Historic Overview Peter Post

Rider

Overall Rank690
NamePeter POST
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth12-Nov-1933 - Amsterdam (Noord Holland)
Date of death14-Jan-2011 - Amsterdam (Noord Holland)
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Biography

Peter Post

Peter Post (12 November 1933 – 14 January 2011) was a Dutch professional cyclist whose career lasted from 1956 to 1972. Post competed in road and track racing. As a rider he is best remembered for Six-day racing, having competed in 155 races and won 65. Because of this success he was known as “De Keizer van de Zesdaagse” or “The Emperor of the Six Days”. In road racing his main achievements were winning the 1964 Paris–Roubaix and becoming national road race champion in 1963. He was on the podium three times at the La Flèche Wallonne but never won. Post’s other nickname was “de Lange” or “Big Man” because he was tall for a cyclist. After retiring from racing he had success as a Directeur sportif. Peter Post died in Amstelveen on 14 January 2011.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Paris - Roubaix 1964
Ronde van Limburg 1962
Deutschland Rundfahrt 1962
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 1962 (1)
More results

Seasons

Peter Post - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1956 Radium - R.I.H. Sport 68 390
2. 1957 Radium - R.I.H. Sport 191 228
3. 1958 Dossche Sport 515 113
4. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 22 524
5. 1960 Radium 220 212
6. 1961 Radium 231 219
7. 1962 R.I.H. Sport 545 105
8. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 1048 40
9. 1964 Flandria - Roméo 1371 22
10. 1965 Flandria - Roméo 309 167
11. 1966 Solo - Superia 310 149
12. 1967 Willem II - Gazelle 637 76
13. 1968 Willem II - Gazelle 284 148
14. 1969 Willem II - Gazelle 278 174
15. 1970 Willem II - Gazelle 0 646
16. 1971 Gazelle Cycles 7 531
Overall: 6036 690