Ineos Grenadiers is losing time on the splits, and the battle for the time bonuses is already heating up at the Tour de France.
Julian Alaphilippe, Tadej Pogačar, and others stars publicly congratulated Mathieu van der Poel after his thrilling Tour de France stage win.
Dutch star dedicates yellow jersey to grandfather Raymond Poulidor, the French cycling hero who never wore the ‘maillot jaune.’
Van der Poel takes stage and yellow jersey with blazing 700-meter attack in hilltop finish. Tadej Pogačar, Primož Roglič finish second and third-place.
Crashes seem inevitable at the Tour de France, but Saturday's pair of road-blocking pileups were even worse.
Here's what the stars said after a stage shaped by two huge crashes and one spectacular attack.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step star delivers searing victory just days after birth of first child to claim 2021 Tour's first yellow jersey.
From the opening-stage tussle for yellow to a wide-open race for victory, this Tour de France is packed with thrilling storylines.
Julian Alaphilippe, Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel will face-off in Tour's grippy opening stage — unless Tadej Pogačar spoils the party.
Alpecin-Fenix shows off team kit for the Tour de France honoring Matthieu van der Poel's grandfather, cycling great Raymond Poulidor.
A closer look at the contenders for the Tour de France's points classification and where the battle for green will be won.
VN news ticker: Mathieu van der Poel abandons Tour de Suisse, Julian Alaphilippe given 20-second penalty for illegal feed
Here's the news making the headlines on Friday, June 11.
American Joey Rosskopf opened the sprint first, from the front, but rolled over the line third.
Grippy opening stages offer Dutch steam train an opportunity to grab yellow, and green could be waiting for him in Paris – if he wants it.
Mathieu van der Poel and Brandon McNulty lead rookie class in 2021 Tour de France.
Mathieu van der Poel slips ahead of Julian Alaphilippe by one second into the overall race lead.
The 26-year-old is one of four Dutch riders hunting medals in the Olympic mountain bike event.
Dutch star blasted to victory Monday to confirm he's primed for success in his highly anticipated Tour de France debut later this month.
Stefan Küng held onto the overall lead by just one second over world champion Julian Alaphilippe
VN news ticker: Mathieu van der Poel makes final tweaks before Tour de France, Olympics bid; Tom Pidcock breaks collarbone in training crash
Here's the news making headlines for Wednesday, June 2.
Thomas Pidcock earns first mountain bike World Cup victory after dusting field.
Van der Poel scored the win ahead of Pidcock with a bike throw at the line.
VN news ticker: Dutch announce all-star Olympic team for women; Wout van Aert recovering from appendectomy
Here's what's making headlines on Tuesday, May 11.
Only two World Cups before the Olympics? Mathieu van der Poel says ‘I’ll try to be good on the days that matter’
The Dutchman finished first in the XCC and seventh in the XCO at Albstadt last weekend.
Haley Batten, Kate Courtney take third and fourth in a promising opening show from U.S. women racers.
Friday's short track event in Albstadt made for a preview of the World Cup cross-country race Sunday.
If you thought watching Mathieu van der Poel on the road was fun, wait until this weekend’s MTB World Cup
After stunning 'cross and road campaigns thus far in 2021, the Dutchman is ready to rip the singletrack all the way to Tokyo.
The short track and XCO races will be shown live and on-demand on Red Bull TV.
Cancellara on how van Aert and van der Poel were too hot too early this season and whether their rivalry compares to his and Tom Boonen's.
Tour de Hoody: How Deceuninck-Quick-Step went 4-for-10 in northern classics, and why did we ever doubt Annemiek van Vleuten?
This week, we look at how the 'Wolfpack' defanged Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel, stand in awe of Annemiek van Vleuten, and soak up the ambiance of the Basque Country.
On this week's episode we analyze every inch of the Tour of Flanders. Then, Leah Thomas takes us inside Annemiek van Vleuten's thrilling win.
Does the Slovenian duo's red-hot start to 2021 point toward a risk of peaking too soon?
VN news ticker: Mathieu van der Poel’s Flanders power data, Primož Roglič reigns again, Julien Vermote secures contract
Here’s what’s making the headlines on Tuesday, April 6.
The dynamic duo didn't dominate the spring classics in the way many expected — here are some of the reasons why.
Two favorites lose their legs as Kasper Asgreen proves the strongest to take Flanders victory.
Danish champion wins after Mathieu van der Poel sits up in final sprint. Wout van Aert was dropped in the final 20km after fending off a wave of attacks.
Are you going to watch the Tour of Flanders on Sunday? Fred Dreier has some tips on what to look for during the broadcast.
World champion turns the page on last year's crash and vows to play his part to help ‘Wolfpack’ win De Ronde.
Dutch superstar's spring calendar ends Sunday with De Ronde, and he hopes it's with a bang.
One of the top favorites for De Ronde will not race Sunday due to a procedure to treat heart arrhythmia.
Van der Poel and van Aert no longer invincible, Deceuninck-Quick-Step hot and then not, no Roubaix adds intensity: Get set for De Ronde.
The depth and quality in both the men's and women's pelotons will deliver unpredictable racing tactics at Tour of Flanders.
From Annemiek van Vleuten's first win for Movistar to Bora-Hansgrohe's COVID comeback, everyone left Dwars door Vlaanderen pumped for De Ronde.
A 'van' won Dwars door Vlaanderen at the Belgian midweek classic, but not the one many were expecting.
The world champion's unpredictability could unsettle Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert, but where will he sit in the team's tactical play?
Bahrain-Victorious veteran discovers how CX helps power Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel into the classics.
What did the last block of cobblestone racing tell us about the key players for De Ronde?
Jumbo-Visma remains confident Wout van Aert is 'right where he needs to be' ahead of top goals at Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.
Three classics stars react after Deceuninck-Quick-Step placed the full press on Friday's cobblestone race.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step reminds the peloton who is the king of the classics ahead of approaching cobbled monuments.
Rivals brace for more dynamic and open racing as they look to upend the dominance of Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel.
On this week's episode we hear from Trek-Segafredo GM Luca Guercilena about the team's huge weekend in Italy. Then, is MvdP vs. Wout a better rivalry than Boonen vs. Cancellara?
Patrick Lefevere's self-styled 'Wolfpack' has long prowled on the cobblestones, but will they be the hunted ones this spring? We take both sides of the question.
Trek-Segafredo manager Luca Guercilena, who worked closely with the Swiss star, believes today's generation is even deeper and more competitive than during the Cancellara-Boonen heyday.
Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel may find themselves with targets on their backs this spring, just as Peter Sagan was during his prime.
Boring or breathtaking? No race provokes wider reactions than Milano-Sanremo. Here's our rating of the 2021 edition.
Pre-race favorite finished fifth after seeing chances melt on the red-hot ascent of the Poggio.
Caleb Ewan sprints to second place, with Wout van Aert third after Jasper Stuyven bold attack off the base of the Poggio.
Writer Joe Lindsey thinks Mathieu van der Poel's long-range attacks are more deliberate than they appear.
VN news ticker: USA Cycling 2021 ’cross nationals, former Team Sky doctor Freeman stripped of license, Wout van Aert poised for Milano-Sanremo repeat
Here's what's making headlines on Thursday, March 18.
Mathieu van der Poel has been rewriting the script all season long — will he dare to try to attack on the Cipressa?
Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix are the major goals this spring for Wout van Aert as he races Saturday at Milano-Sanremo as defending champion.
Johan Museeuw offers his take on the differences between when he was racing and how riders in today's peloton perform.
On this week's podcast we discuss the dramatic action we saw at Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico.
Three-time world champion vows to return to top level to take on challenges from Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel.
We dive into the incredible power numbers posted by Mathieu van der Poel on the white gravel roads.
We pick over the action from what could have been the most dramatic week of racing of the year, including Tirreno-Adriatico and Healthy Ageing Tour.
Tadej Pogačar attacks van Aert with 17 kilometers remaining to extend GC lead.
Van der Poel, van Aert and Julian Alaphilippe all have one stage victory at Tirreno-Adriatico in fight for early bragging rights.
Mathieu van der Poel sprinted past Wout van Aert to win stage 3 of Tirreno-Adriatico to net his third road victory of 2021.
The world champion reverses Strade Bianche's finishing order and wins for the first time in 2021.
On this week's episode we hear from MTB stars Kate Courtney, Chloe Woodruff, Erin Huck, Lea Davison, Haley Batten, and Hannah Finchamp about the Olympic push.
Will van der Poel continue to crush the field? And will SD Worx dominate the spring? We consider all things classics.
Veteran Belgian keen to take it to new generation of classics stars as he enters pivotal season to finish off his 'monument sweep.'
With arguably the deepest start list of the 2021 season, this week's 'Race of the Two Seas' will deliver cycling's version of 'bella vita.'