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Famous Male Cyclists

Updated June 14, 2019 24.4k views531 items

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?"
  • Marco Pantani (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko panˈtaːni]; 13 January 1970 – 14 February 2004) was an Italian road racing cyclist, widely considered one of the best climbers of all time 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 Gastone Nencini to win the Tour de France. He is the last cyclist, and one of only seven, to win the Giro and the Tour in the same year. Pantani's attacking style and aggressive riding turned him into a fan favorite in the late 1990s. He was known as "Il Pirata" (English: "The pirate") because of his shaven head and...  more
    • Angelo Fausto Coppi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfausto ˈkɔppi]; 15 September 1919 – 2 January 1960) was an Italian cyclist, the dominant international cyclist of the years each side of the Second World War. His successes earned him the title Il Campionissimo ("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 won the Giro d'Italia five times (1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953), the Tour de France twice (1949 and 1952), and the World Championship in 1953. Other notable results include winning the Giro di Lombardia five times, the Milan–San Remo three times, as well as wins at Paris–Roubaix and La Flèche...  more
      • Antonio, Anthony or Tony Cruz may refer to: Antonio Cruz (cyclist) (born 1971), American road bicycle racer Antonio Cruz Torres (born 1957), Dominican businessman and politician Antonio Cruz (swimmer) (born 1952), Guatemalan swimmer Antonio Cruz Villalón (born 1948), Spanish architect AZ (rapper) (Anthony Cruz, born 1972), American rapper Anthony S. Cruz (born 1956), Hong Kong Thoroughbred jockey and horse trainer Tony Cruz (baseball) (born 1986), Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Royals...  more
        • John Forester (born 1929) is an American industrial engineer specializing in bicycle transportation engineering. A noted cycling activist, he is known as "the father of vehicular cycling", for creating the Effective Cycling program of bicycle training along with its associated book of the same title, and for coining the phrase he calls the "vehicular cycling principle": "Cyclists fare best when they act and are treated as drivers of vehicles". His published works also include Bicycle Transportation: A Handbook for Cycling Transportation Engineers....  more