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Danny Pate (24 March 1979)

At the age of 39, Danny Pate quits professional cycling. Today’s stage in the Colorado Classic was his last race as a professional cyclist. 

Danny Pate
Born: 24 March 1979, Pueblo (USA)

Teams
2000 – Saeco – Valli & Valli
2001 – Prime Alliance Cycling Team
2002 – Prime Alliance Cycling Team
2003 – Prime Alliance Cycling Team
2004 – Health Net Pro Cycling Team presented by Maxxis
2005 – Jelly Belly – Pool Gel
2006 – Team TIAA – CREF
2007 – Team Slipstream
2008 – Garmin – Chipotle presented by H30
2009 – Garmin – Slipstream
2010 – Garmin – Transitions
2011 – HTC – Highroad
2012 – Sky Procycling
2013 – Sky Procycling
2014 – Team Sky
2015 – Team Sky
2016 – Rally Cycling
2017 – Rally Cycling
2018 – Rally Cycling

Wins
22.06.2006 – FBD Insurance Ras, stage 2: Enniscorthy – Cobh
16.06.2006 – Tour de Beauce, stage 4A: Saint-Jean-de-la-Lande I.T.T.
15.09.2007 – Tour of Missouri, stage 5: Jefferson City – Saint Charles

Major results
World Championship: 2000/DNF, 2006/118, 2010/80
Giro d’Italia: 2008/137, 2009/144, 2013/134
Tour de France: 2008/95, 2009/141, 2011/165, 2014/153
Vuelta a Espana: 2012/147
Ronde van Vlaanderen: 2008/DNF
Paris-Roubaix: 2010/DNF
Liege-Bastogne-Liege: 2014/DNF, 2015/DNF
Giro di Lombardia: 2012/DNF
Amstel Gold Race: 2010/DNF, 2011/133, 2014/DNF
Gent-Wevelgem: 2011/138
Fléche Wallonne: 2010/DNF, 2014/135

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Armand de las Cuevas (26 June 1968 – 02 August 2018)

Today, Armand de las Cuevas has passed away at the age of 50. He committed suicide. He won, in 1994, a Giro d’Italia stage.

Armand de las Cuevas
Born: 26 June 1968, Troyes (FRA)
Died: 02 August 2018

Teams
1989 – Reynolds – Banesto
1990 – Banesto
1991 – Banesto
1992 – Banesto
1993 – Banesto / Castorama
1994 – Castorama
1995 – Castorama
1996 – Petit Casino
1997 – Banesto
1998 – Banesto
1999 – Amica Chips – Costa de Almeria

Wins
01.06.1990 – Vuelta a Asturias, stage 4: Oviedo – Cangas del Narcea
21.06.1991 – Euskal Bizikleta, stage 3: Tolosa – Loyola
26.06.1991 – Bordeaux – Caudéran
30.06.1991 – National championship
07.08.1991 – Hendaye
20.08.1991 – GP Ouest France – GP Plouay
31.08.1991 – Lèves
05.05.1992 – Tour de Romandie, prologue: Fribourg – Fribourg
11.09.1992 – Riom
04.02.1993 – Etoile de Bessèges, stage 2: Le Vigan – Le Vigan
07.02.1993 – Etoile de Bessèges
13.03.1993 – Paris-Nice, stage 7: Marseille – Mandelieu
25.05.1993 – GP de Lisboa, stage 1: Lisboa – Lisboa
28.05.1993 – GP de Lisboa, stage 5: Lisboa – Lisboa
28.05.1993 – GP de Lisboa
16.10.1993 – Grand Prix des Nations
01.04.1994 – Paris-Camembert
04.05.1994 – Tour de Romandie, prologue: Marin – Marin
22.05.1994 – Giro d’Italia, stage 1B: Bologna – Bologna
31.07.1994 – Vuelta a Burgos, stage 2: Briviesca – Espinosa de la Monteros
03.08.1994 – Vuelta a Burgos, stage 4: Covarrubias – Laguna de Neila 
04.08.1994 – Vuelta a Burgos
06.08.1994 – Clasica San Sebastian
30.04.1995 – Trophée des Grimpeurs
27.07.1997 – Clasica de Sabiñánigo
14.06.1998 – Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
28.06.1998 – Route du Sud, stage 2: Saint-Gaudens – Plateau de Beille
30.06.1998 – Route du Sud

Major results
World Championship: 1993/11, 1994/11
Giro d’Italia: 1991/DNF, 1992/38, 1993/43, 1994/9, 1995/DNF
Tour de France: 1992/DNF, 1994/DNF, 1995/62
Vuelta a Espana: 1993/DNF, 1997/DNF, 1998/DNF
Milano-Sanremo: 1994/104
Liege-Bastone-Liege: 1994/59
Fleche Wallonne: 1992/15, 1995/17

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Andreas Kappes (23 December 1965 – 31 July 2018)

Today, Andreas Kappes has passed away at the age of 52. He suffered an allergic reaction to an insect bite. Kappes won one Giro stage and was very successful on the track.

Andreas Kappes
Born: 23 December 1965, Bremen (DUI)
Died: 31 July 2018

Teams
1987 – Toshiba – Look – La Vie Claire
1988 – Toshiba
1989 – Toshiba
1990 – Toshiba
1991 – Histor – Sigma
1992 – Telekom
1993 – Mecair – Ballan
1994 – Trident – Schick
1995 – Refin – Cantina Tollo
1996 – Refin – Mobilvetta / P.S.V. Köln
1997 – P.S.V. Köln
1998 – Team Gerolsteiner
1999 – Agro Adler Brandenburg
2000 – Agro Adler Brandenburg
2001 – Agro Adler Brandenburg
2005 – König – Pilsener Team
2007 – Target – Exist – Spiuk

Wins
19.04.1986 – Niedersachsen Rundfahrt, stage 9B: Peine – Hanover
09.02.1987 – Ruta del Sol, stage 5: Cabra – Jaen
10.08.1987 – Coors Classic, stage 4: San Francisco – San Francisco
12.08.1987 – Coors Classic, stage 6B: Sacramento – Sacramento
06.03.1988 – Paris-Nice, prologue: Paris – Paris T.T.T.
12.03.1988 – Paris-Nice, stage 6A: Mandelieu – Nice
29.05.1988 – Giro d’Italia, stage 7: Campitello Matese – Avezzano
14.06.1988 – GP du Midi-Libre, stage 1B: Montpellier – Saint-Christol-les-Ales
10.01.1989 – Six Days of Bremen
21.02.1989 – Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, stage 1: Altea – Altea
28.03.1989 – Paris-Camenbert
19.05.1989 – Tour de Picardie, stage 1
21.05.1989 – Tour de Picardie, stage 3B
21.05.1989 – Tour de Picardie
20.06.1989 – Tour de Suisse, stage 7: Arosa – Bellinzona
21.06.1989 – Tour de Suisse, stage 8: Bellinzona – Tasch
26.10.1989 – Six Days of Dortmund
09.11.1989 – Six Days of Munich
13.06.1990 – Euskal Bizikleta, stage 1: Eibar – Getxo
27.12.1990 – Six Days of Köln
01.01.1991 – Six Days of Köln
15.01.1991 – Six Days of Bremen
23.01.1991 – Six Days of Stuttgart
17.02.1991 – Trofeo Luis Puig
22.02.1991 – Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, stage 4: Sagunto – Vall de Uxo
02.03.1991 – Omloop Het Volk
12.03.1991 – Paris-Nice, stage 3: Cusset – Saint-Etienne
09.04.1991 – Vuelta al Pais Vasco, stage 2: Andoain – Vitoria
12.11.1991 – Six Days of Munich
14.01.1992 – Six Days of Bremen
13.01.1993 – Six Days of Stuttgart
18.01.1994 – Six Days of Bremen
24.04.1994 – Berner Rundfahrt
07.05.1994 – Quatre Jours de Dunkerque, stage 4: Dunkerque
16.06.1994 – Tour de Suisse, stage 3: Thun – Jona
21.07.1995 – Hofbrau Cup, stage 2: Waiblingen – Waiblingen
19.11.1995 – Six Days of Ghent
02.01.1996 – Six Days of Köln
09.07.1996 – Rheinland-Pfalz Rundfahrt, stage 7: Bad Nuenahr – Simmern
17.09.1996 – Hessen Rundfahrt, stage 2: Michelstadt – Hanau
25.09.1996 – GP Guillaume Tell, stage 1: Lenzerheide – Lenzerheide
14.01.1997 – Six Days of Bremen
22.01.1997 – Six Days of Stuttgart
03.07.1997 – Rheinland-Pfalz Rundfahrt, stage 1A: Koblenz – Simmern
04.01.1998 – Six Days of Köln
12.04.1998 – Ster van Brabant
15.12.1998 – Six Days of Leipzig
12.01.1999 – Six Days of Berlin
27.01.1999 – Six Days of Stuttgart
01.06.1999 – Deutschland Tour, stage 5: Dortmund – Koblenz
09.11.1999 – Six Days of Munich
18.01.2000 – Six Days of Bremen
26.01.2000 – Six Days of Stuttgart
05.11.2002 – Six Days of Dortmund
18.10.2003 – European Championship, Madison
20.01.2004 – Six Days of Stuttgart

Major results
World Championship: 1987/17, 1988/50, 1989/24, 1990/8, 1991/49, 1993/13, 1994/46
Giro d’Italia: 1987/26, 1988/DNF, 1992/121, 1993/124, 1995/106
Tour de France: 1988/110, 1989/96, 1990/136, 1991/65, 1992/128
Milano-Sanremo: 1987/102, 1988/22, 1989/26, 1990/11, 1991/10, 1993/137, 1995/109
Ronde van Vlaanderen: 1988/68, 1989/64, 1990/18, 1991/61, 1993/93, 1994/27
Paris-Roubaix: 1990/21
Liege-Bastone-Liege: 1989/94, 1990/46
Giro di Lombardia: 1989/11, 1990/38, 1991/91
Amstel Gold Race: 1988/72, 1990/7
Paris-Tours: 1989/17, 1990/5, 1991/37, 1996/24
Fleche Wallonne: 1988/5, 1989/18, 1991/57

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Damiano Cunego (19 September 1981)

At the age of 36, Damiano Cunego quit professional cycling. The Italian won the Giro d’Italia in 2004 and the Giro di Lombardia three times: 2004, 2007 and 2008.
Damiano Cunego
Born: 19 september 1981, Verona (ITA)

Teams
2002 – Saeco Machine per Caffe
2003 – Saeco Machine per Caffe
2004 – Saeco
2005 – Lampre – Caffita
2006 – Lampre-Fondital
2007 – Lampre-Fondital
2008 – Lampre
2009 – Lampre – NGC
2010 – Lampre – Farnese Vini
2011 – Lampre – ISD
2012 – Lampre – ISD
2013 – Lampre – Merida
2014 – Lampre – Merida
2015 – Nippo – Vini Fantini
2016 – Nippo – Vini Fantini
2017 – Nippo – Vini Fantini
2018 – Nippo – Vini Fantini – Europa Ovini

Wins
23.06.2002 – Giro d’Oro
14.07.2002 – Giro del Medio Brenta
16.08.2003 – Tour of Qinghai Lake, stage 7
17.08.2003 – Tour of Qinghai Lake
20.04.2004 – Giro del Trentino, stage 1
21.04.2004 – Giro del Trentino, stage 2
23.04.2004 – Giro del Trentino
25.04.2004 – Giro dell’Appennino
01.05.2004 – GP Industria & Artigianato – Larciano
10.05.2004 – Giro d’Italia, stage 2
15.05.2004 – Giro d’Italia, stage 7
25.05.2004 – Giro d’Italia, stage 16
28.05.2004 – Giro d’Italia, stage 18
30.05.2004 – Giro d’Italia
01.06.2004 – GP Citta di Broni
05.06.2004 – Criterium Marco Pantani
10.08.2004 – 2 Giorni Marchigiana/GP Fred Mengoni
11.08.2004 – 2 Giorni Marchigiana
25.08.2004 – GP Nobili Rubinetterie
16.10.2004 – Giro di Lombardia
29.04.2005 – Tour de Romandie, stage 3
24.08.2005 – GP Nobili Rubinetterie/Borgomanero
01.09.2005 – Trofeo Melina
23.10.2005 – Japan Cup
23.03.2006 – Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, stage 3
25.03.2006 – Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali
16.04.2006 – Giro d’Oro
19.04.2006 – Giro del Trentino, stage 2
21.04.2006 – Giro del Trentino
29.04.2006 – GP Industria & Artigianato – Larciano
24.04.2007 – Giro del Trentino, stage 1
25.04.2007 – Giro del Trentino, stage 2
27.04.2007 – Giro del Trentino
13.08.2007 – Deutschland Tour, stage 4
14.10.2007 – GP Beghelli
20.10.2007 – Giro di Lombardia
11.04.2008 – Vuelta al Pais Vasco, stage 5
13.04.2008 – Klasika Primavera
20.04.2008 – Amstel Gold Race
18.10.2008 – Giro di Lombardia
26.10.2008 – Japan Cup
25.03.2009 – Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, stage 2
26.03.2009 – Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, stage 3
28.03.2009 – Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali
06.09.2009 – Vuelta a Espana, stage 8
13.09.2009 – Vuelta a Espana, stage 14
23.02.2011 – Giro di Sardegna, stage 2
10.04.2011 – Giro dell’Appennino
28.04.2011 – Tour de Romandie, stage 2
18.04.2012 – Giro del Trentino, stage 2
22.03.2013 – Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, stage 3
21.07.2017 – Tour of Qinghai Lake, stage 6

Major results
World Championship: 2004/9, 2007/50, 2008/2, 2009/8
Giro d’Italia: 2003/34, 2004/1, 2005/18, 2006/4, 2007/5, 2009/18, 2010/11, 2012/6, 2014/19, 2015/DNF, 2016/44
Tour de France: 2006/11, 2008/DNF, 2010/28, 2011/6, 2013/55
Vuelta a Espana: 2004/16, 2007/DNF, 2008/DNF, 2009/DNF, 2012/33, 2014/76
Milano-Sanremo: 2006/62, 2010/34, 2012/43
Liege-Bastogne-Liege: 2002/124, 2005/9, 2006/3, 2007/7, 2008/30, 2009/7, 2010/21, 2011/16, 2012/35, 2013/30, 2014/13
Giro di Lombardia: 2004/1, 2005/29, 2007/1, 2008/1, 2009/14, 2011/27, 2012/13, 2013/DNF, 2015/23, 2016/33, 2017/93
Amstel Gold Race: 2008/1, 2009/5, 2010/6, 2011/15, 2012/31, 2013/43, 2014/50, 2015/40, 2016/DNF, 2018/DNF
Dauphine Libere: 2013/21, 2014/72
Paris-Nice: 2008/17, 2010/47, 2012/13
Tour de Suisse: 2007/5, 2008/4, 2009/6, 2011/2, 2012/52, 2018/124
Tirreno-Adriatico: 2011/8, 2013/32, 2014/27, 2018/117

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Freddie Eugen (4 February 1941 – 8 June 2018)

On the age of 77, Freddie Eugen has passed away. The Dane was a pro cyclist between 1961 and 1969. In 1963 he won a stage in the Tour de Suisse. On the track, he won nine six-days, seven with Palle Lykke Jensen and two with Leandro Faggin.

Freddie Eugen
Born: 4 February 1941, Copenhagen (DEN)
Died: 8 June 2018, Zürich (SUI)

Teams
1961 – Crescent
1962 – Torpedo – Continental
1963 – Torpedo / Tigra – Meltina / Mercier – BP – Hutchinson
1964 – Flandria – Romeo / Tigra – Meltina
1965 – Flandria – Romeo
1966 – Individual
1967 – Caballero (from 1 Sep)
1968 – Caballero – Wielersport
1969 – Caballero

Wins
1961 – National Championship – Pursuit
17.06.1963 – Tour de Suisse, stage 6: Lesa Diablerets – Burgdorf
12.12.1963 – Six-days of Munster (Palle Lykke Jensen)
25.09.1965 – Six-days of Montreal (Leandro Faggin)
30.11.1965 – Six-days of Munster (Palle Lykke Jensen)
14.05.1966 – Six-days of Montreal (Leandro Faggin)
13.12.1967 – Six-days of Amsterdam (Palle Lykke Jensen)
03.10.1967 – Six-days of Montreal (Palle Lykke Jensen)
06.12.1967 – Six-days of Zurich (Palle Lykke Jensen)
23.09.1967 – Six-days of London (Palle Lykke Jensen)
18.01.1968 – Six-days of Berlin (Palle Lykke Jensen)
26.08.1969 – Odense

Major results