2011 Reader Poll: Hoogerland's Tour ordeal voted year's biggest moment

In the closest voting of any category in the 2011 Cyclingnews Reader Poll, Johnny Hoogerland persevering to finish the Tour de France after being launched onto a barbed-wire fence by a French television car prevailed as the year's biggest moment, garnering 5,292 votes. Trailing by a slender 18 votes, Philippe Gilbert sealing the Ardennes triple with his Liège-Bastogne-Liège victory over the Schleck brothers finished as runner-up with 5,274 votes.

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