Historic Overview Roy Knickman

Rider

Overall Rank4071
NameRoy KNICKMAN
Country
  United States
Date of birth23-Jun-1965 - Ventura (Texas)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Roy Knickman - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1985 Levi's 9 621
2. 1986 La Vie Claire 127 317
3. 1987 Toshiba 172 278
4. 1988 7-Eleven 152 303
5. 1989 7-Eleven 117 361
6. 1990 7-Eleven 7 759
7. 1991 Coors Light 43 542
8. 1992 Coors Light 5 736
9. 1993 Coors Light 26 499
10. 1998 Mercury Cycling Team - DLD - Outdoor Life Network 8 761
11. 1999 Mercury Cycling Team 2 957
12. 2000 Mercury Cycling Team - Mannheim Auctions 0 1134
Overall: 668 4071

Biography

Clarence "Roy" Knickman (born June 23, 1965) is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States, who won the bronze medal in the Men's Team Time Trial at the 1984 Summer Olympics. His winning teammates in Los Angeles, California were Ron Kiefel, Andrew Weaver, and Davis Phinney.

Knickman rode in the 1988 and 1989 Tour de France for Team 7 Eleven. He memorably featured in one of the greatest breakaways in the history of Paris–Roubaix in 1988.

During his professional career, Knickman rode for the famous teams of La Vie Claire, Toshiba-Look (alongside Greg LeMond, Bernard Hinault and Andrew Hampsten) and 7-Eleven.

He originally retired from competition at the end of 1993 to take up coaching, serving as coach of the US national junior team in 1994 and the US national and Olympic road team from 1995 to 1997. However he returned to riding with the Mercury team in 1998, combining it with the role of Assistant Manager until 2000. He subsequently worked in management for the Autotrader.com and Prime Alliance teams. More recently he has coached cyclists Kendall Ryan and Alexis Ryan.

He later became a firefighter in Paso Robles, California.

He is currently engaged. He has two children.

source - Wikipedia