Mercian Campionissimo - 1960
Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020
|Frame||Mercian Campionissimo frame No: 43660. (1960)
Frame: 22½" seat tube and 22½" top tube with 42" wheelbase.
Double-butted Reynolds 531 with Original ruby red flam paintwork and cream lug lining, chromed forks and chain stays with original Mercian decals.
|Wheels||Fiamme 32/40 sprints with Campagnolo small-flange straight lever Record hubs with Vittoria tubular tyres|
|Chainset||TA Professional alloy wedge cottered cranks with double rings 49/52T|
|Gears||Campag Gran Sport 5-speed front and rear with down-tube levers|
|Brakes||Universal 61 centre-pull levers and calipers|
|Stem/Bars||Stratalite Maes with cloth tape/Velox bar plugs. GB alloy 4½" stem|
|Saddle||Brooks B17 Narrow on alloy seat pin|
|Extra details||Carradice saddle bag and Apex Ultralite pump. The cycle was acquired from a V-CC member who was selling it on behalf of a friend who was unable to ride anymore and wished to turn his old cycle into a holiday! It had been used for time trials.|