This is an ongoing attempt (last update: Jan 20, 2014) to compile a calendar of all major cycle races/events in Asia.

This is a work in progress. It will be updated as and when new information emerges. If you know of a major cycling race/event that is not listed here, please feel free to leave a comment with a link to the event’s website.

Major cycle races in Asia (ordered by event date):
You can click on the table header to re-sort the table in which ever way you like — by elevation gain, by distance, by grade… Also you can make your own shortlist by using the search — for instance if you type the word MTB only those columns that have the word ‘MTB’ in it will show.

Name of RaceRace/Bike TypeDateCountryDistance (km)Duration (days)Elevation Gain (m)Grade (%)
The Tour of KangraRoadFebruaryIndia280450001.79
Le Tour de LangkawiRoadFeb-MarchMalaysia1507109000.06
Yak AttackMTBMarchNepal40010120003.00
Monglia Bike ChallengeMTBSeptemberMongolia9007130001.44
MTB HimalayaMTBSep-OctIndia500660001.20
Tour Of the DragonsRoadOctoberBhutan26814000
Tour of NilgirisRoadDecemberIndia900821000

Note: The elevation gain figures for the Tour of Kangra, Desert500 and the Tour of the Dragon are approximate estimates. Will be updated if the organizers respond to my request.