RideLondon–Surrey Classic 2020 odds
Who wins RideLondon–Surrey Classic 2020?
There is no odds at RideLondon–Surrey Classic 2020 yet, but we had already found odds at Tour of Flanders 2020.
Who wins RideLondon–Surrey Classic 2019?
RideLondon-Surrey Classic 2019
The RideLondon-Surrey Classic is the largest professional one-day race on British soil. It’s a UCI World Tour race that takes the peloton on an iconic route around London’s sights and the picturesque Surrey Hills. The 2019 edition of the race will be held on 4th August.
The race is based on the London 2012 Olympic Road Cycling Race route, as well as the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey sportive for amateurs. With the race having a lucrative winners purse (offering the highest prize money pool of any one-day Classic), it typically attracts a host of big names.
The first edition was held in 2011 as pre-Summer Olympics warm-up and was won by British favourite Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data).
Pascal Ackermann (Team BORA - hansgrohe) is the current champion having bounced back from a mid-race crash to win the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic 2018. He held off Elia Viviani (Team Deceuninck - Quick Step) to take the win in a sprint on The Mall after nearly five hours of rain-filled racing.
The 2019 race profile
The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic always features a mix of categorised climbs and intermediate sprint points. The climbs include the iconic duo of Leith Hill (the highest point in South-East England) and Box Hill - made famous during the London Olympics 2012. The hilly laps around the Dorking area is always a tricky section of the race that can be difficult in bad weather.
If the sprinters emerge from the Surrey Hills unscathed, it’s a flat finish in the final few kilometres following the Embankment, going past the Palace of Westminster, before concluding with an exciting finish on The Mall. If it’s not going to be a bunch sprint for the win, it will need an attack or breakaway to capitalise on the climbing and get enough distance in before the flatter finish.