Re: [CR] Mercier ???

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Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 19:25:12 -0400
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Subject: Re: [CR] Mercier ???


Sad to say there was nothing very distinctive about Mercier bikes. They made good ones that worked well but it's had to tell apart from so many other makes with similar pieces & parts.

Of course Raymond Poulidor did quite well on them, eternally NOT winning the TdF!

Dale

Dale BRown

Greensboro, North Carolina USA

Is the bike at http://www.flickr.com/photos/8210984@N06/3823603147/ a Mercier?

Its got a 26.0 seat post Pretty pink paint a 53cm C-to-C seat tube and has "5 3" stamped on the bottom bracket was purchased in the U.K. at an antique dealer

Didn't someone win the TdF on a pink Mercier?

-----Original Message----- From: Amir Avitzur <avitzur@013.net> To: Classicrendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Cc: Nick March <nicbordeaux@yahoo.fr> Sent: Sat, Aug 15, 2009 5:14 pm Subject: [CR] Mercier ???

Is the bike at http://www.flickr.com/photos/8210984@N06/3823603147/ a Mercier?

Its got a 26.0 seat post Pretty pink paint a 53cm C-to-C seat tube and has "5 3" stamped on the bottom bracket was purchased in the U.K. at an antique dealer

Didn't someone win the TdF on a pink Mercier?

Amir Avitzur
Ramat-Gan, Israel