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  1. Tour of Norway 2024, May 23-26

    Wout comes back from injury! And he will be against another Belgian that has been flying, Thibau Nys. Who will be the best Belgian? Notable allround/GC mentions: Wout, Nys, Hayter, Bouwman Notable sprinters: Kristoff, Meeus, Viviani https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/tour-of-norway/2024...
  2. UAE Tour 2024, February 19-25

    The one and only world tour race in the Middle East. Hot racing in the sand! With a lot of sprinting, two MTT, and an ITT. Last year it was Evenepoel who held on to snatch the overall over Adam Yates. Yates seems to be in good form, just fresh from winning Tour of Oman. Notable GC mentions...
  3. Tour du Rwanda 2024, February 18-25

    A tough race that Chris Froome has come to win. Always exciting crowds. And always exciting young talents, Last year it was Henok Mulubrhan who won it, this year he started well but broke his collarbone recently. Lecerf and Glivar are two youngsters who has shown good form already. Notable...
  4. Tour of Oman - Muscat Classic 2024 , February 9-14

    This is a race of two parts. First part is the Muscat Classic, a one day race on February 9, followed by 5 stages of Tour of Oman. Startlist should be the same for both races. It's like UAE Tour, but with actual hills and mountains instead of a flat desert. Should make for a better viewing. A...
  5. UAE Tour 2024, February 8-11 (women's)

    Notable riders: Kopecky, Wiebes, Persico, Georgi, Consoni, Ralini, Longho Borghini, Garcia Last year it was Longho Borghini who won the first edition. https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/uae-tour-women/2024 https://www.theuaetour.com/ Live video stream available on Eurosport/GCN (or...
  6. Tour de France 2023 Tour de France, Stage 1: Bilbao - Bilbao, 182 km (Spain, Saturday, July 1)

    Stage 1: Bilbao - Bilbao, 182 km Saturday, July 1, 12:30 – 17:15 CEST Commentary from Christian Prudhomme The Basque Country doesn’t lack options when it comes to offering opportunities to the puncheurs. With 3,300 metres of vertical gain and a double springboard where gaps can be...
  7. Tour of Slovenia 2023, June 14 - June 18

    More hot racing this year. Last two editions were won by Pogacar. This year because of the broken wrist he will not participate. But that opens the up to some actual competition! Notable GC mentions: Ulissi, Fortunato, Mohoric, Zanna, Wellens Notable sprinters: Groenewegen, Molano, Bauhaus...
  8. Tour de Romandie 2023, April 25-30

    It's the battle of the Yates brothers. But other then them there are also an ssortment of other GC talent. Higuita, Bardet and Lutsenko have all been in great form. Also the long awaited return of young Juan Ayuso, who was 3rd last year in the Vuelta at the age of 19. Last year it was Vlasov...
  9. Ronde van Vlaanderen - Tour des Flandres 2023, one day monument, April 2 (women's)

    Will SD Worx dominate again? Vollering just won Dwars and the defending champion is Kopecky. Notable riders: Van Vleuten, Wiebes, Longo Borghini, Vollering, Kopecky. Lippert, Persico, Ludwig, Balsamo, Niewiadoma https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/ronde-van-vlaanderen-we/2023/result/overview...
  10. Tour du Rwanda 2023, February 19-26

    Just made this thread so we wouldn't just write in the Chris Froome thread, and because this year there is actual TV coverage. A tough race that Chris Froome has come to win. Always exciting crowds. Notable riders: Ethan Vernon, James Piccoli, Chris Froome...
  11. Tour of Oman - Muscat Classic 2023 , February 10-15

    This is a race of two parts. First part is the Muscat Classic, a one day race on February 10, followed by 5 stages of Tour of Oman. Startlist should be the same for both races. It's like UAE Tour, but with actual hills and mountains instead of a flat desert. Should make for a better viewing. A...
  12. UAE Tour 2023, February 20-26 (women's race February 9-12)

    The one and only world tour race in the Middle East. Hot racing in the sand! New feature is the addition of an TTT (yes, a team timetrial). Notable GC mentions: Evenepoel, Adam Yates, Bilbao, McNulty, Soler, Buchmann, Kuss Notable sprinters: Groenewegen, Ewan, Bennet, Merlier, Cavendish...
  13. Tour of Slovenia 2022, June 15 -19

    More hot racing this year. Last year's edition was won by Pogacar. He is going to use this race as TDF preparation instead of Dauphine/Swiss, same as last year. But he is very keen to win it, being his home race obviously. This year he should also have a bit more competition. Also the sprints...
  14. UAE Tour 2022, February 20 - February 26

    The one and only world tour race in the Middle East. Hot racing in the sand! New feature is the addition of an ITT. (copied from last year :)) Notable GC mentions: Tadej Pogacar, Almeida (although now on same team as Pogacar), Adam Yates, Vlasov, Bardet, Haig, Dumoulin Notable sprinters...
  15. Tour of Slovenia 2021, June 9 - June 13

    More hot racing this year. Last year's edition was cancelled because of Covid situation, but this year it's back! You've seen the Giro stage through Slovenia, now multiply that by 5! There will be fans coming out of the woodwork. Tadej Pogacar is going to use this race as TDF preparation instead...
  16. Tour of Utah 2019, August 12 - August 18

    The hardest race in the USA they say, high altitude mountain racing. https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/tour-of-utah/2019/overview https://www.tourofutah.com/ Live video stream available on Eurosport or via the Tour Tracker (might be US restricted): http://tourtracker.tourofutah.com/