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Eddy Merckx Hageland gravel bike review

As far as cycling names go, there is none greater than Eddy Merckx. And even though he retired from the sport well before personal comput...

Hepburn renews, McLay wins in Guangxi, Merckx returns home: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Daniel McLay sprints to his first WorldTour win on stage 2 of the Tour ...

Eddy Merckx hospitalized after crash during bike ride: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Eddy Merckx is in the hospital after crashing during a bike ride, Vince...

Eddy Merckx 525 and Ridley Helium SLX Disc road bikes unveiled

One Belgian cycling company, two distinct racing brands – Eddy Merckx and Ridley were at Eurobike showing off new disc versions of their ...

Photo gallery: Team bikes of the 2019 Tour de France, part three

There are still a few crucial days of racing left in this year’s Tour de France, and still bikes from several teams that we have yet to c...

Photo gallery: Team bikes of the 2019 Tour de France, part two

In part one of this series, we showed you the road bikes of the Ineos, Deceuninck-Quicktep, CCC, Jumbo-Visma, and Trek-Segafredo teams, w...

The Cannibal and the thief: Merckx's legendary 1969 Tour de France, 50 years on

Cycling, famously, is a sport of stars and water-carriers. The stars win; the water-carriers never do. But the history of cycling is writ...

Pro bikes of the 2019 men’s WorldTour

And just like that, the WorldTour season has restarted. Adelaide once again plays host to the Santos Tour Down Under, providing a great p...

Eurobike 2018, part five: Bikes, bikes, bikes

If you’ve been following our coverage of the Eurobike show closely, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this year’s event was sorely lack...

Bikes of the Bunch: Eddy Merckx MX Leader

Peter Chisholm is not your average cyclist. As the former long-time owner of renowned Boulder, Colorado bicycle shop Vecchio’s Bicicleter...

Bikes of the Bunch: Eddy Merckx Liège 75 custom kid’s bike

Brett Horton is no ordinary cycling fan who was in search of a bike for his son. As a senior investment management executive for internat...

Mark Cavendish: Merckx’s Tour de France record is now a realistic target for me

Mark Cavendish has long shrugged off talk that he could equal or surpass Eddy Merckx’s all-time Tour de France stage win record but now, ...

Mark Cavendish interview: Merckx’s Tour record, Sagan’s worlds win, growing up and chilling out

Mark Cavendish was a relaxed figure at last week’s Team Dimension Data training camp in Calpe, Spain. At times a bundle of nerves during ...

Who has worn the yellow jersey for the most stages at the Tour de France?

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Data visualisations for all-time wins at the Tour de France

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Rider protest at Tour of Oman could lead to some non-invites in 2016

Speaking in the wake of the rider protests which eventually led to the neutralisation of the penultimate stage of the Tour of Oman, Eddy ...

Cavendish: Is the Eddy Merckx Tour stage record still beatable?

It seems like a distant memory now, but just a couple of years ago it appeared almost a foregone conclusion that Mark Cavendish would bea...

Cancellara and Trek team put hour record attempt on hold due to change in UCI bike rules

Following on from this week’s announcement that the UCI will shelve the requirement for hour record attempts to be set on bikes similar t...