The Inspiration – Strade Bianche

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The White Roads Classic - inspired by the Strade Bianche

The White Roads Classic is a 112km-long sportive which takes in nine sectors of white gravel and chalk roads totalling 15km on and around The Ridgeway in Oxfordshire; an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Modelled on the epic European Classic ‘Strade Bianche’

Images from the Strade Bianche professional race, on which the Lapierre White Roads Classic is based. The most beautiful race in the world?

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White dust clouds thrown up from the strade bianche during the professional race

The 2013 Strade Bianche

The 2013 Strade Bianche

Hairpin bend in the 2014 Strade Bianche

Hairpin bend in the 2014 Strade Bianche

White gravel and cypress trees in Tuscany

White gravel and cypress trees in Tuscany

The 2011 Giro d’Italia took in several strade bianche

The 2011 Giro d’Italia took in several strade bianche

The surface of a typical strada bianca up-close

The surface of a typical strada bianca up-close

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