Cycle Races

There's nothing like a cycle race in an exotic location, somewhere far flung in the world, testing yourself against the mountains and other riders. Here is a selection of the more extreme and endurance races covered by A Life of Adventure.

 A rider ascends Mt Ventoux, Courtesy Haute Route/OC Sport

A rider ascends Mt Ventoux, Courtesy Haute Route/OC Sport

Haute Route: Mt Ventoux

A three-day, professional standard cycling event for amateur riders, with three ascents of Mt Ventoux in Provence. Read moreā€¦ including a competitor review.

Den Store StyrkeProven

At 330 miles non-stop, from Trondheim to Oslo, Den Store Styrkeproven is a significant challenge, however as many as 3500 cyclists ride in this mid-summer event each year. Read more...

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Australian Tour de France winner Cadel Evans is from Barwon Heads on the Great Ocean Road. A professional and amateur road race has been named after him. Read more...

We will continue to add cycling races to this page. In fact, if you have a particular favourite which you think might be suitable (we're most interested in races that are equivalent to a marathon or longer in length), then do contact us to let us know about it.