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The Virtual Directeur Sportif Calendar

You've seen the list of races, but if you're going to start planning your year around watching the races which count in our competition (a/k/a all the best races), here's a handy calendar to post on your wall... on the flip.

For a detailed review of the points available, go here. Also, if anyone wants to turn this into some sort of downloadable, interactive calendar device, please do!

March
1 Het Volk (4th Cat/Top Classics)
2 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne (5th/Best of rest)
9-16 Paris-Nice (3rd/Top SR)
12-18 Tirreno-Adriatico (3rd/Top SR)
22 Milan-San Remo (2nd/Monument)
26 Dwars door Vlaanderen (5th/Best of rest)
29 E3 Prijs Vlaanderen (4th/Top Classics)
29-30 Critérium International (5th/Best of rest)
30 Brabantse Pijl (5th/Best of rest)
Total race days: 23

April
1-3 Dreidaagse de Panne (5th/Best of rest)
6 Tour of Flanders (2nd/Monument)
7-12 Vuelta Ciclista a Pais Vasco (3rd/Top SR)
9 Gent-Wevelegem (4th/Top Classics)
13 Paris-Roubaix (2nd/Monument)
16 Scheldeprijs (5th/Best of rest)
20 Amstel Gold Race (4th/Top Classics)
23 La Flèche Wallonne (4th/Top Classics)
27 Liège-Bastogne-Liège (2nd/Monument)
29-4May Tour de Romandie (3rd/Top SR)
Total race days: 18

May
10-1Jun Giro d'Italia (1st/Grand Tour)
19-25 Volta a Catalunya (3rd/Top SR)
Total race days: 30

June
8-15 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (3rd/Top SR)
14-22 Tour de Suisse (3rd/Top SR)
Total race days: 18

July
5-27 Tour de France (1st/Grand Tour)
Total race days: 21

August
2 Clasica San Sebastian (4th/Top Classics)
10 Olympic Road Race (4th/Top Classics)
13 Olympic Time Trial (4th/Top Classics)
25 GP Ouest France-Plouay (4th/Top Classics)
29-6Sep DeutschlandTour (3rd/Top SR)
Total race days: 9

September
Aug30-21 Vuelta a Espana (1st/Grand Tour)
7 Vattenfalls Classic (4th/Top Classics)
25 World Champs Time Trial (4th/Top Classics)
28 World Champs Road Race (4th/Top Classics)
Total race days: 21

October
5 Pro Tour Finale?? (TBD)*
11 Giro dell'Emilia (4th/Top Classics)
12 Paris-Tours (4th/Top Classics)
18 Giro di Lombardia (2nd/Monument)
Total race days: 4

* We had a placeholder for Zuri-Metzgete, which is off again this year (sniff). If McQuaid and co. come up with a worthy event, I'll score it like a cat 4 classic.