BIKE Magazine June 2024


June 2024 is packed with significant events in the cycling world, catering to both professional racers and cycling enthusiasts.

BIKE Magazine June 2024 Cover
BIKE Magazine June 2024 Cover

Professional Racing Events

Critérium du Dauphiné is taking place from June 2 to June 9, the Critérium du Dauphiné is a key preparatory race for the Tour de France. Riders compete over eight stages in the French Alps, making it an excellent opportunity to assess their form and make final adjustments before the Tour.

Tour de Suisse – This event runs from June 8 to June 16 and is another important race leading up to the Tour de France. Known for its challenging routes through Switzerland’s mountainous terrain, the Tour de Suisse attracts top riders aiming to fine-tune their performance.

Granfondo Milan-San Remo

On June 9, cyclists can participate in the Granfondo Milan-San Remo, a 296 km ride mirroring the route of the famous spring classic. This event allows amateur riders to experience the same roads that professional cyclists race on.

Chase the Sun

Held on June 22, Chase the Sun features several editions, including routes in the UK, Italy, and Ireland. Participants start at sunrise and aim to finish by sunset, covering distances of around 320 km. It’s a unique endurance challenge celebrated by many long-distance cyclists.

Dartmoor Classic is Scheduled for June 23, this event is one of the UK’s most popular sportives, featuring routes of varying lengths through the scenic Dartmoor National Park. The challenging climbs and beautiful landscapes make it a favourite among cycling enthusiasts.

Tour of America’s Dairyland

This 11-day criterium race series takes place in Wisconsin, USA, from June 13 to June 23. Known for its festive atmosphere and competitive racing, it attracts cyclists from all over the world. The event is celebrated for its community involvement and high-energy races.

UCI Gran Fondo Ireland

Held on June 29, this event in Sligo offers a 155 km route, providing a mix of challenging climbs and stunning coastal views. It’s part of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series, giving riders a chance to qualify for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships.

Giro di San Diego

On June 9, this Gran Fondo in San Diego, California, combines cycling with Italian culture. Riders enjoy well-stocked rest stops, an Italian lunch, and a festive post-ride celebration. The event supports the Life Sports Foundation, benefiting challenged athletes and foster children.

Whether you’re following the professional races or participating in a local sportive, there’s plenty of excitement to look forward to in the world of cycling this June.

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