In a message dated 11/10/00 9:04:35 AM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< 54.5cm MERCIAN STRADA SPECIALE >>
I have ogled that bike too. There are quite a few Mercians in the St. Louis area because Maplewood Cyclery there has been the only active USA importer of Mercians for many years.
Also note that Recycled Cycles also uses center to center measurements so that bike is a 56 CM in Mercian lingo...