Posted on 02 June 2009.
Let us take a close look at the list Top 10 bicycle racers who have gained recognition for their performance in the three major road races in cycling.
1. Eddy Merckx
2. Bernard Hinault
He is recognized as one of five cycle road racers who have won in all three major road races and he is the only one among all these top racers who have won in all these three road races more than once.
3. Jacques Anquetil
4. Séan Kelly
He is reputed to be the most successful rider of the 80’s and is the all time top Classic rider. In addition to his impressive performance in the 3 major road races, he has won other road races that include 7 year title romp of the Paris-Nice for the period 1982 to 1988.
5. Gino Bartali