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Old 08-02-09, 17:39
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Default Top 10 Cyclists from your country of all time

I am from the United States so here is my list (its going to be a little rough since I am not great on my cycling history)

1. Lance Armstrong
2. Greg Lemond
3. Andrew Hampsten
4. Levi Leipheimer
5. Christian Vande Velde
6. George Mount
7. Bobby Julrich
8. George Hincapie
9. David Zabriskie
10. Davis Phinney

Unhonorable Mention
1. Floyd Landis
2. Tyler Hamilton
3. Scott Moninger
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Old 08-02-09, 17:54
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My list:

Miguel Induraín
Alberto Contador
Federico Bahamontes
Perico Delgado
Luis Ocaña (maybe at the same perico's level )
Carlos Sastre
Roberto Heras (I doubt with Sastre and Heras)
Joseba beloki
Abraham Olano
Alejandro Valverde


any other suggestion?

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Old 08-02-09, 17:59
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ze nezzerlandz

imho:
1. joop zoetemelk
2. jan raas
3. jan janssen
4. hennie kuiper
5. theo middelkamp
6. wim van est
7. steven rooks
8. gerrie knetemann
9. johan van der velde
10. adrie van der poel
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Old 08-02-09, 18:03
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My list:


any other suggestion?
olano, poblet, lejarreta, freire?
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Old 08-02-09, 18:09
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olano, poblet, lejarreta, freire?
Yes dude I totally forgot Olano, maybe because I prefer the climbers, that pull out Escartin.
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Old 08-02-09, 18:22
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Yeah there is a lot to choose from with the Spain list. Some of the English speaking countries should be interesting if anyone wants to do them.
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Old 08-02-09, 18:44
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heres my list

britain

(not in any particular order)

tom simpson
chris boardman
barry hoban
bradley wiggins
robert millar
cav
sean yates
david millar
roger hammond
and the one and only paul sherwen
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Old 08-02-09, 18:57
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ze nezzerlandz

imho:
1. joop zoetemelk
2. jan raas
3. jan janssen
4. hennie kuiper
5. theo middelkamp
6. wim van est
7. steven rooks
8. gerrie knetemann
9. johan van der velde
10. adrie van der poel
1. Joop Zoetemelk
2. Jan Janssen (bigger palmares than Raas)
3. Jan Raas
4. Hennie Kuiper
5. Rene Pijnen
6. Gerrie Knetemann
7. Arie van Vliet
8. Steven Rooks
9. Piet Moeskops
10. Wim van Est

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Old 08-02-09, 18:59
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hmm

1. Bjarne Riis
2. Michael Rasmussen
3. Rolf Sørensen
4. Brian Holm
5. Jesper Skiby
6. Nicki Sørensen
7. Jakob Fuglsang (upcoming star, wath out!)
8. Jens Veggerby
9. Jakob Piil
10. Bo hamburger
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Old 08-02-09, 19:04
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I grew up in South Africa, so...

1) Robbie Hunter
2) John-Lee Augustyn
3) ummm..... thats about it!!
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