Historic Overview John Talen

Rider

Overall Rank1302
NameJohn TALEN
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth18-Jan-1965 - Meppel (Drenthe)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

John Talen - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1987 Panasonic 207 246
2. 1988 Panasonic 648 76
3. 1989 Panasonic 266 206
4. 1990 Panasonic 600 84
5. 1991 PDM 651 83
6. 1992 PDM 193 255
7. 1993 TVM 246 197
8. 1994 Mercatone Uno 112 318
9. 1995 Mercatone Uno 54 428
10. 1996 Foreldorado 75 388
11. 1997 Foreldorado 141 297
12. 1999 Batavus - Bankgiroloterij - Big Star 41 585
13. 2000 Spar - OKI - Daewoo 40 645
14. 2002 Van Hemert Groep Cycling Team 0 1278
Overall: 3274 1302

Biography

John Talen (born 18 January 1965) is a former road racing cyclist from the Netherlands, who was a professional from 1987 to 2000. As an amateur he won the world title in the 100 km team time trial, alongside Rob Harmeling, Tom Cordes and Gerrit de Vries, and finished second in the individual road race.

His biggest individual success as a pro was winning Dwars door Vlaanderen (1988) and the Scheldeprijs (1990). Talen rode in three editions of the Tour de France. In the 1994 Tour de France, he was last in the general classification, the lanterne rouge.

source - Wikipedia