Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945 Molteni
BEL
6086
2. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Brooklyn
BEL
3519
3. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Kas
ESP
2900
4. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Filotex
ITA
2545
5. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943 Kas
ESP
2540
6. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 GAN
FRA
2400
7. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
2211
8. Jose Manuel FUENTE LAVANDERA 30-Sep-1945 Kas
ESP
2192
9. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940 Scic
ITA
2015
10. Jean Pierre DANGUILLAUME 25-May-1946 Peugeot
FRA
1996
11. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 Brooklyn
ITA
1987
12. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941 Watney - Maes Pils
BEL
1971
13. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1827
14. Alain SANTY 28-Aug-1949 GAN
FRA
1780
15. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
1742
16. Eric LEMAN 17-Jul-1946 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
1730
17. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Bic
POR
1720
18. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948 Peugeot
FRA
1694
19. Vicente LOPEZ CARRIL 02-Dec-1942 Kas
ESP
1678
20. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 Sonolor
FRA
1528
21. Andres OLIVA 07-Dec-1948 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1451
22. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942 Bic
NED
1433
23. Constantino CONTI 26-Sep-1945 Zonca
ITA
1336
24. Barry HOBAN 05-Feb-1940 GAN
GBR
1332
25. Patrick SERCU 27-Jun-1944 Brooklyn
BEL
1274
26. Georges PINTENS 15-Oct-1946 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
1248
27. Walter PLANCKAERT 08-Apr-1948 Watney - Maes Pils
BEL
1224
28. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Jolly
ITA
1222
29. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 GAN
NED
1212
30. Gustaaf VAN ROOSBROECK 16-May-1948 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
1210
31. Juan ZURANO 01-Sep-1948 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1209
32. Jesus MANZANEQUE 01-Jan-1943 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1182
33. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945 Bic
ESP
1179
34. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951 GAN
NED
1110
35. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942 IJsboerke - Colner
BEL
1100
36. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1091
37. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1089
38. Marc DEMEYER 19-Apr-1950 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1050
39. Rik VAN LINDEN 28-Jul-1949 IJsboerke - Colner
BEL
1047
40. Gösta PETTERSSON 23-Nov-1940 Magniflex
SWE
1030
41. Enrico PAOLINI 26-Mar-1945 Scic
ITA
1029
42. Gonzalo AJA 13-Jul-1946 Kas
ESP
1005
43. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Rokado
NED
1005
44. Javier ELORRIAGA 03-Dec-1947 Kas
ESP
987
45. Cees BAL 21-Nov-1951 GAN
NED
961
46. Andre DIERICKX 29-Oct-1947 Flandria
BEL
935
47. Wilfried WESEMAEL 13-Jan-1950 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
889
48. Joseph BRUYERE 05-Oct-1948 Molteni
BEL
864
49. Agustin TAMAMES 19-Oct-1944 Monteverde
ESP
839
50. Jacques ESCLASSAN 03-Sep-1948 Peugeot
FRA
835
51. Regis OVION 03-Mar-1949 Peugeot
FRA
835
52. Cyrille GUIMARD 20-Jan-1947 Merlin Plage
FRA
829
53. Roger PINGEON 28-Aug-1940 Jobo
FRA
811
54. Michel PERIN 20-May-1947 GAN
FRA
793
55. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953 Scic
ITA
767
56. Jose Luis URIBEZUBIA VELAR 21-Aug-1945 Kas
ESP
765
57. Knut KNUDSEN 12-Oct-1950 Jolly
NOR
761
58. Ronald DE WITTE 21-Oct-1946 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
759
59. Raymond DELISLE 11-Mar-1943 Peugeot
FRA
734
60. Antonio MARTOS 27-Nov-1946 Kas
ESP
729
61. Jose Luis ABILLEIRA BALBOA 27-Oct-1947 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
722
62. Jose PESARRODONA 01-Feb-1946 Kas
ESP
720
63. Jose Antonio GONZALEZ LINARES 25-Feb-1946 Kas
ESP
720
64. Louis PFENNINGER 01-Nov-1944 Möbel Marki
SUI
699
65. Ole RITTER 29-Aug-1941 Filotex
DEN
694
66. Fedor DEN HERTOG 20-Apr-1946 Frisol
NED
679
67. Gerard VIANEN 09-Feb-1944 GAN
NED
675
68. Dirk BAERT 14-Feb-1949 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
654
69. Willy DE GEEST 08-Jan-1947 Rokado
BEL
647
70. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
630
71. Roberto POGGIALI 16-Apr-1941 Filotex
ITA
616
72. Martin RODRIGUEZ 14-Apr-1942 Bianchi - Campagnolo
COL
613
73. Antonio VALLORI 21-Jan-1949 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
590
74. Jos HUYSMANS 18-Dec-1941 Molteni
BEL
583
75. Antonio MENENDEZ 18-Aug-1946 Kas
ESP
578
76. Charly ROUXEL 06-Apr-1948 Peugeot
FRA
575
77. Ventura DIAZ ARREY 26-Aug-1937 Monteverde
ESP
562
78. Giuseppe PERLETTO 02-May-1948 Sammontana
ITA
558
79. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947 Kas
ESP
550
80. Jose CATIEAU 17-Jul-1946 Bic
FRA
546
81. Tino TABAK 06-May-1946 Raleigh
NED
542
82. Giacinto SANTAMBROGIO 25-Apr-1945 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
535
83. Edward JANSSENS 18-Jan-1946 Molteni
BEL
533
84. Santiago LAZCANO 08-Mar-1947 Kas
ESP
531
85. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941 Dreher
ITA
530
86. Ferdinand JULIEN 30-Jun-1946 Sonolor
FRA
521
87. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Sonolor
BEL
509
88. Joseph FUCHS 24-Jul-1948 Filotex
SUI
504
89. Willy TEIRLINCK 10-Aug-1948 Sonolor
BEL
500
90. Bernard BOURREAU 02-Sep-1951 Peugeot
FRA
496
91. Piet VAN KATWIJK 27-Feb-1950 Frisol
NED
491
92. Willy VANNESTE 10-Mar-1944 Sonolor
BEL
487
93. Roland SALM 21-Feb-1951 Zonca
SUI
487
94. Fausto BERTOGLIO 13-Jan-1949 Brooklyn
ITA
471
95. Andre ROMERO 10-Sep-1950 Jobo
FRA
458
96. Frans VAN LOOY 26-Aug-1950 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
455
97. Ercole GUALAZZINI 22-Jun-1944 Brooklyn
ITA
445
98. Fernando MENDÈS DOS REIS 15-Sep-1946 Kas
POR
431
99. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950 Jolly
ITA
422
100. Roland BERLAND 26-Feb-1945 Bic
FRA
417
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1974. Use the year and country filters below to look at the same overall ranking until a specific year in the past and/or for a specific country. Riders score points based on their results in the races. These points depend on the (historic) importance of the race, the competition during the race and the toughness of the course. Click on any rider to get an all time overview of the rider with details on the scores and rank for the various seasons and the most important results for each year.

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