The official date of the beginning of the British Cycling in the competition is considered to be 1868 year. On this day in a park in the suburbs of Paris Saint – Cloud launched the world’s first British Cycling race at 2000 meters.
The British Cycling was victorious Englishman George. Moore. The following year he won a resounding victory in the road race of 120 km. British Cycling route begins in Paris and ended in Rouen.