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The top-20 highest earning cyclists according to reports

November 21. According to the Portuguese newspaper Record this is the classification for the top 20 paid pro rider for the 2022 season following the new 5 year contract between Pogacar and UAE.

1 – Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) € 6 M
2 -Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation) € 5,5 M
2 -Peter Sagan (Total Energies) € 5,5 M
4 – Geraint Thomas (Team Ineos) € 3,5 M
5 – Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) € 2,8 M
6 – Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Ineos) € 2,5 M
7 – Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) € 2,3 M
8 – Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) € 2,2 M
8 – Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) € 2,2 M
8 – Richard Carapaz (Team Ineos) € 2,2 M
11- Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) € 2,1 M
12 – Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) € 2 M
12 – Adam Yates (Team Ineos) € 2 M
12 – Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) € 2 M
12 – Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) € 2 M
12 – Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) € 2 M
12 – Romain Bardet (DSM) € 2 M
18 – Elia Viviani (Cofidis) € 1,9 M
18 – Nairo Quintana (Arkea) € 1,9 M
20 – Fernando Gaviria (UAE) € 1,8 M

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March 21. French newspaper L’Equipe reported an updated list of male riders believed to earn the most in professional cycling. The four-time Tour de France winner Froome maintaining his position as the highest paid rider in the sport, followed by Tadej Pogačar, that the list after his Tour de France win and Peter Sagan. Here an article from cyclingweekly

1 – Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation) € 5,5 M
2 -Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) € 5 M
2 -Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) € 5 M
4 – Geraint Thomas (Team Ineos) € 3,5 M
5 – Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) € 2,8 M
6 – Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Ineos) € 2,5 M
7 – Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) € 2,3 M
8 – Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) € 2,2 M
8 – Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) € 2,2 M
8 – Richard Carapaz (Team Ineos) € 2,2 M
11- Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) € 2,1 M
12 – Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) € 2 M
12 – Adam Yates (Team Ineos) € 2 M
12 – Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) € 2 M
12 – Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) € 2 M
12 – Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) € 2 M
12 – Romain Bardet (DSM) € 2 M
18 – Elia Viviani (Cofidis) € 1,9 M
19 – Nairo Quintana (Arkea) € 1,9 M
20 – Fernando Gaviria (UAE) € 1,8 M

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