Review: Classic Cycling Race Routes: The Toughest 52 European Challenges |
Classic Cycling Race Routes The Toughest 52 European Challenges by Chris Sidwells Reviewed by Nick Dey Published: 15th October 2013 £25 hardback AA Publishing in association with Garmin An inspiring book to read and then to ride… if you dare! This inspiring hardback book presents a selection of the most challenging and rewarding routes for road and racing cyclists. From the South Downs Epic and Tour of the Peak in the UK, to Paris-Roubaix in France and Tour of Flanders in Belgium, from Gruyere Cycling Tour in Switzerland and Tour of Lombardy in Italy to the San Sebastian Classic in Spain, this book is the ultimate motivation for cyclists who want to push themselves to the next level. The fifty-two classic European cycling routes – one ride for each week of the year – selected to appear in this weighty A4 hard backed tome of well over two-hundred pages cater for the aspiring and experienced cyclist as well as those more romantically inclined, inspired as they are by the epic