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  • Merckx - a natural champion who regularly rode himself and others into agony and glory - is a fine choice for a writer of Fotheringham's skill and cycling knowledge... A fascinating, often bleak portrait of remarkable athlete and an unnerving man.

    Brian Schofield, Sunday Times
  • A fine portrait of obsession

    Financial Times
  • Remarkable and impressive … everything you want to know about Merckx and more.

    Richard Abraham, Cycling Weekly
  • The Cantona or Muhammad Ali of cycling, this Belgian’s story is amazing – and it’s told by one of the greatest cycling reporters around... Top Notch

  • The full unvarnished of one man’s heaven, and hell, on wheels.

    i, Independent

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