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Gallery: Alaphilippe's worlds winning Tarmac SL7 with clinchers!

Fresh from the finish line, the bike has tubes in its tyres, is caked in Flemish dirt, and is covered in sweat and tears.

Alaphilippe and Voeckler explain how it all went right for the French team

France executed a carefully laid plan that saw Alaphilippe win a second consecutive world title, although that last part was improvised...

Where did it all go wrong for the home team in the Flanders Worlds finale?

As the Belgians proved on Sunday, asking your stars to bury themselves with huge pulls for their teammates won't always win you a bike race.

Julian Alaphilippe solos to a second straight world title

The fans were out in force to watch the Frenchman ride to a second consecutive World Championship victory in Leuven, Belgium.

Preview: What you need to know about the elite men's road race at Flanders Worlds

Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel, Julian Alaphilippe, and plenty of other big names are set to battle for the rainbow jersey on Sunday.

Lizzie Deignan reckons the Italians had won even before the sprint

2015 world champion Lizzie Deignan says, “if you give the Italians a sniff of a sprint in a World Championships, they’re going to take it”

Marianne Vos: ‘When you’re so close, it’s very sour’

The three-time world champion came second behind Elisa Balsamo in the 2021 road race, taking her sixth career World Champs silver medal.

Young Italian Elisa Balsamo is your new road world champion

Elisa Balsamo was almost invisible until the last few-hundred metres, beating Marianne Vos in the sprint to take the rainbow jersey in st...

Coryn Rivera will race for Jumbo-Visma in 2022

The American sprinter heads to Jumbo-Visma women after five successful years with Team DSM.

The UCI's plan for a joint U23-elite Worlds road race is a cop-out

The peloton lacks development, and a U23 race would help close the gap between juniors and elites.

Eritrea's first ever Road Worlds medal

Biniam Girmay rides to second in the U23 men's road race at Flanders Worlds.

Retro Tech: Mario Cipollini's world champion Specialized E5 bikes

Nineteen years after Mario Cipollini was crowned world champion in Zolder, Belgium, we managed to get hold of not just his custom-painted...

In photos: Anna van der Breggen's rise to dominance

On Saturday Van der Breggen will race her bike for the final time

Kigali, Rwanda, will host Road Worlds in 2025

The UCI has confirmed that Kigali will host the 2025 Road World Championships, marking the first time Road Worlds will be held in Africa.

Bikes of the Bunch: a two-tone Ritchey Road Logic Disc

Custom made details and a hybrid 12-speed SRAM/Shimano 1x drivetrain.

There could be an under-23 women's world road champion in 2022

There could be U23 women's road title on offer at Wollongong Worlds, although there won't be a separate event.

Vincenzo Nibali is headed back to Astana

After two years with Trek-Segafredo, Vincenzo Nibali has signed a deal to join Astana next season.

Jolien D'hoore to direct NXTG Racing in 2022

D'hoore will end her career at the inaugural Paris-Roubaix on October 2nd.

Gallery: The long legacy of Tony Martin

The quadruple Individual Time Trial World Champion bowed out on top, after a long, lustrous career.

Lotte Kopecky is hunting rainbows in Belgium

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