Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl boss comes out fighting, says he’s not afraid of Jumbo-Visma ahead of classics campaign.
With or without van der Poel and van Aert, it was an inevitability Pidcock would be crowned cyclocross king some day.
Wout van Aert will skip the CX worlds in Fayetteville and Strade Bianche as he aims to be fresher for key classics races.
Van Aert closed out his 'cross season with nine wins from 10 and the Belgian title, setting home hype to warp-speed for cobbled classics.
Van Aert makes it eight of nine, Brand takes her seventh consecutive win.
Jumbo-Visma rider sets sights on road racing and plans to end 'cross season after racing in the BKM Cyclocross Middelkerke.
What's it like to be Wout van Aert? Rider reveals some surprises and some well-known realities of WorldTour pro lifestyle.
Wout van Aert finishes fourth after losing wedge of time in opening lap due to jammed chain, Iserbyt seals World Cup overall.
Van Aert battles back after crash and shoe-change mid-race to remain undefeated this 'cross season, Pidcock places second.
Van Aert is six for six in 'cross wins while Brand has been on the podium in 13 consecutive races, with wins in her last four starts.
Belgian star defends team tactics and prefers to remember the 'goosebumps' of racing in front of 1 million fans on home roads.
Our editors weigh in on the 21 must-know, high-drama headlines of 2021 and why they matter: Part one.
Van Aert has won five out of five ‘crosses into the final week in December and looks unbeatable. So why hasn’t he committed to the Fayetteville worlds?
Van Aert maintains 100 percent record for the season while van der Poel struggles and abandons.
Van Aert makes it four-in-four as van der Poel places second in season debut.
The Dutch star hopes to 'surprise' himself in his CX debut but thinks Wout van Aert may be too strong for him this weekend.
Van der Poel, van Aert, Pidcock to clash multiple times this 'kerstperiode' – here's who's racing when, and what to expect.
'I don't want to be third every time:' Rising Brit looks to level up with the two bosses of 'cross as he sets long-view on Fayetteville worlds.
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, December 17.
Roglič continues to believe he can win the yellow jersey, happy for van Aert to hunt green in 2022: 'Anything is possible'
Mathieu van der Poel returns to 'cross next weekend, setting stage for highly anticipated showdown with van Aert on December 26.
This is what it looks like when cyclocross moves from the boggy fields of Belgium to the spectacular snow of ski-country.
Van Aert takes third win in three races after riding away from the bunch in the opening laps.
Van Aert untouchable with near-two-minute victory ahead of long journey to Val di Sole for Sunday's snowy World Cup.
2022 road worlds set to see Alaphilippe, van Aert in the fray: ‘Classics riders will love this course’
Race director tips van Aert, van der Poel and Alaphilippe as top contenders for rainbow jersey in Wollongong.
Cyclocross riders head into the unknown in Val di Sole with a snowy World Cup race with a view to securing a place on the Winter Olympics schedule.
Adrie van der Poel says ‘crossers need to race on the road more to beat Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel
Former rider and father of Mathieu says he predicted Wout van Aert's victory in Boom after analyzing his Strava data.
Van Aert smashes season standouts Iserbyt and Aerts with bullish performance at Superprestige Boom: 'I had not expected this'
Van Aert wins by more than 90 seconds despite late crash, Tom Pidcock places seventh after two spills in his first race of season.
Alpecin-Fenix bosses indicate MvdP likely to bring green jersey ambitions to 2022 Tour, confirm Dutchman 'well on schedule' after shaking back injury.
Van Aert given Kristallen Fiets award for best Belgian rider for second year running. He remains coy on start at CX world championships in Arkansas.
Pidcock, van Aert to make high-profile 'cross debuts in Boom on Saturday as organizers push on in face of surge in COVID cases.
Van Aert suggests Jumbo-Visma will split ambitions between his hunt for the green jersey and Primož Roglič's quest for yellow.
Tom Pidcock, Wout van Aert, and Mathieu van der Poel outline CX schedules, and right now, the stars will align only on three occasions.
You could fill a book with all the drama and action from the 2021 season, but VeloNews has picked just seven moments. Which moments made the cut?
Report indicates van der Poel will return to racing at the Rucphen World Cup on December 18 ahead of clash with Wout van Aert one week later.
Ex-Belgian national coach Rik Verbrugghe watched helpless from the sidelines, 'I saw a strange strategy from the team.'
Jumbo-Visma's cross-discipline megastars plan intense 'cross season to hone engines for the road classics.
VN news ticker: Gigante on the mend, Ilan Van Wilder freed from Team DSM, moves to Deceuninck-Quick-Step
Here's what's making news on Thursday, November 18.
Belgian star confirms cyclocross schedule through the Belgian nationals, leaving the door open for a possible trip to the world championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Lars Boom says he is a ‘little bit jealous’ of van der Poel and van Aert and wishes he could have kept racing cyclocross longer into his career.
Pogačar and van Vleuten came out top, but who won and lost lower down the ranking? From Cavendish and Carapaz to Vollering and Vos, these are the takeaways.
Wout van Aert remains undecided about trip to Fayetteville for 'cross world champs for fear of disruption to classics training.
Internal rancor continues on Belgian national team after misfire on world championships on home roads.
VN ticker: Italian track team bikes stolen, Van Aert-Nuyens legal battle rumbles on, Sobrero joins BikeExchange
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, October 23.
Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert, Lucinda Brand, Clara Honsinger, and others highlight a competitive 'cross season.
Wout van Aert takes extended break before CX season, uncertain of trip Stateside for world championships
Van Aert, Jumbo-Visma assessing if trip to Fayetteville for cyclocross worlds is viable soon before classics season kicks off.
What Wout van Aert, Gianni Moscon and others said after Sonny Colbrelli blasts to Paris-Roubaix victory
Here's what Florian Vermeersch, Gianni Moscon and Wout van Aert said after Sunday's thrilling edition of Paris-Roubaix.
Florian Vermeersch kicks to second and Mathieu van der Poel rounded out podium in thrilling three-up sprint.
Remco Evenepoel says Flanders worlds was a 'missed opportunity' for him to win the world title. Wout van Aert questions why the 21-year-old attacked so early.
Paris-Roubaix top contenders: Peter Sagan, Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert center of intergenerational clash
Veteran greats Sagan, Gilbert, Van Avermaet face-off against new cobblestone kings this weekend – can the old guard unseat the pups of the pavé?
Patrick Lefevere slates team tactics, riders rue miscommunication: Belgian inquest begins after leaving home worlds empty-handed.
Newly crowned two-time world champion promises never to change: 'Even if you lose sometimes, it's even more beautiful when you win'
The 22-year-old British rider rues a 'lack of experience' after missing final cut and finishing sixth in worlds road race.
Here’s what Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel and others said after Julian Alaphilippe wows with world title defense
Alaphilippe, van Aert, van der Poel and Tom Pidcock share their jubiliation and dejection after an all-attacking, fervently supported worlds road race.
Alaphilippe defends 2020 title with solo move after blasting van Aert, van der Poel and stellar group of favorites off his wheel in final 20km.
Peter Sagan is usually a favorite in every world championships, but his condition remains a mystery as he quietly targets a history-making fourth rainbow jersey.
Remco Evenepoel pushes back against Eddy Merckx's accusations of selfishness, pledges to race for van Aert in Sunday's road race.
Sure, van Aert is top favorite, we all know that. But who are the riders likely to shade him into silver at this weekend's men's road race? We've ranked them all.
Filippo Ganna defended his world championship title in the “race of truth.”
World championships notebook: Tadej Pogačar back among mere mortals, and who’s more popular, Remco Evenepoel or Wout van Aert?
Remco Evenepoel says his power now is even better than before his crash last year at Il Lombardia as fans show up en masse for worlds opener.
Remco Evenepoel assures Belgium two of three podium spots in the individual time trial, but Italian betters home-road favorites against the clock.
World championships: What Filippo Ganna, Wout van Aert, Remco Evenepoel and more said after tense TT test
Here are the reactions from the top stars of the worlds TT, from Wout van Aert's dejection to Filippo Ganna's elation.
Ganna tops van Aert and Remco Evenepoel with blazing 54.3kph ride over 43 kilometers: 'In my head I just dreamed to win again today.'
World championships time trial start times, from Brandon McNulty through Wout van Aert and Filippo Ganna
Here are the start times of all 58 riders racing for the rainbow jersey Sunday, with Filippo Ganna last down the ramp at 16:05 CET.
World championships time trial: Our favorites, takes on the mixed relay, and why the TTT should come back
With time trials opening the UCI road world championships, we dig into who is going to claim the first rainbow jerseys of Flanders 2021.
Van Aert prioritises road race over TT, teammate Remco Evenepoel vows to give maximum in time trial medal push and road race support role.
Wout van Aert will be among the favorites for gold in Sunday's time trial, perhaps setting him up for a rare double rainbow jersey sweep.
Worlds TTs: The favorites, the weather, why Australia isn’t fielding a team, and can anyone stop the ‘two Vans’?
Who can stop Wout van Aert and Annemiek van Vleuten? A few stars are missing for the marquee races against the clock, but deep fields are packed with favorites.
With a challenging course, deep fields, and compelling storylines, the Flanders worlds looks to be one for the history books.
We dive into the power numbers of Robin Carpenter, Matteo Jorgenson, and others from the Tour of Britain.
Wout van Aert bolted to the top of the pro peloton while finding a place in the world's hearts – who wouldn't want to see him in a rainbow jersey?
Here's all you need to know for this year's worlds, including how to watch, who to watch, and when to watch.
Van Aert scores fourth stage win of the race and overall victory in final statement before world championships bid.
Ethan Hayter finished in second place on the stage, and held onto the overall lead by four seconds.
Ethan Hayter reclaimed the race lead ahead of Wout van Aert after escaping a crash in the final kilometer.
With the road world championships fast approaching, Wout van Aert and Julian Alaphilippe gave everyone a taste of what's to come with their duel at the Tour of Britain.
Wout van Aert took over the race lead with a two-second advantage over Ethan Hayter.