Eddy Merckx

15 Feb 19
In The Know Cycling

Eddy Merckx Handlebar Tape

15 Feb 19
In The Know Cycling

Eddy Merckx Handlebar Tape

15 Feb 19

The USC Cycling Team needs your help to do the right thing. The cycling team is hosting its first bike race in six years, and wants to offer equal prize money to both men and women. Which is the way every race should be run. But usually isn’t. As a result, they need your help […]

14 Feb 19
Bicycle Wheels

The cycling legend faced being prosecuted over allegations of bribing the police Cycling legend Eddy Merckx (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA) Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx will not faces charges over allegations he was involved in bribing police. from General News – Cycling Weekly https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/eddy-merckx-corruption-case-dropped-belgian-authorities-407544 via IFTTT

13 Feb 19

L’altro giorno, fra le notizie di ciclismo che affollano la timeline dei miei account sui vari social media, una fotografia ha catturato la mia immaginazione: Una bella fotografia, evocativa di un ciclismo epico fatto dalle gesta eroiche di ciclisti ammantati da un’aura di mitologia. Mark Cavendish riesce a far rivivere lo spirito del ciclismo di […]

12 Feb 19
Daily cycling domestique

The journey of young riders into the pro peloton has varied an incredible amount over the last 20 years. From the height of the era of doping to the era of electric motors (This is a joke), riders have always found different ways to enter the pro ranks, at different ages and with differing levels […]

11 Feb 19

Happy birthday to Eric Vanderaerden, who was born on this day in 1962 in Lummen, Belgium. The Belgian rider is best known for his time-trialing and sprinting prowess in the Grand Tours, as well as his skills in the Monuments, winning the prologues in both the Vuelta a España and the Tour de France during his debut year in […]

09 Feb 19
In The Know Cycling

The Mourenx69 Mourenx69 refers to Merckx winning the seventh stage of the 1969 Tour de France. This heroic 214.5km ride from Luchon to Mourenx provides the inspiration for a racing bike specially designed for long distances. Shimano Ultegra Drivetrain Light action Vivid Shifting is just one of many features taken from Shimano’s top end groupsets, […]

07 Feb 19

Last autumn Eddy Merckx gave us a detailed first look at the complete overhaul of their all-around stage race bike, the new 525. Now together with AG2R La Mondiale the 525 gets a concrete date for its racing debut. Plus, we have a glimpse at another all-new bike, a light & stiff versatile climbing bike called the Stockeu69… Eddy […]

05 Feb 19
Virtuous Cycle

Welcome to 1×10, where we ask 1 inspiring human 10 questions about how they are using cycling as a force for good. Read on to meet John Watson, owner/hustler of a wonderful place to spend time on the internet, The Radavist. He took some of the photos used in Kyle Kelley’s 1×10, and Kyle suggested […]

03 Feb 19
Read After Burnout

We are on the eve of the government triggering Brexit. Oh, how much fun can that be?  Here’s me trying to make connections with unseen readers, phantoms of my mind. The world is being torn apart and I’m building either an illusionary one or one that is founded on delusion. It could be that nobody […]

01 Feb 19
The Daily Omnivore

An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile run (for a total of 140.6 miles), raced in that order and without a break. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world. Most Ironman […]

31 Jan 19

Remco Evenepoel is making his professional debut for Deceuninck-Quick-Step in the Vuelta a San Juan CREDIT: SIGRID EGGERS/DECEUNINCK-QUICK-STEP Here is a photo taken of Remco Evenepoel, a highly talented cyclist and touted future champion. The young neo-pro has become famous through his double victory of the Youth World Road Race and Youth World Time Trial race last year. […]

31 Jan 19
In The Know Cycling

Eddy Merckx Mourenx 69 105 Disc Road Bike – 2017