A poll.... Which major Pro trophy is the most awesome. ....
. Ok. You're good. A real Pro of Merckx fame. You can't win all the Trophies of the big tours. Can you. ? Do Not judge in terms of prestige of the course, but pure physical aesthetics of the Trophy . Which object would you want to be displayed atop your mantle.. ? Frances, Italy's, Spain's , California's. Etc..
The Weird and Wonderful World of Cycling Trophies
Date: October 13, 2012
Whilst many other sports award medals, cycling is notable for its presentation of Jerseys, which differentiate the race leader from the pack (although the Tour de France actually used an armband to begin with) and allow a rider to build up a wardrobe of their wins to be displayed. However, the races also present trophies, but these are oft so overshadowed by the jersey, that no one ever really bothers with them. Even pro riders admit to not showing off their trophies, aside from one or two of the more special ones. So here’s a collection of the trophies you get for winning the biggest bicycle races in the world for you to enjoy. Oh, and if you want a challenge, try and figure out who the winner of the trophy pictured is. There’s no prize but pride…
The Grand Tours