Re: [CR]Merckx in photo w/Morgan


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Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 14:28:56 -0700 (PDT)
From: devon warner <crabulux@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Merckx in photo w/Morgan
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <4824BF45.8020003@hahaha.org>


he looks like he is leaning forward in that photo with Morgan Fletcher. that makes him loose an inch.

-devon warner
san francisco, USA


--- On Fri, 5/9/08, Morgan Fletcher wrote:


> From: Morgan Fletcher <morgan@hahaha.org>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR]Merckx

\r?\n> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

\r?\n> Date: Friday, May 9, 2008, 2:16 PM

\r?\n> CyclArt Shop wrote:

\r?\n> > snip > are we sure he was/is nearly 6'1" ?

\r?\n> <

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > About twelve years ago at Interbike, I stood next to

\r?\n> him and he was very

\r?\n> > nearly as tall as I (6'2") so yes, he is at

\r?\n> least six feet tall.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/morgan/morganrides/eddyride/img_1835.jpg.html

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I'm 6'2", and he's in his 60s so maybe not

\r?\n> as tall as he once was. I

\r?\n> don't doubt the published height or weight for Mr.

\r?\n> Merckx from his

\r?\n> Mexico record era.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Morgan Fletcher

\r?\n> Oakland, California, USA

\r?\n>

\r?\n> P.S. This discussion thread reminds me of the religious

\r?\n> debates at the

\r?\n> foundation of our world's religions. "How tall is

\r?\n> Eddy Merckx?" will

\r?\n> perhaps someday be decided by an ecumenical council.