Re: [CR] refinished Merckx

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE)

Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 20:57:33 -0600
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
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Subject: Re: [CR] refinished Merckx

Philip Huyghe wrote:
>> The one clue that might prove that it could be an actual Merckx frame
>> is if you can get a good look at the rear brake bridge. The bridge
>> should have the Merckx name scripted into the bridge. The brake bridge
>> is usually a unique shape and I thought in the one view that I could
>> see that shape.

If the bridge has the "Merckx" engraving, that should settle the matter. If not, well, those bridge shapes were widely available to any builder -- I have a few here even.

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA