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Historic Overview José De Cauwer

Rider

Overall Rank2403
NameJosé DE CAUWER
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth25-Sep-1949 - Temse (Oost Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

José De Cauwer

José De Cauwer (born 25 September 1949) is a Belgian former professional racing cyclist and team manager.

De Cauwer rode in five editions of the Tour de France. De Cauwer won one stage in the 1976 Vuelta a España after which he held the red jersey for three days. He also won a stage in the 1978 Tour of Belgium. With TI–Raleigh he won the team time trials of stage 5a of the 1976 Tour de France and stage 4 of the 1978 Tour de France. De Cauwer is known for being the super domestique of Hennie Kuiper.

After ending his cycling career, De Cauwer was team manager of ADR; the ADR won the Tour of Flanders and Paris–Roubaix in 1988, and with which Greg LeMond won the 1989 Tour de France. In 1997 he became team manager of the Belgian national cycling team. He retired as national team manager in 2005 after Tom Boonen's win in Madrid. Until the end of 2008 he was manager of the youth education of Silence–Lotto.

De Cauwer is co-commentator for cycling races on the public broadcaster VRT.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

3

Major Victories

Vuelta a España - stages 1976 (1)
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Seasons

José De Cauwer - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1971 Individual 5 805
2. 1972 Individual 8 667
3. 1973 Sonolor 167 217
4. 1974 Sonolor - Gitane 287 155
5. 1975 Frisol - G.B.C. 251 151
6. 1976 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 475 101
7. 1977 TI - Raleigh 438 111
8. 1978 TI - Raleigh - Mac Gregor 272 173
9. 1979 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin 184 216
10. 1980 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin 83 347
Overall: 2170 2403