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Famous Male Cyclists

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List of famous male cyclists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male cyclists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being cyclists. There are thousand of males working as cyclists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic cyclists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a cyclist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List features people like Christophe Rinero, Allan Davis.

While this isn't a list of all male cyclists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male cyclists?" and "Who are the best male cyclists?"
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    Marshall Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Cyclists
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    Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor was an American cyclist who won the world 1 mile track cycling championship in 1899 after setting numerous world records and overcoming racial discrimination. Taylor was the first African-American athlete to achieve the level of world champion and only the second black man ...more

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    • Age: Died at 54 (1878-1932)
    • Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    Thomas "Tom" or "Tommy" Simpson was one of Britain's most successful professional cyclists. He was born in Haswell, County Durham and later moved to Harworth, Nottinghamshire. Simpson began road cycling as a teenager before taking up track cycling, specialising in pursuit races. He won a bronze medal ...more

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    • Age: Died at 30 (1937-1967)
    • Birthplace: Easington, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    Pedro Delgado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Cyclists
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    Pedro Delgado Robledo, also known as Perico, is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer. He won the 1988 Tour de France, as well as the Vuelta a España in 1985 and 1989. Delgado is 171 centimetres tall and used to weigh 64 kilograms. He was a good climber, with an aggressive style, making ...more

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    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Segovia, Spain
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    Viatcheslav Vladimirovich Ekimov, nicknamed Eki, is a Russian former professional racing cyclist. A triple Olympic gold medalist, he was awarded the title of Russian Cyclist of the Century in 2001. In October 2012, he was announced as the general manager of the Russian Team Katusha. The UCI, in a letter ...more

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    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Vyborg, Russia
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    Marco Pantani was an Italian road racing cyclist, widely considered one of the best climbers of his era in professional road bicycle racing. He won both the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia in 1998, being the sixth Italian after Ottavio Bottecchia, Gino Bartali, Fausto Coppi, Felice Gimondi and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 34 (1970-2004)
    • Birthplace: Cesena, Italy
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    Angelo Fausto Coppi, was 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. He was an all-round racing cyclist: he excelled in both climbing and time trialing, and was also a great sprinter. He ...more

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    • Age: Died at 41 (1919-1960)
    • Birthplace: Castellania, Piedmont, Italy
    • Profession: Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    Antonio Cruz is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States, who last rode for BMC Racing Team. In 1999 Cruz was the USPRO National Criterium Champion, and became professional. In 2000 he finished 3rd at the USPRO National Championships Criterium in Downer’s Grove, Illinois. In 2004 ...more

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    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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    John F. Forrester is a Professor of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University. more

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    • Age: 86
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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