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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:38 pm 
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We don't have too many Pace forks here in CA so I am not familiar with how they work. My question is how do you route the front brake cable?

by this funny thing, a Pace RC35 fork always need this part

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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:09 pm 
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what is the year of production of your frame ?


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:15 pm 
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albatros38 wrote:
what is the year of production of your frame ?

This is a Merlin Mountain Titanium from 1991.


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:07 am 
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Sublime as usual Narder... You sure pick some quality projects,


B.T.W Just checked out the link on your signature to website/blog ... the lord of steel gotta say it's a good job you live on the continent otherwise I'd be poping over for a look around that basement and also tapping you up for a few lessons with that Kodak Box Brownie of yours :D


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:39 am 
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Nader wrote:
albatros38 wrote:
what is the year of production of your frame ?

This is a Merlin Mountain Titanium from 1991.


1991 Merlin without press-fit bottom-bracket and grease-guard, it's strange !!!


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:14 am 
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Retro Spud wrote:
... you live on the continent otherwise I'd be poping over for a look around that basement and also tapping you up for a few lessons with that Kodak Box Brownie of yours :D

oh yes Nick, that would be really good :D
Much has collected in the basement :shock: some have to go and some will come.

B.T.W Although it looks like a blog but it isn't (I have no time for a blog), I just host there my pics.


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:14 am 
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albatros38 wrote:
Nader wrote:
albatros38 wrote:
what is the year of production of your frame ?

This is a Merlin Mountain Titanium from 1991.


1991 Merlin without press-fit bottom-bracket and grease-guard, it's strange !!!

yes it's really strange, that's why I bought it (press-fit bb and grease-guard is not for me :wink: )


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:42 am 
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Nader wrote:
Retro Spud wrote:
... you live on the continent otherwise I'd be poping over for a look around that basement and also tapping you up for a few lessons with that Kodak Box Brownie of yours :D

oh yes Nick, that would be really good :D
Much has collected in the basement :shock: some have to go and some will come.

B.T.W Although it looks like a blog but it isn't (I have no time for a blog), I just host there my pics.


Perhaps a custom frame ?


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:07 pm 
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Welcome in the Merlin owner club :D
Yours seems to be very old with the straight seatstays and chainstays(before 92). My favourite 8)
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Do you really want to use this cannondale 285 stem ? :lol: The good news for this, it was mad by nitto, like the ritchey :D


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 Post subject: Re: Merlin
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:24 pm 
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albatros38 wrote:
Nader wrote:
Retro Spud wrote:
... you live on the continent otherwise I'd be poping over for a look around that basement and also tapping you up for a few lessons with that Kodak Box Brownie of yours :D

oh yes Nick, that would be really good :D
Much has collected in the basement :shock: some have to go and some will come.

B.T.W Although it looks like a blog but it isn't (I have no time for a blog), I just host there my pics.


Perhaps a custom frame ?

could be :?


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