Re: [CR] Merckx hour record bike(s)


From: BobHoveyGa@aol.com
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 11:51:03 EST
Subject: Re: [CR] Merckx hour record bike(s)
To: brandon@ivycycles.com, BobHoveyGa@aol.com
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

In a message dated 11/8/05 11:43:14 AM, brandon@ivycycles.com writes:


> On Tuesday, Nov 8, 2005, at 08:28 US/Pacific, BobHoveyGa@aol.com wrote:
> > I'm almost certain that the Belgian bike (which is now in a glass case
> > at a
> > metro stop in Brussels) is the real one.
>
> Does anyone know what station this back is actually in?  When I lived
> in Belgium 2 years ago I looked at all the stops I went through in
> Brussels and never found it.  Was this maybe just a temporary display?
> best,
> Brandon"monkeyman"Ives
> Vancouver, B.C.
>

I think the station is mentioned in the Merckx special issue of CycleSport earlier this year, I'll try to look it up when I get home. And I believe B rett Horton said that the metro stop itself is named after Eddie, if that's any help.

Bob Hovey Columbus, GA

PS: Brandon... need a NR seatpost? I ran across one last night on eBay tha t was from Vancouver, listed as 'for local pickup only' ;-)