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Eddy Merkcx

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Bob Dymond
Joined: 08 Apr 2010
Posts: 12
Location: Columbus Ohio

10/17/19 11:21 AM

Eddy Merkcx

Forgive me if this was already covered, but I thought I'd share the latest news on Eddy Merkcx:

There's no mention of whether he was wearing a helmet, but I'm guessing not. Ought to stir up the helmet wars hornets nest, I reckon...

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Joined: 08 Dec 2003
Posts: 17946
Location: Portland, OR

10/17/19 11:58 AM

One of the things I hear from mid 70s cyclist is balance issues. Many get recumbent low rider trikes. And with the electric assist market, folks can not get dropped totally for the ride when the grades pick up.

As far as Merckx goes, sure hope he recovers. But if not, talk about dies by the sword.

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Joined: 11 Jan 2004
Posts: 3310
Location: NorCal

10/19/19 6:24 PM

Good news, Eddie was cleared to leave the hospital and is now recovering at home.

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Brian Nystrom
Joined: 26 Jan 2004
Posts: 4726
Location: Nashua, NH

10/20/19 8:36 AM

FWIW, it turns out he was wearing a helmet.

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