Eddy Merckx, Hour Record, in Mexico City, 1972

Eddy Merckx, Hour Record, in Mexico City, 1972

In 1972, in Mexico City, at an altitude of 2,300m (7,550 ft) Eddy Merckx set a Hour Record of 49.431 km (30.715 mi) that stood for 12 years.

M. Özgür Nevres

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