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The most famous bicycle races in the world nowadays (Part 2)

Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under is a bicycle race around Adelaide in southern Australia, first held in 1999. This race is also part of the UCI World Tour system and increasingly attracts many famous drivers from around the world. attend.

Simon Gerrans is the most championship racer with the first 4 times in this race. Tour Down Under is currently the highest-rated non-European bicycle race.

Yak Attack

The annual Yak Attack bicycle race is a race that brings together many famous turns when the track of the Yak Attack tournament is highly challenging. This non-profit race took place in Nepal for 9 days, the racers had to cross the 400km long track with rocky and snow-covered terrain. The world’s highest canyon Thorong La at an altitude of 5,426 m is the challenge that professional riders always aspire to conquer.

Gent-Wevelgem is a cycling race taking place in Belgium, first held in 1934 and gradually becoming familiar to both riders and fans. Gent-Wevelgem is quite challenging as riders often have to cycle under rainy and windy weather as well as have to overcome many steep, high mountain slopes. The race is for both men and women, with women coming out later in 2012.

Amstel Gold Race

Amstel Gold Race is a bicycle race that takes place annually in Limburg in the Netherlands. First organized in 1989, the race is considered part of the UCI racing system.

Although the scale is not as large as the Tour de France, this race is still considered as the most important and favorite cycling race in the Netherlands. 2017 will be the first time that women will compete in the race.

Tirreno – Adriatico

Tirreno – Adriatico is also a cycling race in the UCI system. Tirreno – Adriatico took place since 1966 and is increasingly attracting many famous crabs in the world. Roger De Vlaeminck, a Belgian racer, holds the record for the most number of championships when he has been crowned 6 times.

Milan – San Remo

Milan – San Remo is the opening bicycle race for the annual UCI Road World Tour system. The track takes place between the city of Milan and Sanremo in northwest Italy. Eddy Merckx holds the league record when he has won 7 times.

The races take place on different terrains, so drivers have to know the terrain and weather of the venue. Tour de France always receives a lot of attention and the winner will have the best feeling when taking the throne here.