This easily recognizable limited edition bike was stolen from a local, trusted bike shop owner. Please keep your eye out for it! The shop to call is Fat Tire Cycles.
On 1/25/2010, Grey Smith wrote:
To whome it may concern,
I am sending this email on behalf of my boss, Stevie McCampbell of Fat Tire Cycles. Last night his 2006 Eddie Merckx Gara Pista was stolen. The bike is a 54.5, it is equipped with newer (2009) American Classic 420 wheels, Shimano Dura-Ace track cranks w/47t Dura-Ace track ring, Easton TKO track bar, Easton EC90 stem, Thomson seatpost, Selle San Marco Aspide saddle, Sugino red anodized 16t splined cog, Izumi “super toughness” track chain, and Shimano XTR SPD pedals. I don’t have a picture of the bike, nor could I find a picture of the 2006 frame on the internet. It’s a pretty “loud” bike, red, white, blue, and I think a little gold mixed in, and I think it says “Eddy Merckx” in about 16 different places, it may be a ltd edition frame but I’m not sure. Wheels are also pretty distinct in red and white with bold “American Classic” lettering. I was hoping we could get the theft and description some blog exposure, and maybe the bike will be recovered. Thanks for the help guys!