Max Bulla

Max Bulla ( born September 26, 1905 in Vienna, † 1 March 1990 in Pitten, Lower Austria ) was one of the most successful Austrian racing cyclist and the first Austrian, who won the yellow jersey in the Tour de France.

The first successes celebrated Max Bulla by winning the Austrian road championships in 1926 and 1927. International success he achieved in the early 1930s. In 1931, Max Bulla has several professional cycling races, such as the Championship of Zurich, win, gained as " Independent " three stage victories in the Tour de France and won the rating of this class. A stage long he wore the first Austrian to the yellow jersey. Tour organizer Henri Desgrange was so impressed by Bullas performance that he made ​​sure that he could start it in the German national team in the year.

1931 won Bulla also a stage win in the Tour of Germany. In 1933 he won with two stage wins the overall title of the inaugural Tour de Suisse with a lead of 9:01 minutes on the Swiss Albert Buchi. Further stage victories in the Tour de Suisse followed in 1934 and 1936. Furthermore, it was Max Bulla two stages at the Vuelta a España in 1935 to decide for themselves.

Buried is Max Bulla in Hinterbrühl. In 1993 ( 22nd District ) was named the bulla street after him in Vienna Danube city.