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Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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by alisondmurray

hi all,

Hoping to get some advice on a couple bikes I'm looking at by Eddy Merckx. Obviously I know the rider but not super familiar with his bikes and or how they ride. The ones I'm looking at are a
Sallanches 64
Mournex 69
Both are fully built up with Shimano 105.
Wondering if anyone familiar with these bikes and or the brand in general can talk more about them.

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by Asscdi

The Sallanches 64 is great for endurance. A bit heavy with the RS011 entry wheels.
The 105's are good but if you have the opportunity to go for Ultegra R8000 immediately, I would take it.

Get some lighter wheels and you will have a great bike for any purpose except for pure racing.
https://glorycycles.com/blog/eddy-merck ... e-weight-/

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