View Full Version : Merlin Ti XLM (Nor Cal Local Pickup)

04-09-2012, 03:57 PM


I am posting this ad for a friend who lives in Monterey, CA. He is the second owner of this bicycle, but rode it very little. I took the pics and gathered the info about the bicycle, as he is not a bike geek like some of us.:) Apart from some dust and the "comfort" saddle that is current installed, the bicycle is ready to rode. The seller is not firm on the price, so make hime an offer.

If interested, PM/email me and I'll send you his phone number. Local Northern California pickup only.

This 18.75" 2001/2002 Merlin Titanium XLM mountain bicycle is in excellent condition. The decals show some scuffs due to storage; however, there are no dents or dings in the frame and the SID Race fork is like new.

This outstanding MTB is build up with Shimano XTR 9 speed components with a Profile Design Alpine Pro crankset. The wheelset is custom built with Bontrager ASYM ceramic rims, Chris King Classic hubs and titanium spokes. Cables are new.

Complete specifications appear below. View the complete Flickr photo set... (http://www.flickr.com/photos/75933350@N05/sets/72157629748809481/)

Asking $2400, but open to reasonable offers.

Frame and Components
* Frame: Double-butted 3-2.5 Titanium; 3.1 lbs, S-curve chain stays
* Fork: Rock Shox SID Race - Pure Dual Air, Carbon
* Wheelset: Bontrager Valiant Ceramic ASYM Rims laced to Chris King Classic Hubs with Titanium spokes; Salsa QR
* Tires: 26" x 2.5" Continental (front) and Panaracer (rear)
* Shifters: Shimano XTR
* Brakes: Shimano XTR
* Front Derailleur: Shimano XTR (M952)
* Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR
* Crankset: Profile Design AlpinePro Carbon (170mm?) with Shimano Mega 9 chainrings 48-36-26T
* Cassette: Shimano HyperGlide 9 speed 12-34T
* Handlebars: Profile Design Ultra FR with Lizard Skins grips
* Stem: Easton EA50
* Seatpost: Thomson Elite, zero setback
* Saddle: Selle San Marco
* Pedals: Shimano SPD with toe clip adapters
* Bottle Cages: Profile Design

* Seat Tube: 18 3/4" (c-c); 72.5 degree angle
* Effective/Nominal Top Tube: 23 1/2"
* Head Tube: 5"; 71 degree angle
* Standover Height: 31 1/4"
* Chain Stay: 16 3/4"
* Wheelbase: 42 3/8"
* Bottom Bracket Height: 12"

04-14-2012, 12:13 PM
weekend bump...

04-14-2012, 01:46 PM
My size, however beyond my size budget at the moment, very nice ride though.

04-20-2012, 06:14 PM
Bump for the Sea Otter Classic folks....

05-03-2012, 08:10 PM
Bump for price drop...

05-14-2012, 01:33 PM