Rik Van Steenbergen

Rik Van Steenbergen

Rik Van Steenbergen (Arendonk, 9 September 1924 – Antwerp, 15 May 2003) was a Belgian cyclist, considered to be one of the best among the great number of successful Belgian cyclists. He was a triple world champion. His major wins include: Road Race World Championships (1949, 1956, 1957), Ronde Van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) (1944, 1946), Paris–Roubaix (1948, 1952), La Flèche Wallonne (1949, 1958), Paris-Brussels (1950) and Milan-–San Remo (1954). He was nicknamed Rik I (Rik II is Rik Van Looy) and “The Boss”.

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I am a software developer, a former road racing cyclist (at the amateur level) and a science enthusiast. Also an animal lover! I write about cycling on this website, cycling-passion.com. You can check out my social media profiles by clicking on their icons.
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