Will Julian Alaphilippe continue Deceuninck-Quick-Step's winning start? Will Mathieu van der Poel dominate? And what can Tom Pidcock do?
Dutch supremo's presence – and absence – could change the way both Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne are raced.
Leadout master Mørkøv pilots Irishman to first win of the season at UAE Tour to set ball rolling toward green jersey defense.
Jumbo-Visma plans to give Kuss added responsibility in 2021, but when will his big leadership chances arrive?
Overshadowed in his team and overlooked in the headlines, Yates is staking his claim in the Ineos hierarchy the way he knows best – by fighting.
Kuss takes first steps toward grand tour goals with early opportunity to test TT and climbing chops.
Coronavirus returns to the race in a throwback to last year's shuttered Emirati event.
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Is Chris Froome still a contender? Is Sam Bennett still the fastest man in the bunch? And will Sepp Kuss continue climbing to the top of the peloton?
Coloradan ace feels no pressure as he sets wheels turning on season of increased responsibility at Jumbo-Visma.
Mørkøv believes that Cavendish has more wins in him as the Manxman hits 2021 with fresh vigor.
López is following the path of countryman Nairo Quintana in joining Movistar. Will he repeat Quintana's grand tour glories or just fill his place as a tactical pawn?
Sosa has always been one step behind Bernal in their shared pathway in the peloton. Is Sosa ready to step out from Bernal's shadow?
Bernal's nagging back injury and Alaphilippe's commitment to attack both survive early season climbing challenge
Young American unable to contest final sprint of Tour de la Provence having crashed with spectator leaning over the race barriers.
Duo relish prospect of teaming up in the Ardennes with Israel Start-Up Nation; Woods looking to learn from 'killer instinct' of Chris Froome.
How does Quintana revive his GC career with no Giro? What's Contador doing back in the bunch? And shed a tear for the absence of Androni Giocattoli and its brazen billboard apparel.
We discuss whether the 365-day demands on world-class riders is becoming too much for individuals to manage.
Julian Alaphilippe, Egan Bernal, Arnaud Démare and an ascent of the fearsome Ventoux headline four-stage race this week.
Cyclocross world champion and road star hopes others follow in the footsteps of Cofidis and Ag2r-Citroën in planning to launch women's teams.
Is Filippo Ganna the future for Ineos Grenadiers? Who's in form ahead of the classics? And who the heck is Jake Stewart?
Several riders in peloton call for officials to focus on course safety ahead of sanctioning the use of the top tube descending position.
The UCI plans to phase out the controversial — if unquestionably popular — descending position. We debate the merits of the 'super tuck.'
Welshman sees rise of Jumbo-Visma as positive for cycling and forcing Ineos Grenadiers to adapt.
Dutchwoman freed herself of pressure and expectation to score the rainbow jersey she'd repeatedly come close to.
Etoile de Bessèges this week to play host to three grand tour greats with career-defining questions to answer.
Clashes with Van Aert set to continue as Dutch cyclocross master begins inevitable pivot toward road racing.
If you had money to burn and could sign either one, who would it be? We ask our billionaire wanna-be's.
Newly crowned world champion to target Paris-Roubaix, Olympic selection and U.S 'crosses through 2021.
This weekend's cyclocross world championships will add fresh vigor to the duo's long rivalry ahead of cobblestone clashes in April.
Here's a full preview of this weekend's racing, from the curveball sandy course to the American challengers and a broadcaster guide.
Dual structure at Jumbo-Visma offers Vos the opportunity to tap into knowledge and expertise she seeks to keep improving.
Will the Dutch star quit for good after his stunning decision to put a temporary halt on racing?
The Slovak great turned 31 on Tuesday, so to celebrate the birthday of a true superstar of cycling, we reflect on his five top moments.
Outbreak of new variant of COVID-19 in host city puts this weekend's worlds at risk of closure.
Team reveals Tom Dumoulin had been receiving professional help last year, backs Dutchman in mutual decision to take a career break.
Dutchman returns home to 'take some time for himself' as he presses pause on race schedule.
Our take on how Jumbo-Visma fended off Ineos Grenadiers to secure Wout Van Aert's contract extension.
VeloNews caught up with the ever-restless Aussie about building his own swimming pool and how life has changed since retiring last autumn.
Team management continues to believe in Pinot as balance of power tilts toward Arnaud Démare at Groupama-FDJ.
Young Aussies stepped up to shine at last year's Giro to give fans Down Under the hope that their next GC star isn't far away.
Defending champion confident UAE Team Emirates has the firepower to control the race at this year's Tour de France.
Two young talents have been rivals through the junior ranks, but will take turns supporting one another in 2021.
Squad targeting victory with young Russian sensation at this year's Giro while Jakob Fuglsang prioritizes Ardennes and Olympics.
Mat Hayman trained through the off-season to be able to retire at the Tour Down Under, and a home crowd, a beer and a team victory made it worth it.
Team directors speak of Pogačar's progression, Hirschi's potential and how he was signed, and the squad's COVID vaccination.
Frenchman throwing full focus into classics campaign before contemplating Tour de France, Olympics and worlds.
Long-standing relationships with manager Patrick Lefevere and bike partner Specialized helped open door for the Manxman to return to former team.
Belgian phenom's comeback takes U-turn as nagging issues force him to take a break from training.
Young Dane has come out of pivotal season in the rainbow jersey with a transformed attitude and brighter outlook.
Sagan booted back to his bizarre best when speaking with reporters Sunday. Let's hope it's a sign of relaxed confidence for the season to come.
Team looking to forge identity and focus early as it brings in wide swathe of talent to support Tour de France ambitions.
A 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Tokyo for the Games may leave riders forced to make tricky choices.
There was A LOT of cyclocross racing through the holidays, and the world championships are now just three races away. Here's what we learned from the festive 'cross calendar.
Team interests in sending strong lineups to the big-budget Tour could see riders forced to sacrifice Games ambitions.
2020 saw a group of young American friends and former teammates inspire each other to a prolific season of top-tier racing.
Organizers defend their decision to push on with the waterlogged Dendermonde race that saw some riders thriving and some just surviving.
American stalwart discusses the potential for team leadership in 2021, the physical and mental toll of the COVID season, and his takes on the new U.S devo system.
US cyclocross champion is riding high through the European winter and looking to carry momentum toward the worlds.
Racing in 2020 was destined to be unusual from the moment COVID-19 closed down the calendar. But the unexpected and unprecedented didn't stop there.
What we learned from the opening ‘cross clash between Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert, Tom Pidcock
Here are five takeaways from the first big-name battle ahead of the January world championships.
2021 will see the Canadian star return to the wing of the two men that started his cycling career over six years ago.
Are the discipline's two biggest stars too dominant in both the racing and the reporting of cyclocross?
They've got the engine, but do they have the racing savvy? Insiders at the top of the pro peloton think there's no object to rowers, runners, and skiers becoming stars of the WorldTour.
Canadian star rebounded from a broken leg and Tour de France rejection to see the final pieces of the racing puzzle click into place this season.
Jim Cotton, Andy Hood, and Fred Dreier weigh in on what they believe will stand out decades from now.
TTs increasingly feature a route with a wicked final climb, making a mid-race change to a road bike a necessity. Barta guides VeloNews through the perfect bike swap.
Sprint supremo's return to his former team won't necessarily deliver victories, but it could save how we remember his illustrious career.
Frenchman is looking to tear up the script and start over after two disappointing seasons with Ag2r-La Mondiale.
Barta started the Ézaro stage with no contract in place for 2020. He finished it with a career-best result that unlocked a deal at EF Pro Cycling.
British former pro rider Cherie Pridham set to join squad for 2021 having owned and managed British conti team Vitus Pro Cycling.