Historic Overview Daniel Gisiger

Rider

Overall Rank955
NameDaniel GISIGER
Country
  Switzerland
Date of birth09-Oct-1954 - Baccarat-Fra (Lorraine)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Daniel Gisiger - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1977 Lejeune 1 508
2. 1978 Lejeune 347 129
3. 1979 Miko 291 150
4. 1980 Miko 383 122
5. 1981 Cilo 873 54
6. 1982 Hoonved 692 63
7. 1983 Malvor 495 94
8. 1984 Atala 347 152
9. 1985 Atala 190 244
10. 1986 Cilo 170 272
11. 1987 Isotonic 317 182
12. 1988 Cyndarella 154 300
Overall: 4260 955

Biography

Daniel Gisiger, born 9 October 1954, in Baccarat, is a retired Swiss road and track cyclist. He grew up in Bienne, in RC Olympia Biel-Bienne.

One of his strongest disciplines was the road time trial where he twice won the prestigious Grand Prix des Nations time trial in 1981 and 1983, generally regarded at the time as the unofficial world time trial championship as well as the Trofeo Baracchi a two-man team time trial on three occasions, once each with Serge Demierre, Roberto Visentini and Silvano Contini. He was one of the first world-class riders to use a special aerodynamic bike with concealed cables and aerodynamic components and also placed emphasis on aerodynamic clothing by wearing a one-piece Lycra skinsuit.

In his earlier pre-professional years he broke the World Hour Record for amateur riders with 46.745 km, just 1,686 metres short of Eddy Merckx's professional record set at a higher altitude in 1972 in Mexico City.

source - Wikipedia