Cycling is one of the few sports in which events take place pretty much all year round, but some of the biggest races for betting purposes are held in the summer months, and so December is still a time when many bettors like to plan ahead and perhaps place a bet or two in advance.
The 2017 edition of the Tour of Britain gets underway in Edinburgh this Sunday 3 September, and will reach its conclusion in Cardiff on Sunday 10 September.
The 72nd edition of the Vuelta a España promises to provide three weeks of high drama as cyclists from all over the world ride the gruelling 3,297km course from Nimes to Madrid.
The 2017 Tour de France will begin this Saturday 1 July in Düsseldorf, Germany, and reach its conclusion just over three weeks later, on Sunday 23 July, in Paris, France.
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