Take me to your Leader

merckx $_57

If you’re looking at this, you know that you’re seeing what is one of the most sought-after bikes of the classic steel era- a nearly mint (ridden maybe 450 miles) Merckx MX Leader. Utterly gorgeous, and an ride like no other.

Unfortunately, it’s a bit small for me, so it has to go.

The details:

NOS MX Leader frame, built up with Chorus 10 speed and ridden maybe 450 miles total.

Front derailleur, rear derailleur, crankset, shifters, brakes: vintage Chorus 10, in excellent mechanical shape
Bottom bracket: NOS Chorus
Stem: Cinelli XA, 120 mm
Bars: Cinelli 66-42, classic Merckx bend
Headset: Chris King, of course
Saddle: God’s own saddle, of course: the inimitable Selle Italia Regal
Chain: NOS Chorus 10, 450 miles
Wheels: 32 hole Mavic Reflex tubular rims, Chorus hubs, wheelsmith spokes, built by Wheelsmiths
Tires: Vittoria Corsa EVO

Seat tube: 54 cm
Top tube: 55 cm



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