Karl-Heinz Kunde (January 6, 1938 – January 15, 2018) was a German former racing cyclist. He was born in Cologne. Kunde started 5 times in the Tour de France, but only finished two times, in 1964, 1965 and 1966. Kunde was nicknamed Bergfloh and Karl, der Kurze (Karl the short). The French reporters named him Le petit Kunde due to his short height.
In 1973 Kunde ended his cycling career, and started a bicycle shop in Cologne.
Kunde died in Cologne on January 15, 2018 at the age of 80.
References[change | change source]
- Trauer um Karl-Heinz Kunde (German)
Other websites[change | change source]
- Profile at Cycling Archives