Van Avermaet celebrates Belgium's newest cycling superstar: 'We can expect a lot more from Remco in the future.'
The Belgian says it is going to take a few days to get over the disappointment of missing out on the Tour de France for first time since 2013.
Tubeless tires, wider rims, and lower pressure are keys to avoiding punctures and securing grip at Strade Bianche.
VeloNews spoke with many of the top stars at the start line Saturday. The mood? Everyone expects a wide-open, explosive race.
'I’m surprised about the result as well because I didn’t have high expectations coming into this race' says veteran rider.
Ag2r-Citroën star still chasing the big win and enters 2022 classics campaign recharged after going 'full, full, full' in recent seasons.
Tour de Hoody: Sneaky tech, altitude camps, and classics riders desperately seeking form all featured in the Ruta del Sol.
Belgian superstar hopes to rediscover his winning legs just in time for a renewed assault on spring classics.
'Golden Greg' Van Avermaet won Roubaix and the Olympic medal, but still harbors ambitions as he rides into 2022.
Belgian rider says second COVID shot was to blame for his performance slump in the second half of 2021.
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, November 21.
Paris-Roubaix ticker: Sep Vanmarcke leads Israel Start-Up Nation, Team Delko to wear La Vie Claire throwback jerseys
Here's the latest on team selections and updates for Paris-Roubaix Femmes and Paris-Roubaix this weekend.
We asked the top favorites how Paris-Roubaix in October will be unique: they gave some surprising answers.
With prestige and national honor on the line, the Olympics count for lot more than they used to among the top pros.
Both teams bring mix of old and young, with breakaways, stages and outsider GC chances on radar.
Julian Alaphilippe 'blew up,' Peter Sagan still on the comeback, Greg Van Avermaet will keep hunting: Here are the reactions from De Ronde.
From Annemiek van Vleuten's first win for Movistar to Bora-Hansgrohe's COVID comeback, everyone left Dwars door Vlaanderen pumped for De Ronde.
What did the last block of cobblestone racing tell us about the key players for De Ronde?
Three classics stars react after Deceuninck-Quick-Step placed the full press on Friday's cobblestone race.
No race better predicts success at Tour of Flanders or Paris-Roubaix than Harelbeke.
Annemiek van Vleuten, Julian Alaphilippe, Tom Pidcock and more key players gnash teeth or take quiet confidence after curtain-raising classic Saturday.
Will Julian Alaphilippe continue Deceuninck-Quick-Step's winning start? Will Mathieu van der Poel dominate? And what can Tom Pidcock do?
Strong Belgian opening weekend bodes well for the monuments, but Omloop Het Nieuwsblad winners don't often come out on top at Flanders or Roubaix.
VN news ticker: AG2R-Citroën brings Naesen and Van Avermaet to classics opening weekend, Alpenrose velodrome and event space shutters operations
Here's what's making headlines on Tuesday, February 23.
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Is Filippo Ganna the future for Ineos Grenadiers? Who's in form ahead of the classics? And who the heck is Jake Stewart?
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Greg Van Avermaet says dynamic duo 'are the main players now' in the spring classics.
Olympic champion said finding balance is key to his 15-year career at the top.
Ag2r-Citroën tests tires, wheels on a soggy day over key sectors of Paris-Roubaix route.
In an attempt to keep the public away for health and safety concerns, race organizers keep quiet on the actual route.
A number of top teams traded bike sponsors in the new year. Here's a look at some new-look BMC, Cervélo, Bianchi and Scott machines.
Team interests in sending strong lineups to the big-budget Tour could see riders forced to sacrifice Games ambitions.
Budget boost brings influx of new stars to French squad, leaving existing riders facing career crises or contemplating retirement.
Veteran manager Vincent Lavenu isn't giving up on yellow jersey quest despite signings of Greg Van Avermaet and Bob Jungels for 2021.
CCC Team star will miss final major battle between the classics stars in 2020.
Olympic champion crashed into unmarked sign post in Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
Van Avermaet and Roche power all-star cast in search of stage success for underdog teams.
The 2020 Tour de France has an eerie feeling, writes Andrew Hood, due to the absence of cheering fans along the mountain roads.
CCC Team and Mitchelton-Scott riff on Matt White's butchering of Belgian star's name.
Belgian won bunch sprint for fourth in all-in bet for yellow jersey and stage win that went bust.
Stage wins top priority for Ochowicz in face of sponsor crisis and stream of riders leaving team.
Ag2r-La Mondiale to embrace classics-focus from 2021 with Belgian pair at the forefront.
Ochowicz says hunt for new sponsor continues as three top riders leave.
Mass exodus from Team CCC; big names in and out of AG2R-La Mondiale; Israel Start-Up Nation continues to strengthen roster.
Longest race of the year and minimal race days leaves a number of contenders without the final race-winning watts.
Team plans to give all riders heavy early-season schedules to assess form after long racing pause.
Zabel latest in recent contract extensions as team builds balanced roster, with Van Avermaet the next target.
Olympic champion, valid WorldTour license key parts of securing new deal.
Longtime manager won't comment on Rally links, says world pandemic presents unique opportunity to save team for 2021.
Belgian team hopes to keep riders separate as long as possible, rule out possibility of scooping Greg Van Avermaet
Belgian star plans to remain true to the team and longtime manager Jim Ochowicz, but is working on a Plan B.
A densely-packed schedule offers WorldTour riders the opportunity to structure season and re-set goals after two months in the dark
Olympic champion focused on surviving season as riders negotiate with team over proposed pay cuts.
CCC Team leaders relieved to have racing dates in diary even with with financial crisis hanging over team.
CCC Team President Jim Ochowicz said the team has been forced to take these measures in the hope that racing will resume later this year.
The amiable 34-year-old is doing his best to focus on the positive: spending time with his family, and exploring new roads.
The Belgian superstar reflects on missing out on chance to win the Ronde, backs of idea of moving monuments to fall.
Milano-Sanremo being raced in fall, major teams sitting out March racing, Paris-Nice carrying on regardless - VeloNews debates the big issues from the last week in pro cycling.
The peloton faces rain and cold temperatures at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne this weekend.
The Italian veteran joins CCC and hopes to ride Van Avermaet's coattails to a monument season breakthrough
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.
Greg van Avermaet hopes his strong legs bring him victories at the longer Monument races
Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is left frustrated and angry by another lost opportunity at Milano-Sanremo and vows to deliver in northern classics.