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The Greatest Road Cyclists of All Time

In the cycling history, there are great cyclists who print their names to the cycling glory wall with gold letters. Each taking place on this list owing to their different talents and achievements.

Some of them for big tours they won, some for daily races they won, some for legendary slopes they climbed, some for sprint victories they won with only 10 cm front of the others, and some for their peloton behaviors and leadership. Come, let's take a look at the most important figures that come to my mind in while talking about road cycling.

Sports - by Mehmet Kaplan  /  
Friday, July 27, 2018
The Greatest Road Cyclists of All Time

The Greatest Road Cyclists of All Time

Eddy Merckx
Eddy Merckx
BelgiumBelgium
Edouard Louis Joseph, baron Merckx, better known as Eddy Merckx, is a Belgian former professional road and track bicycle racer who is widely seen as the most successful rider in the history of competitive cycling ... from Wikipedia
Bernard Hinault
Bernard Hinault
FranceFrance
Bernard Hinault is a French former professional cyclist who won the Tour de France five times. He is one of only seven cyclists to have won all three Grand Tours, and one of two cyclists to have won each more than once ... from Wikipedia
Fausto Coppi
Fausto Coppi
ItalyItaly
Angelo Fausto Coppi, was an Italian cyclist, the dominant international cyclist of the years each side of the Second World War. His successes earned him the title Il Campionissimo, or champion of champions ... from Wikipedia
Jacques Anquetil
Jacques Anquetil
FranceFrance
Jacques Anquetil was a French road racing cyclist and the first cyclist to win the Tour de France five times, in 1957 and from 1961 to 1964 ... from Wikipedia
Miguel Induráin
Miguel Induráin
SpainSpain
Miguel Induráin Larraya is a retired Spanish road racing cyclist. Induráin won five consecutive Tours de France from 1991 to 1995, the fourth, and last, to win five times ... from Wikipedia
Gino Bartali
Gino Bartali
ItalyItaly
Gino Bartali, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, nicknamed Gino the Pious and Ginettaccio, was a champion road cyclist ... from Wikipedia
Chris Froome
Chris Froome
Great BritainGreat Britain
Christopher Clive Froome, OBE is a British road racing cyclist for UCI ProTeam Team Sky. He is the reigning Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España champion ... from Wikipedia
Greg LeMond
Greg LeMond
United StatesUnited States
Gregory James "Greg" LeMond is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Road Race World Championship twice, the Tour de France three times and is considered by many to be the greatest American cyclist of all time. ... from Wikipedia
Vincenzo Nibali
Vincenzo Nibali
ItalyItaly
Vincenzo Nibali is an Italian professional road bicycle racer, considered one of the strongest stage race riders of his era. He rides for UCI WorldTeam Bahrain-Merida ... from Wikipedia
Tom Boonen
Tom Boonen
BelgiumBelgium
Tom Boonen is a Belgian former road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2002 and 2017, for the U.S. Postal Service and Quick-Step Floors teams ... from Wikipedia
Peter Sagan
Peter Sagan
SlovakiaSlovakia
Peter Sagan is a Slovak professional road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam Bora-Hansgrohe. Sagan had a successful junior cyclo-cross and mountain bike racing career, winning the Junior Mountain Bike ... from Wikipedia
Laurent Fignon
Laurent Fignon
FranceFrance
Laurent Patrick Fignon was a French professional road bicycle racer who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and the Giro d'Italia in 1989 ... from Wikipedia
Stephen Roche
Stephen Roche
IrelandIreland
Stephen Roche is an Irish former professional road racing cyclist. In a 13-year professional career, he peaked in 1987, becoming the second of only two cyclists to win the Triple Crown of victories in ... from Wikipedia
Joop Zoetemelk
Joop Zoetemelk
NetherlandsNetherlands
Hendrik Gerardus Joseph "Joop" Zoetemelk is a retired professional racing cyclist from the Netherlands. He started and finished the Tour de France 16 times, a record he held until 2017 ... from Wikipedia
Bernard Thévenet
Bernard Thévenet
FranceFrance
Bernard Thévenet is a retired French bicycle racer. He is a two-time winner of the Tour de France and known for ending the reign of five-time Tour champion Eddy Merckx, though both feats are tarnished ... from Wikipedia
Raymond Poulidor
Raymond Poulidor
FranceFrance
Raymond Poulidor, nicknamed "Pou-Pou", is a French former professional bicycle racer, who rode for Mercier his entire career. His career was distinguished, despite coinciding with two great riders - Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx ... from Wikipedia
Louison Bobet
Louison Bobet
FranceFrance
Louis "Louison" Bobet was a French professional road racing cyclist. He was the first great French rider of the post-war period and the first rider to win the Tour de France in three successive years, from 1953 to 1955 ... from Wikipedia
Mark Cavendish
Mark Cavendish
Great BritainGreat Britain
Mark Simon Cavendish MBE is a British professional road racing cyclist who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Team Dimension Data ... from Wikipedia
Fabian Cancellara
Fabian Cancellara
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
Fabian Cancellara, nicknamed "Spartacus", is a Swiss former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for UCI ProTeam TrekSegafredo. He was born in Wohlen bei Bern, Switzerland ... from Wikipedia
Luis Ocaña
Luis Ocaña
SpainSpain
Jesús Luis Ocaña Pernía was a Spanish road bicycle racer who won the 1973 Tour de France and the 1970 Vuelta a España ... from Wikipedia
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