The seven mountain stages that will define
CyclistThe seven mountain stages that will define the 2017 Tour de FranceCyclistDespite concluding with an individual time trial and not a summit finish, the 2017 Tour de France is likely to be won in the mountains. Although it comes after the last climb, at just 23 kilometres, the final race against the clock in Marseille could ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 3:11 am
Isle of Man: A Rock and a Hard Place –
Rouleur (registration)Isle of Man: A Rock and a Hard Place – part oneRouleur (registration)The silver plaques on the ornate Manx Trophy read like a Who's Who of greats in the 1960s: Rudi Altig, Tom Simpson, Barry Hoban, Jacques Anquetil – who beat Eddy Merckx into second spot in '65. Not bad for an island 15 miles across, affectionately ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 2:08 am
Merckx en Poulidor emotioneel op herdenking
Het NieuwsbladMerckx en Poulidor emotioneel op herdenking voor Tom SimpsonHet NieuwsbladEddy Merckx en Raymond Poulidor hebben zaterdagmiddag boven op de Mont Ventoux een emotionele plechtigheid bijgewoond rond de overleden Tom Simpson. Vooraf hadden ruim 150 fietsers, onder wie dochter Joanne Simpson, een bloem neergelegd ...2.400 fietsers beklimmen vandaag Mont Ventoux in het wiel van ...Het Laatste NieuwsVIDEO: Merckx, Poulidor en broers Van der Poel herdenken dood ...Sporza.beJarige Merckx steunt Ventoux-klimmers | VTM NIEUWSVTM NIEUWSall 11 news articles »
Posted on 17 June 2017 | 9:48 am
Près de 2500 cyclistes grimperont ce samedi
Le Dauphiné LibéréPrès de 2500 cyclistes grimperont ce samedi le Mont Ventoux dans la roue d'Eddy MerckxRTBFEddy Merckx, qui fête son 72e anniversaire ce 17 juin, et Raymond Poulidor seront présents. La 13e édition de l'événement accueillera également le ministre flamand des Sports Philippe Muyters, l'ancienne championne du monde de judo Gella ...Bédoin | Merckx, Poulidor... rendent hommage à Tom SimpsonLe Dauphiné Libéréall 6 news articles »
Posted on 17 June 2017 | 4:32 am
Bikes of the Bunch: Eddy Merckx MX Leader -
Bikes of the Bunch: Eddy Merckx MX LeaderCyclingTipsAs the former long-time owner of renowned Boulder, Colorado bicycle shop Vecchio's Bicicleteria, Chisholm's love for metal bikes and all things Campagnolo has been well-earned. The shop primarily concentrated on service, and the complete bikes it sold ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 7:11 pm
DISTRIBUTION FOCUS: 2pure and Hotlines
In business terms, it has been a strong 12 months, Bowie reveals: “It has been a great year. There has been a fantastic response to Eddy Merckx bikes and POC has now established themselves as a road market player. We feel like we have made the industry ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
EUROBIKE’15: The Bikes!
Eddy Merckx, Bianchi, Festka and HiLite. From modern carbon fibre creations to superb retro rigs – everything was on show at Eurobike with Eddy Merckx managing to cover both bases with some interesting new models but also some superb, retro-styled ones ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:24 pm
New Masters World Record for Bale
It’s notoriously hard to get the pacing right, and after his own effort in Mexico in 1972, five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx said it was the “hardest ride I have ever done”. The current world Hour Record holder is Bradley Wiggins who rode ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:01 pm
For Part of the Day, Class Action Lawyer
It is directed by Axel Merckx, the son of Eddy Merckx, a Belgian rider who’s considered the greatest professional cyclist ever. The team will be called Axeon Hagens Berman in 2016. This interview is part of an occasional NLJ summer series about ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:17 am
Tested: Eddy Merckx Mourenx 69 Endurance
The geometry is dialed—somehow the Mourenx manages to feel both quick and racy as well as seated and compliant. When it comes to drivetrains, Shimano Ultegra Di2 offers the most technological performance bang for the buck. And those big, angular tube ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:26 pm