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Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike by William Fotheringham (Paperback, 2013)
Merckx-Half-Man-Half-Bike-by-William-Fotheringham-Paperback-2013
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Vintage

ISBN-13:

9780224074513

ISBN-10:

0224074512

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9780224074513

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What makes a man the greatest of all time? Eddy Merckx is to cycling what Muhammad Ali is to boxing or Pele to football: quite simply, the best there has ever been. Merckx was a machine. It wasn't just the number of victories (445); it was his remorseless domination that created the legend. He didn't just beat his opponents, he crushed them. But his triumphs only tell half a story that includes horrific injury, a doping controversy and tragedy. He was nicknamed 'The Cannibal' for his insatiable appetite for victory, but the moniker did scant justice to a man who was handsome, sensitive and surprisingly anxious. Britain's leading cycling writer, William Fotheringham, goes back to speak to those who were there at the time and those who knew Merckx best to find out what made Eddy Merckx so invincible.

Key Features
Author(s)William Fotheringham
PublisherVintage
Date of Publication28/03/2013
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100224074512
ISBN-139780224074513
SubjectBiography: Sport

Publication Data
Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintYellow Jersey Press
Content NoteIllustrations

Dimensions
Weight260 g
Width129 mm
Height198 mm
Spine21 mm

Editorial Details
Format DetailsB-format paperback

Description
Author BiographyWilliam Fotheringham writes for the Guardian and Observer on cycling and rugby. A racing cyclist and launch editor of procycling and Cycle Sport magazines, he has reported on over twenty Tours de France. He is the critically lauded author of Fallen Angel, Roule Britannia, and Put Me Back on My Bike, which Velo magazine called 'The best cycling biography ever written.

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