In the world of cycling, Eddy Merckx is a legend. He is the best cyclist ever; having won 5 Tours de France, 5 Giro d’Italias, 3 World Championships, 7 Milan-San Remos, and having beaten the World Hour Record, to name a few of his victories. In all, he won 525 races, an all time record. And that is why they called him The Cannibal.

Eddy Merckx was and still is a maniac of maintaining his bikes. He would often stop in the middle of a race, just to adjust his seatpost by a fraction of an inch (and he would still win the race).

The Eddy Merckx Company was established in 1980 with a mission to produce the finest cycles in the world, and that goal hasn’t changed a bit. Of course, Eddy is still at the heart of the company, and his eye for detail and quality strives each of us to yet higher standards. He is an integral part of the design process, and always tests each new model himself.

Eddy Merckx was, in our opinion, the greatest cyclist of the 20th century. We feel it is our duty to keep the flame of that legacy alive by producing legendary cycles fit for today’s demanding cyclist.

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The best racer of all time won a total of 525 races during his career as a professional. An unequalled record that we are proud to link to the current top model in our collection.

The EMX-525 is ‘The Best Balanced Bike in the World’ with mechanical brakes. Stability, stiffness, speed and safety reach a new dimension in this model. This is presently the team bike for the Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise pro cycling team.

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Eddy Merckx took part in the Milan-San Remo race 10 times, winning it seven times, with the last being in 1976. Another unique record. La Primavera is recognized as a sprinters’ classic, which is what links it to the speedy SanRemo76.

The SanRemo76 is a true high-performance sprinter’s racing bike where the aerodynamics, stiffness and power transfer are crucial in achieving the ultimate sporting ride experience.

Mourenx69 refers to Merckx winning the seventh stage of the 1969 Tour de France. This heroic 214.5km ride from Luchon to Mourenx provides the inspiration for a racing bike specially designed for long distances.

This frame also has a slightly higher head tube and shorter top tube giving the racer a more upright position, which is crucial for long distance races. The Mourenx69 is an ideal endurance racing bike with a perfect balance of stiffness and compliance.

Until the 1967 Giro, Eddy Merckx was known mainly as a sprinter. By winning the very tough 12th mountain stage, finishing at the Block Haus, he also made his name as an outstanding climber and tour rider.

The BlockHaus67 has an ultra-light (1,150 grams) and stiff aluminum frame, with a carbon fork (360 grams). Eddy Merckx Cycles has a rich history as an aluminum frame builder and is therefore launching this premium aluminum racing bike that can compete on results with the best alloy racing machines in the world. The BlockHaus67 truly combines outstanding stiffness-to-weight values with great compliance. Ideal as a light climber that stands up to hard knocks.

Eddy Merckx won Liège-Bastogne-Liège a total of five times. In 1975, he won this oldest of the one-day classics, La Doyenne, in a Molteni rainbow jersey, which confirmed his total supremacy.

The Liege75 forms part of the Heritage Lineand is a modern, high-performance steel bike. That is why high-quality Columbus steel was chosen to make it. The frame design is, of course, inspired by the well-known Molteni orange, but this racing bike is far more than just a replica.

 

In 1970 the Paris-Roubaix classic was even more the ‘Hell of the North’: the weather was dreadful and Eddy had only had one day to recover from the previous competition. Nonetheless, he succeeded in finishing the Roubaix stage more than six minutes ahead of the field.

Just like the Liege75, this high-performance steel bike forms part of the Heritage Line. Inspired by the stylish Faema colors, this racing bike also proves that the combination of high-quality Columbus steel and a carbon fork provides a unique cycling experience.

During the 1971 Tour de France, Eddy Merckx won the first stage in Strasbourg and then a few weeks later rode into Paris on 18 July wearing the yellow jersey. The stage to Strasbourg ended on a gravel track where Merckx narrowly beat Roger De Vlaeminck in a sprint.

The Strasbourg71 is therefore the ideal racing bike for off-road adventures. With this aluminum gravel bike you can ride not only on the road, but also on rougher paths. A multi-faceted racing bike that can take a few knocks, meaning that you can also use it as a commuter racing bike to travel to work.

In Eeklo Eddy Merckx won a unique cyclo-cross competition. He won this two-man race with a real cyclo-cross specialist: Eric De Vlaeminck. It attests to Merckx’ multiple talents as a racer, and also his character, his determination to win any competition he took part in.

The Eeklo70 is a die-hard cyclo-cross bike that is offered in both carbon and aluminum. Both versions are stiff and light and, in addition, the carbon version is available with disc brakes.

Even before he broke the world hour record in Mexico, it had been clear for some time that Eddy Merckx was an outstanding time trialist. For example, as a 23-year old in Lugano, he claimed the Lugano Grand Prix individual time trial in a record time.

The Lugano68 therefore offers everything a triathlete is looking for in a frame: a fantastic fitting combined with top aerodynamics.