Classic Cycle Routes of Europe - The 25 Greatest Road Cycling Races & How to Ride Them is the ultimate guide to the 25 greatest cycling journeys across the continent. Whether you're a seasoned randonneur or an armchair dreamer, this is the book for you. A beautifully photographed and practical guide for any keen rider on how to complete some of the most famous rides across Europe. The follow-up volume to Spring 2011's Ride a Stage of the Tour de France and capitalising on the popularity of long-distance cycling, and cycling in general, Classic Cycle Routes of Europe inspires and informs the reader about the most well known cycling routes across Europe. Each route is described in detail, with altitude, distance, maps, planning and preparation all included, along with background information and great stories associated with the area. Includes stunning photography and up to the minute practical advice from an author who has been there and done it.
Classic Cycle Routes of Europe includes Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Giro di Lombardia, along with 20 more classics, sweeping you through The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and Norway.