Clarence Knickman

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"Roy" Knickman
Roy Knickman 1991 Thrift Drug Classic.jpg
Roy Knickman in 1991 Thrift Drug Classic
Personal information
Full name Clarence Knickman
Nickname "Roy"
Born June 23, 1965
Team information
Current team Retired
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
May 25, 2013

Clarence ("Roy") Knickman (born June 23, 1965) is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States, who won the bronze medal in the Men's Team Time Trial at the 1984 Summer Olympics. His winning teammates in Los Angeles, California were Ron Kiefel, Andrew Weaver, and Davis Phinney.

Knickman rode in the 1988 and 1989 Tour de France for Team 7 Eleven. He memorably featured in one of the greatest breakaways in the history of Paris-Roubaix in 1988.

During his professional career, Knickman rode for the famous teams of La Vie Claire, Toshiba-Look (alongside Greg Lemond, Bernard Hinault and Andy Hampsten) and 7 Eleven.

He later became a firefighter in Paso Robles, California

He is married and has two children.

1982
1st National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Elite, USA
1st National Championship, Road, Juniors, USA
1983
1st National Championship, Road, Juniors, USA
3rd World Championship, Road, 75 km TTT Juniors
2nd World Championship, Track, Team Pursuit, Juniors
3rd World Championship, Track, Pursuit, Juniors
1984
2nd National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Elite, USA
3rd Olympic Games, Road, TTT
1985
1st Overall Vuelta de Bisbee
1st Overall Vulcan Tour
1st Stage 2
1st Mammoth Classic
1st Stage 3 United Texas Tour
2nd Overall Tour of Britain
1986
3rd Overall Vancouver Coors Pacific
1st Stage 1
3rd Overall Rocky Mountains Classic
1987
1st Stage 8 Criterium du Dauphine
1st Stage 8 Tour du Suisse
1st Mammoth Classic
2nd National Championship, Road, Elite, USA
2nd Overall Vuelta de Bisbee
1st Stage 2
1988
1st Stage 4 Coors Classic
1st Stage 4 Tour of Florida
1989
1st Stage 2 United Texas Tour

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