Click on small pictures to see larger versions        Updated 3.5.2020

 Charles Terryn, born; Anderlecht, Belgium 1921, died; 2003.

  A professional racing cyclist for 18 years, he took over his father's cycle shop. In 1960, he became a mechanic for Carpano team, with Rik Van Looy, then on to Faema, GBC, Solo and Willem II. He had a close association with Eddy Merckx.

Web site celebrating Charles Terryn's racing career:

Photos showing Eddy's visit to Charles Terryn's work shop, and being assisted by Charles at a race.
Special thanks to Chris Protopapas


Jeroen Goubert's Charles Terryn road bike


Back to Classic Rendezvous Benelux