Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Senior Member (Retired) gmason's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Location
    Great North Woods
    My Bikes
    Vittorio, Centaur triple; Casati Laser Piu, Chorus Triple.
    Posts
    2,671
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    The definitive Gonchar/Honchar name thread

    Here is what he said in a recent interview:

    "One of the side-benefits of Gonchar's two stage wins and stint in the yellow jersey was that he got his name back. A typing error on his passport condemned him to being referred to as 'Honchar' for years."

    Now you know the rest of the story.

  2. #2
    Seņor Member USAZorro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Location
    Carlisle, PA
    My Bikes
    1954 Hetchins M.O., 1959 Viking Severn Valley, 1970 Raleigh Pro, 1972 Fuji "The Finest", 1974 Raleigh Superbe&Comp, 1976 Raleigh Team Pro, 1994 Trek 830 MTB, 2000 Bob Jackson Arrowhead, Unicycle
    Posts
    13,034
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    But how is his first name really spelled? I've seen 4-5 variations of that too.
    The search for inner peace continues...

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Melbourne
    My Bikes
    Scapin EOS7 sloping, 10v Record, Ksyriums
    Posts
    6,411
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I reckon there used to be a "t" in there too...

    Gontchar...

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •