CR Quiz #3-4 Monday, January 23, 2006 (15 Total Points)


Which race is known as "Le Doyenne"? (1 point)

A. Paris-Roubaix

B. Tour of Flanders

C. Liege-Bastogne-Liege

D. La Flech Wallone

E. Gent-Wevelgem

L-B-L was the first one of the great Classics in 1892.


When were the first Olympic Games that held track cycling indoors? (2 points)

A. Rome in 1960

B. Montreal in 1976

C. Moscow in 1980

D. Atlanta in 1996

E. Athens 2004


Who was the 1st World RR champion? [Held in 1927, Nurburgring, Ger] (3 points)

A. Alfredo Binda (Ita)

B. Rik Van Looy (Bel)

C. Andre Darrigade (Fra)

D. Luis Ocana (Spa)

E. Marcel Kint (Bel)


BIG 3: Who was the only rider to win each of the Big 3 (Tour, Giro and Vuelta) on his first try? (4 points)

A. Bernard Hinault (Fra)

B. Eddy Merckx (Bel)

C. Fausto Coppi (Ita)

D. Louison Bobet (Fra)

E. Marco Pantani (Ita)

Hinault TdF 1978, VdE 1978, GdI 1980


When was the first official Individual Time Trial (ITT) in the Tour de France?

A. 1914

B. 1928

C. 1934

D. 1948

E. 1952

Stage 21b 90km La Roche sur Yon to Nantes, Won by Antonin Magne (Fra)