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In anticipation of the new season, I got the idea to collect my bucket list for road bike cycling. I was quite surprised that I barely could find something online about bucket lists for road cyclists. What might be the reason?
Highlights for a ciclists life
My bucket list is supposed to list highlights for a cycling life. Therefore, my bucket-list contains also entries that I already completed. I think you can only really assess something once you have already experienced it. So all entries with a date are highlights that I have checked.
Road bike events in which you cannot participate yourself are missing in my list. Events like for example the finale of the Tour de France in Paris, the start or finish of a tour stage or a 6-day race I should possibly add one day to another list.
What belongs to my bucket-list?
There are many fantastic climbs in every mountain. There are numerous wonderful events all over the world. Out of this multitude, my bucket list should only contain the very special event and the very special climb.
I will continously update my list. Whenever a bike tour or an event fascinates me so much that it stands out from the other great experiences, I will add it to the list. Or I might read or hear about something so special that I think it should be on the list.
Explanations of the Bucket-List
The sequence is random and does not represent a ranking. It is in the nature of the list that each entry is special. At some events, such as the Cyclassics, I have participated several times. In these cases, only the latest participation is shown in the list.
My Bucket-List for raod bike cycling
|1||Ötztal bike marathon||Sölden||pending|
|2||Passo Stelvio from Prad||Prad||26.09.2018|
|3||Lacets de Montvernier||St.-Jean-de Maurienne||24.09.2019|
|4||Coll dels Reis||Sa Calobra||18.04.2018|
|5||L’Etape du Tour||Albertville||21.07.2019|
|7||Alpe d’Huez||Bourg d’Oisans||pending|
|8||Col du Tourmalet||Ste. Marie-de-Campan||08.09.2018|
|9||Chapman’s Peak Drive||Kapstadt||13.03.2018|
|10||Cap Formentor||Port de Pollenca||08.04.2019|
|12||Granfondo New York||New York||pending|
|14||Passo del Mortirolo||Mazzo||pending|
|15||Col du Galibier||Valloire||pending|
|16||Maratona dles Dolomites||La Villa, Corvara||pending|
|17||Cape Town Cycle Tour||Kapstadt||11.03.2018|
|18||Spring training camp in in Mallorca||Alcudia||04/2019|
|20||Bike Packing Tour||various||09/2017|
|21||Crossing of the Alps||various||09/2017|
|23||Grossglockner High Alpine Road||Bruck||pending|
|24||Pico del Veleta||Granada||pending|
|25||Passo di San Boldo||Tovena||06/2020|
|26||Mallorca 312||Playa de Muro||pending|
I collected some pictures of the events of my bucket-list Pinterest.