Unveiling the Top Cyclists of All Time

The Pioneers

  1. Eddy Merckx: The Cannibal’s Insatiable Hunger for Victory
  2. Fausto Coppi: The Campionissimo’s Grace and Grit
  3. Bernard Hinault: The Badger’s Tenacity and Dominance

The Modern Titans

  1. Miguel Indurain: The Big Mig’s Time-Trialing Supremacy
  2. Chris Froome: The British Phenomenon’s Grand Tour Mastery
  3. Peter Sagan: The Showman’s Versatility and Unparalleled Green Jersey Reign

The Rising Stars

  1. Tadej Pogačar: The Slovenian Sensation’s Swift Ascent to Greatness
  2. Remco Evenepoel: The Belgian Prodigy’s Boundless Potential
  3. Mathieu van der Poel: The Dutch Dynamo’s Cyclocross and Road Racing Brilliance

The Sprinting Specialists

  1. Mark Cavendish: The Manx Missile’s Blazing Speed and Record-Breaking Sprint Victories
  2. André Greipel: The Gorilla’s Power and Tenacity on the Flat Stages
  3. Elia Viviani: The Italian Speedster’s Flawless Sprinting Technique

The Climbing Maestros

  1. Marco Pantani: The Pirate’s Audacious Attacks and Tragic Destiny
  2. Alberto Contador: The Pistolero’s Fearless Attacks and Climbing Prowess
  3. Nairo Quintana: The Colombian Climber’s Grace and Tenacity in the Mountains

The Classics Specialists

  1. Tom Boonen: The Belgian Lion’s Monument Conquests and Cobbled Brilliance
  2. Fabian Cancellara: The Swiss Time-Trial Specialist’s Monstrous Power and Classic Dominance
  3. Philippe Gilbert: The Belgian Champion’s Ardennes Classics Triumphs and Fearless Attacks

The Time-Trial Titans

  1. Tony Martin: The German Time-Trial Specialist’s Incredible Power and Precision
  2. Bradley Wiggins: The British Knight’s Time-Trial Mastery and Historic Tour de France Victory
  3. Primoz Roglic: The Slovenian Former Ski Jumper’s Meteoric Rise and Time-Trial Supremacy

The Enduring Legends

  1. Merckx, Coppi, and Hinault: The Icons Who Transcend Generations
  2. Greg LeMond: The American Trailblazer’s Tenacity and Triple Tour de France Triumph
  3. Sean Kelly: The Irish Ironman’s Endurance and Unrivaled Classics Success