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- ISBN: 9781934030899 | 1934030899
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/1/2012
Eddy Merckx is revered as cycling's living deity. Known as "the Cannibal" for his insatiable hunger to win, Merckx gobbled up a record 525 race wins during his fearsome 14-year professional career. From Grand Tours that demand superb endurance to bone-crushing one-day classics that only the toughest men can win, Merckx won them all. His legacy is untouchable in modern cycling, making Merckx the undisputed best cyclist ever. Merckx 525celebrates this awe-inspiring man through a new collection of previously unpublished photographs, showing his transformation from promising youth in Belgium to fabulous darling of Europe to mud-splotched, hardened veteran of the peloton. Spanning Merckx's epic wins and endless ambition, Merckx 525reveals the man behind the legend, cycling's incomparable Eddy Merckx.