Cycling is a popular pastime, sport and the way of life that is today practiced by hundreds of millions of people all around the world. Find out more about the history of cycling, its modern use, famous races, racers and much more.
History of cycling started immediately after first bicycles were introduced in second half of 19th century, when bicycles started being used for all kinds of recreational activities. Here you can learn more about history of cycling.
Cycling comes in many shapes and forms, but everyone can easily spot the difference between three main categories – recreational cycling, utility cycling and bicycle racing. Learn more about types of cycling here.
Bicycle Touring is very popular use for modern bicycles, giving drivers ability to drive leisurely on both short and long distances, discovering new lands and enabling them to have as much adventuring as they want.
Bicycle sports are so popular around the world, that they represent the pinnacle of the national sports in several countries around the world. Here you can get informed about history of bicycle racing and its most famous racing events.
Over the last 100 years of bicycle racing, many cyclist managed to distinguish themselves by winning the hardest event on the planet. Here you can find out which drivers gathered most praise from worldwide audience. Read more about famous bicycle racers.
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.
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.
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.