|Full name||Ian McLeod|
|Born||3 October 1980|
Falkirk, United Kingdom
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||66 kg (146 lb)|
|Current team||FedGroup ITEC|
|2005–2007||Française des Jeux|
Ian McLeod (born 3 October 1980 in Falkirk, United Kingdom) is a South African professional road bicycle racer for FedGroup ITEC. He has previously been a member of Team Bonitas,as well as Française des Jeux and Team MTN. In 2008 he won the South African National Road Race Championships.
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