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Best one-two punch in history... forum poll(10 posts)

Best one-two punch in history... forum pollfunknuggets
Apr 9, 2003 6:44 AM
Well, due to 34 degrees and rain, I was forced to the trainer for yet another workout. I pulled out one of my favorite World Cycling Production videos from 1997 and watched Jaja almost complete the double at Liege-Bastogne-Liege & Fleche Wallonne. It got me thinking, what is the best one-two punch in history for a specific team? The Jaja/Zulle combo for ONCE seemed pretty darn tough, but then I thought of LeMond/Hinault... I'm sure there are tons of history buffs here on the board. Who do you think the best 1-2 punches on a team were and where would you rank them?

My votes:
1. Lemond and Hinault
2. Zulle and Jaja
3. Riis - Ullrich nmmohair_chair
Apr 9, 2003 6:51 AM
Delgado - Indurain wasn't bad nmShad
Apr 9, 2003 7:10 AM
1) Then they punched each other out! nmSpunout
Apr 9, 2003 7:43 AM
re: Coppi and Bartali '49 TdF.....teoteoteo
Apr 9, 2003 9:35 AM
For years the used a national team format. It would be hard to argue against Fausto and Gino in the 1949 Tour.
Great question, I'm relatively new to the sport but here's my 2ceyebob
Apr 9, 2003 11:07 AM
I'd go with Museewe(sp?) and Boonen. Really. Sort of like the DiMaggio/Mantle. Old and young. Looking at Boonens early season results leads me to believe that he's truly an aspiring Classic's great.

i was going to suggest Lemond and Hinault....ClydeTri
Apr 9, 2003 11:24 AM
but since you took that, let me throw out another..Lance and Roberto Heras....Heras has won the Vuelta and finished on the podium other years.
re:Merckx and a guy with a pulse! nmdzrider
Apr 9, 2003 11:38 AM
Hey. I was going to say that! I'll second, though. nmBrooks
Apr 9, 2003 11:46 AM
re: Best one-two punch in history... forum pollSLB
Apr 9, 2003 11:57 AM
For some reason i've got a bunch of 1999 tapes when Mapei was just dominant. How's this for a 1-2-3-4-5 punch?

Flanders: Vdb 2nd, Museeuw 3rd
Ghent-Wev: Steels 1st
Paris-Roubaix: Tafi 1st, Peeters 2nd, Steels 3rd
Fleche: Bartoli 1st
LBL: Vdb 1st
Le Tour: Steels 4 stages, Bettini 1 stage, Zanini 1 stage

And I'm sure there are others I've missed.