Eddy Merckx Alu Cross 2002 Cyclocross Bike

4/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

Tubing: 7020 Throughout his illustrious racing career Eddy Merckx was meticulous in the detail of his bicycles, taking the utmost pride in the fit and finish of all his equipment. As a manufacturer he retains these qualities, incorporates them with his unparalleled racing experiences, and shares them with thousands like you.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by John a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: February 11, 2007

Strengths:    Merckx name. Indestructible. Built like a tank. 27.2 seatpost.

Weaknesses:    Rides like a tank. Weighs as much. Too tall a seat tube for cross. Italian bb.

Bottom Line:   
Cross bike built like a tank. Tubes too thick to ding. Nice high (cross norm) bb and quick steering. The 56 is c to c all around- means the seat collar is too high for me to run enough seatpost to tame the very stiff ride. May ride better with someone heavier than my 150 pounds.

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Favorite Ride:   S Works E5

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Lots of Al cross bikes, Kona Jakes, Cannondale Optimo, Specialized.

Bike Setup:   Dura-ace, Ultegra, Avid, 3T, Roval, Ritchie Speedmax.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by wheelhouse a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2006

Strengths:    A great all around bike for me. A good choice if you're looking for an all in one ride.

Weaknesses:    A bit heavy for some maybe.

Bottom Line:   
Very strong bike. I'm a big guy and this thing handles me no problem. I use it for road riding, light off roading and commuting.

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Favorite Ride:   Merckx Alu Cross

Price Paid:    $2500.00

Purchased At:   Van Eyck Sports Tess

Similar Products Used:   N/A

Bike Setup:   Campy Veloce component group. Campy scirocco wheels for road. Mavic MA-3 for inner-city and off road.

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