Re: [CR]Inventory of Merckx teambikes Molteni, FIAT and C&A


Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 06:55:37 -0500
From: Angel Garcia <veronaman@gmail.com>
To: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Inventory of Merckx teambikes Molteni, FIAT and C&A
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I found the reference to a Merckx hour record bike being at Colnago's museum. The owner of AW Cycles (of the UK) wrote about his visit in 2003:

"The factory, under Mr. Colnago's house, is itself a mixture of up to date modern production technologies and a museum of the past masters who have made Colnago's name great. The bikes on display included those belonging to Andrea Tafi, Johan Museeuw, Giuseppe Saronni and even The Pope! Eddy Merckx's hour record machine of 30 years ago was present, weighing in at an incredible 5 kilos! Who says lightweight is a modern thing?"

Angel Garcia

Verona, Italy

On 11/7/05, Keulen, Ferdi <ferdi.keulen@atosorigin.com> wrote:
>
> I'm collecting pictures and making an inventory of Merckx teambikes
> being in possession of collectors, museums etc. If you have any
> information or pictures, please mail them to ferdi.keulen@atosorigin.com
>
> 3 bikes from Dutch collectors to be found in:
> http://photos.groups.yahoo.com/group/vintageleightweightscampagnolo/
>
> Ferdi Keulen,
> Utrecht, NL