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Old 12-24-12, 13:34
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I've stumbled on this book at my Dutch-speaking book shop in Brussels:



Many weird things.

First the usual Van Looy, a notch over De Vlaeminck, which is still for me unexplainable.

Leman ahead of Verbeeck: simply can't be.


But the worst thing is Steels ahead of Van Hooydonck. For the fanboy that I was, this is heretical.
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I've stumbled on this book at my Dutch-speaking book shop in Brussels:



Many weird things.

First the usual Van Looy, a notch over De Vlaeminck, which is still for me unexplainable.

Leman ahead of Verbeeck: simply can't be.


But the worst thing is Steels ahead of Van Hooydonck. For the fanboy that I was, this is heretical.
Care to post the top-10? Or some rankings of riders that are still riding today (e.g. Tom Boonen and Philippe Gilbert)
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1. Eddy Merckx
2. Lucien van Impe
3. Rik van Looy
4. Philippe Thys
5. Roger de Vlaeminck
6. Sylvere Maes
7. Freddy Maertens
8. Rik van Steenbergen
9. Stan Ockers
10. Johan Museeuw

Honorable mentions: Tom Boonen
Time to change the list a little bit.

Johan is out and Boonen is number 9 now. Stan number 10.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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Old 12-24-12, 16:51
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1. Evans
2. Anderson
3. McEwan
4. O' Grady
5. Opperman
6. Goss
7. Rogers
8. Brad M
9. Gerrans
10. Porte
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1. Major Taylor
the rest pale in comparison
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Don't have alot to pick from, especially after all the scandals:

1. LeMond
2. Talansky?
3. TJ?
4. Farrar?
5. etc?
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Old 12-24-12, 21:39
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1. Cav
2. Wiggo
3. Tom Simpson
4. Froome
5. Robert Millar
6. Barry Hoban
7. Dave Millar
8. Boardman
9. Michael Wright
10. Sean Yates
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Old 12-25-12, 13:45
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Care to post the top-10? Or some rankings of riders that are still riding today (e.g. Tom Boonen and Philippe Gilbert)

I haven't bought the book. I'm gonna tell you next time I'm going to my bookshop.

As I recall, even Devolder is ranked.
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Old 12-25-12, 13:58
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Ireland

1: Sean Kelly
2: Stephen Roche
3: Nicolas Roche
4: Dan Martin
5: Shay Elliot
6: Philip Deignan
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Old 12-25-12, 14:19
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1. Cav
2. Wiggo
3. Tom Simpson
4. Froome
5. Robert Millar
6. Barry Hoban
7. Dave Millar
8. Boardman
9. Michael Wright
10. Sean Yates
I have a few issues with that list but one sticks out... and I have to ask... Froome above Millar? How did you come up with that?
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