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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 10:59 am 
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Doing a little maintenance work on the retrobike catalog archive and of course eneded up browsing a few of the scanned catalogs we have uploaded...

Having gone through quite a few of the uploads decided this rather handsome Merckx Criterium from the one of the 80s Merckx Catalogs was probably my fave.

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Reasons don't extend much further than liking the paint and deltas, do I need more reason :P

So, which is your fave?


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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 7:56 am 
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Any of the Colnago Masters. 8) Reasoning is purely subjective - I lusted after one in the early 90's and still do. I'll find one one day, with C-Record throughout. I know they're a bit ubiquitous and the more unusual brands like Zullo and Pegoretti can be more intriguing, but a French bike shop with rows of exotic-paint Masters is one of my defining memories of that era.


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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 7:03 pm 
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I'll have a 1991 Panasonic PR6000 please. I'm a fiend for Tange Prestige and Japanese build quality, so one of these has to be on the list.



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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 9:35 am 
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Being a sucker for a bit of 90s British steel, either of these:

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/v/M ... 5.jpg.html

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/d/1 ... alogue.pdf

Not sure about the bright green colour on the Raleigh 853 though! In both cases the straight-bladed steel forks look the part, and I was always a big fan of those spearpoint lugs on the later Brigg-built Butlers - frame-wise the Professional that arrived a couple of years after the one in the link was better as it was 853 tubed, but the downside was that didn't come with Campag kit (I'd still like to have bought one, if only for the frameset). Swings, roundabouts, etc....

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