World champion is able to continue but hurts elbow in crash sparked by cars moving past rider group.
With no Lizzie Deignan this year, there'll be a new name on the famed cobble trophy. From Marianne Vos to Lotte Kopecky, here are some of the riders to watch this Saturday.
A preview of the cobblestones reveals dry and fast conditions for this weekend's racing at the 'Hell of the North.'
The winner's prize money to increase by 13 times from the tiny offering in 2021.
From Troisvilles to Roubiax, via the Troueé d'Arenberg and the Carrefour de l'Arbre, VeloNews examines the cobbled sectors of the men's Paris-Roubaix route.
Forecasters are calling for mostly sunny skies, springlike temperatures, almost no chance of rain, and moderate headwinds for this weekend's racing.
Tour de Hoody: Who will have that magical ride across the cobblestones to dance with the very best? Nearly every edition of Paris-Roubaix delivers its fairytale story.
After a hugely successful opening edition of the women's race, can it deliver on its difficult ‘second album?’
Who might win? What are the most significant sectors? Will it be wet? Here's all you need to know about the 2022 Paris-Roubaix.
The 24-year-old Italian has been promising big things in recent years and she says that her Amstel Gold Race win is 'just the beginning.'
Jumbo-Visma prioritizes long-term health of its top star in return from COVID infection: 'We are more cautious than cautious.'
Narrow roads, crosswinds, and sometimes bad weather turn the Dutch classic into one of the most intense races on the international calendar.
In 2001 Erik Dekker challenged Lance Armstrong at the Amstel Gold Race and won. We were there to capture the moment.
The 30-year-old Swedish rider is enjoying racing in front of big crowds in Belgium after starting her racing career during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ineos Grenadiers rookie continues to impress with Sunday's Amstel Gold Race and Paris-Roubaix on the horizon.
Brace for chaos in Wednesday's classic: 'It's traditionally a sprinter’s race, but there may be an added factor as it looks like there will be a lot of wind.'
Pogačar’s tactics unravel with ‘junior error’ in sprint finish.
De Ronde champ compliments rivals van Aert and Pogačar: ‘Attacking is the most honest way to be in a final with the best riders.’
From the wider impact of Kopecky's win to discussions about prize money and the inclusion of the Koppenberg, VeloNews looks back on Sunday's race.
Van Vleuten undone in Flanders sprint: 'I can't do everything. I need other teams and hope that they want to make the race hard and drop people.'
The 26-year-old becomes only the second Belgium woman to win the Tour of Flanders after Grace Verbeke in 2010.
Chasing pair never gave up and ended up sprinting for the victory in late-race catch.
Dutchman who finished second said he had resigned himself to a sprint for third place after being dropped on the Oude Kwaremont.
Troubles continued for the so-called ‘Wolfpack’ and the Belgian powerhouse hopes to save its spring classics campaign at Paris-Roubaix.
Christophe Laporte suffered an untimely crash and Tiesj Benoot was gapped in closing kilometers of De Ronde
Mathieu van der Poel continues steamrolling into the classics after coming out on top in dramatic duel with Tadej Pogačar.
Belgian champion Kopecky beats veteran Dutchwomen van Vleuten and van den Broek-Blaak in front of massed home crowds.
Tour de France champion misses podium after animating the final hour of racing of De Ronde debut.
Pogačar animates the race with three huge attacks but comes undone in final sprint, finishing fourth.
Matteo Trentin on chances Sunday: 'When Tadej comes to a race, he doesn't come just to start, he comes to win.'
Tour of Flanders: What van der Poel, Pogačar, Uttrup Ludwig, Wiebes and more stars said at the start
Here's what some of the pre-race favorites for the men's and women's races said at the start lines in Antwerp and Oudenaarde ahead of mythical cobbled monument.
'Lots of teams want to get rid of Balsamo, but I know how strong she is so I say good luck with that,' van Dijk says.
The Belgian champion is hoping to build on Strade Bianche success on home soil.
Belgian home-crowd favorite is out for Sunday's monument, and will be recuperating from coronavirus.
Tour de Hoody: Slovenian superstar could become first Tour de France winner since Eddy Merckx to win De Ronde if he delivers Sunday.
Trek-Segafredo tandem bracing for long-range attacks from key rivals at Tour of Flanders.
There will be seven former champions due to be on the start line alongside some who are looking to etch their names in the race's history books for the first time.
VeloNews picks out 10 riders to keep an eye out for in the second monument of the men's spring classics campaign.
How the likely absence of Wout van Aert will impact Tour of Flanders: ‘No one knows who will control the race’
Lotto-Soudal among several teams hoping to fill the void left by Wout van Aert as Belgian outfit continues its pursuit of points and podiums.
Forecasters calling for cold temperatures, afternoon wind, but only moderate chance of showers at Tour of Flanders.
The Dutch rider is back in Belgium to try and win a record-breaking third women's Tour of Flanders.
The so-called ‘Wolfpack’ is reeling so far in the spring classics, but the team is counting on Kasper Asgreen and Florian Sénéchal to carry pride across Tour of Flanders.
The Belgian developed inflammation of his heart tissue after contracting COVID-19 earlier in the spring.
Riders continue to struggle with illness and fitness ahead of Sunday's De Ronde: ‘We are all chasing shape.’
German veteran chasing form one race at a time with everything ‘direction Paris-Roubaix’ in return to Team DSM.
Chiara Consonni looking forward to sprint ‘fights’ with Elisa Balsamo after Dwars door Vlaanderen win
The Italian 22-year-old looks towards Paris-Roubaix as next major target after scoring her first win of the season.
Jumbo-Visma uncertain if Belgian star will race Tour of Flanders, while Trek-Segafredo confirms US rider will not start.
TotalEnergies is proving it's more than the ‘Sagan Show’ and packs two classics podium finishes in 2022 despite ongoing health issues from Peter Sagan.
The 22-year-old turned pro with Ineos this season and he's made a huge mark on the cobbled classics so far.
'The level in this peloton is so high that it's impossible to make up the deficit. Apart from Kasper it'll be difficult,' says Stijn Steels.
After turning mountains into molehills across Europe, did Pogačar finally meet his match in the bergs of Belgium? Don't count him out Sunday.
‘Quick-Step? I haven't seen them. You probably saw more on TV,’ says Benoot.
Belgian rode with a 58-tooth chainring as he hoped to attack to victory.
The four-time former Belgian champion took over as DS at the AG Insurance-NXTG team, which is backed by Patrick Lefevere, after retiring in 2021.
Van Aert cools his engine while Pogačar plans to test cobblestone capacity at Wednesday's race: ‘It’s a bit of a step into the unknown.’
The Eritrean is still getting used to the increased media attention but says he'll stay the same person after history-making Gent-Wevelgem win.
Everything you need to know about 2022 men's Tour of Flanders, from the climbs and cobbles to the contenders and conditions.
Chantal van den Broek-Blaak says the hillier course for Flanders suits the team better than at Gent-Wevelgem.
Stuyven was haunted by memories of a string of high-profile near-misses as he rode toward Wevelgem. Now he has another ghost to grapple with.
From Elisa Balsamo's potentially Tour of Flanders-winning form to Trek-Segafredo versus SD Worx, these are some of the key takeaways from Sunday's race.
Tim Merlier and Jasper Philipsen were both in the chase group, but the team didn't harness its horsepower to close gap to winning quartet.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl struggling to find winning ways at spring classics: ‘We can’t win everything’
There wasn't a Quick-Step jersey in the top-30 as pressure mounts on perennial classics favorites.
Dutch rider sprints for second at Gent-Wevelgem, just her second road race in 2022 after her cyclocross worlds win.
The Italian world champion says she's not thinking about Tour of Flanders yet despite strong run of form.
It's another big win for the world champion as Marianne Vos is second in thrilling finale.
Eritrean star sprints out of back of four-rider group to take breakout win at 21 years of age.
After catching COVID ahead of her planned return, Banks gets back into the peloton for the first time in over a year.
Pidcock riding Gent-Wevelgem for 'fun' and to build up racing kilometers ahead of the Tour of Flanders.
Here's what the pre-race favorites for the men's race said at the startline in Ypres ahead of marathon-length cobbled classic.
Van der Poel comeback victory at Coppi e Bartali on same day van Aert crushes E3 Classic promises resumption of epic rivalry at De Ronde.
Who are you going to be watching out for at the men's Gent-Wevelgem? VeloNews selects six stars expected to shine in Sunday's classic.
All you need to know about the men's and women's Gent-Wevelgem, including routes, riders, and must-know narratives.
Christophe Laporte and Wout van Aert go clear at 40km to go after van Aert forces decisive selections with two huge moves.
The switch of dates between Amstel Gold and Paris-Roubaix forces top teams to rip up decades-old scripts for spring racing.
Cavendish leads all-conquering Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl train at Belgian classic, Ewan pulls out due to ongoing illness.
Tour de France champ attacked five times in quick succession but couldn't make it stick, putting an end to his season victory sweep.