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The best bicycle racer of all time...

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11.15.2011

    Eddy Merckx branded bicycles have been made by various select builders/manufacturers: Italy's Pela, Masi, Colnago, DeRosa, Britain's Falcon, Belgium's Kessels & Terryn and Japan's Miyata...  Then by Eddy Merckx himself in his own workshop www.eddymerckx.be

2010 bicycle line catalog cover with vintage Eddy picture


Who made the bikes Eddy rode in his career? See guesses HERE

The early years

  
  

Worlds Championship jersey and
1971 Tour de France.

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    Eddy Merckx bicycle serial number registry HERE
Bicycles
made in Eddy's workshop (other country's serial numbers maybe later)

J Boijen's very interesting Merckx Pista bicycle: made by ?


        
        
    

The Hour Record: History and Controversy

Bicycle Guide article 3/1991 about th
e Hour Record

1972 Hour Record bike (one of two?) built by Colnago
photo by Tom Maloney ~Cycling News

 

Excerpt from "La Course en TÍte" or "Head Of the Field",
 featuring the record-setting Hour Record
in Mexico City on October 25th, 1972

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Eddy opened his own frame building shop in 1980...

  L:  Eddy and his mentor, Ugo DeRosa     R: Views of the Merckx factory
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Dean Nixon's very early Eddy Merckx Professional circa 1980  #E239
 

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1982 complete pro bike
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Early 1980s Merckx made bike, serial #E 5306.
The chrome lugs make this an unusual version.

  
           
           

 Matthew Simon's Pista # E 9701

  

Authentic 7-11 bike  #A 9816

        

        

           

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