Rutland–Melton CiCLE Classic
The 2009 East Midlands International CiCLE Classic in Oakham
|Region||East Midlands, England|
|English name||Rutland–Melton International CiCLE Classic|
|Local name(s)||CiCLE Classic|
|Competition||UCI Europe Tour|
|Editions||15 (as of 2021)|
|First winner||Scott Gamble (GBR)|
|Most wins||Ian Wilkinson (GBR) (2 wins)|
|Most recent||Colin Joyce (USA)|
The race is characterised by its off-road sections and short, sharp climbs on narrow and treacherous farm tracks – taking its inspiration from the Paris–Roubaix and Tour of Flanders. Originally part of the British Premier Calendar, from 2008 it is a 1.2 event on the UCI Europe Tour.
|2005||Great Britain||Scott Gamble||East Midlands BC Div.|
|2006||Great Britain||Robin Sharman||Recycling.co.uk|
|2007||Great Britain||Malcolm Elliott||Pinarello Racing Team|
|2008||Ireland||Ciaran Power||Pezula Racing|
|2009||Great Britain||Ian Wilkinson||Team Halfords Bikehut|
|2010||Denmark||Michael Berling||Glud & Marstrand–LRØ Radgivning|
|2011||Australia||Zakkari Dempster||Rapha Condor–Sharp|
|2012||France||Alexandre Blain||Endura Racing|
|2013||Great Britain||Ian Wilkinson||Team UK Youth|
|2014||Great Britain||Tom Moses||Rapha Condor–JLT|
|2015||Australia||Steele Von Hoff||NFTO|
|2017||Great Britain||Daniel Fleeman||Metaltek–Kuota|
|2018||Great Britain||Gabriel Cullaigh||WIGGINS|
|2019||United States||Colin Joyce||Rally UHC Cycling|
|2020||No race due to COVID-19 pandemic|
|2021||No race due to COVID-19 pandemic|
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- "'Every little helps' save CiCLE Classic". cicleclassic.co.uk. 19 January 2011. Archived from the original on 16 March 2012.
- "CiCLE Classic Report". British Cycling. 29 April 2007. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008.
- "Ciaran Powers to East Midlands win". Cycling Weekly. 27 April 2008.
- "Wilkinson wins CiCLE Classic". Cycling Weekly. 26 April 2009.
- "Ian Wilkinson sprints to CiCLE Classic victory | Latest News". Cycling Weekly. 17 November 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
- "Tom Moses wins Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
- "Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic Cancelled for 2021". velonet.uk. 25 January 2021. Retrieved 23 February 2021.
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