Eritrean sprinter hopes to add more chapters to his trailblazing career in the elite men's road race Sunday: 'Being one of the favorites gives me a boost.'
Van Aert's sidewalls painted with silicone, but not for durability.
"I don't like to be the famous guy," Biniam Girmay said after winning Gent-Wevelgem. Well, he's famous now.
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.
From red, white and blue, to a blast of pink.
Clara Honsinger has raced in Belgium many times — in cyclocross. On Sunday, she took her first WorldTour start at Gent-Wevelgem with EF Education-TIBCO-SVB.
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.
The Greek god of the winds invoked at three points on the sprinter's bike.
From the significance of Girmay's glory to Quick-Step's hard questions and Sagan's form, we take a look at the major talking points from the men'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.
Newmen wheels, a waxed chain, a pro-only integrated bar/stem, and more.
The Italian world champion says she's not thinking about Tour of Flanders yet despite strong run of form.
'When I saw 250 meters I didn’t want to wait because if I wait then maybe they can accelerate. I just closed my eyes and kept going,' says Eritrean.
Jumbo-Visma forced to settle for second in Gent-Wevelgem after vigilance from rivals.
It's another big win for the world champion as Marianne Vos is second in thrilling finale.
‘This win is significant because there are so many riders watching who will see a rider like them at the top of the sport, and from today they’ll believe that they can do it. It’s so significant’ says Xylon van Eyck.
The Ineos Grenadiers rider finished his first race in a month after being laid low through illness.
Eritrean star sprints out of back of four-rider group to take breakout win at 21 years of age.
Golden Greg is now Stone Cold Greg with custom 2022 BMC Teammachine SLR01 design.
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.
Canadian champion going into one-day race with 'victory in mind' after solid start to spring classics.
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.
Ineos Grenadiers ace returns to racing at Gent-Wevelgem after being sidelined by stomach issues.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl promises to come out snarling at E3 Saxo Bank Classic after slow classics start
The so-called 'Wolfpack' vows to rev things up after 'only' one win in the opening month of classics-style racing the Belgian outfit typically dominates.
The Belgian champion plays leadout for Lonneke Uneken as she looks forward to Gent-Wevelgem challenge.
A rescheduling to Sunday, a longer distance and a homage to World War I have helped elevate the status of Gent-Wevelgem on the international calendar.
The switch of dates between Amstel Gold and Paris-Roubaix forces top teams to rip up decades-old scripts for spring racing.
Aussie sprinter adds new races to spring schedule in extension of search for classics glory at Milan-San Remo.
Women’s WorldTour hits harder in 2022 with extra stage for Ceratizit Challenge, new climbs for classics
Spanish tour expands to five stages, iconic Koppenberg and Kemmelberg climbs come to the classics as women's calendar continues to grow.
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, November 5.
Marianne Vos joins the podcast to take us inside her win at Gent-Wevelgem. Plus, our analysis and takes on E3 Saxo Classic and Gent-Wevelgem.
Irish sprinter went deep, vomited and cracked Sunday, but may have emerged as one of Deceuninck-Quick-Step's key assets.
Van Aert wins after attritional day of crosswinds and cobbles, with Giacomo Nizzolo and Matteo Trentin also on the podium.
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, March 28.
Here's our inside guide to the two marquee men's and women's cobblestone races.
Rivals brace for more dynamic and open racing as they look to upend the dominance of Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel.
Surging coronavirus cases in northern Europe could force closure of Paris-Roubaix and this week's Belgian classics also at threat.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s versatile sprinter could be its answer to Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel.
The GC stars converge at Volta a Catalunya while cobblestone classics ramp up with E3 Saxo Bank Classic and Gent-Wevelgem.
VN news ticker: Rally Cycling to start Clásica de Almería in new kit; Fabio Jakobsen undergoes surgery, to resume training
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, February 12.
Young Dane has come out of pivotal season in the rainbow jersey with a transformed attitude and brighter outlook.
From Mads Pedersen's winning-streak after returning to his Trek-Segafredo jersey to Julian Alaphilippe's showboating sprint dramas, maybe 'the rainbow curse' is more than a myth.
Van Aert accuses his long-time rival of ruining both their chances of victory after the pair marked each other out in the final of Gent-Wevelgem.
With uncertainty over his future at Bahrain-McLaren and an unconfirmed schedule for the rest of the season, the 35-year-old fears that he may have ridden his last race.
Mads Pedersen said that Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel marked each other in the thrilling finale to Gent-Wevelgem. As the two men eyed each other, Pedersen escaped to take a much-deserved win.
Tiesj Benoot and Jan Bakelants pulled from men's race after Bakelants tests positive and was known to have recently been in close contact with Benoot.
Van Aert back in top shape and ambitious as ever after physically and mentally struggling to keep momentum after worlds.
Here's all you need to know about one of the toughest one-day races of the year, from the crosswinds, dirt roads and cobbled climbs of the course to the ways to watch it live.
Iconic race may have to go ahead 'behind closed doors' this October as Belgian Prime Minister urges caution.
Gent-Wevelgem and Tour of Flanders set to return to Women's WorldTour in 2020, organizers eyeing October dates.
Trio of Belgian races set for March 27 through April 1 canceled after decree banning sporting events through Flanders.
Start town of Belgian classic shifts to Ypres, altering first half of course but retaining decisive features of finale.
Tight, winding roads like paved singletrack. Cold cobbles, steep climbs, and gravel Plugstreets. We tackle the 215km Gent-Wevelgem sportive.
With an increasingly strong Jumbo-Visma team at his command, Wout van Aert's confidence grows ahead of his second run at Tour of Flanders.
The men's and women's pelotons face a tough day of cobblestones and wind as a string of Belgian classics get underway with Gent-Wevelgem.
We break down all of the action from Gent-Wevelgem, where Alexander Kristoff stunned the favorites in a windy sprint finish.
Isolated in the key moments of Gent-Wevelgem, Greg Van Avermaet left wondering how CCC will ride at Tour of Flanders, his key season goal.
Peter Sagan confirmed his top form on Sunday by riding in the daylong breakaway at Gent-Wevelgem
Facing doubts about his team's classics chops, John Degenkolb delivers a solid second-place finish at Gent-Wevelgem, building confidence.
Although Gent-Wevelgem isn't generally regarded as the hardest race of the cobbled classics, the peloton made the 2019 edition a bruising brawl.
Kristoff sprinted long and into the wind from reduced peloton of favorites to take fast and furious edition of the race.
Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is left frustrated and angry by another lost opportunity at Milano-Sanremo and vows to deliver in northern classics.
Don't pigeonhole him as a pure sprinter. Colombian Fernando Gaviria plans to contend at the cobbled spring classics.
Elia Viviani will race for redemption at Gent-Wevelgem Sunday, and the Deceuninck-Quick-Step team looks strong as ever for De Panne and E3.
Gent-Wevelgem proved to be a day for the sprinters, and Peter Sagan took advantage of an ambitious Quick-Step team to win it.
Go inside the Belgian classics with our team of reporters who are on the ground (er... cobbles) at E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem.
Quick-Step dominated E3 Harelbeke with a brave breakaway, and Sagan sealed the deal with a sprint at Gent-Wevelgem.