Author(s): Jan Maes
Merckx 69 documents Eddy Merckx in 1969 - considered to be the best year of Merckx's road cycling career. Written by a close friend of Merckx, this beautifully produced book features previously unpublished photographs by Tonny Strouken - who spent most of 1969 following Merckx during his epic racing season. Featuring a prologue from Eddy Merckx, this is a lovingly produced paean to one of cycling's greats, in this, his 69th year.
Eddy Merckx had the year of his life in 1969. A fascinating insight into one of the greatest road cyclists of all time at the pinnacle of his career, featuring previously unpublished reportage photography. A must read for any road cycling fan.
Author Jan Maes is co-writer of the book Merckxissimo and a friend of Merckx.