Who is the world's greatest cyclist? Here's what you thought

We asked you who you thought was the greatest cyclist that the world has ever seen, and here's what you said...

Eddy Merckx

We recently asked Cycling Weekly readers who they thought was the greatest cyclist that the world has ever witnessed, and received an overwhelming number of replies.

Many of the names cropped up several times over. Some are racers with bulging lists of wins, others are riders who have achieved greatness through remarkable feats.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.