Pro Cycling Season 2017 Pub Quiz

It’s time for my favourite post of the year: The Pro Cycling Pub Quiz! Questions will (hopefully) get progressively harder and will test your memory of the entire season. Don’t bother visiting Procyclingstats.com – you’re only cheating yourself! Answer by commenting below or messaging me @justprocycling on Twitter. Enjoy!

Category 4

  1. Who won the Abu Dhabi Tour?
  2. Who was second to Alejandro Valverde at Liege-Bastogne-Liege?
  3. Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali, Alberto Contador and which other rider placed in two GT top tens this year?
  4. Which Slovenian came 11th at the Giro d’Italia?
  5. Who was Orica-Scott’s highest finisher at Milan-San Remo?

Category 3

  1. Who finished second at Paris-Roubaix for the second time in his career?
  2. How many Tour de France stages were won by a French rider?
  3. Which two Quick-Step riders led the Giro d’Italia?
  4. Which World Tour stage race was won by Nairo Quintana?
  5. Which Australian’s only win of the season came at Driedaagse De Panne?

Category 2

  1. Who won the OVO Women’s Tour of Britain?
  2. Who was Movistar’s highest finisher at the Vuelta Espana?
  3. Which two Belgians made the podium of Strade Bianche?
  4. The only victory of John Degenkolb’s season came at which race?
  5. Who finished second behind Alberto Contador on L’Angliru on Stage 20 of the Vuelta Espana?

 

Category 1

  1. Which two Australians won stages of the Tour de Pologne?
  2. Which Italian came 6th at the Tour of Flanders?
  3. Which Wanty – Groupe Gobert rider won Coppa Sabatini?
  4. Which Spaniard won the final stage of Paris-Nice?
  5. Which German won a World Tour one-day race this year?

HC Category

  1. Who was the youngest Grand Tour stage winner of the season?
  2. Which Italian came second at the Giro Rosa?
  3. Who was Switzerland’s only Grand Tour stage winner in 2017?
  4. Alexander Kristoff, Ben Hermans and which other rider won a stage at the Tour of Oman?
  5. Which Pro Continental rider placed second on two stages of the Giro d’Italia?

Who am I?

  1. I crashed out of Fleche Wallone but later came sixth at the Binck Bank Tour.
  2. I came second at San Sebastian before taking top tens at both Canadian World Tour races.
  3. I’m a National Time Trial Champion who won the Young Riders Jersey at the Tour of Romandie.
  4. I came 11th at Tirreno-Adriatico and 10th at Pais-Vasco but didn’t ride in any of the Grand Tours.
  5. I’m a 36 year-old Dutch rider who won the Mountains Jersey at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

 


Answers Below – NO CHEATING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Rui Costa, 2. Dan Martin, 3. Ilnur Zakarin, 4. Jan Polanc, 5. Caleb Ewan, 6. Zdenek Stybar, 7. Five, 8. Gaviria & Jungels, 9. Tirreno-Adriatico, 10. Luke Durbridge, 11. Kasia Niewiadoma, 12. Dani Moreno, 13. Van Avermaet & Wellens, 14. The Dubai Tour, 15. Wout Poels, 16. Haig & Ewan, 17. Sasha Modolo, 18. Andrea Pasqualon, 19. David De la Cruz, 20. Nikias Ardnt, 21. Matej Mohoric, 22. Elisa Longo Borghini, 23. Silvan Dillier, 24. Soren Kragh Anderson, 25. Jakub Mareczko, 26. Michael Valgren, 27. Tony Gallopin, 28. Pierre-Roger Latour 29. Simon Spilak, 30. Pieter Weening

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6 thoughts on “Pro Cycling Season 2017 Pub Quiz

  1. Category 4
    1. Who won the Abu Dhabi Tour? Ben Hermans
    2. Who was second to Alejandro Valverde at Liege-Bastogne-Liege? Vuillermoz
    3. Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali, Alberto Contador and which other rider placed in two GT top tens this year? Pozzovivo
    4. Which Slovenian came 11th at the Giro d’Italia? Jan Polanc
    5. Who was Orica-Scott’s highest finisher at Milan-San Remo? Uran
    Category 3
    6. Who finished second at Paris-Roubaix for the second time in his career? Stybar
    7. How many Tour de France stages were won by a French rider? 4
    8. Which two Quick-Step riders led the Giro d’Italia? Jungels, gaviria
    9. Which World Tour stage race was won by Nairo Quintana? Valencia
    10. Which Australian’s only win of the season came at Driedaagse De Panne? Durbridge
    Category 2
    11. Who won the OVO Women’s Tour of Britain? Nowendiema
    12. Who was Movistar’s highest finisher at the Vuelta Espana? Rojas
    13. Which two Belgians made the podium of Strade Bianche? Wellens, Benoot
    14. The only victory of John Degenkolb’s season came at which race? dk
    15. Who finished second behind Alberto Contador on L’Angliru on Stage 20 of the Vuelta Espana? Lopez
    Category 1
    16. Which two Australians won stages of the Tour de Pologne? Ewan, Haig
    17. Which Italian came 6th at the Tour of Flanders? Moscon
    18. Which Wanty – Groupe Gobert rider won Coppa Sabatini? Martin
    19. Which Spaniard won the final stage of Paris-Nice? Izaguirre
    20. Which German won a World Tour one-day race this year? Greipel
    HC Category
    21. Who was the youngest Grand Tour stage winner of the season? Camejane
    22. Which Italian came second at the Giro Rosa? Longo Borgini
    23. Who was Switzerland’s only Grand Tour stage winner in 2017? Albasini
    24. Alexander Kristoff, Ben Hermans and which other rider won a stage at the Tour of Oman? Kragh Andersson
    25. Which Pro Continental rider placed second on two stages of the Giro d’Italia? dk
    Who am I?
    26. I crashed out of Fleche Wallone but later came sixth at the Binck Bank Tour. Van MArcke
    27. I came second at San Sebastian before taking top tens at both Canadian World Tour races. Gallopin
    28. I’m a National Time Trial Champion who won the Young Riders Jersey at the Tour of Romandie. dk
    29. I came 11th at Tirreno-Adriatico and 10th at Pais-Vasco but didn’t ride in any of the Grand Tours. dk
    30. I’m a 36 year-old Dutch rider who won the Mountains Jersey at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire. Weening

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  2. Couldn’t message you on twitter (idk why) but here are my answers:

    1. Rui Costa’
    2. Dan Martin
    3. Ilnur Zakarin
    4. Jan Polanc
    5. Caleb Ewan
    6. Zdenek Stybar
    7. 4 stages
    8. Bob Jungles and Fernando Gaviria
    9. Tirreno Adriatico
    10. Luke Durbridge
    11. Niewidoma
    12. Carapaz
    13. Greg van Avermaet and Tim Wellens
    14. Tour of Dubai
    15. Wout Poels
    16. Caleb Ewan and Jack Haig
    17. Trentin
    18. Offredo
    19. David de la Cruz
    20. Nikias Arndt
    21. Miguel Lopez
    22. Longo Borginhi
    23. Dillier
    24. Kudus??
    25. Marcezko
    26. Boom??
    27. Gallopin
    28. Latour
    29. I honestly don’t know XD
    30. Pieter Weening

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    • 22/30. Great effort! That puts you in the top three so far. Sorry that Twitter didn’t work – what’s your handle? I’ll give you a follow.

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