Historic Overview John Talen

Rider

Overall Rank1477
NameJohn TALEN
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth18-Jan-1965 - Meppel (Drenthe)
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Biography

John Talen

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

Major Victories

Dwars door Vlaanderen 1988
Scheldeprijs - Schoten 1990
G.P. Pino Cerami 1988
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1991 (1)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 1990 (1)
More results

Seasons

John Talen - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1987 Panasonic - Isostar 201 264
2. 1988 Panasonic - Isostar 659 78
3. 1989 Panasonic - Isostar 266 207
4. 1990 Panasonic - Sportlife 619 84
5. 1991 PDM - Concorde - Ultima 678 83
6. 1992 PDM - Ultima - Concorde 194 255
7. 1993 TVM - Bison Kit 240 198
8. 1994 Mercatone Uno - Medeghini 113 319
9. 1995 Mercatone Uno - Saeco 52 429
10. 1996 Foreldorado - Golff 75 389
11. 1997 Foreldorado - Golff 136 313
12. 1999 Batavus - Bankgiroloterij - Big Star 40 589
13. 2000 Spar - OKI - Daewoo 40 648
14. 2002 Van Hemert Groep Cycling Team 0 1275
Overall: 3313 1477