Historic Overview John Talen

Rider

Overall Rank1448
NameJohn TALEN
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth18-Jan-1965 - Meppel (Drenthe)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

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
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1991 (1)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 1990 (1)
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Seasons

John Talen - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1987 Panasonic - Isostar 198 264
2. 1988 Panasonic - Isostar 643 78
3. 1989 Panasonic - Isostar 262 207
4. 1990 Panasonic - Sportlife 600 84
5. 1991 PDM - Concorde - Ultima 656 83
6. 1992 PDM - Ultima - Concorde 190 255
7. 1993 TVM - Bison Kit 236 198
8. 1994 Mercatone Uno - Medeghini 111 319
9. 1995 Mercatone Uno - Saeco 51 429
10. 1996 Foreldorado - Golff 74 388
11. 1997 Foreldorado - Golff 142 298
12. 1999 Batavus - Bankgiroloterij - Big Star 43 586
13. 2000 Spar - OKI - Daewoo 42 645
14. 2002 Van Hemert Groep Cycling Team 0 1275
Overall: 3248 1448