Inside the Merckx work shop circa the late 2000s


Confuses and delights: Merckx Strada with MXL tubing

The “Strada” labeling suggests positioning lower on the Merckx totem pole, while the MLX (sic) decal does just the opposite…



The Top model of the Merckx bike production during the end of the 80s beginning of the 90s

Manufactured with the highly professional  tube set COLUMBUS MLX

minor signs of usage.  overall top condition.

Seat tube c-top






Top tube c-c 54.5 cm
Rear drop outs 130.0 mm
Fork 120.0 mm
For classic threaded headsets 1´´
threads Ital.

(According to the Manufacturer)





grams grams

Team Kelme Merckx

3cm too large, alas.


Eddy Merckx Team Kelme Century TSX – Full Dura Ace – $1000 (Santa monica)

1994 Eddy Merckx Team Kelme Century
Size 56 cm
Columbus TSX Tubing
Full Shimano Dura Ace 740x STI 8 speed groupset
Cinelli Bars and Stem
Dura Ace Headset
Mavic Gold Deep Dish CXP 30s laced to Dura Ace hubs

Sorry brooks saddle not included but can throw in a generic one upon purchase

Text: six two six four eight eight seven 4 2 eight

Merckx Team Lotto Caloi MX Leader (ex-Frank Vandenbroucke)


This frameset belonged to the late Belgian cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke, also known as “VDB”.
It was used in 1994, when he was part of the team Lotto Caloi, his first year as a professional cyclist.

The previous owner bought this frame at the end of the season directly from the team in ’94
and was since then in his possesion until he sold it to me a couple of months ago.

The frame itself is a top of the line Eddy Merckx MX-Leader.
Manufactured with Columbus MAX tubing.
Obviously painted in the Lotto Caloi team colors.
Extremely rare collectors item in this color scheme and condition.

seat tube: 57 cm c-c / 59 cm c-t
top tube: 57,5 cm c-c

Merckx Corsa Extra Pursuit

Very nice, though the colors are actually those of Team Weinmann, not Telekom as the seller incorrectly states.


This very rare beauty frameset is for sale now… Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra track pursuit, Columbus SLX tubing, Handmade in Belgium 1996. Team Telekom color. 650c front wheel & 700c rear wheel.

Seat tube 59cm Center to Center
Effective Top tube 56cm Center to Center (Horizontal)
Headtube 14cm

Here’s what included on the sale:
– Frame and Fork, original Eddy Merckx, no brake holes.
– Headset Campagnolo C-Record
– Stem 3ttt with Eddy Merckx pantographed
– Handlebar: Nitto RB009 (cutted), wrapped with Fizik suede bartape
– Seatpost: Campagnolo C-Record
– Saddle: San Marco Corcor Super Corsa (new)
– Seatpin bolt: Campagnolo
– Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record Pista (new)

The frameset is in good condition, straight, no dent, no crack, no rust. Only few minor paint chipped.

Merckx Corsa Extra—with chrome lugs

The chrome lugs are something we don’t recall ever seeing on a Merckx. Nice touch on what is already a very nice bike.


Up for sale comes a perfect

Eddy Merckx – Corsa Extra

It´s a rare oppertunity to get a nearly NEW/NOS condition Corsa Extra with Campagnolo´s top of the line C Record groupset equiped.

Everything on this bike looks and works perfect! It´s a no worry bike!

Framesize is

Seat Tube 54cm center to top
Top Tube 54cm center to Center
Head Tube 11,7cm


Campagnolo C Record Brake Levers
Campagnolo C Record Headset Italian
Campagnolo C Record Delta Brake 5 Pivot (Black Rubber)
Campagnolo C Record Seatpost
Campagnolo C Record Bottom Braket Italian
Campagnolo C Record Crank 170
Campagnolo C Record Rear Deraileur 8x Speed
Campagnolo C Record Front Deraileur 2x
Campagnolo C Record Friction Shifter
Campagnolo C Record Hubs Italian and runs smooth as silk
Campagnolo C Record 8 Speed Cassette
Campagnolo Omega Rims Clincher
Selle Italia Flite Titanium Saddle
3ttt Super Competizione Handlebar 420
3ttt Stem 100
Cinelli Bar Tape
Vittoria Oscar X Clincher tires
Columbus SLX tubing