Top 10 Mountain Bikers Who Switched To The Road

Published on March 12th 2015


Some of the most successful road professionals of the last few years began their cycling careers as mountain bike racers. Want to learn more about mountain biking? Subscribe the Global Mountain Bike Network: Click here to subscribe to GCN: What do Cadel Evans and Peter Sagan have in common? They both began their incredibly successful cycling careers as mountain bikers. And they're not unique; some top road racers started off racing MTB XC and only switched to the road once they'd exhausted their options for winning while others experienced little success off-road before really finding their racing legs on skinny tyres. Who would you add to this list? Comment below and let us know! Buy GCN Cycling Kit! Click here: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / / ©Tim De Waele / / & © Tom Moran /