Author(s): Werner Muller-Schell
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.
A fantastic and practical guide for the seasoned radonneur to the armchair dreamer on how to complete 25 of the most famous rides across Europe.
Werner Muller-Schell is a cycling journalist and contributor to the renowned cycling magazine Procycling.
The classics at a glance The right preparation The Classics Spring treats 1 Trofeo Deia 2 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 3 Milan - San Remo 4 Gent - Wevelgem 5 Tour of Flanders 6 Paris - Roubaix 7 Rund um Koln 8 Amstel Gold Race 9 La Fleche Wallonne 10 Liege-Bastogne-Liege 11 Rund um den Finanzplatz Summer specials 12 Gran Fondo Felice Gimondi 13 Nove Colli 14 Maratona dles Dolomites 15 Trondheim - Oslo 16 La Ventoux 17 La Marmotte 18 Pau - Tourmalet Autumn favourites 19 Clasica de San Sebastian 20 Vattenfall Cyclassics 21 Otztal Cycle Marathon 22 Zuri Metzgete 23 Paris - Tours 24 L'Eroica 25 Giro di Lombardia Other Classics Paris - Brussels Rund um die Hainleite GP Ouest-France - Plouay Bordeaux - Paris Paris - Brest - Paris La Fausto Coppi Alpenbrevet Vatternrundan Useful links Index