Author: José Been

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Victor Campenaerts is returning to Lotto Soudal

The Hour Record holder is headed back to Lotto Soudal on a three-year deal.

Movistar completes 2022 roster with addition of Arlenis Sierra

Arlenis Sierra is the 14th and last rider for Team Movistar for 2022. Emma Norsgaard and Annemiek van Vleuten will be the two most import...

2022 Tour de France (hommes) route unveiled

The Tour de France route for 2022 includes fan favorites like the L'Alpe d'Huez and some cobbles in the north of France that might be fam...

Tour de France Femmes route revealed

The long-awaited Tour de France Femmes by Zwift route is finally here. From Paris to La Super Planche des Belles Filles.

UAE Team Emirates launches Women's WorldTour Team

Team UAE Emirates will venture into women's cycling in 2022.

Amanda Spratt will undergo surgery for iliac artery endofibrosis

Amanda Spratt wasn't happy with her performance in 2021. This winter she will undergo surgery on an iliac artery problem.

Meet the Knavens: The father and daughter to race in Paris-Roubaix

Twenty years after Servais Knaven won Paris-Roubaix, there will be another Knaven on the start line: his daughter, Britt.

Paris-Roubaix and Amstel Gold Race swap dates for 2022

Paris-Roubaix was to be held the same day as the French presidential election and needed rescheduling.

Lotte Kopecky is hunting rainbows in Belgium

Lotte Kopecky is the home favorite for the World Championships. Can she bring the rainbows to Belgium?

Manar Rayes, who left war-torn Syria in 2015, eyes his first U23 Worlds TT start

Manar Rayes rode for hours in the sun on a velodrome in Aleppo to make his dream of one day becoming a pro cyclist come true.

Meet Anna Kiesenhofer, the unlikely Olympic champion

Now that the dust has settled on her Olympic success, we get to know this self-styled "perfectionist without any compromises".

Lefevere vs Bennett saga continues as Bennett set to race for Ireland at Euros

Bennett has not been able to race since Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta in early June.

Van der Poel to test form at Antwerp Port Epic

Van der Poel has not been able to race since he crashed in the Olympic Games mountain bike event due to a back injury.

Meet Niki Terpstra, the determined realist

The Dutchman hasn't won since the Tour of Flanders in 2018 but he still has the same passion for racing he's always had.

Interview: Kirsten Wild retires from road racing

Kirsten Wild rode her last road race this Friday. She looks back at her memorable career and ahead to new things. Still bikes though.

Meet Lauretta Hanson: 'I enjoy helping others win as much as myself'

José Been chats with one of Trek-Segafredo's most valued support riders.

After his first pro win, Michael Storer is gunning for WorldTour success

After his first pro win at the recent Tour de l'Ain, the West Australian is ready to take it up at a notch at the Vuelta.

Meet Tim Merlier, the 'rookie' sprinter with two Grand Tour stage wins

Tim Merlier calls himself a rookie in the peloton. He's doing pretty well for a rookie.

The day that changed Koen de Kort's life

“There is still so much I can do. I have that cycling mentality and that focus on healing.“

Sam Bennett returns to Bora-Hansgrohe

Sam Bennett returns to Bora-hansgrohe, the team he turned with back in 2014. Shane Archbold, Ryan Mullen and Danny van Poppel join him in...

Sprints, uphill finishes, team pursuit: England's Ethan Hayter can do it all

Another young talent from Great Britain, Hayter has come through the team pursuit ranks and is now making waves on the road.