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List of the most notable and famous cyclists in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent cyclists worldwide and top cyclists in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable cyclists to the lesser known cyclists in history and today, these are the top cyclists in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous cyclists in the world?". This list is made up of people like Aaron Olsen and Niklas Axelsson. You may copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. (643 Items)
Marshall Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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 ...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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Tom Simpson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Cyclists
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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 ...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 List of Famous 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 EspaƱa 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: 56

Birthplace: Segovia, Spain

Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist

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Viatcheslav Ekimov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Cyclists
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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 ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Vyborg, Russia

Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist

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