Another great edition of the biggest classic of them all, and it was Niki Terpstra of Omega Pharma-Quick Step who took his first victory in Roubaix. Here’s a look back at yesterday’s events. Read the rest of this entry »
With a lot of crashes and a lot of tension and excitement, this was one of the best editions of De Ronde in recent memory. Fabian Cancellara made it three wins in Flanders as Omega Pharma-Quick Step failed big time. Here’s a look back at this season’s second Monument. Read the rest of this entry »
With De Ronde coming up on Sunday, here’s a look back at a classic edition of the race from 2003, my favourite (having watched every edition from 1996 onwards). The race was an interesting one, though not amazingly exciting. The fact that two of my (in retrospect) favourite riders contested the win makes it my favourite edition of the race. Read the rest of this entry »
With the route getting altered this way and that, its back its Le Manie-less pre-2008 iteration. Another big difference from last year will be the weather – there’s no snow or freezing temperatures forecast. Here’s the outlook for tomorrow’s race, the first Monument of the season and the longest race on the pro cycling calendar.
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