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CyclingTips Podcast: Dissecting two stunning world championships

Breaking down the men's and women's World Champ road races from Leuven.

Alaphilippe, alone: A World Champion's second coming

From the lens of Kristof Ramon, a study of the men's road race and Julian Alaphilippe in flight.

Tom Pidcock expected a crazy race, but was still surprised by Alaphilippe

The young Brit finished sixth in the World Championship road race after missing the winning move.

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...

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.

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...

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

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

Lotte Kopecky is hunting rainbows in Belgium

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

Germany delivers Tony Martin a final rainbow jersey in mixed relay TTT

The Netherlands and Italy rounded out the podium in second and third.

Austrian team hit by bus while riding in Leuven

One junior woman was taken to the hospital with suspected injuries.

CyclingTips Podcast: Let the worlds begin

News from on the ground at the 2021 World Championship in Bruges.

Fly on the wall: Team Ireland's Worlds TT journey

Ronan joined Team Ireland the day before the World Championship time trial for a look behind the scenes.

Van Dijk is the new women's time trial world champion

For the next year, Van Dijk will wear the rainbow jersey in time trials and the European champion jersey in road races.

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.

Van der Breggen will not defend her time trial world title

The Dutchwoman will instead turn her attention solely to the road race on Saturday, her final event as a professional cyclist.