The Eddy Merckx EMX-3 2013 Road Frameset features performance geometry influenced by Eddy himself delivers improved rider comfort and endurance. Eddy Merckx, is a Belgian former professional cyclist. The French magazine Velo called him “the most accomplished rider that cycling has ever known”. He won the Tour de France five times, won all the monuments of cycling at least twice, with 19 monument victories in all, won the Giro d’Italia five times and the Vuelta a Espana once, won the world championship once as an amateur and three times as a professional, and broke the world hour record.
Made with an Advanced Composite Design with 30 High Modulus Carbon Fiber. Full Carbon Fork, legs, steerer and crown, with aero profiling. Carbon Laminate + technology with dedicated lay-up. Strength and comfort requirements are taken into account for each area of the frame and fork when the carbon lay-up is designed. Optimized Structural Reinforcement processes within the design ensure lightweight and durability. Aero/Stiff Seat Stay Design. Optimal Power Transfer thanks to specific BB and chainstay design. Tapered head tube 1 1/4 – 1 1/8 inch increases steering confidence. Oversized bottom bracket for excellent power transfer. Strength to Weight Ratio (Nm/ degrees/kg) 115, tailored especially for endurance riding. Hybrid Internal Cable Routing Compatible with Electronic or Mechanical. Improved Lay-up resulting in extra weight saving. Frame kit = frame + fork + seatpost +headset + clamp + expander/cap + 30mm spacers.