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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2010 11:06 am 
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These are copies of adverts from International Cycle Sport magazine dated January 1974 showing the various bikes branded as 'Eddy Merckx'.

I would expect to discover that they were, in reality, ordinary Falcon models with a different colour paintjob and transfers but, if anyone knows different, let us know.

I've never seen anything other than the cheap bottom-end ones - and not many of them - so I doubt if it was a very profitable enterprise.

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PostPosted: Sun May 30, 2010 11:35 am 
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My neighbour has one...

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