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Sunday April 23, 2017
Race Report: Alejandro Valverde took an emotional victory at the end of a Liège-Bastogne-Lieège which swung backwards and forwards before settling on the most likely outcome; a Valverde win in an uphill sprint. The other men on form: Martin, Kwiatkowski, Matthews and Izaguirre could only watch.
Wednesday April 19, 2017
Liège-Bastogne-Liège Preview: The old lady of the spring Classics will roll out of Liège on Sunday morning for a grueling six hours plus of constant ups and downs. A hard man's race that always has a tough rider cross the line first. Ed Hood previews 'La Doyenne' in our build-up to Sunday's oldest Classic.
Wednesday April 19, 2017
Race Report: It all came down to timing, and Alejandro Valverde showed that he’s had plenty of practice when it comes to attacking on the Mur de Huy. Leaving his opponents floundering in his wake he easily won the slow-motion sprint as he sensed victory in the 2017 race, and a record-breaking 5th time at that.
Tuesday April 18, 2017
Amstel Gold Race Photo Special: Philippe Gilbert has repaid his Quick-Step Floors team with a great spring campaign, topped off with Sunday's Amstel Gold Race victory. As always Cor Vos had his top team of photographers at the Amstel roadside for the best pics of the day.
Monday April 17, 2017
Flèche Wallonne Preview: The Ardennes Classics are upon us. Amstel had a worthy winner in Philippe Gilbert, but he will be missing Wednesday's Flèche Wallonne and Liège. Not to worry, plenty more top-men in the running. Sam Larner takes a look at the history, course and riders of the Wallonne Classic in the PEZ Preview.
Sunday April 16, 2017
Race Report: The Belgian champion, Philippe Gilbert, has had a great spring campaign and taking his fourth victory in the Amstel Gold Race is another big thank you to his Quick-Step team. The finish came down to a two man battle with Michal Kwiatkowski, but the Belgian had the final kick.
Wednesday April 12, 2017
Amstel Gold Race Preview: The dust has settled on the cobbles of Flanders and Roubaix and so the WorldTour turns its eyes towards the hillier races of the Dutch and Belgian Ardennes. Flèche-Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège are next week, but this Sunday is Holland's biggest one day race, the Amstel Gold Race.
Monday April 10, 2017
Paris-Roubaix Photo Special: The one race that throws up more iconic images than all the others has to be Paris-Roubaix. Wet or dry the 'Hell of the North' always makes a good picture and Cor Vos had his full crew on the cobbles last Sunday for the best views of the Queen of the Classics.
Sunday April 9, 2017
Race Report: Greg Van Avermaet emerged the winner of Paris-Roubaix after taking a five-man sprint in the iconic velodrome, to deny Belgium's Tom Boonen the fairy tale farewell to cycling he had hoped for.
Wednesday April 5, 2017
Paris-Roubaix Race Preview: The Queen of Classics, Paris-Roubaix, the Hell of the North will hit the cobbles this Sunday, the one-day race every rider would love to win. Yes, It's a lottery, but a 'nobody' never wins L'enfer du Nord. In the PEZ Roubaix Preview, Ed Hood has everything you need to know ahead of the cobbles.
Monday April 3, 2017
Tour of Flanders Photo Special: Sunday's Ronde van Vlaanderen was the best race of the season - Classic of Classics. As always, Cor Vos was there with his band of photographers and now that the dust has settled we have picked our 'Top Pics' from De Vlaanderens Mooiste.
Sunday April 2, 2017
Race Report: There can't be a better sight for a Belgian to see the National champion cross the finish line of the Ronde van Vlaanderen first and solo. Philippe Gilbert made sure the beer sales on Sunday would go through the roof.
Wednesday March 29, 2017
Tour of Flanders Race Preview: The biggest day of the Flemish cycling year is on Sunday - De Ronde van Vlaanderen or the Tour of Flanders, if you prefer. Ed Hood looks at the possible winner, the course and the past of (probably) the best race of the season.
Monday March 27, 2017
Gent-Wevelgem Photo Special: The 2017 Gent-Wevelgem WorldTour Classic came down to an exciting finalé with a cat and mouse chase between the usual protagonists - Greg Van Avermaet and Peter Sagan. Cor Vos had his band of photographers on the Flemish roadside for the best shots.
Sunday March 26, 2017
Race Report: Greg Van Avermaet capped off a marvelous long weekend for him and the team by taking another win on the Belgian cobbles. Meanwhile, QuickStep once again had a tactical meltdown.
Saturday March 18, 2017
Milan-Sanremo Photo Special: Saturday's Milano-Sanremo was another Classic edition of la Primavera, yet again it was Peter Sagan who made the race. We celibrate the Italian Classic with the best photos of the day.
Saturday March 18, 2017
Race Report: Top favorite for the win in Sanremo, World champion Peter Sagan came so close to fulfill his promise, but it was Michal Kwiatkowski who gave Poland its first Primavera victory.
Wednesday March 15, 2017
Milano-Sanremo Race Preview: The first big 'Monument' of the Classics season is this Saturday - Milano-Sanremo or 'La Primavera'. Ed Hood runs his experienced eye over the history, course and who will be first to cross the finish line on the Via Roma in Sanremo. The real season starts now!
Tuesday March 7, 2017
Tirreno-Adriatico Race Preview: Paris-Nice is well under way and next up is the Tirreno-Adriatico. Seven stages, one team time trial and one individual test, plus five tough road stages, with one summit finish. Sam Larner takes a look at the history, the course and the possible protagonists.
Sunday March 5, 2017
Strade Bianche Photo Special: The Strade Bianche is not the Italian Paris-Roubaix, the race is not a copy of the Northern Classic, it has its own class and charm that that Roubaix can only dream of. Cor Vos had his photographers at the Tuscan roadside for the best shots of the day.