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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil

Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil Jacques Anquetil is famous for being the first cyclist to ever win the Tour de France five times. Born in 1934, he would become an exceptional time trial specialist, as well as the only rider to ever wear the yellow jersey for the entirety of the […]

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Lance Armstrong

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Lance Armstrong Even those who are relatively unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the sport of cycling can tell you who Lance Armstrong is. There are many people worldwide who don’t know the difference between the yellow jersey and the polka dot jersey, but are familiar with […]

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Cyclists of the Tour de France: Greg LeMond

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Cyclists of the Tour de France: Greg LeMond Greg LeMond was the first American to ever win the Tour de France, and went on to win it a total of three times. An outspoken critic of performance enhancing drugs and doping both during his career and afterwards, he was slowed during much of his prime […]

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Eddy Merckx

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Eddy Merckx Eddy Merckx is regarded by many to be the best cyclist of all time. His tenacity and refusal to relinquish his own chance to win earned him the nickname, “The Cannibal”. Merckx is one of only five riders to win the Tour de France five times. […]

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Laurent Fignon

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Laurent Fignon Laurent Fignon was a two time winner of the Tour de France, and one of the most beloved French cyclists of all time. He won a variety of races other than the Tour de France in his career, and missed winning a third Tour de France […]

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Bernard Hinault

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Great Cyclists of the Tour de France: Bernard Hinault One of the legendary personalities and riders in the history of the Tour de France is unquestionably Bernard Hinault. Hinault was known as much for his outspoken and occasionally stubborn demeanor as he was for his considerable talent. His talent was incredible, as he won 28 […]

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