Nicknames of Cyclists – S

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with S):

By Surname: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

CYCLIST NICKNAME COUNTRY BIRTH/DEATH YEARS ACTIVE
Peter Sagan * The Terminator,
Rambo
Slovakia 26 Jan 1990
2009-
Giuseppe Santhià Pinot Italy 19 Jan 1886
?
1909-1923
Giuseppe Saronni Goodwood rifle-shot Italy 22 Sep 1957
1977-1989
Paolo Savoldelli Babyface,
Il Falco
Italy 07 May 1973
1996-2008
Briek Schotte Iron Briek Belgium 07 Sep 1919
04 Apr 2004
Patrick Sercu The Flemish Arrow
(Vlaamse Pijl)
Belgium 27 Jun 1944
1964-1977
Luca Scinto The Python
(Il Pittone)
Italy 28 Jan 1968
1988-2002
Oscar Sevilla * The Kid (El Niño) Spain 29 Sep 1976
1998-
Gilberto Simoni Gibo,
The Eagle of Palu di Giovo
(Aquila di Palu di Giovo)
Italy 25 Aug 1971
1994-2010
Tom Simpson Mister Tom Great Britain 30 Nov 1937
13 Jul 1967
1959-1967
François Simon Spud France 28 Oct 1968
1991-2002
Mauricio Soler El Lancero Colombia 14 Jan 1983
2006-2012