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Historic Overview Francesco Moser

Rider

Overall Rank5
NameFrancesco MOSER
Country
  Italy
Date of birth19-Jun-1951 - Palu (Trentino Alto Adige)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Francesco Moser

Francesco Moser (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmɔːzer] or [moˈzɛr]; German pronunciation: [ˈmoːzɐ]; born 19 June 1951 in Palù di Giovo, Trentino), nicknamed "Lo sceriffo" (The sheriff), is an Italian former professional road bicycle racer. He finished on the podium of the Giro d'Italia six times including his win in the 1984 edition.

Moser was dominant from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. He turned professional in 1973, showing a cultured pedaling style. But his powerful build meant he was not a gifted climber. He entered one edition of the Tour de France, in 1975, where he won two stages, held the Maillot Jaune for six days and finished 7th overall. He also won the 1977 world road racing championship in addition to collecting silver medals in 1976 and 1978. He won six times in three of the five monuments. Three editions of Paris-Roubaix, two victories in the Giro di Lombardia and one win in Milan-San Remo.

His 273 road victories puts him behind Eddy Merckx (525) and Rik Van Looy (379), but ahead of Rik Van Steenbergen (270) and Roger De Vlaeminck (255). He was also an accomplished track rider, riding up to six Six-Day races almost each winter throughout his career. He rode 35, 14 of which with René Pijnen, winning 15.

A nephew, Moreno Moser, (born 25 December 1990) is an Italian professional racer, and Francesco's son Ignazio Moser enjoyed success at the junior and amateur levels before retiring at the age of 22.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

8 2 23 2 7 57 7 3 2 22 3 6 8 95

Major Victories

Giro d'Italia 1984
World Championships Road Race 1977
Milano - Sanremo 1984
Paris - Roubaix 1978, 1979, 1980
Giro di Lombardia 1975, 1978
Gent - Wevelgem 1979
La Flèche Wallonne 1977
Tirreno - Adriatico 1980, 1981
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 1978
Giro dell'Emilia 1974, 1979
Meisterschaft von Zürich 1977
Paris - Tours 1974
Milano - Torino 1983
Tre Valli Varesine 1976, 1978
Giro di Toscana 1974, 1976, 1977, 1982
Giro del Piemonte 1974
Super Prestige Pernod 1978
Giro del Lazio 1977, 1978, 1984
G.P. Bruno Beghelli / Milano - Vignola 1983
Giro del Veneto 1979
Coppa Placci 1975
G.P. du Midi-Libre 1975
Route du Sud 1982
Trofeo Pantalica 1976, 1983
G.P. Industria e Artigianato 1978
Giro del Trentino 1980, 1983
Giro dell'Appennino 1976, 1985
Tour of Norway 1983
Coppa Agostoni 1977, 1981
Coppa Sabatini 1978
Trofeo Matteotti 1975, 1976, 1978
Tour de France - stages 1975 (2)
Giro d'Italia - stages 1973 (1), 1976 (3), 1978 (4), 1979 (3), 1980 (1), 1981 (1), 1982 (2), 1984 (4), 1985 (3), 1986 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1984 (2)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 1979 (1), 1980 (1), 1981 (1), 1986 (2)
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - stages 1978 (4)
G.P. du Midi-Libre - stages 1975 (2), 1978 (2), 1982 (1)
Route du Sud - stages 1982 (1)
Giro del Trentino - stages 1980 (2), 1983 (1), 1987 (1)
Tour of Norway - stages 1983 (1)
More results

Seasons

Francesco Moser - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1971 Individual 43 424
2. 1972 Individual 126 278
3. 1973 Filotex 886 55
4. 1974 Filotex 3283 3
5. 1975 Filotex 3865 3
6. 1976 Sanson 3040 3
7. 1977 Sanson 3630 2
8. 1978 Sanson - Columbus 4373 1
9. 1979 Sanson - Luxor TV - Campagnolo 3663 3
10. 1980 Sanson - Campagnolo 2713 3
11. 1981 Famcucine - Campagnolo 2367 3
12. 1982 Famcucine - Campagnolo 3202 3
13. 1983 Gis Gelati - Campagnolo 1478 22
14. 1984 Gis Gelati - Tuc Lu 2549 5
15. 1985 Gis Gelati - Trentino Vacanze - Intrepido 1323 21
16. 1986 Supermercati Brianzoli - Essebi 1506 19
17. 1987 Supermercati Brianzoli - Château d'Ax 513 131
18. 1988 Château d'Ax - Salotti 4 1054
Overall: 38564 5