CR Quiz #8 (Monday, Dec. 23, 2013) (15 Total Points)


Ave Score / quiz

Tour de France: (above) World Champion Greg Lemond follows Pedro Delgaro up Alpe d’Huez.
Which year was this Tour? (1 Point)
A. 1985
B. 1987
C. 1988
D. 1990 Lemond was World Champion in 1989
E. 1992

Milan-San Remo: (above) Eric Zabel celebrated TOO soon and got passed at the line.
Who was the Rabobank winner? (2 Points)
A. Alessandro Petacchi
B. Oscar Freire
C. Mario Cipollini
D. Johann Bruyneel
E. Stuart O’Grady

World Road Champion: (above) Greg LeMond out sprinted Sean Kelly and Dimitri Konyshev to win the 1989 WCRR.
Where was the race held? (3 Points)
A. Altenrhein, Suisse
B. Chambéry, France "The Perfectly Timed Sprint"
C. Utsunomiya, Japan
D. Villach, Austria
E. Montello, Italy

Tour de France: (above) Late in his career Jacques Anquetil (Rider #1) helped his teammate win the 1966 Tour
Who is Rider #2 in the Yellow Jersey? (4 Points)
A. Felice Gimondi
B. Roger Pingeon
C. Jan Janssen
D. Gastone Nencini
E. Lucien Aimar

Early Tour de France: (above) This TdF champion was killed during WW1 when his plane was shot down behind enemy lines.
Who was this brave French pilot? (5 Points)
A. Louis Trousselier
B. Octave Lapize *
C. Lucien Petit-Breton
D. Gustave Garrigou
E. François Faber

Notable World War 1 Deaths -
* Tour de France Champion: Octave Lapize (Fra)
1887-1917, died in the 1917 battle at Verdun when his plane was shot down during a combat mission. Octave Lapize was TdF champion in 1910, raced every year from 1909 to 1914.

* Tour de France Champion:
Francois Faber (Lux) 1887-1915, died on the battlefield in 1915 while serving in the French Foreign Legend. Francois Faber was TdF champion in 1909, raced every year from 1906 to 1914, finishing 7th in 1907, 2nd in 1908, 2nd in 1910, 5th in 1913, and 9th in 1914.

* Tour de France Champion: Lucien “Petit-Breton” Mazan (Fra) 1882-1917, died when his car crashed while on a special mission behind enemy lines. Lucien Mazan was TdF champion in 1907 and 1908, raced every year from 1905 to 1914, finishing 5th in 1905 and 4th in 1906.