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List of famous professional road racing cyclists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top professional road racing cyclists in the world? This includes the most prominent professional road racing cyclists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable professional road racing cyclists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic professional road racing cyclists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned professional road racing cyclists.

This is a list that includes people like Lance Armstrong and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.

From reputable, prominent, and well known professional road racing cyclists to the lesser known professional road racing cyclists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the professional road racing cyclist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous professional road racing cyclists ever?" and "What are the names of famous professional road racing cyclists?" then you're in the right place. (998 items)

Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
This person is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He previously held seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005, but was stripped of his titles in 2012 after a ...more

Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Zack Morris in NBC's Saved by the Bell, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, and Saved by the Bell: The College Years; ...more

Laura Trott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Laura Trott, OBE is an English track and road cyclist who specialises in the team pursuit and omnium disciplines. She is the inaugural Olympic champion in both events. Representing Great ...more

Marshall Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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 ...more

Tom Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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, ...more

Pedro Delgado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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 ...more

Viatcheslav Ekimov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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 ...more

Marco Pantani is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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 ...more

Chris Witty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Christine Diane "Chris" Witty is an American speed skater and racing cyclist and participated in the Olympic Games in both sports. She won medals at both 1000 and 1500 meters in the ...more

Fausto Coppi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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 ...more

Antonio Cruz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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 ...more

Jurgen Van Den Broeck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Jurgen Van Den Broeck Jurgen Van den Broeck is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Lotto-Soudal. He specializes in the time trial, having been Junior World Champion against the clock in 2001. ...more

Jan Ullrich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Jan Ullrich; born 2 December 1973 is a German former professional road bicycle racer. Ullrich won a gold and a silver in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He won the 1999 Vuelta a ...more

Miguel Indurain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Miguel Indurain Larraya is a retired Spanish road racing cyclist. Indurain won five consecutive Tours de France from 1991 to 1995, the fourth, and last, to win five times. He won the Giro ...more

John Forester is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
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Fabio Duarte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Fabio Duarte Fabio Andrés Duarte Arevalo is a male track and road cyclist from Colombia. He rides for UCI Professional Continental team Colombia, and was the 2008 World Under-23 Road Race champion.

Alberto Contador is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Alberto Contador Velasco is a Spanish professional cyclist, one of six riders to have won all three Grand Tours of road cycling. He was the winner of the 2007 Tour de France with the Discovery ...more

Missy Giove is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Melissa "Missy" Giove is a former professional downhill mountain biker. Her nickname is The Missile. Giove was one of mountain-bike racing's first mainstream female superstars, did ...more

Mike Friedman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Michael "Mike" Friedman is an American professional racing cyclist for Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies. Friedman retired in 2014.

Tatiana Antoshina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Tatiana Antoshina Tatiana Antoshina is a Russian road bicycle racer. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's road race, finishing 25th, and in the time trial, finishing 12th.

Laurent Fignon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Laurent Patrick Fignon was a French professional road bicycle racer. He won the Tour de France in 1983 and in 1984. He won the Giro d'Italia in 1989, and nearly captured the Tour for a third ...more

John Devine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
John Devine is an American professional road bicycle racer.

Guennady Mikhaylov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Guennady Mikhaylov Gennady Mikhaylov, is a former professional road bicycle racer from Russia. He last rode for UCI ProTour Team Katusha. He was part of the successful team Lotto-Adecco, in which he assisted ...more

Ottavio Bottecchia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Professional Road Racing Cyclists
Ottavio Bottecchia was an Italian cyclist and the first Italian winner of the Tour de France. He was found dead by the roadside; the reason remains a mystery.