Andrew Hampsten is an American former professional road bicycle racer who won the 1988 Giro d'Italia and the Alpe d'Huez stage of the 1992 Tour de France.
Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor was an American professional cyclist. Even by modern cycling standards, Taylor could be considered the greatest American sprinter of all time.
Thomas Edward Godwin was an English cyclist who held the world cycling record for most miles covered in a year and the fastest completion of 100,000 mi.
George Anthony Hincapie is an American former racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 1994 and 2012.
Tyler Hamilton is an American former professional road cyclist racer. He is the only American rider who win one of the five Monuments of cycling, taking Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2003.
Levi Leipheimer was twice US national champion, winning the time trial title in 1999 and the road race in 2007, and is an Olympic medalist.
At the 2006 Tour de France, he would have been the third non-European winner in the event's history.
Giuseppe Enrici was an Italian professional road racing cyclist. The highlight of his career was winning the 1924 Giro d'Italia.
LeMond won the Tour de France three times and the Road Race World Championship twice, becoming the only American male to win the former.
Lance Armstrong achieved international fame for winning the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005.