Tour of Flanders

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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Chasing the Ronde

Most of you have probably never chased a bike race before trying to bring home the best photographs you can which will ultimately put food on the table. It can be quite the adrenaline rush in a race like the Tour of Flanders, but also extremely tricky and exhausting. Jered Gruber tells the story of […]

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