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Historic Overview Peter Post

Rider

Overall Rank702
NamePeter POST
Country
  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

Badges

2 10

Major Victories

Paris - Roubaix 1964
Deutschland Rundfahrt 1962
Ronde van Limburg 1962
Ronde van Nederland 1960
Elfstedenronde 1963
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 1962 (1)
Ronde van Nederland - stages 1958 (1), 1960 (1), 1961 (2)
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Seasons

Peter Post - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1956 Radium - R.I.H. Sport 75 410
2. 1957 Radium - R.I.H. Sport 189 243
3. 1958 Dossche Sport 599 99
4. 1959 Radium - R.I.H. Sport 27 568
5. 1960 Radium 216 245
6. 1961 Faema 229 242
7. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 690 87
8. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 1053 41
9. 1964 Flandria - Roméo 1421 23
10. 1965 Flandria - Roméo 314 171
11. 1966 Solo - Superia 310 157
12. 1967 Willem II - Gazelle 649 79
13. 1968 Willem II - Gazelle 302 154
14. 1969 Willem II - Gazelle 322 161
15. 1970 Willem II - Gazelle 0 941
16. 1971 Gazelle Cycles 7 697
Overall: 6403 702