Men's Rider of the Year
I think the Velo d'Or will go to Alaphilippe but your choice is....
Men's Rider of the Year 60 votes
26% 16 votes
58% 35 votes
8% 5 votes
Another sensible option
6% 4 votes
0% 0 votes
First win February 24th, last October 8th.
Won everything he entered up until finishing 3rd in the Giro, but the best was yet to come.
Alaphilippe's results: One monument, a couple of lesser classics and a surprise showing in Le Tour, which ultimately ended in glorious failure. After that, absolutely nothing including couple of complete fails.
But yeah, he'll probably win the Velo d'Or.
Is it purely about results or who had the biggest impact?
I agree with you completely. Alaphilippe will win all of the awards, but i don't think he should. Results wise Bernal probably had a better year as well. But most people's initial response will be Alaphilippe.
Didn't he finish top if the UCI rankings? In which case you would assume he was a dead cert.
He took back something like 5 seconds in 7km
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It's Roglic for me as well. There is a bit of a hack to the voting here if you are a good GC rider and decide to omit the Tour. Then you have a very good shot at winning/podiuming Giro/Vuelta and winning this prestigious BR forum armchair award, no?
If in doubt, blame Wiggle.
Or a statement about Strade Bianche and Fleche Wallone. :oops:
Presumably most folks on here think that Thomas Voeckler was the best rider of 2011, given the rational being applied.
We go live to Rick Chasey...
The Vikings are coming!
Anyway, did Alaphilippe win more than Fuglsang?
_I still voted for Rogla on balance_
This unscientific poll is for who did I enjoy watching the most this season, and Alaphillippe made me get up out of my chair the most often this season.
Multi discipline and great classics win.
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30 Tour de France - Stage 13 (ITT) 2.UWT 2019-07-19
29 Tour de France - Stage 3 2.UWT 2019-07-08
28 Critérium du Dauphiné - Stage 6 2.UWT 2019-06-14
27 La Flèche Wallonne 1.UWT 2019-04-24
26 Itzulia Basque Country - Stage 2 2.UWT 2019-04-09
25 Milano-Sanremo 1.UWT 2019-03-23
24 Tirreno-Adriatico - Stage 6 2.UWT 2019-03-18
23 Tirreno-Adriatico - Stage 2 2.UWT 2019-03-14
22 Strade Bianche 1.UWT 2019-03-09
21 Colombia 2.1 - Stage 5 2.1 2019-02-16
20 Vuelta a San Juan Internacional - Stage 3 (ITT) 2.1 2019-01-29
19 Vuelta a San Juan Internacional - Stage 2 2.1 2019-01-28
35 Tre Valli Varesine 1.HC 2019-10-08
34 Giro dell'Emilia 1.HC 2019-10-05
33 La Vuelta ciclista a España 2.UWT 2019-09-15
32 La Vuelta ciclista a España - Stage 10 (ITT) 2.UWT 2019-09-03
31 Giro d'Italia - Stage 9 (ITT) 2.UWT 2019-05-19
30 Giro d'Italia - Stage 1 (ITT) 2.UWT 2019-05-11
29 Tour de Romandie - Stage 5 (ITT) 2.UWT 2019-05-05
28 Tour de Romandie 2.UWT 2019-05-05
27 Tour de Romandie - Stage 4 2.UWT 2019-05-04
26 Tour de Romandie - Stage 1 2.UWT 2019-05-01
25 Tirreno-Adriatico 2.UWT 2019-03-19
24 UAE Tour 2.UWT 2019-03-02
23 UAE Tour - Stage 6 2.UWT 2019-03-01
14 Gran Piemonte 1.HC 2019-10-10
13 Tour de France 2.UWT 2019-07-28
12 Tour de Suisse 2.UWT 2019-06-23
11 Tour de Suisse - Stage 7 2.UWT 2019-06-21
10 Paris - Nice 2.UWT 2019-03-17
9 Amgen Tour of California 2.UWT 2018-05-19
8 Amgen Tour of California - Stage 6 2.UWT 2018-05-18
7 Amgen Tour of California - Stage 2 2.UWT 2018-05-14
6 Tour de Romandie - Stage 3 (ITT) 2.UWT 2018-04-27
22 La Vuelta ciclista a España - Stage 16 2.UWT 2019-09-09
21 Critérium du Dauphiné 2.UWT 2019-06-16
20 Liège-Bastogne-Liège 1.UWT 2019-04-28
19 Tirreno-Adriatico - Stage 5 2.UWT 2019-03-17
18 Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol 2.HC 2019-02-24
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Multi discipline doesn’t count for road rankings.
I’m great medal of honour: allied assault deathmatch on the PC, but it’s not much use on the bike.
He won a stage of circuit de la sarthe? Can i change my vote?
Tough crowd. You aren't impressed by it, even in a minor race?
It was two days after that ridiculous fightback to 4th in RVV and a week before he won Brabantse Pijl and Amstel Gold, so he was on a bit of form. He'd have been a contender if he hadn't exploded in the Worlds, or if he'd done a full season, or possibly even if his team had been in P-R.