By Barry Boyce,
Top 20 All Time Major Classics
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Cycling's definition of a Classic is: “A single day race of the highest standard with lasting significance.” Of these races 5 are known as the “ Monuments ” : Milan-San Remo, Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders), Paris-Roubaix, Liege-Bastogne-Liege, and Giro d'Lombardia.
studies of the 5 Monuments of Cycling have revealed the great stories and
secret treasures that make the Classics so special. As is human nature,
everyone has an opinion about the classification of the BEST. As the
Top 20 series evolves Cycling Revealed invites you to evaluate our list
and compare your thought to ours (respond to: CyclingRevealed@yahoo.com). Stay tuned as we countdown to the “BEST Classics of ALL TIMES.”
#1 Paris-Roubaix 1952: The Clash of Two Titans!