Merckx Monday: Bill Walton!

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From his childhood days in San Diego, the basketball legend’s life has been as much about the bicycle as the game that made him famous.

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It’s the same way with bikes. I had briefly run into Walton a few years back at a Tour of California stage in downtown Los Angeles, and I was struck by his fever for the sport. This was a guy who once dragged a writer for Sports Illustrated on a two-day, 150-mile odyssey down the Pacific Coast Highway, who speaks lovingly of Hans Ort’s long-gone bicycle shop near UCLA, who has ridden with icons like Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, Belgian all-timer Eddy Merckx, and, of course, the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir.

Images and words from…HERE!

If you’re a Bill Walton fan, I’d also check out these photos…HERE!

The Road to Redhook by Serena Rio!

Crushing hard!

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Liz Browne
modeling the new Thrive Jersey for Machines For Freedom!

Studio photos by Jesse Carmody!

Liz on Brown!

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Image from…HERE!

Waffles, Wafers & Kegs…