Bernard Hinault


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French racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1954)

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William Fotheringham's definitive biography of Bernard Hinault is a must, not just for cycling aficionados, but anyone interested in sporting competition.
The French have waited even longer for a champion -- the last was Bernard Hinault way back in 1985 -- but with three riders in the top six places, hopes are growing of at least a first podium place since climber Richard Virenque finished second in 1997.
Bernard Hinault (20) of France holds the record for the most time trials including five prologues.
Born on November 14, 1984, on the same day as the famous cyclist Bernard Hinault, in Messina, Nibali moved from his hometown Messina to Tuscany at the age of 16.
France's five-times Tour champion Bernard Hinault was quick to react, telling local TV channel BFM: "He must not know what it was like to ride without doping.
The last time two riders from the same nation finished first and second in the Tour was in 1984, when Frenchman Laurent Fignon defeated Bernard Hinault.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker hosted the guests on the flight, including Belgian cycling legend Eddy Merckx and Frenchman Bernard Hinault, who each won the Tour de France five times during illustrious careers.
Voeckler (Europcar) dug deep into his energy reserves to finish 2:21 behind and retain the maillot jaune for a 10th day as he seeks to be the first Frenchman to stand atop the podium since five-time winner Bernard Hinault 26 years ago.
Voeckler (Europcar) dug deep into his reserves to finish 2:21 behind and retain the maillot jaune for a 10th day as he seeks to be the first Frenchman to stand atop the podium since Bernard Hinault.
So look out for more wacky morons getting in the way of the athletes and, if it's anything like this year's Glastonbury line-up, unexpected headline-act breakaways from Bernard Hinault and Jessica Ennis.
Only Eddy Merckx, with 34 victories, and Bernard Hinault, who boasts 28 wins, are ahead of Cavendish in the rankings of Tour stage wins.
Bernard Hinault And the Fall and Rise of French Cycling By William Fotheringham INTROSPECTION has long been the English football fan's default mode.
Only Eddy Merckx (11), Bernard Hinault (10), Jacques Anquetil (8), Fausto Coppi and Miguel Indurain (7) have won more grand tours than Contador.
Guests will also hear tales of Sean Kelly's races against Eddie Merckx, Greg LeMond, Laurent Fignon, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain at the European classic cycling tours and grand tours.
Porte wrote on Twitter: "Going to miss having @chrisfroome around for this TdF but sure he'll be back next year stronger than ever #lionheart" It is the first time since Bernard Hinault in 1980 that a defending champion has exited the Tour prematurely.