Tour of Flanders

Inside Line: Gracie Elvin’s Tour of Flanders

Yesterday’s Tour of Flanders was the third round of the nine-round UCI Women’s World Cup and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the women’s calendar. Raced at the same time as the men’s event, the women’s Tour of Flanders was contested over 140km with eight climbs and plenty of cobbled roads to contend […]

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Tour of Flanders: moments in history

This Sunday the cycling world will focus its attention on the Flanders region of Belgium for the second “Monument” of the 2014 season: the Tour of Flanders. To get you in the mood, here are a selection of images from recent decades of this great race. Enjoy!

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Gerrans targets Tour of Flanders, Hayman key

When you think of Simon Gerrans and what he’s yet to achieve in his cycling palmares, you think of that elusive Amstel Gold, the World Championships, and even Liège-Bastogne-Liège that he spoke about last season. But as Orica-GreenEDGE Director Matt White told us, the Tour of Flanders is what Simon Gerrans will be targeting in […]

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Kristof Ramon shoots the cobbled classics

With Paris-Roubaix now behind us, the cobbled classics are done and dusted for another year. But before the cycling world turns its attention back to Belgium and the Netherlands for the Ardennes Classics – the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège – we thought we’d bring you a selection of great photos from […]

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Chasing the Ronde

Most of you have probably never chased a bike race before trying to bring home the best photographs you can which will ultimately put food on the table. It can be quite the adrenaline rush in a race like the Tour of Flanders, but also extremely tricky and exhausting. Jered Gruber tells the story of […]

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Cancellara, the king of Flanders

Last night’s 97th edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) was nothing less than spectacular. It was a late night for us here in Australia but it was well worth staying up for – especially given it’s a long weekend. Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) and Peter Sagan (Cannondale) were the two pre-race favourites and […]

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Reflections From The Cobbled Classics

The Cobbled Classics sit between the Semi-Classics and the Ardenne Classics in the professional cycling calendar. They’re held in Northern Belgium and feature gruelling cobbled sections of road which create the decisive elements in these races. Here’s a look back at some of the moments of the 2012 Cobbled Classics just past in photographs…

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News Shorts – 4th April, 2012

Last week’s headlines in Pro Cycling news and what’s coming up… Record – Tom Boonen Wint Voor Derde Keer; Tommeke takes pole position; Cancellara crash ‘a disaster’; Langeveld – let’s show some respect; Hincapie makes history; What’s next? The Scheldeprijs!; A Sunday in Hell: Boonen v. Pozzato; País Vasco – one-day relief; Saxo Bank continues […]

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