The first ever English-language biography of Eddy Merckx, the greatest cyclist of all time, by William Fotheringham, Britain's biggest-selling cycling biographer
William Fotheringham writes for the Guardian and Observer on cycling and rugby. A racing cyclist and launch editor of procycling and Cycle Sport magazines, he has reported on over twenty Tours de France. He is the critically lauded author of Fallen Angel, Roule Britannia, and Put Me Back on My Bike, which Velo magazine called 'The best cycling biography ever written.
"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 "Remarkable and impressive.everything you want to know about Merckx and more" -- Richard Abraham Cycling Weekly "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 "Does full justice to a unique athlete" Independent on Sunday "Excellent" Cycling Plus