Rik Van Looy rides an Eddy Merckx bike

Rik Van Looy, world famous former pro rider, talks about his bike in the Belgian newspaper ‘De Morgen’ (27/3).

Rik: ‘Now I ride my bike 4 times a week. Each time about 50 km. First on an old racebike from the Cycling School, but now I ride an Eddy Merckx bike.’

Rik Van Looy (Born in Grobbendonk, Belgium, on the 20th of December in 1933) was also called the ‘Emperor of Herentals’. He won 493 races & became World Champion twice (in 1960 and 1961).

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