Chris Froome overtakes Tom Simpson in Cycling Weekly's All-Time British Ranking

Chris Froome now sits in fourth place in Cycling Weekly's All-Time Ranking of British Pro Riders behind Mark Cavendish, Robert Millar and Bradley Wiggins

Chris Froome attacks on stage ten of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

With his stage 10 victory and continued position in the yellow jersey of race leader at the Tour de France, Chris Froome (Sky) has now overtaken Tom Simpson to move up to fourth place in Cycling Weekly's All-Time Ranking of British road riders.

The ranking was devised in order to compare the performances of British male road riders from different eras, with points awarded for high placings in races and time spent in the race lead. The more difficult and prestigious the race, the more points are awarded.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, 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, 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.