Paris bicycle races

Famous Paris bicycle races, Paris-Roubaix, Tour de France, Paris-Nice, Paris-Brest-Paris, Paris London charity bike ride.

Paris-Roubaix 

The Paris-Roubaix is a one-day bicycle race in April from Compiegne North of Paris to Roubaix. The race is 275km long. The biggest challenge is to ride on the paves (cobbles stones). The race has 29 cobble sections.

Other names for the Paris-Roubaix: the Hell of the North, a Sunday in Hell, the Queen of the Classics, La Pascale

Paris-Roubaix 2018: April 8th 2018

Registration website: www.parisroubaixchallenge.com/en/the-race/registrations

Paris-Nice 

The Paris Nice is a cycling race in France happening in March. The 2017 route covers a total of 1233km and is made up 8 stages. The race starts in the Yvelines.

Other names for this race: The Race to the Sun

Date of the Paris-Nice 2017: March 5 to 12, 2017

Website: www.letour.fr/paris-nice

Le Tour de France

The Tour de France is one of the most famous sporting events in France in July. The first day of the Tour de France 2017 will start in Düsseldorf, to Liège the next day. The Tour de France will end on July 23rd on the Champs-Elysees Paris, like every year.

The Tour de France lasts over 23 days and is 3500km long. There are 20 to 22 teams.

The winner in 2016 was Chris Froome.

Dates of the Tour de France 2017: July 1 to 23, 2017

Website: www.letour.com

Paris-Brest-Paris

The Paris-Brest-Paris is one of the oldest amateur cycling event that started in 1891. It is a long distance cycling event that covers a distance of 1200km and in less than 90 hours.

The race starts and finishes in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

The winner of the PBP tour was Björn Lenhard in 1995.

Next Paris-Brest-Paris: 2019

London Paris Bike Ride

The London-Paris-Bike-Ride is one of the fundraising rides in UK. And is operated by Skyline Events. 

The distance of the ride London to Paris is about 300 miles. A group of 100 cyclists will participate in these rides. 

The London Paris Ride starts from Crystal Palace in London to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. 

Itinerary of London Paris Bike Ride: London to Calais, Calais to Abbeville, Abbeville to Beauvais, Beauvais to Paris, Paris to London on the Eurostar

London Paris Bike next Rides dates: September 13, September 27

Website: www.londonparisbikeride.co.uk

Paris-Dakar Bike Race

The Paris-Dakar Bike Race is a cycle race that is 10 days long across France, Andorra, Spain, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania and Senegal. The race is divided in 59 stages.


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