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Most famous bicycle races are usually long distance multi-stage multi-day events in which cyclist have to endure incredible challenges and face competition from all around the world. Learn more about those racing events here.
Immediately after the success of Tour de France, Italy formed their own plans of creating ambitious 20+ day endurance cycling race that would attract drivers from all around the world. Their efforts paid off with the creation of Giro d'Italia that is still driven each year.
Spanish endurance cycling event Vuelta a España was created in 1935, very quickly managing to become respected as one of the three most difficult bicycle racing events in the world. Based on the form and rule set of other two Grand Tours, this Spanish race is today regarded as the best yearly cycling event in the world.
Tour de France is the oldest and famous endurance multi-stage event that has over last 100 years represented the pinnacle of worldwide bicycle racing. Here you can learn more about its long history, stats and most important winners.