Pinno's tougher than Jens Voigt Christmas quiz #4

pinno
pinno Posts: 51,550
edited February 2019 in The cake stop
Solve all the questions and solve the cycling related anagram.
(CN = Christian Name, SR = Sirname).

1 Danish poet and film director enamoured with cycling
2 Rhymes with Gloop
3 The World Championships were here and in the same City, a Helicopter accident with a far eastern twist
4 Spaniard, nearly man. Never lived up to expectations and did not fill boots of the Big one. (SR)
5 Fast German who has won stages in all 3 GT's.
6 Prolific Spaniard once sponsored by Bic.
7 Swiss, always in the shadow of 9.
8 Sicilian. Loves the 3 T's.
9 Won this storm ridden tour of Flanders at a youg age
10 Foreign start of the TdF
11 Mills and ?
12 Statuesque Belgian who wore Yellow for as many days as Terence Trent D'Arby was expecting to be home
13 Omnipresent Red Devil (CN)
14 Diminutive Spaniard who loved Rainbow's
15 Belgian, one of the best, famous for a long, long solo in a cobbled Classic (CN)
16 Monsieur Chrono
17 Soler, Amador, Fernandez, Betancur et al
18 Sing the praises of this Welsh female, huge palmares, now retired (CN)
19 Odd starting venue for Italian masterpiece
20 World hour record holder assisted by Teutonic shampoo
21 Likeable tall bloke who failed to regain time, despite winning the Galibier against cuddles
22 Little, smiling Colombian (happiest on countries finest?) (CN)
23 Italian. Mentioned by Ernest Hemmingway, died mysteriously at the side of the road but left a legacy of successful bicycles
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  • eric_draven
    eric_draven Posts: 1,192
    10 Utrecht?
    6 Luis Ocana?
    22 Esteban Chaves
  • DeVlaeminck
    DeVlaeminck Posts: 8,761
    16 is Anquetil
    [Castle Donington Ladies FC - going up in '22]
  • DeVlaeminck
    DeVlaeminck Posts: 8,761
    14 Oscar
    [Castle Donington Ladies FC - going up in '22]
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,793
    13 D Dieter 'Didi' Senft
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    All correct so far.
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  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,793
    20 J as in Jens Voigt?
  • crispybug2
    crispybug2 Posts: 2,915
    edited December 2018
    23) ‘O’ Ottavia Bottecchia
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    orraloon wrote:
    20 J as in Jens Voigt?

    'Assisted by Teutonic shampoo'. No.
    He may not have been assisted by Teutonic shampoo at the time.
    That makes it clearer, doesn't it? :D
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    crispybug2 wrote:
    23) ‘O’ Ottavia Bottecchia

    Very good.
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  • Stevo_666
    Stevo_666 Posts: 58,923
    11. Boonen
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,793
    Pinno wrote:
    orraloon wrote:
    20 J as in Jens Voigt?

    'Assisted by Teutonic shampoo'. No.
    He may not have been assisted by Teutonic shampoo at the time.
    That makes it clearer, doesn't it? :D
    Hmmm, strokes chin.

    11 B Boonen Edit. Oops. Beaten to it.
    8 N Nibali? Or V Vincenzo?
  • eric_draven
    eric_draven Posts: 1,192
    4 Joseba Beloki?
  • big_harv
    big_harv Posts: 512
    3-Leicester (1970)
  • big_harv
    big_harv Posts: 512
    20-I want to say Marcel Kittel but I think it's incorrect. He was in the ad at least..
    17-Carlos
    11-Boon
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,793
    5 Kittel or Greipel, Greipel or Kittel?

    G Greipel
  • awavey
    awavey Posts: 2,368
    Pinno wrote:
    orraloon wrote:
    20 J as in Jens Voigt?

    'Assisted by Teutonic shampoo'. No.
    He may not have been assisted by Teutonic shampoo at the time.
    That makes it clearer, doesn't it? :D

    Yes :) A for Alex Dowsett
  • awavey
    awavey Posts: 2,368
    18 got to be Nicole...
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,793
    17 M Movistar
  • Garry H
    Garry H Posts: 6,639
    18. Myfanwy
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    orraloon wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    orraloon wrote:
    20 J as in Jens Voigt?

    'Assisted by Teutonic shampoo'. No.
    He may not have been assisted by Teutonic shampoo at the time.
    That makes it clearer, doesn't it? :D
    Hmmm, strokes chin.

    11 B Boonen Edit. Oops. Beaten to it.
    8 N Nibali? Or V Vincenzo?

    8. No.
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    Big Harv wrote:
    3-Leicester (1970)

    Yep.

    You must have a huge fountain of knowledge when you reach your late eighties.
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    4 Joseba Beloki?

    Nope.
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  • Pinno wrote:
    4 Joseba Beloki?

    Nope.

    A Banesto team mate of the Big one?
  • hopkinb
    hopkinb Posts: 7,129
    7. R for Rominger?
  • big_harv
    big_harv Posts: 512
    Pinno wrote:
    Big Harv wrote:
    3-Leicester (1970)

    Yep.

    You must have a huge fountain of knowledge when you reach your late eighties.

    Oi! And who set the question? :mrgreen:
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    Big Harv wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Big Harv wrote:
    3-Leicester (1970)

    Yep.

    You must have a huge fountain of knowledge when you reach your late eighties.

    Oi! And who set the question? :mrgreen:

    Google.
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    Pinno wrote:
    4 Joseba Beloki?

    Nope.

    A Banesto team mate of the Big one?

    Actually, no. I had to look that up as I would have made the same assumption.
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    hopkinb wrote:
    7. R for Rominger?

    Yep.
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    Big Harv wrote:
    20-I want to say Marcel Kittel but I think it's incorrect. He was in the ad at least..
    17-Carlos
    11-Boon

    No
    No and
    ...en.
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  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,550
    orraloon wrote:
    5 Kittel or Greipel, Greipel or Kittel?

    G Greipel

    No. They may have but it's not the man I am looking for.
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