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  1. Jasper Stuyven Is A Serious Underdog For 2021 UCI Road World Championships

    Jasper Stuyven Is A Serious Underdog For 2021 UCI Road World Championships

    Sep 18, 2021

    The UCI Road World Championship road races in Flanders, Belgium take place Sept. 25-26. The Flanders region is a hotbed for professional cycling, known for its steep and often cobbled climbs. Both the elite men's and women's road races begin in Antwerp and feature multiple complex circuits which will give racers and fans a taste of quintessential Belgian bike racing before finishing on Leuven's Geldenaaksevest.
  2. Philipsen Wins Vuelta Bunch Sprint In Baking Burgos

    Philipsen Wins Vuelta Bunch Sprint In Baking Burgos

    Aug 15, 2021

    Alpecin-Fenix's Jasper Philipsen won a classic mass bunch sprint on the second stage of the Vuelta a Espana onSunday, edging out Deceuninck Quick-Step's Fabio Jakobsen and Bike Exchange'sMichael Matthews.
  3. Julian Alaphilippe, Primoz Roglic, Top Five Favorites For 2021 Amstel Gold

    Julian Alaphilippe, Primoz Roglic, Top Five Favorites For 2021 Amstel Gold

    Apr 14, 2021

    The cobbles are behind us, as the peloton prepares for the first of the Ardennes Classic races – Amstel Gold. 
  4. Dylan Van Baarle, Tim Merlier Among Tour of Flanders Dark Horses

    Dylan Van Baarle, Tim Merlier Among Tour of Flanders Dark Horses

    Apr 2, 2021

    With the postponement of the 2021 Paris-Roubaix, a performance at the Tour of Flanders is now even more crucial for the classics specialists. 
  5. Primoz Roglic Beats Christophe Laporte On Stage 6 Of 2021 Paris-Nice

    Primoz Roglic Beats Christophe Laporte On Stage 6 Of 2021 Paris-Nice

    Mar 12, 2021

    Overall leader Primoz Roglic extended his advantage by winning the sixth stage of Paris-Nice on Friday after the two closing days of racing were re-routed due to the coronavirus situation in southern France.
  6. Dwars Door Vlaanderen, One Final Tune-Up For Tour Of Flanders

    Dwars Door Vlaanderen, One Final Tune-Up For Tour Of Flanders

    Mar 11, 2021

    The 2021 Dwars Door Vlaanderen returns on Wednesday, March 31st, after its cancellation last season. The mid-week race bridges the gap between Gent-Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders, serving as one final tuneup for the main event of the Flanders Classics.  
  7. Joao Almeida Still In Pink, Jan Tratnik Wins Giro d'Italia 16th Stage

    Joao Almeida Still In Pink, Jan Tratnik Wins Giro d'Italia 16th Stage

    Oct 20, 2020

    Portugal's Joao Almeida ensured he will wear the pink jersey for a 14th consecutive day after defending his overall race lead on Tuesday on the Giro d'Italia's 16th stage won by Slovenian Jan Tratnik.
  8. Sagan Goes It Alone To Win Giro 10th Stage

    Sagan Goes It Alone To Win Giro 10th Stage

    Oct 13, 2020

    Peter Sagan soloed to victory in the Giro d'Italia's 10th stage on Tuesday after two teams, Mitchelton and Jumbo-Visma, were forced to pull out before the stage because of positive COVID-19 tests.
  9. Kruijswijk, Matthews, And Mitchelton-Scott Team Abandon Giro d'Italia

    Kruijswijk, Matthews, And Mitchelton-Scott Team Abandon Giro d'Italia

    Oct 13, 2020

    Multiple riders and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 the UCI and RCS Sport announced in a joint press release. The tests were the first round, conducted during the rest day, in addition to the multiple safety measures the Giro d’Italia have had in place since the depart in Sicily. Mitchelton-Scott was the worst hit, with several staff members returning positive tests after their GC hopeful, Simon Yates, tested positive several days into the first week. The team released a statement soon after. 
  10. Arnaud Demare Makes It Three In Stage 7 Of Giro d'Italia

    Arnaud Demare Makes It Three In Stage 7 Of Giro d'Italia

    Oct 9, 2020

    Arnaud Demare took the Giro d'Italia sprinting honours in Brindisi on Friday, his third stage win in four days secured with a record average speed for the race of 51.234 kph.
  11. Demare Does It Again In 6th Stage Of Giro d'Italia

    Demare Does It Again In 6th Stage Of Giro d'Italia

    Oct 8, 2020

    French champion Arnaud Demare outsprinted the peloton on the 6th stage for his second win of this year's Giro d'Italia on Thursday.
  12. Every Key Stage Of The 2020 Giro d'Italia

    Every Key Stage Of The 2020 Giro d'Italia

    Sep 29, 2020

    The 2020 Giro d’Italia was originally intended to be an appealing parcours for riders who were targeting the Tokyo Olympics at the end of the season. A lot changed since the route was originally penned out, but the stages have remained largely the same.
  13. The History of the Tour de France

    The History of the Tour de France

    Sep 7, 2020

    The complete statistical guide to the history of the Tour de France.
  14. Every Tour de France Green Jersey Sprint Classification Winner

    Every Tour de France Green Jersey Sprint Classification Winner

    Aug 22, 2020

    Year-by-year breakdown of every rider to win the Tour de France green jersey points classification since its addition to the race in 1953. Peter Sagan holds the record with seven victories in the green jersey competition while Belgium (19) and France (9) lead the way for countries with the most wins.
  15. Twenty-One Big Names Competing In The Digital Swiss 5

    Twenty-One Big Names Competing In The Digital Swiss 5

    Apr 16, 2020

    Here are 21 of the biggest names competing in the virtual Tour de Suisse–the Digital Swiss 5–beginning on April 22 and ending on April 26.