The Loose Bottom Bracket Fiasco

The Loose Bottom Bracket Fiasco

    When a 5 minute Job Becomes 5 Hours   Damn that annoying play in bottom brackets, when things have got bad enough to feel that side-to-side movement through the crankset! Inside the nicely designed cups of this Mercier was a Stronglight Competition bottom bracket,...
A Mercier Rose in a Thunderstorm

A Mercier Rose in a Thunderstorm

The Mercier   Can I call it rose coloured? I think this bike is more of a purple rose, which is quite unusual and distinctive. I do really like this colour of frame that came from the Mercier workshop, this one being from 1981. It has a French threaded bottom bracket...

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