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Human rights abuses and the home of the European track championships

The European Track Cycling Championships are set to be held in Belarus, despite sanctions from the IOC and human rights concerns.

Sometimes patience wins bike races, and Vos knows how to wait

Vos won Gent-Wevelgem when the peloton brought back Elisa Longo Borghini and Soraya Paladin inside the final kilometer.

Nacer Bouhanni is still a nightmare

Bouhanni was disqualified following an aggressive sprint maneuver at Cholet - Pays de la Loire.

Trek-Segafredo's 1-2-3 punch won Trofeo Alfredo Binda

On Sunday in Italy teamwork really did make the dream work.

ICYMI: Emma Cecilie Norsgaard has already made a mark on 2021

The promising young Danish national champion has been consistently in the top five and if heads aren't turning yet they will be soon.

The next big thing in Belgian cycling? Introducing Mauri Vansevenant

He's one of the most promising young riders in the bunch and already getting results at 21.

The women's peloton is more international than ever, and that's a great sign

There's a less obvious but no less important marker of growth: the increasingly international lineups of teams in the World Tour peloton.

Chantal van den Broek-Blaak at Strade Bianche: a silent, ruthless tactician

The former world champion has proven time and time again that she is always a favourite to win, no matter the terrain.

Prize money is only one of the ways to progress women’s cycling

Flanders Classics' Maja Leye responds to the prize money storm. She feels that Flanders Classics should have maybe tooted their own horn ...

Opinion: Why progress is so slow for road bike tech

Four reasons why an older road bike remains relevant today.

With Van Gansen's slap on the wrist, the UCI failed the entire women's peloton

Ten riders accused their manager of abuse. He can return to cycling at the end of 2022.

This is how you form an echelon

Deceuninck-QuickStep shows us how it's done at the UAE Tour.

Men's WorldTour kits of 2021: The good, the bad and the ugly

From first to worst, these are the kits of the 2021 men's WorldTour peloton.

It wasn’t the Tour Down Under but the Festival of Cycling was still a triumph

It could have been a rather dull affair. It turned out to be anything but.

What the biggest transfers mean for the men's peloton in 2021

These are the moves that matter ahead of the 2021 men's racing season.

Twelve breakthrough riders of 2020

As the year comes to a close, we’re taking stock of the racing season that was while looking ahead to 2021. Among the many, many unconven...

Does pro cycling have a safety problem? A rider's perspective

Joe Laverick is a young British rider who spent 2020 riding on AG2R’s feeder team in France and has just signed a deal with the esteemed ...

When it all changed: Inside the UAE Tour COVID outbreak

As 2020 comes to an end, we've all been reflecting on a very unusual year in cycling. For me, the season began with a trip to cover the U...

Stop broadcasting crash replays before we know the fate of the rider

I’d just sat down with my Sunday morning coffee and casually flicked on this weekend’s Formula 1 Grand Prix when the fireball lit up my T...

A look back at a truly bonkers 2020 season

The 2020 season was one of the strangest in the history of professional cycling. Coronavirus wreaked havoc on the racing calendar and tra...

Why Elisa Longo Borghini's National Championship victory matters so much

On a hilly circuit in Breganze Elisa Longo Borghini soloed to her second Italian National Championship title this year and the second roa...