Historic Overview John Talen


Overall Rank1394
NameJohn TALEN
  The Netherlands
Date of birth18-Jan-1965 - Meppel (Drenthe)
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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
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1991 (1)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 1990 (1)
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