October 24, 2018

AG2R La Mondiale will ride Eddy Merckx bikes

Rumours travelled fast, but today AG2R La Mondiale and Eddy Merckx can confirm: Oliver Naesen, Romain Bardet and their team mates will be racing on Eddy Merckx bikes.

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July 1, 2018

MERCKX CC

Merckx CC, a Gran Fondo team inspired by Eddy Merckx
They ride Eddy Merckx and wear sleek cycling apparel. They compete in European Gran Fondos and enjoy a coffee ride now and then. Meet the Merckx Cycle Club; a team of young cycling enthusiasts who are keeping the Merckx spirit alive.

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June 12, 2018

REBRANDING MERCKX

A fresh start for the Eddy Merckx bikes
Eddy Merckx Bikes is completely ready for a new future. With a total rebranding of Merckx and its race bikes, we are completely ready for this new start. Bringing back the Merckx brand at the heart of its Belgian Cycling roots with respect for its well-known past. A pure honour to the greatest cyclist of all time.

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June 11, 2018

THE NEW EDDY MERCKX BIKES LOGO

A wink to the iconic Eddy Merckx bicycle logo
Eddy started his factory in the year 1980. He knew that it would be important for the recognisability of his bikes to choose a logo that would represent the bikes in the best possible way. Despite the fact that Eddy knew that this would become a crucial factor for the branding of its bikes, he went to the Art and Design school in Brussels and not to a design agency.

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May 31, 2018

TAKE PART IN THE EDDY MERCKX GRAN FONDOS

In June and September three Eddy Merckx Gran Fondos are organised for the recreational and passionate cyclist. Verona, Brussels and Salzburg will offer the scenery for an appealing ride in one of Eddy’s beloved lands and regions. These three events are also your chance to meet Eddy in person.
The Alé-La Merckx Gran Fondo in Verona is the opener of this triplet. On June 10 the event will start next to the Verona Arena for a 81 (mediofondo) or 125 (granfondo) km long challenge. The short route also accommodates the ‘Griglia Scalidera’ where riders can apply to be part of a peloton led by ex-professional riders like Eddy Merckx and Mario Cipollini.

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March 19, 2018

40TH ANNIVERSARY OF EDDY’S LAST PRO RACE – THE TOUR OF WAASLAND

Today, exactly 40 years ago, Eddy took the most difficult decision he had ever taken in his life. The Cannibal quit racing at age 32. 525 victories are the outcome of a life that was marked by cycling. Winning almost everything from the Tour de France and the Tour of Flanders to Milan-San Remo and the Word Hour Record. He said a final goodbye to the sport that belonged to him in a kermesse race in a small Flemish village called Kemzeke.

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June 23, 2017

ACQUISITION MERCKX BY BCF

Eddy Merckx Bikes becomes a proud member of Belgian Cycling Factory
Founded in 1980 by Eddy Merckx himself, the Merckx bikes have gained a prominent role in the world of cycling and provided bikes for some of the biggest teams such as Telekom and Motorola. On Friday 23 June 2017, Race productions NV (the company behind Ridley bikes) took over bicycle brand Eddy Merckx. The synergy between the two brands must lift the Belgian cycling industry to new heights.

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