|Full name||Thorwald Veneberg|
|Born||16 October 1977|
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
Thorwald Veneberg (born 16 October 1977, in Amsterdam) is a former Dutch professional road bicycle racer. He rode for UCI ProTeam Rabobank between 2001 and 2007.
|This biographical article related to a Dutch cycling person born in the 1970s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
Hendrik "Erik" Dekker is a retired Dutch professional road racing cyclist active from 1992 until 2006. He was a member of the Rabobank cycling team from 1996 till 2006. In 2007 he became one of Rabobank's team managers.
Óscar Freire Gómez is a former Spanish professional road bicycle racer. He was one of the top sprinters in road bicycle racing, having won the world championship three times, equalling Alfredo Binda, Rik Van Steenbergen, Eddy Merckx and Peter Sagan. In the later years of his career, he became more of a classics rider. He has won the cycling monument Milan–San Remo three times, four stages in the Tour de France and seven stages of the Vuelta a España, throughout a successful career.
Michael Boogerd is a Dutch former professional road bicycle racer. He was one of the leaders of a generation of Dutch cyclists in the late 1990s and early 2000s, together with teammate Erik Dekker.
Erik Breukink is a former professional road racing cyclist. In 1988, Breukink won the youth competition in the Tour de France. In 1990, Breukink reached the podium in Paris, finishing 3rd in the 1990 Tour de France. Most recently, he served as the manager of the Rabobank team.
Matti Breschel is a Danish retired professional road racing cyclist, who competed between 2005 and 2019 for the Rabobank, Tinkoff–Saxo, Astana and EF Education First teams.
Denis Nikolayevich Menchov is a former professional Russian road bicycle racer, who rode as a professional between 2000 and 2013. He was best known as a general classification rider, a climber, and a very good time trialist. In 2005 he finished second in the Vuelta a España, but in 2007 he would finish as the champion. Menchov also won the centenary Giro d'Italia in 2009, and finished second in the Tour de France in 2010 becoming the first Russian to do so. He was later disqualified from this Tour de France, along with the 2009 and 2012 editions, due to adverse biological passport findings.
Thomas Dekker is a Dutch former professional road racing cyclist. His career highlights included winning Tirreno–Adriatico in 2006 and Tour de Romandie in 2007. He won two Dutch National Time Trial Championships and represented his country at the 2004 Summer Olympics held in Athens, Greece.
Max Lambert Peter van Heeswijk is a Dutch retired professional road racing cyclist.
Luis León Sánchez Gil is a Spanish road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Astana. Sánchez's major achievements include winning the overall classifications of the 2009 Paris–Nice and the 2005 Tour Down Under, as well as the one-day race Clásica de San Sebastián in 2010 and 2012. He also has 4 Tour de France stage victories and is a four-time winner of the Spanish National Time Trial Championships. He is a time trial specialist and has improved his climbing skills over the course of his career.
Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa is a Spanish professional road racing cyclist, who last rode for the Belkin Pro Cycling team. He is perceived to be a climbing specialist, and to date his greatest achievements have been in the Giro d'Italia, where he placed fourth overall in 2002, tenth overall in the 2004, fifth overall in 2005 and won the Mountains classification with a seventh overall at the 2006 Giro d'Italia. He also won the Spanish National Championship road race in 2005. He has also won stages in the Tour de Suisse, the Vuelta a España, the Giro del Trentino and more recently he finished first on Mont Ventoux in the penultimate stage of the Tour de France 2009.
Carlos Barredo Llamazales is a Spanish former road racing cyclist, who competed as a professional between 2004 and 2012. He was issued a suspension for the first two months of the 2011 season in response to a fight with Rui Costa after a 2010 Tour de France stage, with Barredo claiming that Costa had ridden dangerously in the final stages of the race, but later apologising for his actions.
Rick Flens is a former Dutch professional road bicycle racer who rode for UCI ProTeam LottoNL–Jumbo.
Mathew Hayman is an Australian former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2000 and 2019 for the Rabobank, Team Sky and Mitchelton–Scott teams. During his career, Hayman was an experienced and respected domestique, as he typically took on a supporting role within his team. Hayman was also a specialist in the cobbled classics, and was the winner of Paris–Roubaix in 2016. Following his retirement from racing after the 2019 Tour Down Under, Hayman remained with the Mitchelton–Scott team as a part-time directeur sportif alongside a "special projects" position.
Sebastian Langeveld is a Dutch professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam EF Pro Cycling.
Marc de Maar is a Curaçaoan professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Continental team Team UKYO.
Koen de Kort is a Dutch professional cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo.
Tom Veelers is a retired Dutch professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2003 and 2016 for Löwik–Tegeltoko, the Rabobank Continental Team and Team Giant–Alpecin. Born in Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Veelers won the 2006 edition of U23 Paris–Roubaix.
Rory Sutherland is an Australian professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Israel Start-Up Nation. In 2007, he won stages 2 and 3 of the Redlands Bicycle Classic, and also finished 2nd in the Australian National Time Trial Championships.
Bert-Jan Lindeman is a Dutch professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma. His older brother Adrie is also a cyclist, who last rode for the Koga team in the Netherlands.
Rick Zabel is a road bicycle racer from Germany, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Israel Start-Up Nation. He is the son of Erik Zabel and grandson of Detlef Zabel.