Veteran sport director Dirk Demol has worked with both riders, and he tells VeloNews one of them holds a slight edge in the classics.
The 300-kilometer Milano-Sanremo might seem predictable, but it's far from it. Andrew Hood takes a closer look at "la Classicissima."
Fabian Cancellara is on winning form so far this season, which bodes well for one final run at the Milano-Sanremo monument.
Greg Van Avermaet ekes out the overall win at Tirreno-Adriatico, beating Peter Sagan by one second as Cancellara claims final TT.
Fabian Cancellara talks about priorities in his final racing season and a bet to win lots of wine from team sponsor Massimo Zanetti.
Fabian Cancellara and Elizabeth Armitstead were first across the line atop the Via Santa Caterina climb in Siena, Italy
Fabian Cancellara takes his third career Strade Bianche title, getting the better of defending champion Zdenek Stybar on the final climb
Though Frank Schleck jokingly calls Cancellara a "diva," he says the Swiss champ is one of the best of all time.
Italy's Strade Bianche classic is thinking big, requesting WorldTour status and naming sectors after great champions of the race.
Fabian Cancellara earned his first TT win of 2016, beating rival Tony Martin in Volta ao Algarve stage 3. Martin assumes GC lead.