Cheer on the world's top professionals from the roadside as they take on the Tour Down Under, or head into the Alps to watch the sport's greatest riders tackle the Tour de France. Conquer the US yourself on the Race Across America, or mountain bike your way through South Africa on the Cape Epic.
Compiled by cyclists and covering all types of cycling from cyclo-cross to long distance road races.
• Road: Follow the professionals on a stage of the Tour de France in the Etape du Tour
• Cyclo-cross: Conquer the Three Peaks in Yorkshire on two wheels
• Mountain: Take in the South African scenery on the Absa Cape Epic
• Pro stage race:Enjoy a week in France following the world's best racers at Paris-Nice
• Pro one-day race: Cheer on your heroes as they take on the cobbles at the Tour of Flanders • Sprint: Take part in a Scottish Highlands games race
• Long distance: Cycle across America in one of the world's longest bike races
• Night: Don't forget your lights for Scotland's Strathpuffer 24-hour race
This list of ultimate cycling races is compiled by Ellis Bacon with contributions from some of the world’s leading cyclists.