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Who are Britain's most successful male road riders?

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It's a question that sparks heated debate whenever it is asked. Who is Britain's greatest male professional road racer of all time?

For some it's a no-brainer: Chris Froome has won the Tour de France on four occasions, stages of the Tour and Vuelta, and also claimed the Critérium du Dauphiné, Paris-Nice and Tour de Romandie.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.