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Riders to reach 100 pro wins

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Which riders will reach 100 pro wins?


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Should the winner of a combativity prize also count? The winner of a KOM competition in a one-day race? Best Catalan in Volta a Catalunya?
That’s not major competitions though, those are minor.

Did they talk about his Langkawi win?

And wasn't the talk about his TdF KoM win mostly about how he was a rather "meh" winner of that competition?
We did overall, but he was still brought up as a former winner by the commentary at large.
 
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So what are our rules for inclusion here then?


There seems to be a generally accepted count: when a rider reaches a landmark number, all the cycling media seem to acknowledge it on the same occasion. Are we diverging from, for example, what is immediately obvious on the PCS page?
 
I'm confused. I thought being the best is all about winning?
So better riders win more races?

Are you saying there is no correlation between the number of wins and how good a rider is? Utterly confused.
The number of wins doesn't perfectly match up with how good a rider is.
Andre Greipel has 158 wins.
Peter Sagan has 121 wins.

It's still obvious that Sagan had the biggest wins and were the better rider.
 
A stage race cannot function without time being taken but it doesn't need any subclassifications.

On the other hand a stage race where points are taken from race to race but not time is basically just the UCI competition.

No to subclassifications!

Have you ever participated in a quiz where there is a prize for the table that drinks the most? That's.the points classification. A sideshow for those who can't win the actual quiz.
 
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The number of wins doesn't perfectly match up with how good a rider is.
Andre Greipel has 158 wins.
Peter Sagan has 121 wins.

It's still obvious that Sagan had the biggest wins and were the better rider.

Cândido Barbosa with his 68 wins... obviously comparing him to Contador (68 wins) is just splitting hairs...

and naturally Barbosa was better than Davide Rebellin (62), Rik Van Steenbergen (62), Louison Bobet (64), Laurent Fignon (53), Chris Froome (46), Johan Museeuw (66), Alex Zülle (64), Paolo Bettini (60), Jan Raas (67), Gianni Bugno (59) etc etc.
 
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Cândido Barbosa with his 68 wins... obviously comparing him to Contador (68 wins) is just splitting hairs...

and naturally Barbosa was better than Davide Rebellin (62), Rik Van Steenbergen (62), Louison Bobet (64), Laurent Fignon (53), Chris Froome (46), Johan Museeuw (66), Alex Zülle (64), Paolo Bettini (60), Jan Raas (67), Gianni Bugno (59) etc etc.
Didn't know Libertine had a burner account. All hail the Rebordosa Rocket!
 
End of season update (with difference since start of the thread)
Démare 95 (+6)
Viviani 89 (+3)
Roglič 80 (+16)
Groenewegen 69 (+7)
Ewan 60 (+3)
Pogačar 63 (+20)
Van der Poel 46 (+7)
Van Aert 44 (+6)
Jakobsen 45 (+9)
Evenepoel 50 (+17)

Philipsen 42
Kooij 28
De Lie 19

Démare should be able to get to 100 within the next season. Especially as he'll race a lot random 1.1/2.1 Circuit de France Profonde races with Arkrea. Viviani might have a harder time, especially as he'll probably focus more on the track next year. Pogačar and Evenepoel are fairly certain to complete the century, if they are spared from career altering injuries. If Roglič has at least two or three more solid seasons he'll get there as well. For Van der Poel and Van Aert it depends how long they'll continue their careers, but it seems like they might come up short. Ewan and Jakobsen show that sprinters sometimes level off at quite an early age. So even though De Lie and Kooij are having a flying start to their career, it takes a little stamina to get to 100. Philipsen seems to be well on his way though.

*edited Roglič's number of wins, thanks for pointing it out @SHAD0W93
 
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End of season update (with difference since start of the thread)
Démare 95 (+6)
Viviani 89 (+3)
Roglič 81 (+17)
Groenewegen 69 (+7)
Ewan 60 (+3)
Pogačar 63 (+20)
Van der Poel 46 (+7)
Van Aert 44 (+6)
Jakobsen 45 (+9)
Evenepoel 50 (+17)

Philipsen 42
Kooij 28
De Lie 19

Démare should be able to get to 100 within the next season. Especially as he'll race a lot random 1.1/2.1 Circuit de France Profonde races with Arkrea. Viviani might have a harder time, especially as he'll probably focus more on the track next year. Pogačar and Evenepoel are fairly certain to complete the century, if they are spared from career altering injuries. If Roglič has at least two or three more solid seasons he'll get there as well. For Van der Poel and Van Aert it depends how long they'll continue their careers, but it seems like they might come up short. Ewan and Jakobsen show that sprinters sometimes level off at quite an early age. So even though De Lie and Kooij are having a flying start to their career, it takes a little stamina to get to 100. Philipsen seems to be well on his way though.
Where did you get the win totals from?
Roglic’s at 80 career and 15 season
Evenepoel 13 season
Pog 17 season
MVDP 6 season
WVA 5 season
Etc.

 

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