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  1. Everything You Need To Know About The 2022-2023 UCI Cyclocross World Cup

    Everything You Need To Know About The 2022-2023 UCI Cyclocross World Cup

    Oct 7, 2022

    The Cyclocross season officially kicks off October 9 with the first of 14 UCI World Cup rounds in Waterloo, Wisconsin. Rounds follow in Dublin, all over Europe and with the promise of Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) and Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) on the grids in a build up to the World Championships on February 5.
  2. Mathieu van der Poel Wins Tour of Flanders as Pogacar Left Frustrated

    Mathieu van der Poel Wins Tour of Flanders as Pogacar Left Frustrated

    Apr 3, 2022

    Dutch rider Mathieu Van Der Poel won a battle of nerves with Tadej Pogacar to claim the 273km-long Tour of Flanders raced over cobbled hills on Sunday.
  3. Four Underdogs With A Shot Of Winning The 2022 Tour Of Flanders

    Four Underdogs With A Shot Of Winning The 2022 Tour Of Flanders

    Apr 2, 2022

    The Ronde van Vlaanderen, or Tour of Flanders, is one of cycling’s five monuments, and is the most celebrated day of cycling in Belgium's cycling-mad northwest corner.
  4. Mathieu Van Der Poel 'Hits Peak' Heading Into Covid-Hit Tour Of Flanders

    Mathieu Van Der Poel 'Hits Peak' Heading Into Covid-Hit Tour Of Flanders

    Apr 2, 2022

    Dutch rider Mathieu Van Der Poel warned his rivals he has hit his peak as he bids for a second win in the 273km Tour of Flanders over the cobbled climbs of the Flemish Ardennes in Belgium on Sunday.
  5. Eritrea's Biniam Girmay Wins Cycling's Gent-Wevelgem

    Eritrea's Biniam Girmay Wins Cycling's Gent-Wevelgem

    Mar 27, 2022

    Biniam Girmay of Eritrea won the prestigious Gent Wevelgem classic on Sunday, becoming the first sub-Saharan cyclist to win a one-day classic.
  6. Is Tadej Pogacar A Tour Of Flanders Favorite? FloBikes' Top Four Picks

    Is Tadej Pogacar A Tour Of Flanders Favorite? FloBikes' Top Four Picks

    Mar 23, 2022

    The Ronde van Vlaanderen, or Tour of Flanders, is one of cycling’s five monuments, and a truly electric day for cycling fans worldwide.
  7. Mathieu Van Der Poel To Continue Surprise Comeback At Dwars Door Vlaanderen

    Mathieu Van Der Poel To Continue Surprise Comeback At Dwars Door Vlaanderen

    Mar 22, 2022

    Mathieu Van Der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) - who just raced his first 2022 event and finished third – will continue his classics campaign at Dwars door Vlaanderen on March 30th as he builds towards the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.