PEZ Rides The Brabantse Pijl
The day before Paris-Roubaix amateurs had an opportunity to ride the storied cobbles themselves during the Paris-Roubaix Challenge Sportive.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Has Lance's life really come to this?
CAN one of the worst reputations in sport be repaired with a bicycle pump? On the evidence of this bizarre clip, unlikely.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Cancellara still chasing history in the monuments
Fabian Cancellara said it himself - only the win matters - but he still closed his 2014 spring classics campaign with an impressive run.
Report: Paolini to join Team Alonso?
Several Belgian sources are reporting that Luca Paolini is set leave Team Katusha at the end of this year to join the Fernando Alonso team which is set to announce a naming sponsor in July.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Gallery: The best of the cobbled Classics
Aside from the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad , the 2014 Spring Classics were raced in some of the most pleasant weather of recent years, and the balmy temperatures in Europe over the winter produced a peloton brimming with form.
EuroTrash Roubaix Monday
That's the Hell of the North done and dusted for another year and we have everything you need to know here in EuroTrash Monday.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Terpstra wins Paris-Roubaix race
Omega Pharma team cyclist Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands celebrates after he wins the 112th edition of the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic, a 257 kilometer one day race, of which 51,1 kilometers are run on cobblestones, at the velodrome in Roubaix, northern France, on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
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Roubaix'14: Terpstra Takes It
Race Report: Crashes, attacks, punctures - it was the usual beautiful mayhem that is Paris-Roubaix today with Patrick Lefevre's OmegaPharma-Quickstep squad once again showing their strength in numbers and tactics as Niki Terpstra surged clear in a late solo move from an elite group of favorites.
Cancellara the man to beat at...
A week ago the pre-Tour of Flanders talk was about how open the race would be but ahead of Sunday's Paris-Roubaix that has turned to questions about how to stop Fabian Cancellara.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Pro Bike: Tom Boonen's Specialized Roubaix SL4
Tom Boonen's bike is mostly identical to the one he rode to his Paris-Roubaix victory in 2012, save the addition of some new, much larger tires, the result of a special project between Omega Pharma sponsor Specialized and boutique tire brand FMB.
Lefevere hints that Cavendish could miss the Giro d'Italia
Omega Pharma-QuickStep manager Patrick Lefevere has hinted that Mark Cavendish will miss this year's Giro d'Italia, although he told reporters that the full details of the Manxman's build-up to the Tour de France will not be decided until they meet next week.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Boonen: It would be stupid to focus only on Cancellara at Paris-Roubaix
A week is a long time in politics, so the adage goes, but there is little scope for spin in the unforgiving climate of the cobbled classics: in recent seasons, the truth has had a habit of remaining unchanged from one Sunday to the next.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Cycling - Poels earns surprise win, Contador's lead shrinks
A flurry of late surges from Wout Poels helped the Omega Pharma-QuickStep domestique escape the clutches of an elite front group and win stage four of the Tour of the Basque Country.
Sagan's thoughts turn to Paris-Roubaix after Tour of Flanders disappointment
Peter Sagan took no chances in the finale of Scheldeprijs , preferring to sit up and roll home 27 seconds down on winner Marcel Kittel rather than risk a crash on the notorious finishing circuit in Schoten.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Rowe rides aggressively at Scheldeprijs
Luke Rowe went on a self confessed suicide attack at the Scheldeprijs , expecting that the inevitable would happen and the sprinters' teams would catch them.
Petacchi unable to repeat 2009 Scheldeprijs win
The team leader for the star-studded Omega Pharma Quick-Step team at the Scheldeprijs was a somewhat unexpected name.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Scheldeprijs Preview: Throwing the Sprinters a Bone
The Scheldeprijs is a flattish 200km mid-week classic run up near Antwerp, and passing pretty close to Tom Boonen's hometown of Mol.
Phinney wants to be in the finale at Paris-Roubaix
At the Tour of Flanders , Taylor Phinney's task was to infiltrate the early break and lay the groundwork for his BMC teammate Greg Van Avermaet.