"Merckx - a natural champion who regularly rode himself and others into agony and glory - is a fine choice for a writer of Fotheringham's skill and cycling knowledge... A fascinating, often bleak portrait of remarkable athlete and an unnerving man." (Brian Schofield Sunday Times
"A fine portrait of obsession" (Financial Times
"Remarkable and impressive . everything you want to know about Merckx and more." (Richard Abraham Cycling Weekly
"The Cantona or Muhammad Ali of cycling, this Belgian's story is amazing - and it's told by one of the greatest cycling reporters around... Top Notch" (Loaded
"The full unvarnished of one man's heaven, and hell, on wheels." (i, Independent
The Sunday Times Number One bestselling
biography of Eddy Merckx, the greatest cyclist of all time, by William Fotheringham, Britain's top cycling writer.