Spring is here, and that means the Classics season is right around the corner. This is a special time of year, where riding your bike across questionable roads/tracks and up steep hills is positively encouraged.
Not only great riding, but regularly screaming at a load of mud splattered male and female cyclists on TV whilst day drinking. You'll agree it's a great time of year!
If you're not sure what we're on about, then check out our Beginner's Guide To The Classics.
After 2020's completely interrupted spring season, the (currently) on course Classics race schedule for 2021 is looking even more tantalising than usual. Add to that some good gradual un-lockdown news in the UK and Europe, and now really is the perfect time to get on your bike and ride!
With Omloop Het Nieuwsblad about to kick off the 2021 Classics season (Sat 27th Feb), we've compiled a list of our favourite London and Brussels Classics routes for you to explore:
London Classics Routes
Including Rapha's Hell of the North and our own London Cobbled Classic these are the best spring routes you can take on this month. Strong beer and frites post ride highly encouraged!
Click on the image below to access the routes via Komoot. You need to create a free Komoot account to access the routes:
Belgian Classic Routes
The best Belgian Classics routes you can find, mostly using Brussels as a focal point. Including the full routes for Flanders and Omloop, as well as some 'fan routes' that are more suitable for us mere mortals.
If you're planning a future trip when travel is allowed again, these routes are the perfect inspiration if you plan to cycle in Belgium in 2021:
Again, click on the image below to access the route:
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Enjoy the Classics!