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 Post subject: Best Merckx video?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:50 pm 
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Which Merckx film is best?
Le Course en Tete?
Starts & Watercarriers?
A Sunday in Hell?
other?

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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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Tough one. You get more 'from the peloton' feel with S and W, but their all good.


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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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I like Sunday in Hell, but it wasn't a good Merckx race.... a bit late in his career. I'd say one of the other two for Merckx-specific.

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Sunday in Hell just for the raw steak breakfast narrator comment.


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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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Isn't that in S&W, with Ole Ritter?


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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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i own all of those and they are all good films. i would say that, if your focus in merckx, le course en tete is the best.

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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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Thanks for the feedback, everyone!

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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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You will never beat the commentary on the flat TT in S and W. 'Priceless poetry' indeed.


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 Post subject: Re: Best Merckx video?
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It sounds like the jury is out.


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