23.06.2015

Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx, arguably the greatest rider ever, was nicknamed the cannibale, because of his arrogant dominance. He rode for 7 teams (got retired in the very early 1978 season when riding for C&A): Superia 1965 Peugeot 1966-1967 Faema 1968-1969 Faemino 1970 Molteni 1971-1976 Fiat 1977 C&A 1978 He won 5 times the Tour de France: 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974 He won 5 times the Giro: 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974 He won once the Vuelta: 1973 He won the world championships 3 times: 1967, 1971, 1974 He won 7 times Milan San Remo, 2 times Tour of Flandres, 3 times Paris-Roubaix, 5 times Liege-Bastogne-Liege and 2 times Giro di Lombardia.