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1 Eddy Merckx vs. 5 Rik Van Looy

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Eddy Merckx

Cobbled Credentials Again Please?

Won the Ronde van Vlaanderen two times, Paris-Roubaix three times, Gent-Wevelgem three times. Handfuls of other podiums. Never won E3 Prijs for some reason. Is that nitpicking?

Tournament Mojo

Cannibalized Romain Gijssens just as he dispatched Paul Deman earlier... with an appetite for victory!

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

Surprisingly strong showing in taking out Rik I (after dropping Cyrille Van Hauwaert earlier), taking 82% of the vote. He and Merckx passed like ships in the night in real life (career-wise), with Rik's biggest peak ending by 1965.