Happy Birthday – Eddy Merckx

Happy Birthday ‘Cannibal’

  • TdF Winner –  1969, ’70, ‘ 71, ’72, ’74
  • Giro d’Italia Winner – 1968, ’70, ‘ 72, ’73, ’74
  • Vuelta a Espana Winner – 1973
  • World Champion – 1967, ’71, ’74
  • Paris-Roubaix Winner – 1968, ’70, ’73
  • Milan-San Remo Winner – 1966, ’67, ’69, ’71, ’72, ’75, ’76
  • Winner at Tour of Flanders, Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Flèche Wallone, Giro di Lombardia
  • World Hour Record 1972

Eddy Merckx in action during the 1970 Tour de France

A uncompromising winning machine, Eddy Merckx bestrides professional cycling as an unassailable colossus. His palmares is without compare, his dedication to victory without parallel. Quite simply The Greatest of All Time, Merckx has no match; modern, historical or contemporary. On every surface, in every season, over every distance, across every parcours, Eddy was, is and will always remain the man to beat.

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