Re: [CR]1971 Mercian conundrum


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 18:29:03 -0500
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
From: Phil Sieg <triodelover@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]1971 Mercian conundrum
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At 18.16 22.12.04, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
>All you aspiring Mercian owners should note that Mercian sizes are usually
>stated center-to-top, so that should be kept in mind when buying one. My
>recently acquired King of Mercia was smaller than I expected, although it
>also seems to have an unusually high BB for a road bike, which
>compensates. I don't know if the high BB is typical of Mercian.

Well, yes, but I don't think the difference between ctc and ctt will account for the 12 cms too much :D.

Phil Sieg

Knoxville, Tennessee