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Eddy Merckx Vintage TT Video

Old 11-29-10, 02:14 AM
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Eddy Merckx Vintage TT Video


Just came across this video. Most have probably seen it before but I thought I'd share. Can't wait to ride in the morning. Enjoy!
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Old 11-29-10, 02:35 AM
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good share
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Old 11-29-10, 08:40 AM
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seen it before, but watched the all time badass do his thing all the way through again...
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That music is incredibly annoying, but the video is pure secks.
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I like the fignon/lemond final time trial as a follow up to this.
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Horizontal lettering on wool shorts - got to love it.
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Never has the phrase "poetry in motion" been more apt...And that dress watch..i used to race with one like that in the 70s just because King Eddy did...

Thanks for posting!...Really great vid...
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Old 11-30-10, 01:16 AM
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No helmet?
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Love the sideburns.

Would love to be to lay down that kind of power.
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It's from 'La course en tÍte' a great documentary that basically followed EM during a whole season, including very impressive training footage as well as racing stuff.

https://www.amazon.com/Eddy-Merckx-Co.../dp/B000G5TFF0

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/pr...717.361.0.html

and yes, though the music is terrible throughout, it's essential viewing! The bit with Eddy on his trainer rollers is particularly mindblowing - the cadence he achieves!

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