|Full name||John Talen|
January 18, 1965 |
Telekom Malaysia Cycling Team
|100 km Team Time Trial Amateur World Championships
Dwars door Vlaanderen
|Infobox last updated on
April 7, 2009
John Talen (born 18 January 1965 in Meppel, Drenthe) is a former road racing cyclist from the Netherlands, who was a professional from 1987 to 2000. As an amateur he won the world title in the 100 km Team Time Trial, alongside Rob Harmeling, Tom Cordes and Gerrit de Vries.
His biggest individual success as a pro was winning Dwars door Vlaanderen (1988) and the Grote Scheldeprijs (1990). Talen rode in three editions of the Tour de France. In the 1994 Tour de France, he was last in the general classification, the lanterne rouge.
Tour de France
- "Dutch Team Loses Cyclist, Wins Trial". Los Angeles Times. 5 September 1986. Retrieved 11 September 2009.
- John Talen profile at Cycling Archives
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