Rik VAN LINDEN
 
Country:    Belgium
Born:   1949-07-28 (69)
Gender:  
Family:   Son of Jozef Van Linden, brother of Alex Van Linden
  
  

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Important victories
  Paris - Tours (1971, 1973)

Year   Teams    CycleBase
Rankings
  1971    Hertekamp - Magniflex - Novy       78
  1972    Van Cauter - Magniflex - De Gribaldy       55
  1973    Rokado       12
  1974    IJsboerke - Colner       22
  1975    Bianchi - Campagnolo       8
  1976    Bianchi - Campagnolo       19
  1977    Bianchi - Campagnolo       21
  1978    Bianchi - Faema       34
  1979    Bianchi - Faema       238
  1980    DAF Trucks - Lejeune - PZ       163
  1981    Boule d`Or - Sunair - Colnago       346
  1982    Hoonved - Bottecchia       331
     Overall          276

Results | Wins | Analysis

1969

Omloop van de Vlaamse Gewesten (amateurs) (11/5)
  10th place
Tour of Flanders (amateurs) (1/6)
  1st place

1970

Gent - Wevelgem (amateurs) (1/4)
  1st place
Sterfinale Aartselaar (21/6)
  8th place

1971

Kattekoers (Gent - Ieper) (21/3)
  8th place
Gent - Wevelgem (amateurs) (31/3)
  1st place
Paris - Roubaix (amateurs) (23/5)
  5th place
GP de l`Escaut (27/7)
  9th place
Trofeo Matteotti (1/8)
  8th place
Omloop van de Zennevallei (15/8)
  2nd place
GP Union Dortmund (12/9)
  8th place
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (16/9)
  2nd place
Paris - Tours (3/10)
  1st place

1972

Tirreno - Adriatico (13-17/3)
  1st place in 5th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  14th place
Amstel Gold Race (26/3)
  9th place
Vuelta a Espana (27/4-14/5)
  3rd place in 4th stage
Brussel - Ingooigem (14/6)
  10th place
Tour de France (1-23/7)
  80th place
  2. place in points ranking
  1st place in 3rd stage
  2nd place in 22nd stage
  3rd place in 25th stage
GP Union Dortmund (13/8)
  9th place
Paris - Tours (1/10)
  8th place

1973

Vuelta a Andalucia (Ruta del Sol) (11-17/2)
  3rd place
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 4th stage
  1st place in 6th stage
Giro di Sardegna (24/2-1/3)
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 5th stage
Paris - Nice (11-17/3)
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 6th stage
  1st place in 7th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  4th place
E3 Prijs Harelbeke (24/3)
  10th place
GP Pino Cerami (29/3)
  2nd place
Gent - Wevelgem (3/4)
  16th place
Giro d`Italia (18/5-9/6)
  107th place
  2nd place in prologue
  3rd place in 1st stage
  1st place in 7th stage
  2nd place in 9th stage
  1st place in 17th stage
  3rd place in 20th stage
Leeuwse Pijl (26/8)
  4th place
Coupe Sels (28/8)
  5th place
World Championships (2/9)
  23rd place
Criterium des As (15/9)
  6th place
GP Fourmies (22-23/9)
  5th place
Paris - Bruxelles (26/9)
  3rd place
Paris - Tours (30/9)
  1st place

1974

Giro di Sardegna (23-27/2)
  1st place
Sassari - Cagliari (28/2)
  10th place
Omloop Het Volk (2/3)
  3rd place
Paris - Nice (9-16/3)
  10th place
  1st place in 8th stage
Milano - San Remo (18/3)
  26th place
Circuit des 11 Villes (27/3)
  5th place
GP Pino Cerami (28/3)
  3rd place
Tour of Flanders (31/3)
  8th place
Paris - Roubaix (7/4)
  29th place
Vuelta a Espana (23/4-12/5)
  1st place in 4th stage
  1st place in 5th stage
  3rd place in 9th stage
Circuit Hageland - Campine-Sud (GP Betekom) (19/5)
  6th place
Circuit de Niel (26/5)
  7th place
Omloop van Midden-Belgie (2/6)
  7th place
Circuit Escaut-Durme (8/6)
  2nd place
NC Belgium (23/6)
  9th place
Omloop Zuid-West Vlaamse Bergen (12/7)
  1st place
GP de l`Escaut (30/7)
  5th place
GP des Kantons Aargau (1/8)
  6th place
Coupe Sels (27/8)
  7th place
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (12/9)
  7th place
GP Jef Scherens (15/9)
  2nd place
Paris - Bruxelles (25/9)
  11st place
Tours - Paris (29/9)
  8th place

1975

GP Frans Verbeeck (8/3)
  5th place
Omloop van de Vlaamse Ardennen (9/3)
  3rd place
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  18th place
La Fleche Brabanconne (23/3)
  7th place
GP Pino Cerami (26/3)
  2nd place
Semaine Catalane (31/3-4/4)
  1st place in 3rd stage
Tour of Flanders (6/4)
  5th place
Gent - Wevelgem (9/4)
  3rd place
Milano - Vignola (25/4)
  1st place
Giro d`Italia (17/5-7/6)
  69th place
  2nd place in 1st stage
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 5th stage
  2nd place in 6th stage
  2nd place in 8th stage
  2nd place in 13rd stage
Maaslandse Pijl (15/6)
  9th place
Tour de France (26/6-20/7)
  79th place
  1. place in points ranking
  1st place in 3rd stage
  3rd place in 4th stage
  2nd place in 6th stage
  2nd place in 7th stage
  2nd place in 9th stage
  2nd place in 10th stage
  2nd place in 11st stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
  2nd place in 23rd stage
  1st place in 24th stage
Acht van Chaam (23/7)
  4th place
GP Union Dortmund (17/8)
  1st place

1976

Tirreno - Adriatico (12-16/3)
  1st place in 5th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  6th place
Giro di Campania (1/4)
  1st place
Tour of Flanders (4/4)
  19th place
Gent - Wevelgem (6/4)
  2nd place
Giro della Puglia (21-25/4)
  1st place in 1st stage
Milano - Vignola (29/4)
  1st place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  6th place
Giro d`Italia (21/5-12/6)
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
  3rd place in 7th stage
  2nd place in 12nd stage
  1st place in 16th stage
  3rd place in 18th stage
Circuit Escaut-Durme (18/7)
  4th place
Coupe Sels (31/8)
  8th place
Milano - Torino (19/9)
  4th place

1977

Giro di Sardegna (26/2-1/3)
  2nd place
  1st place in 4th stage
Ronde van Limburg (6/3)
  2nd place
Tirreno - Adriatico (12-17/3)
  1st place in 4th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  4th place
Tour of Flanders (3/4)
  17th place
Circuit de Niel (15/5)
  1st place
Giro d`Italia (20/5-12/6)
  1st place in 2nd stage
  2nd place in 5th stage
  2nd place in 10th stage
Maaslandse Pijl (19/6)
  2nd place
Tour de France (30/6-24/7)
  2nd place in 4th stage
  3rd place in 14th stage
  2nd place in 15th stage
Acht van Chaam (27/7)
  2nd place
Milano - Torino (17/9)
  1st place

1978

Tirreno - Adriatico (11-16/3)
  1st place in 6th stage
Milano - San Remo (18/3)
  5th place
Giro della Puglia (4-7/4)
  1st place in 3rd stage
Gent - Wevelgem (12/4)
  7th place
Milano - Vignola (25/4)
  1st place
Giro d`Italia (7-28/5)
  1st place in 1st stage
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 5th stage
  1st place in 6th stage

1979

Milano - San Remo (17/3)
  61st place
GP Pino Cerami (5/4)
  3rd place
Giro della Puglia (17-20/4)
  7th place
Milano - Vignola (25/4)
  6th place
Omloop van Brecht (15/7)
  8th place
GP Marcel Kint (10/9)
  9th place

1980

GP Cannes (23/2)
  2nd place
Paris - Nice (5-12/3)
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 8th stage
E3 Prijs Harelbeke (22/3)
  3rd place

1981

GP Fayt-le-Franc (4/3)
  10th place
Omloop van de Vlaamse Ardennen (8/3)
  8th place
Circuit de Neeroeteren (22/6)
  2nd place

1982

Milano - Torino (7/3)
  3rd place