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 championship in Qatar in 2016
  • Where you start cycling: as a young boy in the bike-shop of my father
  • Your hobbies: oldtimer, sports in general, 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 (CCC Team)

  • 8th overall climber classification, Critérium du Dauphiné

2019 (CCC Team)

  • 6th Swiss national road race championship
  • 7th on a stage, Tour de France

2018 (BMC Racing Team)

  • 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 championship
  • 9th Great War Remembrance Race
  • 10th Hammer Hong Kong

2017 (BMC Racing Team)

  • TTT winner, Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

2016 (BMC Racing Team)

  • 2nd overall, Tour des Fjords / 5th on a stage
  • 8th Swiss national road race championship

2015 (BMC Racing Team)

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

2014 (BMC Racing Team)

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

2013 (BMC Racing Team)

  • Swiss national road race champion
  • TTT winner, Tour of Qatar / 7th overall
  • 7th overall, Larry H.Miller Tour of Utah

2012 (BMC Racing Team)

  • 2nd on a stage, Larry H.Miller Tour of Utah
  • 6th Swiss national road race championship
  • 7th on a stage, Eurométropole Tour

2011 (BMC Racing Team)

  • 2nd TTT, Tour de France

2010 (BMC Racing Team)

  • 9th on a stage, Tour of Oman

2008 (Astana)

  • 5th on a stage, Tour de l’Ain

2007 (Astana)

  • 3rd overall, Sachsen-Tour International

2006 (Phonak Hearing Systems)

  • 2nd Giro della Valsesia
  • 4th Paris-Roubaix U23
  • 5th U23 European road race championship