Peter Luttenberger was predestined to be a mountain climber because of his size (59 kilograms and 173 centimeters tall). As an amateur he celebrated many successes - for example, he won the Piccolo Giro di Lombardia in 1993 and the Giro del Mendrisiotto in 1994 - and from 1995 drove professional for the Italian team Carrera Jeans as a teammate of Claudio Chiappucci . There he was able to win the overall ranking of the Tour de Suisse in 1996 in his second year with a lead of 15 seconds over the Italian Gianni Faresin and finished fifth overall in the Tour de France , which he contested five times in the course of his cycling career. In 1992 and 1996 Luttenberger started in road races ; In 1992 he was 28th and in 1996 he was 81.
In 1996, Luttenberger signed a two-year contract with Rabobank . From 1999 to 2000 he was with ONCE and then for two years with Vini Caldirola . From 2003 he worked as a professional for the Danish team CSC . On February 19, 2007, Peter Luttenberger announced his retirement from cycling.
- Austrian champion in the individual time trial
- Stage winner Austria Tour
- Peter Luttenberger in the Radsportseiten.net database
- Peter Luttenberger in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )
- Peter Luttenberger in the Tour de France database(French / English )
- Peter Luttenberger's website
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian cyclist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 13, 1972|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bad Radkersburg|