López takes control of GC as Evenepoel rues 'stupid move' after seeing blitzing early attack fizzle and fade.
Here's the news making the headlines on Monday, January 23.
Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter debuts with a win and says he's 'back to my old self' after rocky 2022 season.
Peter Sagan, Remco Evenepoel, Egan Bernal all have something to prove in 2023 – they'll be hoping to set the tone in their season debuts.
'We want to create real bike racers, not just athletes.' EF Education-ONTO on a mission to create savvy racers ready for the WorldTour.
Ten summit finales, two time trials, and a typical climb-heavy route highlights the 2023 Vuelta route.
Here's what's making headlines on Monday, January 9.
Remco Evenepoel and Julian Alaphilippe sketch out ambition-laden early season as team confirms forthcoming six-part TV series.
With its third men's road world champion in as many years, Specialized is getting used to making rainbow motif bikes.
Giro d'Italia, Il Lombardia, world title defense highlight ambitions across rainbow jersey season.
Off-grid predictions for the men's road calendar, including unlikely Paris-Roubaix heroes, Giro d'Italia subplots, an American uprising at the Tour de France.
22 stories for 2022, part 3: The tragedy of Mo Wilson, the triumph of Evenepoel, the birth of 105 Di2
VeloNews' editors debate and dissect the biggest stories of 2022 in our own 22-stage grand tour of the cycling year.
With awards for best male and North American male, to 'WTF' of the year and surprise of the year – VN dishes out the biggest prizes of 2022.
Reigning world champion to debut season at same race where he started his pro career in 2019.
Quick-Step saw cobblestone disasters tempered by Evenepoel's exploits in 2022. Can it bring classics redemption and Giro glory in 2023?
Eight summit finishes on tap for what typically works out as the wildest grand tour of the season.
World champion unveils new colors as Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl becomes Soudal Quick-Step in the new year.
Want to get to know what makes the world and Vuelta a España champion tick? Evenepoel provides some clues.
We play hypothetical team manager and argue who we'd sign if we had the checkbook to take our pick among the peloton's biggest stars.
With confirmation that Evenepoel is targeting the pink jersey, our editors debate what he gains and what he loses by putting the Tour de France on hold.
The 'Race of the Two Seas' has something for everyone in the prestigious, early season GC prize.
An international jury of journalists awards the prizes to the top road riders each season.
The Belgian won his first grand tour at the Vuelta a España this season.
Pogačar, Vingegaard, Evenepoel and Co. build back for 2023 in first team camps of winter – here's what they do, and why they choose Spain.
British climbing ace sees new opportunities to show his worth in the mountains as part of a growing 'Remco Express.'
The Belgian superstar is already training on Spain's Costa Blanca and will join teammates for a training camp next month.
Top-level teams continue to bet on youth as Quick-Step, Astana, Bahrain-Victorious tap extra-young new riders.
Van Avermaet celebrates Belgium's newest cycling superstar: 'We can expect a lot more from Remco in the future.'
From Annemiek van Vleuten mountain biking to Egan Bernal trekking in Peru, top pro riders finding new ways to unplug from the demands of racing.
Jan Hirt, set to join Soudal-Quick-Step next season, suggests he will be racing the Giro with orders to help Evenepoel.
Danish rider continues to hint at Tour de France return and showdown against the best grand tour riders in the world.
'I think that for Remco, it’s not logical to move teams because he has the two biggest Belgium sponsors in history behind him,' says for classics specialist.
'I was sitting behind Remco in the bus and then I realized that he was a bit quieter than usual. But as a leader, he hid that very well,' said Louis Vervaeke.
Australian spies a weakness in Remco Evenepoel's armor.
Tour de France stars, world champions, hour record holders among favorites for long-running awards created by French magazine Vélo.
Lefevere believes Evenepoel can thrive in the mountainous Tour just as well as the TT heavy Giro: 'He can handle this course'
The Belgian looks destined to race the Giro d'Italia in 2023 but until he confirms his plans there's always a chance of an Evenepoel, Pogačar, Vingegaard battle.
Hot off the back of the Tour de France 2023 route reveal, we pick through who's in the mix for the yellow jersey.
With just a single uphill time trial, the race is set to be decided in the mountains, where the climbs of the Puy de Dôme, Grand Colombier and Col de la Loze stand out.
'Evenepoel is one of the best GC riders in the world': Team director welcomes rivalry as Bora, Quick-Step burst onto grand tour scene.
'People who want something from me won't know where I am or what I'm doing:' World champ dodges the hype in move to Spain.
Frenchman says his 2022 was good but that it lacked a 'sparkle' it might have had without his Giro d'Italia abandon.
Kopecky gets second award for her versitility after taking home two titles from the recent track world championships.
Hot off the back of the Giro 2023 route reveal, we pick through who's in the mix for the maglia rosa.
RCS Sport revealed the course that will dictate who wins the pink jersey in 2023. Here's what you need to know.
Quick-Step boss warns new world champion Remco Evenepoel not to party too much this winter ahead of pressure-cooked 2023.
Unpacking, comparing, and contrasting the two biggest seasons in the men's pro peloton.
Remco Evenepoel says sharing leadership with sprinters ‘risks division’ in future tilt toward yellow jersey
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl star after banner 2022: 'The Tour de France is the ultimate dream.'
The former pro says that Remco Evenepoel is no longer riding in the shadow of Van Aert after his super 2022.
'I’m going to upset all of Belgium but I struggle to see anyone right now that can break it. The old track craft has something to do with it,' Dowsett tells VeloNews.
Barcelona and Madrid are confirmed as the start and finish of the 2023 Spanish grand tour, and organizers promise some 'surprises' in between.
The Dutch sprinter said team management will be making the decisions, but said 'it should be possible' to share leadership.
Laporte after another victory: 'I never expected the season to turn out so successful.'
Newly crowned world champion finishes 'magical' season in front of home crowds.
'I have no reasons to leave, and I’m really happy where I am now. We have to keep working like this,' says the Belgian rider.
Secret meets, unpaid bonuses, Tour de France frustration: Further details emerge of Evenepoel-Ineos relationship
Source says Ineos Grenadiers met with Remco Evenepoel's father as contract saga continues.
Our VeloNews editors face off over the Evenepoel quandary: Will he stay or will he go?
'My heart is with Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, where I will stay,' says ex-pro who guided Remco Evenepoel to victory at Vuelta a España.
Ineos Grenadiers set for management shake-up as Patrick Lefevere quells Remco Evenepoel transfer speculation
Lefevere says there is a '0.00 percent' chance of Evenepoel leaving Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl.
The UCI said adjustments will be made in future editions of the worlds following complaints in Wollongong.
Two-time world champion will race for the first time since the 2020 Tour de France in his team-issued Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl kit.
Ineos Grenadiers explores Remco Evenepoel transfer with Jim Ratcliffe wanting immediate Tour de France success
Dave Brailsford sends a text to Patrick Lefevere: ‘Do you want to sell him?’
Inside the numbers from the decisive moves and winning attacks of road worlds, with data from Evenepoel, Pavel Sivakov, Neilson Powless.
Quick-Step boss on Remco Evenepoel: 'He can win any race, except maybe Paris-Roubaix.'
Former world champion Philippe Gilbert to retire after 1.1-rated race in passing of the Belgian baton.
Tom Boonen cautions Remco Evenepoel ahead of looming media storm: ‘Everyone is going to want a piece of him’
Newly crowned world champion expected to receive a hero's welcome Saturday in Brussels at the historic Grote Markt in front of thousands of fans.
'It's outdated': Race radio debate resurfaces in aftermath of Wollongong podium chase.
Belgian equals Greg LeMond as the only rider to win both junior and elite men's road world titles at UCI Road World Championships.
Double defending champion finishes three minutes back as French teammate Laporte scores silver behind Evenepoel: 'The strongest won'
The prodigious Belgian adds the road race world title to his monument win and grand tour victory in 2022.
Wout van Aert relishes ‘perfect’ day for Belgium as Remco Evenepoel dominates road world championships
No disappointment for Van Aert as Belgian team rescripts the ending from last year: 'I cannot complain – we won the race and I’m super happy with that.'
Evenepoel doubles up Vuelta a España title with barnstorming ride into rainbow bands as Van Aert, Alaphilippe, Pogačar miss the key move.
UCI Road World Championships: Wout van Aert and Remco Evenepoel have buried the hatchet after last year’s misfire
The Belgian duo say their best chance of winning in Wollongong is to 'work together.'
'Van Aert and Van der Poel, those guys you don't drop': Pogačar intent on disrupting the dominant nations seeking a sprint in Wollongong.
'If you win the Vuelta a España, you have to come to the Tour de France' — pro cycling's latest rivalry promises much but may have to wait .
Vuelta a España champion feels squeeze of stacked summer schedule in ride to third: 'Today was the first day I started to feel a bit normal'
Double defending champion Ganna suffers on testing Wollongong course and misses medals, Hayter and Sheffield derailed by misfortune.
The Belgians misfired and melted down in Leuven last year – can Van Aert and Evenepoel bury past beef to bring home rainbows in 2022?
Evenepoel takes top favorite status in Sunday's time trial after Vuelta a España victory, but isn't getting caught up in the hype.