Michael Schär

 

Swiss – Rouleur
Date and place of birth : 29th September, 1986 in Geuensee (Switzerland)
Height : 1m98 / Weight : 78 kg
Turned pro in 2006
In the AG2R CITROËN TEAM since 2021
Professional wins : 2

 

 

Q&A

  • Your nickname: Miki
  • Your favorite race: Paris-Roubaix
  • Your best memory on bike: winning TTT in the Tour de France in 2015
  • Your worst memory on bike: World Championshionship in Qatar in 2016
  • Where you start cycling: as a young boy in the bike-shop of my father
  • Your hobbies: oldtimer, general sports, enjoy time with my family and friends
  • Music you prefer: Johnny Cash
  • If you were a movie: Death proof by Tarantino
  • If you were a dish: Mexican food
  • If you were a celebrity: Roger Federer
  • If you were not a cyclist, what could be your job?: architect
  • What is precious for you above all: my family
  • Your qualities: motivation, loyalty and creative
  • Your faults: impatient and direct

 

HIGHLIGHTS

2020

  • 8th overall climber classification, Critérium du Dauphiné

2019 (CCC Team)

  • 6th Swiss National Road Race Championships
  • 7th on a stage, Tour de France

2018

  • ITT winner, Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
  • ITT winner, Tirreno-Adriatico
  • ITT winner, Tour de Suisse
  • ITT winner, Tour de France
  • 3rd Swiss National Road Race Championships
  • 9th Great War Remembrance Race
  • 10th overall, Hammer Hong Kong

2017

  • ITT winner, Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

2016

  • 2nd overall, Tour des Fjords / 5th on a stage
  • 8th Swiss National Road Race Championships

2015

  • TTT winner, Critérium du Dauphiné
  • TTT winner, Tour de France

2014

  • Stage winner, Larry H.Miller Tour of Utah
  • 3rd on a stage, Tour du Qatar
  • 3rd on a stage, USA Pro Challenge

2013

  • Swiss National Road Race Champion
  • TTT winner, Tour du Qatar / 7th overall
  • 7th, Larry H.Miller Tour of Utah

2012

  • 2nd on a stage, Tour of Utah
  • 6th Swiss National Road Race Championships
  • 7th on a stage, Eurométropole Tour

2011

  • 2nd TTT, Tour de France

2010 (BMC Racing Team)

  • 9th on a stage, Tour of Oman

2008

  • 5th on a stage, Tour de l’Ain

2007 (Astana)

  • 3rd overall, Sachsen-Tour International

2006

  • 2nd, Giro della Valsesia
  • 4th, Paris-Roubaix U23
  • 5th European Road Race U23 Championships