Cycling Season Highlighted By The Big Three

Cycling Season Highlighted By The Big Three (2)

On the whole, the Grand Tour races are the only ones that draw any noticeable betting handle. To show, the Tour de France dwarfs the other two Grand Tour events as the main event of cycling. The Tour de France generates more gambling activity than all other cycling events combined. Hence, the Cycling betting odds Focus on those three major annual events. The Giro d’Italia, Tour De France, and Vuelta a España are the three most important events in the sport. Specifically, they are known as Grand Tours. Overall, they are all three-week-long races broken down into daily stages.

2024 Cycling Grand Tour Schedule

2024 Giro d’ Italia

Date:May 4-26, 2024

2024 Giro d’ Italia Championship Odds

Geraint Thomas+1400
Jai Hindley+1600
Adam Yates+2000
Juan Ayuso+2000
Sepp Kuss+2000
Tao Geoghegan Hart+2200
Cian Uijtdebroeks+3300
Eddie Dunbar+4000

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2024 Tour de France

Date:June 29 through July 21, 2024.

2024 Tour de France Championship Odds

Jonas Vingegaard-155
Tadej Pogacar+275
Primoz Roglic+450
Remco Evenepoel +650
All Other Cyclists+1400 or higher

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2024 Vuelta a Espana

Date:August 17 through September 8, 2024
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There are indeed few things more difficult than defending a Tour de France title. But Jonas Vingegaard proved up to the task. The quiet Dane showed up in Bilbao prepared. And then he fended off two weeks of attacks from the explosive Tadej Pogacar. But Vingegaard proved strongest in the decisive third week of the biggest race on earth.

A stage win in the hilly Stage 16 time trial was followed by a massive time gain on the Stage 17 climb to Col de la Loze. Hence, gamblers saw Vingegaard win the Tour by 7 minutes and 29 seconds. Also, Team Jumbo-Visma won the overall Teams offshore bookmaker classification by over 13 minutes.

The Danish rider Vingegaard won the Tour de France for the second straight year. He finished the Cycling lines most storied race finished on the famed Champs-Élysées in Paris. With a huge lead built up over main rival Tadej Pogačar, the 2020 and 2021 winner, Vingegaard knew the victory was effectively his again.

Finally, the event ended on the largely ceremonial stage at the end of the 110th edition of the Tour. Following his win, Vingegaard drank champagne with his Visma-Jumbo teammates. Correlate, they lined up together and posed for photos on the way to Paris.

It had been a three-week slog over 2,116 miles with eight mountain stages across five mountain ranges. Yet Vingegaard seized control of the race over two stages in the Alps. Little had separated the two rivals until Vingegaard finished a time trial 1 minute, 38 seconds ahead of Pogačar on the final Tuesday. And then, he followed up the next day by finishing the toughest mountain stage of the race. He was almost six minutes ahead of his exhausted rival.

The Slovenian rider responded by winning the penultimate stage on the final Saturday. However, Vingegaard still had an insurmountable lead of 7 minutes and 29 seconds going into the final stage. As mentioned earlier, the final stage is a mostly ceremonial event that is contested at the end by the sprinters.

Belgian cyclist Jordi Meeus won the final stage in a photo finish between four riders on the line. To show, he was just ahead of Jasper Philipsen, Dylan Groenewegen, and Mads Pedersen.

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