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Old 04-10-16, 11:19 AM
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Who is considered the best overall cyclist in the US? World?
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Do you mean road, cyclocross, cross country, downhill, track, trials, endurance, men's, woman's?
A bit more specificity is needed.
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Marianne Vos???
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne_Vos
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Do you mean road, cyclocross, cross country, downhill, track, trials, endurance, men's, woman's?
A bit more specificity is needed.
Road and maybe endurance.
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Road and maybe endurance.
For Endurance Cycling, the Race Across America would be a good place to start.

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Here's the UCI ranking for cyclocross.

Cyclo Cross - Ranking

The same site has several lists of standings = track, women, trials, BMX, etc.

Lots of Best Cyclists out there
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Before her injury, Vos hands down. Multiple stage winner, world road, CX (and MTB?) champion. I don't think she did track (to the relief of the track world, I am sure).

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Best follow on Instagram Phil Gaimon and anyone who is close is a distant second. Best book written by a pro? Phil's book.

Isn't just picking a frontrunner kind of boring?
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Best? Current? Hmmm. Highly subjective, let's harken back to another time and talk about...Beryl Burton.

In 1967, she set a new 12-hour time trial record of 277.25 miles (Gulp, that's 23.1 mph avg)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beryl_Burton
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Interesting ranking would have had Anquetil much higher just in front of Poulidor and right behind Mercks!
Sean Kelly as second: no way this ranking must be drawn by anglo-saxons!
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