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Highlights from the 2015 UCI Women Road World Cup

The UCI Woman Road World Cup series came to a close last weekend in Plouay, France. Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) sprinted from a sma...

With investigations concluded, Shimano issues apologies for Tour of Flanders neutral service car incidents

Concluding the investigations it promised when two of its neutral service cars were involved in collisions with riders during the Tour of...

Who is Alexander Kristoff? The most successful rider of 2015 profiled

Some reacted like he had just burst forth onto the scene with his three stages plus the overall in the Three Days of De Panne, the Tour o...

Beyond the podium at Flanders Classics with Lien Crapoen and Maja Leye

By 8am on the morning of the Tour of Flanders, the Grote Markt in Bruges is already filled to bursting point. The sun slowly emerges abov...

Elisa Longo Borghini reflects on the Ronde

Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) was the talk of the (women’s cycling) town last Sunday. The young Italian won the Tour of Flanders wi...

Degenkolb: ‘We have one Sunday in Hell…it is going to be a super battle’

Second last year in the famous velodrome, John Degenkolb will be one of the top favourites for Paris-Roubaix. He predicts a huge battle o...

Benoot on stunning Flanders debut, Roubaix, his background and future

There were many impressive performances in last Sunday’s Tour of Flanders but perhaps the most eye-opening was the performance of the Lot...

Kristoff sets sights on Roubaix’s velodrome. “Of course I dream”

He’s taken a glut of victories in the past week and a half but, although he admits to some mental fatigue, Alexander Kristoff has one mor...

Wiggins: “There is always a fairy tale with Paris-Roubaix”

Although he will continue on with the new self-titled Continental squad, focussing mainly on the track plus the world hour record, Bradle...

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Tour of Flanders

Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) crossed the finish line in Oudenaarde alone. The Italian won the Tour of Flanders with a bold move ju...

Ronde van Vlaanderen through the lens of Kristof Ramon

Alexander Kristoff has quietly chalked up some impressive wins during his relatively young career including two Tour de France stage wins...

Bikes of Flanders: Sep Vanmarcke's Bianchi Infinito CV

In the past few days we've been featuring some of the interesting and unusual bikes that were on display at Sunday's Tour of Flanders. In...

Tour of Flanders tech: detailing the unusual

The Tour of Flanders isn’t quite as demanding on bikes and other equipment as Paris-Roubaix, but it’s still a race that demands something...

How the Race Was Won: Tour of Flanders

Having missed out via a fast finishing John Degenkolb in Milan-San Remo, Alexander Kristoff more than made up for the loss of his title a...

Kristoff hopes to equal Hushovd’s achievements, now targeting Roubaix

Admitting that he is motivated by the thoughts of trying to equal the career results of Thor Hushovd as soon as possible, Tour of Flander...

Bikes of Flanders: Lotto-Soudal's New Unnamed Ridleys

Heading to team hotels before the start of any big race is always a privilege, it’s also a prime place to get chatting with the mechanics...

Inside the Tour of Flanders: on-board cameras from Velon

Velon was launched earlier this year and is a joint business venture of eleven of the teams. CEO Graham Bartlett says: "It has three foun...

Kristoff steps up to a new level with Tour of Flanders win

Having missed out via a fast finishing John Degenkolb in Milan-San Remo, Alexander Kristoff more than made up for the loss of his title a...

Elisa Longo Borghini wins Tour of Flanders with stunning solo move

Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) soloed to victory at the Tour of Flanders on Sunday. It was a spectacular victory for the Italian, wh...

Tour of Flanders: startline quotes reveal glimpses of team tactics

Speaking at the start of the Tour of Flanders Sunday in Brugge, several riders who hoped to play a part in the finale gave their thoughts...

Kelly: What makes a Classics winner, plus the challengers this year

He’s one of the most successful riders of all time with numerous wins to his credit, including two editions each of Paris-Roubaix, Milan-...