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Amstel Gold Race: Time for the Cauberg

Time to leave Belgium, at least for a Sunday, to watch riders climb their way over virtually every hill in the Limburg Province of the Netherlands. It's time for Amstel Gold, and here's what to watch for.

Amstel Gold Race: Time for the Cauberg

Time to leave Belgium, at least for a Sunday, to watch riders climb their way over virtually every hill in the Limburg Province of the Netherlands. It's time for Amstel Gold, and here's what to watch for.

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LIVE!!! Winston-Salem Classic - women & men

Live USA racing - the Road Race on Friday and the Crit on Saturday - for the women it's one of only 2 UCI-level races in the USA, and it''s part of the National Road Series & USA Crits

LIVE!!! Winston-Salem Classic - women & men

Live USA racing - the Road Race on Friday and the Crit on Saturday - for the women it's one of only 2 UCI-level races in the USA, and it''s part of the National Road Series & USA Crits

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Ardennes Week Teams Preview

It's time to swap the cobbles for pavement, but the short climbs still remain. What teams are looking good leading into the Ardennes races?

Ardennes Week Teams Preview

It's time to swap the cobbles for pavement, but the short climbs still remain. What teams are looking good leading into the Ardennes races?

Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns!

Trying to build off of my "halfway home" assessment of the teams, below are some thoughts about who accomplished what of their stated goals for Cobbles Season, limited to the teams you're probably...

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Jens & Yim's Excellent Adventure

Things that do not suck: Riding the Flanders course Watching RVV on the Paterberg Riding the Roubaix course Watching P-R on the Carrefour de l'Abre Throw in some good weather and a great...

Brabantse Pijl LIVE

From the cobbles to the Ardennes via the Brabant. Almost literally.

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USA racing - women's & men's Winston Salem Classic

On 18th & 19th April it's the Winston Salem Classic, with a festival, music and men's and women's Road Race and Crit - including one of only two UCI women's races in the UCI. More information - including how to follow the livestream...

FSA Directeur Sportif: Who Won the Cobbles?

We all know who won the races, but now let's look at the *real* story... who unexpectedly surged up the FSA DS points list.

Lanterne Rouge, by Max Leonard

A history of the Tour de France from the perspective of the last man home, the lanterne rouge.

Attacking pays off - how Energiewacht Tour was won

The first European stage race of the year! Videos, photos and race report to show how Dutch women's racing works - and how the race was won!

Brabantse Pijl Preview: A Fun Change of Pace

asd What's New? This is a fairly well-settled course each year, starting in Leuven, a city of no great importance (unless you like beer), and ending atop the Schavei in Overijse, just southeast...

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UCI video - women's Ronde van Vlaanderen World Cup

26 minutes from the third round of the Road World Cup

Terpstra Steals the Thunder in Roubaix

Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Niki Terpstra soloed away from a hesitant and exhausted final group with 6km remaining in the race to win this year's Paris-Roubaix all alone. Terpstra was late to join...

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Support Your Cafe!! Now, With "Special" Commentary

It's that time again, time for me to ask you to support the Podium Cafe through another year of ... that thing we do. Do you love the Classics? Do you love Cross? Do you love the Giro? Do you love...

Paris-Roubaix SECOND LIVE THREAD

Compiegne - Roubaix 257 km Thw Queen of the Classics, the most savage of the monuments. A race for big guys and specialists and also the favorite race of the year for a great many. Riders are...

Paris-Roubaix Friday Pick-em Grab Bag

Is there anything more played out now than pictures of riders warming up on the course of one of the major classics? It seems like not long ago when only the local medium could be counted on to...

Update: Marianne Vos wins Sea Otter short track

Before making her 2014 road debut at the Waalse Pijl on April 23, World Champion Marianne Vos is making a stop in sunny California to defend her 2013 Sea Otter mountain bike victories.

Eureka! We have our Ronde van Vlaanderen course

After some tinkering the Flanders Classics organizers have found a format they are happy with. The Ronde parcours we saw this year will be the basic formula for the years to come. Muur van...

Paris-Roubaix Preview: One Man Against Them All

The Cobbles Season effectively comes to an end Sunday, which is my way of saying that Brabantse Pijl doesn't have enough cobbles for my tastes. Does anything? Well yes. This race does. P...

The Monuments, by Peter Cossins

One book, five races, hundreds of stories: Peter Cossins tells the stories of the five races known today as the Monuments: Milan-Sanremo, the Ronde van Vlaanderen, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Il Lombardia.

Dutch racing time - Energiewacht Tour race thread

It's the first European stage race of 2014 - very Dutch racing, with flat courses that are super-hard, thanks to endless wind and the need for perfect positioning at all times. Follow the race & watch tv highlights every day

Scheldeprijs Preview: Throwing 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. It's a nice way of spreading the sport's love all around the...

Notes From the Cobbles Desk

Rider of the Day: Such a category will always, in any race, have numerous nominees, particularly in a seven-hour slog like de Ronde. You could nominate that Stig Broeckx dude for powering the...

27 Stages, by Kimberly Menozzi

A cycling novel that tells a boy-meets-woman lycra-and-love story.

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Ellen van Dijk dominates Flanders

The third round of the Road World Cup, one of the biggest races of the year - and Boels-Dolmans played it perfectly! Watch the videos, read the blogs, look at the photos and talk in the comments!

Cancellara Repeats Flanders Glory; Belgians Beaten

Fabian Cancellara of Trek outlasted a trio of Belgians in the final meters to win his second consecutive and third overall Ronde van Vlaanderen. The Swiss star sealed the deal by the narrowest of...

The Ultimate RVV Day Schedule

Ok friends. It's almost upon us, the day we've all been waiting for: Ronde. Van. Vlaanderen. We've been training for weeks, Sunday is the day to shine. To make sure you get the full RVV experience,...

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