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Eddy Merckx : the Cannibal

Author: Daniel Friebe
Publisher: London : Ebury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1965 and 1978, Edouard Merckx simply devoured his rivals: so dominant was the Belgian, organisers of the 1973 Tour de France actually ordered him to stay away for the good of the event. Explaining how Merckx achieved his phenomenal success, Daniel Friebe exposes the truth behind this legendary man.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Eddy Merckx; Eddy Merckx
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Friebe
ISBN: 9780091943165 0091943167
OCLC Number: 794295972
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Daniel Friebe.

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And what of the crash at a track meet in Blois, France that killed Merckx's pacer Fernand Wambst, which Merckx claimed deeply affected him psychologically and physically?  Read more...

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"The most accomplished rider that cycling has ever known" * Velo * "For readers who are after good storytelling it can t be beaten." * Cycling Weekly * "The awesome story of an extraordinary Read more...

 
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