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Shrugging off fear: How Belgium and cycling have responded to the Brussels attacks

It might seem like an age ago now, but the bomb blasts in Brussels on…

Commentary: Two words, Fabian: semi-retirement

The Spring Swing of the Fabian Cancellara Farewell Tour is upon us, and with his…

With Roubaix record on the line, Boonen still convinced he can win

Judging by a muted showing in last Sunday’s Tour of Flanders, as well a lack…

Photo gallery: 2016 men's Tour of Flanders

  The fields and laneways of Flanders are beautiful at this time of year, especially…

Photo gallery: Fabian Cancellara's Tour of Flanders Trek Domane SLR

On Sunday, Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) rode his way to yet another Monument podium, finishing second…

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…

Seven talking points from the 2016 Tour of Flanders

On a fine Spring day in the north west of Belgium, the world's best Classics…

Bike tech from the Tour of Flanders 2016

The pre-race pits at the Tour of Flanders are a gold mine of new and…

Peter Sagan on his Tour of Flanders win: 'This is something special'

One week ago, his first win since becoming world champion. Then on Sunday, the first…

Close but no cigar for Cancellara in final Flanders: "I missed this one second, this one certain moment”

He was undoubtedly one of the strongest riders in the race but, missing out on…

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…

Two-time Flanders champion Van Petegem names his top pick for Sunday’s race

Double Ronde van Vlaanderen winner Peter Van Petegem has given his tip for Sunday’s race,…

After proving there is no rainbow curse, world champion Lizzie Armitstead sets sight on Flanders win before preparing for Rio

When we entered the European season at Omloop het Nieuwsblad at the end of February,…

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…

Preview: What you should know before watching the 2016 Tour of Flanders

It's that time of year again – time for the world's best Classics riders to…

Heinrich Haussler to lead IAM at Flanders and Roubaix

Heinrich Haussler will reprise the role of protected leader at the Spring Classics after a…

The Secret Pro: Processing death, race motos, terrorism, extreme weather, and more

What a week for pro cycling. It's with a heavy heart that I weigh in…

Commentary: Why Tony Martin racing the cobbled classics changes everything

When three-time world time-trial champion Tony Martin announced last month that, for the first time in…

Appetite for success: Alexander Kristoff wants more after a superb 2015

It’s a measure of Alexander Kristoff’s ambition that, after a year where he took 20…

How Sean Kelly rates Cancellara, Sagan and Martin’s chances for the Spring Classics

Fabian Cancellara is coming back from a year plagued by injury and bad luck but,…

Degenkolb aiming to repeat San Remo and Roubaix successes, Barguil sets out season goal

Heading into the new season as the defending Milan San Remo and Paris-Roubaix champion, John…