Historic Overview Francois Faber

Rider

Overall Rank124
NameFrancois FABER
Country
  Luxembourg
Date of birth26-Jan-1887 - Aulnay sur Iton (Haute Normandie)
Date of death09-May-1915 - Carency (Nord Pas de Calais)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Francois Faber

François Faber (pronounced [fʁɑ̃.swa fa.bɛʁ]; 26 January 1887 – 9 May 1915) was a Luxembourgian racing cyclist. He was born in France. He was the first foreigner to win the Tour de France in 1909, and his record of winning 5 consecutive stages still stands. He died in World War I while fighting for France.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de France 1909
Paris - Roubaix 1913
Giro di Lombardia 1908
Paris - Tours 1909, 1910
Sedan - Bruxelles 1909
Paris - Bruxelles 1909
Bordeaux - Paris 1911
Tour de France - stages 1908 (4), 1909 (6), 1910 (3), 1911 (2), 1913 (2), 1914 (2)

Seasons

Francois Faber - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1906 Labor 196 33
2. 1907 Labor - Dunlop 1246 7
3. 1908 Peugeot - Wolber 2232 1
4. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 3123 1
5. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 1938 2
6. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 1340 5
7. 1912 Automoto - Persan 851 16
8. 1913 Cycles Saphir 1782 2
9. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 967 14
Overall: 13675 124