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Strade Bianche - The White Roads

Strade Bianche

March 04 2017
Siena, Tuscany, Italy
 

The Strade Bianche, officially called Strade Bianche - Eroica Pro, is a road bicycle race in Tuscany, Central Italy, starting and finishing in Siena. It has been held annually since 2007, on the first or second Saturday of March. The name Strade Bianche (Italian for White Streets) stems from the historic white gravel roads that are a defining feature of the race. More than 50 km of the total distance are raced on dirt roads.

Despite its relatively short history, the Strade Bianche has quickly gained prestige. As from 2017, the event will be included in the UCI World Tour, cycling's highest level of professional road races. It is organized by RCS Sport - La Gazzetta dello Sport, and is held the weekend before Tirreno–Adriatico as an early spring precursor to the cobbled classics in April. Swiss Fabian Cancellara holds the record with three wins.

Since 2015, a women's event, the Strade Bianche Donne, is held on the same day as the men's race. The event is part of the UCI Women's World Tour and is raced at approximately half the distance of the men's race, containing 17 km of gravel roads spread over five sectors.

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Tag: worldtour
 
Mar 08 2017 - NEWS: 2017 Tirreno-Adriatico LIVE STREAM
Dec 16 2016 - NEWS: 2017 Tirreno-Adriatico Route Revealed
Mar 02 2017 - NEWS: Strade Bianche Route Revealed
Mar 02 2017 - NEWS: The 2017 Paris-Nice Preview
Jan 23 2017 - NEWS: Former Under 23 World Champion dies of a Heart Attack
Jan 03 2017 - NEWS: 2017 Paris-Nice Route Revealed
Dec 28 2016 - NEWS: 2017 Tour of Qatar Cancelled
Dec 20 2016 - NEWS: UAE Abu Dhabi and gets the final WorldTour license
Dec 08 2016 - NEWS: 2017 UCI World Tour Pro Cycling Calendar
Nov 28 2016 - NEWS: WorldTour Team Sizes to Remain the Same in 2017
Dec 07 2016 - NEWS: New Chinese WorldTour race for 2017 – The Tour of Quangxi
Dec 01 2016 - NEWS: Chris Froome Confirmed For Cadel Road Race
Nov 30 2016 - NEWS: New Dirt Sections for 2017 Strade Bianche Pro Race and Gran Fondo
Nov 29 2016 - NEWS: UCI Announces 2017 WorldTour and Pro-Continental Teams
Nov 22 2016 - NEWS: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is back for 2017
Nov 09 2016 - NEWS: Professional Cycling Council approves new regulations for the UCI WorldTour
Aug 02 2016 - NEWS: The UCI reveals expanded UCI WorldTour calendar for 2017
Jan 17 2017 - EVENT: Santos Tour Down Under
Jan 27 2017 - EVENT: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
Feb 23 2017 - EVENT: Abu Dhabi Tour
Feb 25 2017 - EVENT: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Feb 26 2017 - EVENT: Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
Mar 04 2017 - EVENT: Strade Bianche
Mar 05 2017 - EVENT: Paris-Nice
Mar 08 2017 - EVENT: Tirreno-Adriatico
Mar 18 2017 - EVENT: Milano Sanremo
Mar 20 2017 - EVENT: Volta a Catalunya
Mar 22 2017 - EVENT: Dwars Door Vlaanderen
Mar 25 2017 - EVENT: E3 Harelbeke
Mar 26 2017 - EVENT: Gent-Wevelgem
Apr 02 2017 - EVENT: Tour of Flanders
Apr 03 2017 - EVENT: Tour of the Basque Country
Apr 05 2017 - EVENT: Scheldeprijs
Apr 09 2017 - EVENT: Paris-Roubaix
Apr 12 2017 - EVENT: Brabantse Pijl
Apr 16 2017 - EVENT: Amstel Gold Race
Apr 18 2017 - EVENT: Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey
Apr 19 2017 - EVENT: La Fleche Wallonne
Apr 23 2017 - EVENT: Liege–Bastogne–Liege
Apr 25 2017 - EVENT: Tour de Romandie
May 01 2017 - EVENT: Eschborn-Frankfurt
May 14 2017 - EVENT: Amgen Tour of California
Jun 04 2017 - EVENT: Criterium du Dauphine
Jun 10 2017 - EVENT: Tour of Suisse
Jul 01 2017 - EVENT: 2017 Tour De France
Jul 29 2017 - EVENT: Tour of Poland
Jul 29 2017 - EVENT: San Sebastian Classic
Jul 30 2017 - EVENT: Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic
Aug 07 2017 - EVENT: Eneco Tour
Aug 19 2017 - EVENT: Vuelta a Espana
Aug 20 2017 - EVENT: Cyclassics Hamburg
Aug 27 2017 - EVENT: Bretagne Classic–Ouest-France
Sep 08 2017 - EVENT: Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec
Sep 10 2017 - EVENT: Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal
Sep 17 2017 - EVENT: 2017 World Cycling Championships
 
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Apr 23 2017 - NEWS: Valverde donates his Liege-Bastogne-Liege prize money to the Scarponi family
Apr 22 2017 - NEWS: Four U.S. Riders ready for battle at Leige-Bastogne-Leige
Apr 20 2017 - NEWS: PREVIEW: Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Apr 20 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Michael Valgren escapes serious injury after crash in La Fleche Wallonne
Apr 19 2017 - NEWS: Valverde wins fifth Fleche Wallonne
Apr 17 2017 - NEWS: PREVIEW: Fleche Wallonne
Apr 17 2017 - NEWS: Philippe Gilbert to miss the rest of Ardennes Classics
Apr 16 2017 - NEWS: Philippe Gilbert wins the Amstel Gold race
Apr 14 2017 - NEWS: PREVIEW: Amstel Gold Race
Apr 12 2017 - NEWS: Sonny Colbrelli wins Brabantse Pijl
Apr 11 2017 - NEWS: Philippe Gilbert ready to focus on the Ardennes Classics
Apr 11 2017 - NEWS: Sebastian Langeveld sprints to third at Paris-Roubaix
Apr 10 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Watch the last 100km of Paris-Roubaix
Apr 09 2017 - NEWS: Greg Van Avermaet wins Paris-Roubaix
Apr 09 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Bad Crash at Paris-Roubaix Today
Apr 09 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Go Pro Highlights from Paris Roubaix
Apr 09 2017 - NEWS: Unlucky Peter Sagan fights to the finish at cruel Paris-Roubaix
Apr 07 2017 - NEWS: Sagan: Tom Boonen was my Childhood Idol
Apr 06 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: How Hayman won Paris-Roubaix
Apr 06 2017 - NEWS: Phinney out of Paris-Roubaix
Apr 05 2017 - NEWS: Kittels wins a record fifth time in Scheldeprijs
Apr 05 2017 - NEWS: Cannondale-Drapac's Sep Vanmarcke out of Paris-Roubaix
Apr 05 2017 - NEWS: 29 sectors of pave for Paris-Roubaix
Apr 03 2017 - NEWS: Philippe Gilbert wins the Tour Of Flanders
Apr 02 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Peter Sagan denied after cruel crash at the Tour of Flanders
Apr 02 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: American Coryn Rivera wins the Tour of Flanders
Mar 31 2017 - NEWS: Trek-Segafredo ready for Flanders
Mar 31 2017 - NEWS: Vanmarcke to lead Cannondale-Drapac squad into Tour of Flanders
Mar 30 2017 - NEWS: Van Avermaet: It's my turn to win Flanders
Mar 26 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Van Avermaet wins Gent-Wevelgem
Mar 22 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Lampaert wins Dwars Door Vlaanderen for Quick-Step Floors
Mar 21 2017 - NEWS: Kwiatkowski posts Milan-Sanremo winning ride on Strava
Mar 18 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Watch Kwiatkowski win San Remo
Mar 16 2017 - NEWS: LIVESTREAM: Milan - San Remo Today
Mar 17 2017 - NEWS: 5,000 Tackle Gran Fondo Strade Bianche
Feb 28 2017 - NEWS: 2017 Paris-Nice LIVESTREAM
Mar 04 2017 - NEWS: Kwiatkowski attacks to win Strade Bianche
Mar 02 2017 - NEWS: Strade Bianche Route Revealed
Mar 01 2017 - NEWS: Vanmarcke and Uran lead Cannondale-Drapac into Strade Bianche
Feb 26 2017 - NEWS: VIDEO: Tony Martin lands on his face and gets back on his bike
Feb 26 2017 - NEWS: Peter Sagan sprints to victory in Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
Feb 25 2017 - NEWS: Van Avermaet Goes Back to Back at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Feb 24 2017 - NEWS: Cylance Pro Cycling Announces Rosters for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Feb 26 2017 - NEWS: Team Sunweb Wins The Women's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Feb 23 2017 - NEWS: Vanmarcke leads Cannondale-Drapac into classics weekend
Feb 20 2017 - NEWS: 25 Pro Teams selected for 115th Paris Roubaix