Go for long escapes
Mourenx 69 refers to Merckx winning the seventh stage of the 1969 Tour de France. This heroic 214.5km ride from Luchon to Mourenx provides the inspiration for a racing bike specially designed for long distances.
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This frame also has a slightly higher head tube and shorter top tube giving the racer a more upright position, which is crucial for long distance races. The Mourenx 69 is an ideal endurance racing bike with a perfect balance of stiffness and compliance.