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The Best Colombian Riders of The Modern Era


A couple of years ago we did a piece about the Colombian influence on European Cycle Sport and the best Colombian riders of the modern era, and at the end of it we mentioned a guy who we believed was going to be a ‘Big’; Senor Egan Bernal by name. Since Bernal has become the first Colombian winner of the Tour de France we thought you make like to see what we said back then…

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They’re part of the landscape now, those Colombians; Chaves, Gaviria, Quintana, Uran all rampaging across Grand Tours and Classics landscapes.

Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas (both GBR / Team INEOS). Photo©Dion Kerckhoffs

It got me to thinking about Colombians I have known and loved (most of them, that is) sinc