Tour of Flanders

Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Tejay van Garderen bounces back with Suisse stage win, Barguil takes lead; Taaramäe takes over at Tour de Slovenie; Groenewegen makes it a Dutch hat trick at SterZLM Tour; Armitstead wins stage 3 and takes the lead in the Aviva Women’s Tour; Coquard doubles wins as Quintana assumes lead at Route …

The Muur van Geraardsbergen returns to the Tour of Flanders in 2017

After a five-year absence, the Muur van Geraardsbergen will return to the Tour of Flanders in 2017. The famous cobbled climb, so long a defining feature of Belgium’s biggest one-day race, has been absent from ‘De Ronde’ since 2011 but it set to make its return in next year’s edition. “Everyone on the Flanders Classics …

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How the Race Was Won: 2016 Tour of Flanders

In this edition of Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” we take a look at the 2016 Tour of Flanders won by reigning world champion Peter Sagan. In Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” series, you’ll see much more than simple race highlights. Cosmo Catalano picks up the details that nobody else sees, analyses the …

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No one else in the photo! Peter Sagan solos to victory at 100th edition of the Tour of Flanders

World champion Peter Sagan won the 100th edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen in thrilling style, following an attack with 30km remaining, then attacking breakaway companion Sep Vanmarcke over the final cobbled climb to ride the final 10 kilometres alone. Behind, Vanmarcke (LottoNL-Jumbo) and three-time Flanders winner Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) chased, but Sagan held them …

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Video: Inside IAM Cycling’s preparation for Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix

One of the most important weeks of the professional cycling calendar lies ahead — the Ronde Van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) and Paris-Roubaix. Team IAM Cycling has released a video of its final preparation on the cobbles. “During the period from the end of February to April, the No.1 sport in Belgium is cycling,” said IAM Cycling rider Dries Devenyns. …

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Tour of Flanders: Moments in history

This Sunday the cycling world will focus its attention on the Flanders region of Belgium for the second “Monument” of the 2016 season: the Tour of Flanders. To get you in the mood, here are a selection of images from recent decades of this great race. Enjoy! Over the past few weeks we’ve seen the …

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Inside Line: Gracie Elvin’s Tour of Flanders

Yesterday’s Tour of Flanders was the third round of the nine-round UCI Women’s World Cup and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the women’s calendar. Raced at the same time as the men’s event, the women’s Tour of Flanders was contested over 140km with eight climbs and plenty of cobbled roads to contend …

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Gerrans targets Tour of Flanders, Hayman key

When you think of Simon Gerrans and what he’s yet to achieve in his cycling palmares, you think of that elusive Amstel Gold, the World Championships, and even Liège-Bastogne-Liège that he spoke about last season. But as Orica-GreenEDGE Director Matt White told us, the Tour of Flanders is what Simon Gerrans will be targeting in …

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Kristof Ramon shoots the cobbled classics

With Paris-Roubaix now behind us, the cobbled classics are done and dusted for another year. But before the cycling world turns its attention back to Belgium and the Netherlands for the Ardennes Classics – the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège – we thought we’d bring you a selection of great photos from …

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