Route Scout Tour De France It’s 21 days of heaven for fans, and 21 days of torment for whoever dons the Maillot Jaune in Paris after 3,519 kilometers of racing. But what is it about this race that gets our pulses racing? In this issue of Route Scout, we’ll explore what Le Tour de France means to people, from both sides of the barriers—the riders who give their all and the fans who love it. Paris-Roubaix Paris-Roubaix All hail The Queen of the Classics. You could argue that Paris-Roubaix isn't the most beautiful in terms of scenery, but there’s no denying that, even with its images of cobbled brutality, there are moments of sublime beauty in this race. And come April 10th, this Queen will crown a new King. Route Scout Milan-San Remo Road racing is in the air, and this weekend, the first monument of the Spring Classics, Milan-San Remo, will be hotly contested. Historically, La Clasica Primavera, as it's lovingly known, has been up for grabs to anyone with power in the legs and the guile of an experienced racer. This year is no different. Route Scout Tour of California In a state famous for big trees & big mountains, the 2016 AMGEN Tour of California will see the biggest names in cycling test themselves and their rivals on some familiar and not-so familiar roads. In this edition of Route Scout, we dive into the route and sample the behind-the-scenes magic that makes this race tick. Welcome to our backyard.