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4 Rik Van Steenbergen vs. 5 Rik Van Looy

OMIGOD! It's the Ultimate Battle of the Riks!

Rik Van Steenbergen (Rik I)

Cobbled Credentials Again Please?

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.

Tournament Mojo

Crushed Fred De Bruyne. Not close

Rik Van Looy (Rik II)

Cobbled Credentials Again Please?

Rik II was the first rider to win the Cobbles Trilogy, Flanders-GW-Roubaix, in 1962. Won a total of two Rondes, three Roubaixs, three Gent-Wevelgems, two Scheldeprijs's and four E3 Prijs editions. A total of 19 podiums (including wins) in these races.

Tournament Mojo

Buried Cyrille Van Hauwaert, the original Lion of Flanders, in round 1. Let's face it, everyone wanted this matchup to happen.


Two great mega-champions. Honestly I'm not sure how to choose between them. Good luck!