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 Post subject: MERLIN XLM Frame Large
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 3:37 pm 
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Circa 2004, Ti-6AL-4V ASTM Grade 5 titanium, disk mount, etched Merlin logo's, merlin seat clamp, perfect "puddle" welds, excellent condition. c to c 18, c to t 19.5, att 24, SO 30-36. Lovely. £750 "as is, where is".

Also to consider;
6 month old Chris King headset £70
SID Team 32mm Disc 100mm Red/White

Travel - 100mm Adjust All-Travel
Weight - 1485 grams (3.27 lb)
Spring - Dual Air
Spring Adjust - Air pressure via dual Schrader Valves
Damping - BlackBox Motion Control
Damping Adjust - External rebound, low speed compression to 'Lock' with external Floodgate
Lowers - Magnesium, post mount disc brake
Crown - Aluminum
Steerer Tube - Aluminum 1 1/8
Upper Tubes - 32mm, 7000 series straight wall aluminum, low friction anodized with sag gradients
£195


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 6:30 pm 
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Is this bigger than the Solitaire or smaller, Russell?


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 6:37 pm 
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pretty much about the same or slightly bigger, about 1/2 inch too big for me. I'll measure the Soli tonight to compare. this has a 1 inch longer/higher head tube and possibly a slightly longer ETT.


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 6:58 pm 
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So about my size then.... :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 6:59 pm 
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Basically ....


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 8:09 pm 
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Nick, approx measurements for comparison purposes between the xlm and the solitaire are as follows.
Solitaire XLM
Top tube 23 24
C to c 17.5 18
C to t 19 19.5
Head tube 5.5 6.5
Stand over at seat 29 30
Stand over at bar 34 36


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 8:32 pm 
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My size then! :D
But sadly beyond my means at the moment. :cry:
But, you never know what I might find down the back of the sofa...


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 8:36 pm 
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Oh dear god!


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 12:14 pm 
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6/4 ti? really?


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 Post subject: Re: MERLIN XLM
PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 12:21 pm 
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yep


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