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Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike par [Fotheringham, William]
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Longueur : 338 pages Word Wise: Activé Composition améliorée: Activé
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Revue de presse a fine choice for a writer of Fotheringham's skill and cycling knowledge... A fascinating, often bleak portrait of a remarkable athlete and an unnerving man --Sunday Times

Scrupulously researched --Guardian

'The research is meticulous, the recapitulation of Merckx's races sweet reminiscences for those who witnessed them and things of wonder for those that did not.' --Henry Sheen, New Statesman

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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 Pelé 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.

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  • Format : Format Kindle
  • Taille du fichier : 3044 KB
  • Nombre de pages de l'édition imprimée : 338 pages
  • Editeur : Vintage Digital (22 mars 2012)
  • Vendu par : Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Langue : Anglais
  • ISBN-10: 0224074482
  • ISBN-13: 978-0224074483
  • ASIN: B00778MI0S
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 Unquestionably the greatest cyclist 11 juillet 2012
Par steveb - Publié sur
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I would strongly recommend this book even for those only faintly interested in cycling. As a current recreational rider and former amateur racer this was both an informative and insightful read. I particularly enjoyed reading about his family and upbringing and the touchy relationship in Belgium between the Walloon's and Flemish. It was also informative to the read the politics in the early years around not him chasing Belgian teams but rather switching to Peugeot and then Faema and Molteni. However the book shines in descriptions of classic races and victories, particularly the clashes with Ocana and Fuente. Cycling is poorer for an era where there was much greater variability in performance and Merckx could lose 8 minutes in a stage when at his prime. In the current climate his two positive tests were a good read, a product of naivety rather than a systematic attempt to deceive it seems. The short description of family and an amazingly supportive wife will stick. Great book.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 Definitive Character Study of the Greatest Cyclist Ever 15 avril 2012
Par Triguy83 - Publié sur
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This is an excellent book. It is very hard in the US to find books on Eddy Merckx yet we're drowned in Lance Armstrong profiles. This is a travesty that this book cures. Everything that you've ever wanted to know just as advertised "half man" about his life, upbringing and the little bits along with "half bike" where we get vivid descriptions of his triumphs as well. All of this and with the benefit of interviews with participants decades afterward fill-in the full picture of what happened during the Merckx era that has never been actively covered in the states. This is such a vivid book that whenever I read portions relating to a race....I could literally feel it in my legs! Enjoy the era of Le Cannibal!
4.0 étoiles sur 5 Huge fan of Mercxx 8 décembre 2015
Par Rebbecca Murphy - Publié sur
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I actually bought this book for my husband and he says that while it is interesting, he prefers books about professional bicycling that are written by the star of the book (for instance, a recently read book BY Laurent Fignon). I'm just pleased that he is back into reading again. Now I'm searching for more Tour de France riders personal accounts for him to read. Wish Bernard Hinault would write a book, also Miguel Indurain. Recommendations requested!
5.0 étoiles sur 5 but reading this book was amazing! What this guy accomplished during his career is ... 1 février 2016
Par Bob Knepper - Publié sur
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I am not and have never been a "bike rider" and know next to nothing about "the Tour de France" or other such events, but reading this book was amazing! What this guy accomplished during his career is staggering! I have read many books about different athletes but have never come across such a career in any sport! Quite amazing....I'm now looking for a bike!
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 extremely well written 12 janvier 2013
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This was a birthday gift from my daughter who knows how much I love bicycling. I was skeptical when I started reading the book because I have read other biographies that were poorly written or I didn't care for the attitude of the cyclist (Lance Armstrong). If I were to find fault with this book it would be the lack of information about his wife. She needs a medal. I bought copies for my bicycling relatives.
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