I don’t know much on cycling history, so I was really surprised to read that Eddy Merckx is recognised as having used performance enhancing drugs. Merckx is mentioned often in commentary but I don’t recall his drug use being mentioned.
I am not a fan of Lance Armstrong but it seems an...
My Eddy https://www.cyclechat.net/threads/eddy-merckx-team-panasonic-1985-a-classic-reborn.228912/ has just discovered it has a sibling from an overseas relationship Eddy senior had in the 1990's.
Apparently Eddy Merckx had a custom Pino Morroni titanium stem on the Colnago built bike he rode...
Not strictly vintage, but thought this might be appreciated most here!
Be interested to know what it weighed!
2017 was my biggest cycling mileage year, I clocked up over 10,000 miles and as such felt a reward was in order. I've been squirrelling away shiny parts acquired throughout the year from eBay like a cycling Golum, and when a frame came up locally that ticked all my cycling boxes, steel, blue...
Thinking about having a custom jersey done in a classic style and really like this Eddy Merckx. What do you think the lettering font style is? Thanks
Edit - hope this works
Jersey by Cronorider posted 9 Aug 2017 at 07:12