Rik Van Steenbergen
Cobbles Credentials: Rik 1 took two Rondes and two Paris-Roubaix wins, as well as a world title in Waregem (one of his three world titles) among the alleged 1000 career victories to his name.
DId you know? Spent his youth rolling cigars for work.
Fred De Bruyne
Cobbles Credentials: Did the Flanders-Roubaix Double, in 1957, along with a Paris-Tours, even with an emerging Van Looy around.
DId you know? Liege-Bastogne-Liege was more his game, with three wins, along with an MSR title. Career was cut short after a bad accident in 1960.