CR Quiz #17 (Monday, Feb. 24, 2014) (15 Total Points)


Ave Score / quiz

True or False: Alpe d’Huez was the first “Major” climb of the Tour de France. (1 Point)
False [Alpe d’Huez was introduced in 1952, Ballon d’Alsace was the first Cat 1 in 1905, Tourmalet was the first HC in 1910]

CLASSICS: Which Race is known as “La Primavera”? (2 Points)
A. Milan-San Remo [the first of 5 Monuments on the schedule]
B. Tour of Flanders 
C. Paris-Roubaix 
D. Liege-Bastogne-Liege 
E. Giro di Lombardia 

TdF: Which of these great cycling champions never wore the Yellow Jersey in the Tour de France? (3 points)
A. Tom Simpson  [1 day, Stg 12 TdF 1962]
B. Raymond Poulidor
C. Richard Virenque 
[2 days, Stg 2 TdF 1992 and Stg 7 TdF 2003]

TdF: By how many seconds did Greg LeMond beat Laurent Fignon in the 1989 final stage ITT? (4 points)
A. 8 seconds 
B. 19 seconds
C. 50 seconds
D. 58 seconds 
[LeMond trailed by 50” in the Overall GC going into the final TT]

WCRR: Currently who is the OLDEST living World Champion? (5 points)
A. Rik Van Looy [Current Age 80, WRCC 1960, 61]
B. Eddy Merckx [Current Age 68, WRCC 1967, 71, 74]
C. Ferdi Kulber
[Current Age 94, WRCC 1951]
D. Joop Zoetemelk [Current Age 67, WRCC 1985]
E. Hennie Kuiper
[Current Age 65, WRCC 1975]