Road Cycling

Anna van der Breggen (Netherlands) celebrates winning the 2018 UCI Women’s Road Cycling World Championships

The Year’s Best - Netherlands top Cycling nation in 2018

Another exciting sporting year is drawing to a close, and it is time for us to reveal the final rankings in GSN’s unique sport groups,

Global Cup - Road Cycling

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Netherlands 209 29.8
2 Spain 73 10.4
3 Great Britain 72 10.3
4 Australia 54 7.7
5 Canada 45 6.4
6 France 39 5.6
7 Italy 38 5.4
8 Colombia 30 4.3
9 Poland 27 3.8
10 Belgium 18 2.6

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Netherlands 152 24.4
2 Great Britain 74 11.9
3 Italy 66 10.6 1
4 Australia 49 7.9 2
5 Colombia 37 5.9
6 Slovakia 30 4.8 8
7 Norway 28 4.5 11
8 Slovenia 24 3.8
9 France 22 3.5 3
10 Russia 20 3.2 5

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Netherlands 119 11.7 2
2 Great Britain 112 11.0 3
3 Spain 88 8.7 -2
4 Italy 69 6.8 -2
5 Colombia 64 6.3 1
6 Australia 60 5.9 -2
7 United States 58 5.7 3
8 Poland 56 5.5 3
9 Belgium 56 5.5
10 Denmark 44 4.3

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Spain 101 16.2
2 Italy 82 13.1 2
3 Netherlands 68 10.9 7
4 Australia 52 8.3 2
5 Great Britain 40 6.4
6 Colombia 34 5.4 1
7 Belarus 34 5.4 6
8 Slovakia 30 4.8
9 France 30 4.8 -7
10 United States 26 4.2 -1

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Spain 78 12.5 1
2 France 75 12.0 18
3 Germany 70 11.2 4
4 Italy 67 10.7 -3
5 Great Britain 50 8.0
6 Australia 46 7.4 5
7 Poland 36 5.8 9
8 Colombia 36 5.8 -2
9 United States 28 4.5 -6
10 Netherlands 26 4.2 -6

Per Capita Cup - Road Cycling

2018

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Netherlands 82124
2 Slovenia 206590
3 Australia 457172
4 Belgium 631720
5 Spain 637383
6 Sweden 672093
7 Canada 815360
8 Portugal 859131
9 Great Britain 911778
10 Denmark 960116

2017

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Slovenia 86079
2 Netherlands 112921
3 Slovakia 181178
4 Norway 188492 2
5 Denmark 480058 -4
6 Australia 503822 1
7 Portugal 687305 12
8 Belarus 791292 1
9 Ireland 792996 -1
10 New Zealand 804393 6

2016

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Denmark 124751
2 Netherlands 138218 2
3 Slovakia 180076 -2
4 Belgium 190480
5 Switzerland 238988 11
6 Norway 318800
7 Australia 356860
8 Ireland 368508
9 Belarus 403750 -4
10 Finland 443329

2015

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Slovakia 180076
2 Lithuania 186728
3 New Zealand 213805 14
4 Netherlands 241882 1
5 Belarus 285000 1
6 Norway 318800 9
7 Australia 411761 -4
8 Spain 456074 -4
9 Italy 727065
10 Sweden 1152971 -3

2014

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Denmark 365935 1
2 Belgium 410264
3 Australia 465469 10
4 Spain 590558 2
5 Netherlands 632615 -2
6 Belarus 646000 5
7 Sweden 768647 1
8 France 859642 13
9 Italy 889840 1
10 Poland 1058777 8

Road Cycling Tournaments

Road Cycling: World Cha... 30 Sep 2018
Vuelta 16 Sep 2018
Tour de France 29 Jul 2018
Giro 27 May 2018
Road Cycling: World Cha... 24 Sep 2017
Vuelta 10 Sep 2017
Tour de France 23 Aug 2017
Giro 28 May 2017
Road Cycling: World Cha... 16 Oct 2016
Vuelta 11 Sep 2016
Olympics 6 Aug 2016
Tour de France 24 Jul 2016
Giro 29 May 2016

Road Cycling: World Cha... 27 Sep 2015
Vuelta 13 Sep 2015
Tour de France 26 Jul 2015
Giro 31 May 2015
Road Cycling: World Cha... 28 Sep 2014
Vuelta 14 Sep 2014
Tour de France 27 Jun 2014
Giro 1 Jun 2014
Road Cycling: World Cha... 29 Sep 2013
Vuelta 15 Sep 2013
Tour de France 21 Jul 2013
Giro 26 May 2013
Road Cycling: World Cha... 23 Sep 2012
Chris froome winning Le Tour and La Vuelta

September Athlete of the Month : Chapeau to Chris Froome

Chris Froome had a stellar month in September winning La Vuelta and third place in the men’s individual time trial at the road cycling world championships....

Mark Cavendish (GBR) wins Road Cycling Worlds

Cycling 2011: Great Britain set to overtake Australia?

That Australia won the Cycling Global Cup in 2011, for the third year in a row, is not a huge surprise....
Lance Armstrong of the USA

Road cycling champions

Although we cover all the main areas of cycling, for our all-time individual and country list we will concentrate on the Grand Tours and the Major one day road cycling events....
bike shop.jpg

Choosing a bike

Choosing the right bike is all about what you want to use it for and obviously, your budget, there’s nothing funnier seeing a person on a full-suspension moutain bike wo...
Eddy Merckx of Belgium

Road cycling numbers

Featuring Eddy Merckx and Lance Armstrong
We’ve looked at the impressive database of the International Cycling Union (UCI) t...
Menchov of Russia

Major cycling competitions

Road Cycling
 
Men Road Cycling
From 1989 until 2004, the UCI administered the...
Paris - Roubaix 1901

History of competitive cycling

Following the advent of the high-wheeled “ordinaries”, bicycle racing became a very popular, yet quite hazardous activity.
Yorkshire Dales National Park

Cycling locations

GSN recommends for a top cycling trip in Europe:
 
Alpe d’Huez, France
Could I please have 21 sw...
British Track Cycling success at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

GSN and Cycling

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