1978 Mercian Superlight 58cm

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  • Thanks for the comments on the bike. I've decided to put it on Ebay as I don't really want to drop the price for bumps. Cheers

    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.

    Cheers


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

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

    Cheers

  • Pictures of components


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  • 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


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  • 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.

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1978 Mercian Superlight 58cm

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