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"THE ROAD BOOK FILLS A GAP IN CYCLING EVEN IF WE DIDN'T KNOW IT EXISTED"
MATHEW BAILEY, CONQUISTA

The Road Book 2019 raises the standard even further. Charting a momentous season in cycling including all three Grand Tours, the legendary Monuments, and the iconic Yorkshire held World Championships.

In addition, all Men’s and Women’s UCI WorldTour races, national championships, team rosters, exclusive essays and the year captured through the lens of renowned photographer Russ Ellis.

The 2019 edition is bigger and better. More essays, more images and more stats.

The Road Book almanack presents a unique chance to build a collection that will stand the test of time.

Race reports • Infographics & statistics The finest cycling writers
Edited by Ned Boulting
  • Philippe Auclair explores the effervescent character of his superstar compatriot Julian Alaphilippe
  • Paul Fournel – Parisian philosopher, playwright and cycling obsessive has written a poem in which he laments his country’s continuing frustration
  • Matt Rendell puts into context the deeper significance of Egan Bernal’s extraordinary victory
  • Orla Chennaoui examines the unique contribution – and differing opinions – of former rivals Ina Teutenberg and Giorgia Bronzini
  • Annemiek van Vleuten offers an exclusive first- person account of how she claimed her first World Road Race Championship.
  • Richard Carapaz writes exclusively for The Road Book about his sensational Giro d’Italia win
  • Philippe Gilbert relives his victory at Paris–Roubaix, from flag drop to the famous showers
  • Bob Roll tells of the hurt he feels at the loss of Paul Sherwen and the heavy responsibility of commentating alongside Phil Liggett
  • Michael Hutchinson picks apart in forensic detail the Amstel Gold Race, won in breathtaking fashion by Mathieu van der Poel
  • Kit Nicholson charts the rise to the top of the latest Dutch star; the unstoppable Lorena Wiebes.