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These are the moments that defined cycling in the 2010s

In a couple of weeks it’s not just a year that’ll come to an end,…

Tim Wellens' future; an EPO sanction; a spotlight on Athens: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Thank you to everyone who…

For the first time, Boonen addresses 2010 Cancellara motor speculation

Does Tom Boonen believe Fabian Cancellara used a motor to beat him in the 2010…

Photo gallery: Tom Boonen bids farewell to pro cycling at tribute event

If things had gone to plan Tom Boonen would have ended his pro career with…

Van Avermaet takes Paris-Roubaix from five-rider group in velodrome

After a fast and tactical Paris-Roubaix that saw a reversal of fortunes for many pre-race…

'One of the classiest of the big champions': Rivals, teammates celebrate Boonen’s career

Win or lose on Sunday, Tom Boonen’s retirement will leave the peloton without one of…

After taking himself out of two classics in a row, Sagan’s spring campaign hinges on Paris-Roubaix

One moment, Peter Sagan was in good position, looking strong, and headed for the podium…

With an eye on the all-time record, Boonen calm heading into final Roubaix

WIELSBEKE, Belgium (CT): Sitting at the head of the room, facing a sea of journalists,…

Special rim-brake S-Works Roubaix framesets shine light on UCI’s opaque commercialization rules

Specialized outfitted Tom Boonen with a custom S-Works Roubaix for his final appearances at the…

The story behind the story: Inside Tom Boonen’s first Paris-Roubaix victory

It was pandemonium. Tom Boonen, the handsome 24-year-old Belgian, had just won his first Paris-Roubaix,…

Cobbled Classics: Tom Boonen's Specialized Roubaix

Tom Boonen raced his last Tour of Flanders last weekend, and team sponsor Specialized made…

A dream day for Belgium: Gilbert solos to victory at dramatic Tour of Flanders

Belgian national champion Philippe Gilbert lived out a dream scenario for any Belgian cyclist Sunday…

Tom Boonen interview: Ambition still burning as an iconic career nears its end

Whatever happens this weekend and next, Tom Boonen will remain one of the top names…

Gilbert on his resurgence with QuickStep: ‘I feel good in my skin’

Currently enjoying his best spring campaign for many years, as shown by a stage win…

Brake check: Will anyone ride disc brakes at Flanders or Roubaix?

After all the start-stop-start about disc brakes in the pro peloton, will anyone be riding them…

Is Specialized pressuring riders to use disc brakes? Yes and no

The war of words surrounding the use of disc brakes in the pro peloton continued…

'See Tom Go': As Classics season begins, Belgium prepares for Boonen’s farewell bonanza

Spring in Belgium is a particularly special time for cycling fans, but the next hundred…

Opinion: Boonen’s win in Argentina was historic, but disc-brake proponents shouldn’t get too excited just yet

Earlier this week, Belgian Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors) made a bit of cycling history on Stage…

Elite racer turned orthopedic surgeon to conduct extensive concussion and injury study among pro, amateur cyclists

When Tom Boonen crashed heavily on Stage 5 of the 2011 Tour de France, he…

Analysis: After a superlative 2016 season, evaluating Peter Sagan's place among cycling's greats

With a second consecutive world title, and the top spot on the UCI rankings, Peter…

Sagan outsprints Cavendish and Boonen to win 2016 world road championships

He won last year on a lumpy circuit, and triumphed again this time around on…