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  1. Van Der Poel, Van Aert Pull Out Of Cyclo-cross World Champs

    Van Der Poel, Van Aert Pull Out Of Cyclo-cross World Champs

    Jan 5, 2022

    Three-time champion Mathieu Van Der Poel has pulled out of the 2022 cyclo-cross world championships in the US due to a back injury, the Dutch cyclist announced on Wednesday.
  2. Zonhoven Cyclocross World Cup Sandpit To Test Riders

    Zonhoven Cyclocross World Cup Sandpit To Test Riders

    Oct 27, 2021

    This upcoming weekend is the start of the European block of 2021 UCI Cyclocross World Cup races on Sunday, October 24. Zonhoven, Belgium hosted the famed sandpit race from 1958 to 1966 and then restarted the race as part of the Telnet Superprestige during the 2009-2010 season. Zonhoven CX was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 but is back in 2021 to kick off a series of Belgian cyclocross World Cup races. The 2020 winners include Belgium’s Toon Aerts and The Netherlands' Annemarie Worst.
  3. Mud And Glory For Italian Colbrelli At Thrilling Paris-Roubaix

    Mud And Glory For Italian Colbrelli At Thrilling Paris-Roubaix

    Oct 3, 2021

    A mud-spattered Sonny Colbrelli won a three-way cat-and-mouse struggle to claim victory in the epic Paris-Roubaix bike race in dreadful conditions on Sunday.
  4. Smart Tactics And A Defensive Team Keep The Rainbow Jersey In France

    Smart Tactics And A Defensive Team Keep The Rainbow Jersey In France

    Sep 26, 2021

    Title holder Julian Alaphilippe won cycling's world championships road race on Sunday, after dropping all of his rivals following a series of solo attacks on Flanders' cobbled hills. The Frenchman attacked from 50km out to create an elite group of 17 riders, then again from 15km to edge away to a solo victory in an epic 268km struggle through cycling's heartland. As road race world champion, Alaphilippe will race the next year wearing the fabled rainbow jersey another year after winning in similar fashion at the 2020 event in Italy.
  5. Wout Van Aert Is Top Favorite For 2021 UCI Road Worlds

    Wout Van Aert Is Top Favorite For 2021 UCI Road Worlds

    Sep 17, 2021

    Wout Van Aert can round off a superb season by being crowned men's world road race champion on home turf and shake off his tag of championship nearly man, giving Belgium a record-extending 27th rainbow jersey in male events.
  6. Five Favorites For The 2021 UCI Road World Championship Men's Road Race

    Five Favorites For The 2021 UCI Road World Championship Men's Road Race

    Sep 9, 2021

    The UCI Road World Championship road races in Flanders, Belgium take place on September 25 and 26th. The Flanders region is a hotbed for professional cycling, known for its steep, and often cobbled climbs.
  7. 2021 UCI Road World Championships TT Course Preview

    2021 UCI Road World Championships TT Course Preview

    Aug 25, 2021

    Six rainbow jerseys will be awarded in Bruges, Belgium where every world time trial title will be decided. Following 2020, a year in which only elite world titles were awarded due to the coronavirus pandemic, youth categories will return in 2021, as well as the team time trial mixed relay.
  8. Van Der Poel, Ferrand-Prévot Return For UCI Mountain Bike Worlds

    Van Der Poel, Ferrand-Prévot Return For UCI Mountain Bike Worlds

    Aug 20, 2021

    The Tokyo Olympics have come and gone, but one major prize remains in this mountain bike season; the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. Olympic favorites Mathieu Van Der Poel and  Pauline Ferrand-Prévot  both botched the opening laps of their Olympic XC races, costing them any hopes of medaling in Tokyo. Now Van der Poel and Ferrand-Prévot have turned their attention to Trentino, Italy where they will fight for redemption and rainbow bands at the Val di Sole bike park.
  9. What You Need To Know About UCI's 2021 World Mountain Bike Championships

    What You Need To Know About UCI's 2021 World Mountain Bike Championships

    Aug 11, 2021

    The top mountain bikers in the world are descending upon Val di Sole in Trentino, Italy, for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. FloBikes will provide live coverage from Aug. 25-29.
  10. Lachlan Morton Completes 'Alt Tour de France' Six Days Before Peloton

    Lachlan Morton Completes 'Alt Tour de France' Six Days Before Peloton

    Jul 13, 2021

    The Tour de France is currently racing its 108th edition. The epic, man-powered journey across France looks quite different from the scenes of the inaugural race in 1903.
  11. Pogacar Stamps Authority On Tour de France, Van der Poel Flies In Yellow

    Pogacar Stamps Authority On Tour de France, Van der Poel Flies In Yellow

    Jun 30, 2021

    Defending champion Tadej Pogacar fired out a defiant warning to would-be Tour de France title contenders by storming the individual time-trial on Wednesday while Mathieu van der Poel clung on to the overall lead after stage five.
  12. Van der Poel Settles Debt For Grandfather With Tour de France Yellow

    Van der Poel Settles Debt For Grandfather With Tour de France Yellow

    Jun 27, 2021

    Mathieu Van Der Poel won stage 2 of the Tour de France on Sunday to claim the overall leader's yellow jersey and strike a blow for his famous cycling family.
  13. All Eyes On Tadej Pogacar As 2021 Tour De France Departs Brest

    All Eyes On Tadej Pogacar As 2021 Tour De France Departs Brest

    Jun 26, 2021

    The Tour de France rolled out of the Atlantic port of Brest on Saturday, 24 teams of eight riders embarking on a 21-day trek across France with all eyes on defending champion Tadej Pogacar and a dramatic day of action assured on the opening stage.
  14. Six Big Favorites For The 2021 Tour de France Yellow Jersey

    Six Big Favorites For The 2021 Tour de France Yellow Jersey

    Jun 24, 2021

    The 2021 Tour de France route is one that will demand a truly versatile general classification contender. The opening stages in Brittany will test the mettle of the peloton with technical classics-style roads exposed to harsh coastal conditions. The parcours features high alpine and pyrenean passes, numerous sprint opportunities, and two significant individual time trials, which will prove decisive in the overall battle.
  15. Everything You Need To Know About The Tour de France

    Everything You Need To Know About The Tour de France

    Jun 23, 2021

    After the uncertain and chaotic 2020 season, the Tour de France returns to its normal mid-summer time slot in 2021, albeit a week early to accommodate the rescheduled 2021 Tokyo Olympics.