Peugeot cycling team

Peugeot cycling team

March 20, 2019 5 min read

Join travel writer and round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth as he explores the story behind the iconic Peugeot cycling team containing Tom Simpson, Roger Pingeon, Eddy Merckx and Robert Millar et al commandeered as the most successful cycling team ever.
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GS Solo Superia cycling team

GS Solo Superia cycling team

March 20, 2019 4 min read

Follow travel writer and round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth into a volatile world where The Cannibal meets The Emperor in Solo-Superia red. Whether you supported team Rik Van Looy or team Eddy Merckx, you were definitely supporting Solo-Superia assert their dominance in the Monuments.
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The Molteni cycling team

The Molteni cycling team

March 06, 2019 4 min read

Join travel writer & current round-the-world cyclist Pedr Charlesworth as he delves into the ruthless panache that made the iconic Molteni cycling team so successful with leaders Gianni Motta, Herman Van Springel, Marino Basso and Eddy Merckx.

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Part 3: The first ride on the Eddy Merckx!

Part 3: The first ride on the Eddy Merckx!

October 28, 2018 6 min read

The third and final part of Andy's blog where he enjoys an Autumnal first ride on his recently built and restored classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra road bike.
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Part 2: Finishing the Eddy Merckx steel bicycle build

Part 2: Finishing the Eddy Merckx steel bicycle build

September 26, 2018 6 min read

Part two of Andy's blog where he builds his classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, Royce hubs and Cinelli finishing kit.
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Part 1: Building a classic steel retro road bike

Part 1: Building a classic steel retro road bike

August 15, 2018 5 min read

Part one of a blog detailing a quest to buy, build and restore a classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame in Team Weinmann colours using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, and Cinelli finishing kit.
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