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Edouard Louis Joseph Baron Merckx, 67 today.

THE greatest cyclist of all time and one of the coolest dude’s on the planet!

He was and will always remain, The Boss!!!

Major Wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France

General Classification (1969, 1970,1971, 1972, 1974)
Points Classification (1969, 1971, 1972)
Mountain Classification (1969, 1970)
Combativity award (1969, 1970, 1974,1975)
Combination Classification (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974)
34 Individual Stages (1969–1975)
Giro d’Italia

General Classification (1968, 1970,1972, 1973, 1974)
Points Classification (1968, 1973)
Mountain Classification (1968)
24 Individual Stages (1968–1974)
Vuelta a España

General Classification (1973)
Points Classification (1973)
Combination Classification (1973)
6 Individual Stages

Stage Races

Paris–Nice

General classification (1969, 1970, 1971)
Tour de Suisse

General classification (1974)

Single-Day Races and Classics

Road Race World Championships (1967, 1971, 1974)
Belgian National Road Race Championship(1970)
Milan – San Remo (1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976)
Ronde van Vlaanderen (1969, 1975)
Paris–Roubaix (1968, 1970, 1973)
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975)
Giro di Lombardia (1971, 1972)
Super Prestige Pernod International (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975)

LEGEND!!!

And Sven Nys, 36 today.

Considered as one of the greatest cyclo-cross racers ever by his peers and prominent figures of the cyclo-cross world; he is the leading man in cyclo-cross in the 21st century.

Known as ‘The General’ or ‘The Cannibal from Baal’ he is indeed, a beast!!!

Major wins

UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup

Overall standings

(2000, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009)
46 individual races

Cyclo-cross Superprestige

Overall standings

(1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006,2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)
55 individual races

GvA Trophy

Overall standings

(2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,2010, 2011)
42 individual races

Jersey rainbow.svg Cyclo-Cross World Champion

(2005)

MaillotBélgica.PNG National Cyclo-Cross Champion

(2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)

MaillotBélgica.PNG National Mountainbike Champion

(2005)

Happy birthday gentlemen!!!

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