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Eddie's back...

Old 12-06-04, 07:32 PM
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Eddie's back...

.... no lie, Eddie Merkx is competing again. Eddie Merkx
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and word on how he did?
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http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?...ec04/dec06news

Sounds like he did pretty good. Scroll about halfway down the page.

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"He completed the 40-kilometer race in less than 75 minutes" at 59 years old. that's nearly a 22 mph average if i did the math right. not bad at all!

here is a link to the full story:
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/509934.html

and here is a photo:

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he looks pretty fit.. not too long ago he was getting pretty "large"
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Originally Posted by Jim Bonnet
he looks pretty fit.. not too long ago he was getting pretty "large"
yeah - it just didn't seem right to have a cycling legend like that be out of shape. now he looks fantastic.
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Right on! He looks great.
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We should all look so great at his age. Something to shoot for.
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I didn't recognize him - he looks fantastic. Great for him.

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YEEEEEEESS! Hairy legs!!

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