VN Archive: Classics victories by Jan Raas, Bernard Hinault, Hennie Kuiper
A race report from 1981 that includes Bernard Hinault's victory at Paris-Roubaix.
A race report from 1981 that includes Bernard Hinault's victory at Paris-Roubaix.
A look at the power numbers of Demi Vollering, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, Michał Kwiatkowski, and Mathieu van der Poel at Amstel Gold Race.
Jumbo-Visma star hopes a spell at Tenerife will help him be a factor in the time trials and GC at the Giro d'Italia less than one month away.
Ag2r-Citroën celebrated a much-needed win for only a fleeting moment. In fact, the gap between the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat was barely two minutes.
Perfectly executed bike-throw delivers Ineos Grenadiers star his first victory since winning a stage at the 2020 Tour de France.
Alpecin-Fenix star led home a chase group, but it was only good enough for fourth at the Amstel Gold Race.
Polish star takes his second Amstel title from two-up sprint after lighting up the race at 20km to go.
Dutch team races aggressively but Demi Vollering settles for runner-up for a second time
Italian star attacks out of stellar lead group to stun favorites and secure biggest win of career.
The hilly classics are here! This is what some of the top favorites for the Amstel Gold Race said at the startline Sunday.
In-form Swiss star leads UAE Emirates into Amstel Gold Race after months on the sidelines.
Defending champion is going all in to win Paris-Roubaix Femmes and will skip this weekend's Amstel Gold Race.
Amstel Gold Race is the only major one-day race held in The Netherlands. Here's how to watch the live broadcasts.
Alaphilippe and Evenepoel are on track to ace the Ardennes, but that may only paper over the cracks of Quick-Step's failings in Flanders.
Belgian star wants to leave with hands held high and the Ardennes will be at the center of his swansong season.
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 winner of each race will receive 16,000 euros for a total purse of 40,000 euros for Sunday's race.
Mathieu van der Poel, hot off winning Dwars door Vlaanderen and Tour of Flanders, confirmed he will race Amstel Gold Race.
Ineos Grenadiers rookie continues to impress with Sunday's Amstel Gold Race and Paris-Roubaix on the horizon.
The switch of dates between Amstel Gold and Paris-Roubaix forces top teams to rip up decades-old scripts for spring racing.
Pidcock will race Strade Bianche, Flanders, Amstel, Liège, and much more in stacked spring schedule as he looks to back up breakout 2021.
Paris-Roubaix asks for a later date as French Presidential elections put the cobbled monument at risk of being canceled once again.
Ruth Winder takes us inside her big win; our hottest takes from Amstel Gold Race; Luc Meersman of Trek-Segafredo on mapping the cobbles.
Four months after going on hiatus, Dumoulin has been spotted on the TT bike and is reported to be prioritized for COVID vaccination ahead of Olympics.
Amstel Gold Race, Flèche Wallonne or Liège-Bastogne-Liège — our editors pick their favorites. What's yours?
Wout van Aert sprinted with 'eyes closed,' and Marianne Vos checks off 'big goal' — here are all the reactions from the Amstel Gold Race.
From Trek-Segafredo's missing piece to Wout van Aert's new-found smarts – here are the top takeaways from this weekend's Amstel Gold Race.
Van Aert avoids repeat of Brabantse Pijl, beating Pidcock in scintillating final sprint. Max Schachmann finished third.
Demi Vollering and Annemiek van Vleuten round out podium in Valkenburg.
Some love 'em, some hate 'em. What are our editors' takes on the trio of hilly classics starting with this weekend's Amstel Gold Race?
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, April 17.
Here's what's making the headlines on Friday, April 16.
Dutch classic will be contested on a closed circuit designed to salvage the event and conserve the essence of race.
Speculation swirled around Marc Hirschi's transfer to UAE Emirates. Now equal uncertainty hangs over his form ahead of major spring targets.
After seeing the 2020 edition canceled, race organizers came up with a circuit course that serves riders and health concerns alike.
Michael Woods will be back for Amstel Gold Race after crashing out of Itzulia Basque Country, Dan Martin will skip Ardennes.
From the Tour of Turkey to the Amstel Gold Race, here's what to watch during this week's racing calendar.
Here's what's making headlines on Tuesday, March 9.
Among the most celebrated and storied races in cycling, the spring classics begin in February and carry through to late April.
Race finds new host towns and all-Belgian parcours just 24 hours after COVID regulations in Netherlands forced cancelation of Dutch stages.
Amstel Gold Race has been canceled amid tightening COVID-19 restrictions in The Netherlands. It's the first interruption in the race's 54-year history.
Amstel Gold Race also in crosshairs after spike in COVID-19 cases in Europe puts scare into race organizers.
Texan speaks of hopes and expectations for the season, family life, and testing his time trial on Zwift.
Iconic race may have to go ahead 'behind closed doors' this October as Belgian Prime Minister urges caution.
Mass gatherings are permitted in the Netherlands from September 1, but Dutch Prime Minister casts doubt over Amstel Gold Race this October.
Winner of two editions says latest course design brings Dutch race to monument status.
Amstel Gold Race had tons of action and a thrilling finale, which is why it was our Race of the Year for 2019.
Sunday's Amstel Gold Race kicks off a week of hilly classics with two thrilling finishes. Niewiadoma holds off the chase. Van der Poel pulls off jaw-dropping comeback.
Citing fatigue from Paris-Roubaix, Peter Sagan pulls the plug on Amstel Gold Race, hoping to salvage spring classics season at Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
On Sunday, Niewiadoma perfectly synched her blistering attack with good tactics, and van der Poel stunned the world's best with raw power.
Van der Poel stunned a lead trio who had looked set to contend the sprint, having single-handedly dragged the chase group back into the fray.
Even though he lost a close sprint to upstart Mathieu van der Poel at Brabantse Pijl, Alaphilippe rolls into Amstel Gold Race with confidence.
Sunday is the last chance for road fans to see Mathieu van der Poel mix it up at the front, and he's expected to put on a show at Amstel Gold Race.
The WorldTour peloton has left the pavé behind, but the classics rage on for another week in the Netherlands and the Ardennes.
Our editors sound off on a thrilling edition of the hilly classic. Why did Sky stink? How did Valgren win? Should Sagan target Amstel?
Photo essay chronicling Michael Valgren's dramatic win at Sunday's Amstel Gold Race.
Michael Valgren used shrewd riding in the final few kilometers to take an impressive at Sunday's Amstel Gold Race.
Peter Sagan's coach feels that the new Amstel Gold course suits the world champion 'perfectly.'
The Amstel Gold Race may have the most stacked roster of any race we've seen so far this year.
Alejandro Valverde dominates the Ardennes classics, but he has yet to win Amstel Gold Race, a peculiar hole in his palmares.
Peter Sagan will end his spring classics campaign this weekend at Amstel Gold Race.
After winning Paris-Roubaix, Peter Sagan rolls on at the hilly Amstel Gold Race in the Netherlands.
We talk about how Amstel's new finish led to exciting race action, why Boels is back, and America's most promising young rider.
Did Kwiatkowski forget the lesson he learned at Sanremo? Has Van Avermaet found the limit of his abilities? How about that Amstel route?
Belgian champ Philippe Gilbert picks up fourth Amstel Gold win of his career and second Spring Classic since winning Flanders two weeks ago.
Belgian Philippe Gilbert outsprinted 2015 winner Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland to capture his fourth Amstel Gold win in a tactical finale.
CCC Sprandi Polkowice team loses 18 bikes to burglary only days before its only WorldTour classic race of the spring season.
Can a new, Cauberg-free finale spice up the oft-predictable Amstel Gold on Sunday? The list of favorites just got a lot longer.
The Ardennes classics will highlight the peloton's toughest climbers. Here are 10 top riders to watch.
Amstel Gold Race still has its great title sponsor (a brewery!), but the route is way different this year. Ardennes week is upon us.
In cycling's modern era, the Ardennes classics are won with a combination of supreme endurance, climbing talent, and above all, patience.
Alex Howes didn't expect to win the KOM jersey at Pais Vasco, but it is a good sign ahead of his favorite Ardennes race, Amstel Gold.
Amstel Gold Race cut out the last Cauberg climb, and Roubaix added more cobbles. Do we love it? Do we hate it?
Amstel Gold Race will forgo a final climb of the Cauberg, a move that race organizers hope will create a more unpredictable finale.
For the first time in 14 years, the pro women’s peloton will tackle the Amstel Gold Race next season
BrakeThrough Media captures the beauty and drama of Ardennes week, the final three races of the spring classics.
Americans have a noticeable presence in the Ardennes, with Howes, Warbasse, and Reijnen riding into Amstel and Flèche breaks.
The Ardennes classics demand perfect positioning, brilliant climbing form, and smart tactics. Here are 10 men who could win big in April.