What to expect from the national road race championships
The Australian National Road Cycling Championships are currently underway in and around the Victorian city of Ballarat and already the time trials and criteriums have been decided. But it’s the road races, held this weekend, that attract the most attention. In this piece Wade Wallace & Matt de Neef preview the upcoming races, with Wade […]
Race preview: Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2013
Last of the Ardennes Classics, Liège-Bastogne-Liège is also the biggest. With big favorites missing out on the first two, we are certainly in for a race where big guns will go head to head against each other on the final climbs.
Race preview: Amstel Gold Race 2013
After watching some hard racing on Flemish and French cobbles in recent weeks, we now turn our attention to the lumpy Ardennes Classics. Wednesday’s Brabantse Pijl provided a good indication of the riders to look out for in Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race.
Race preview: Paris-Roubaix 2013
After Fabian Cancellara’s momentous ride at Tour of Flanders last weekend, he appears to be the biggest favourite to win the 2013 Paris-Roubaix this Sunday. But the beauty of this epic race is it’s unpredictability and, realistically, the winner could come from almost anywhere within the peloton.
Race preview: Tour of Flanders 2013
It’s been a tantalising start to the Flemish cobbles season, with E3 Harelbeke won by Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) and Gent-Wevelgem won by Peter Sagan (Cannondale). Many people are suggesting this year’s Tour of Flanders will be a battle between those two given Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) is nowhere near the form he had last season […]