Our Gent-Wevelgem debrief considers Sagan, dirt roads, and Van Avermaet's hot hand. Plus, a look at the evolving Tour of Flanders route.
Belgium's biggest cobblestone races kick off with a weekend double-header of E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem.
After Gent-Wevelgem, accusations fly between Sagan and the Quick-Step camp as negative racing leaves both without the win.
We unpack all the action from a tactical thriller at Gent-Wevelgem. Why does Sagan hate Quick-Step? Is dirt good for the Belgian classic?
The 19-year-old finishes second in the under-23 version of Gent-Wevelgem, the Nations Cup.
The Belgian has won Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, E3 Harelbeke, and Gent-Wevelgem ahead of next Sunday's Tour of Flanders.
Reactions from riders and sport directors were mixed regarding the inclusion of dirt sections in Sunday's race.
Belgian Greg van Avermaet rules the day in Belgium with a Gent-Wevelgem win just two days removed from taking E3 Harelbeke.
Young American Ian Garrison’s star shined brightly with a solid second-place outing in his under-23 debut at Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday.
Peter Sagan's Bora-Hansgrohe team says that rivals ride more against its ace than they for victory itself.