Most Iconic and Most Successful Cycling Team of All Time

Erik De Vlaeminck

Born: 23rd March 1945, Eelko, Belgium
Died: 4th December 2015, Eelko, Belgium

Number of professional victories: 133
Flandria 1969 - 1972

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Older brother of Flandria team-mate Roger, Erik was primarily a cyclo-cross specialist. He was World Cyclo-cross Champion a record 7 times and Belgian Champion on 4 occasions.

Major placings whilst riding for Flandria:

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1969 Flandria - De Clerck - Kruger
1st World Cyclo-cross Championship
1st Belgian Cyclo-cross Championship
1st Championship of Flanders
1st Tour of Belgium
3rd Gent-Wevelgem

 

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1970 Flandria - Mars
1st World Cyclo-cross Championship

 

 

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1971 Flandria - Mars
1st World Cyclo-cross Championship
1st Belgian Cyclo-cross Championship

 

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1972 Flandria - Beaulieu
1st World Cyclo-cross Championship
1st Belgian Cyclo-cross Championship

 

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