CR Quiz #20 (Monday, March 16, 2015) (15 Total Points)


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GENERAL: What is the pictured rider’s nickname? (1 Point)
A. Eagle of Toledo
B. The Badger
C. The Cannibal
D. Big Mig
E. The Lion King

Regarding the former “World Cup” of Road Cycling (1989 to 2004): Which country never hosted a World Cup race? (2 Point)
A. Canada
B. Japan
C. Austria
D. England
E. Holland

Who was the first British rider to finish on the podium (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) in one of the “5 Monuments” (M-SR, Flanders, P-R, L-B-L, Lombardia)? (3 Points)
A. Brian Robinson (GBr)
B. Tom Simpson (GBr)
C. Barry Hoban (GBr)
D. Robert Millar (GBr)
E. Mark Cavendish (GBr)

Robinson 3rd in 1957 M-SR
Simpson Win in 1961 Flanders
Hoban 3rd in 1969 LBL
Millar 3rd in 1988 LBL

GENERAL: Italian Cycling: Who was Fausto Coppi’s blind trainer/masseur? (4 Points)
A. Luca Devanti
B. Biagio Cavanna
C. Federico Morini
D. Bruno Paverotti

ITALIAN TRIPLE: Eddy Merckx was one of two riders to win Milan-San Remo, Giro d’Italia, and Lombardia in the same year
Who was the only other superstar to accomplish this “Italian Triple” in the same year? (5 Point)

A. Laurent Fignon
B. Gino Bartali
C. Danilo Di Luca
D. Fausto Coppi
E. Damiano Cunego