pictures. It is of course light blue but a little bolder than captured

    4 Attachments

    • IMG_4180.JPG
    • IMG_4181.JPG
    • IMG_4182.JPG
    • IMG_4187.JPG
  • Cor!

  • Sublime. An absolute bargain. Everything about this bike is immaculate, high-end bike porn.

  • it's outstanding fella......If in doubt, have a look at the Mercian site to find out what frame you can get for £900.....
    None, I think is the answer!

  • Beautiful...(thankfully too big)...love the 5 speed/single chainset... reminiscent of TT bikes from the 1970s.

  • Gorgeous. Still for sale?

  • nice.

  • Somebody make me an offer for this

  • Something seems to have dribbled down the frame and pooled in the curly bits around the lugs.

  • The Gold lug lining is superbly done ........I also like the use of copper washers between the pedals and the cranks as well as the rear derailleur...

  • Lovely, lugs were specially cut and unique to the Superlight :)

  • Something seems to have dribbled down the thread and pooled in the curly bits around the lugs.

  • Not surprising really lol

  • I'm a little late to the party but is this still for sale?

  • Omnomnom tasty.

  • Still for sale yes!

  • .....for £750!

    Or would be up for a px for a large/xl do-it-all surly type bike+cash, or a very nice chainsaw+cash...

  • If this was a 55/56, I'd have had it off your hands months ago - sadly too big for me but have a free bump and GLWS!

  • Fuck it. YHPM.

  • Post a reply
    • Bold
    • Italics
    • Link
    • Image
    • List
    • Quote
    • code
    • Preview

1978 Mercian Superlight 58cm

Posted by Avatar for Meds @Meds