From van der Poel's two-hour attack to SD Worx's daylong stranglehold, the 'opening weekend' shone a light on the classics season to come.
World champion takes victory at first opportunity for her newly reconfigured SD Worx team.
VN news ticker: USA Cycling cancels collegiate spring national championships, Star-studded start list at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Here's the news making headlines on Friday, February 19.
Iconic rainbow jersey will be available from March via Decathlon's website and select European stores.
Double world champion Anna van der Breggen sights are set on Olympic defense which starts at Spanish training camp.
Team interests in sending strong lineups to the big-budget Tour could see riders forced to sacrifice Games ambitions.
Tadej Pogačar or Primož Roglič? Anna van der Breggen or Annemiek van Vleuten? Wout or Mathieu? On today's podcast we debate the top performers of 2020.
Dutch star believes newly bolstered Movistar, SD Worx and Jumbo-Visma teams will bring balance and add fireworks to women’s racing next year
Lucinda Brand takes us inside the 2020 cyclocross season. We discuss Anna van der Breggen winning our International Cyclist of the Year award. Could a women's Tour de France be coming in 2022?
What didn't the Dutch phenom win this year?
We take a deep dive into the numbers from the unprecedented 2020 racing season.
While some athletes have been honing their racing skills by racing on the road, others have been hitting the trainer more — and more strategically — than ever before, with their sights set on making history.
Anna van der Breggen bridged to Annemiek van Vleuten, setting up a dramatic showdown at the Tour of Flanders. Instead, van der Breggen chose a different strategy that was ultimately successful.
VeloNews Podcast: Could Julian Alaphilippe have won Flanders? Sepp Kuss and Brandon McNulty interviews
On this week's episode we discuss how Julian Alaphilippe would have fared at the Tour of Flanders had he not crashed. Then, Sepp Kuss and Brandon McNulty join the podcast.
No ‘curse of the rainbow stripes’ for the 30-year-old Boels-Dolmans queen of the Huy.
The circuit racing of road cycling world championships delivers unique — and sometimes surprising — race dynamics.
Dutch team places three riders in top-four at Imola as veteran leaders combine seamlessly to animate race.
30-year-old attacked on penultimate lap of race to tempo her way to victory and double up her time trial title from earlier this week.
Defending world champion Chloe Dygert crashed out just after the intermediate time check.
Van der Breggen takes third Giro Rosa title in Motta Montecorvino.
The Italian from Trek-Segafredo outsprinted new GC leader Anna van der Breggen to win stage.
We wrap up the key results and reactions from a weekend of national championships in Europe.
Anna van der Breggen puts end to arch-rival's long undefeated run, capitalizing on a strong team performance to win solo.
Annemiek van Vleuten is undefeated thus far in 2020, and she enters Saturday's Strade Bianche as the heavy favorite. How can you beat her? It's the biggest question in pro women's racing.
World champion remains unbeaten in 2020, taking three victories in four days in Spain.
Dutch rivals on season-opener Strade Bianche, the importance of a first-ever Paris-Roubaix, and the difficulties of a Giro-worlds clash.
Van der Breggen and van den Broek-Blaak to take director roles with rebranded Boels-Dolmans team in 2022.
The peloton faces rain and cold temperatures at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne this weekend.
Americans Leah Thomas and Katie Hall finished 1-2 in the final stage at Setmana Ciclista Valenciana as Anna van der Breggen won the overall.
Classics stars like Zdenek Stybar, Chantal Blaak, and Mads Petersen will be in Gent this coming weekend for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.
The Dutch pro team will see its longtime backers depart at the end of 2020. Director Danny Stam says he is looking for new sponsors to commit to a long-term deal with the team.
The Dutch were heavily favored to win Saturday, but no one expected a solo attack of more than 100km to succeed
Van Vleuten led home a Dutch one-two with van der Breggen in second and Australian Spratt taking third. U.S. rider Dygert Owen's attacking ride left her unrewarded in fourth place.
Van der Breggen survives two attacks from van Vleuten to take stage win on tough summit finish.
Annemiek van Vleuten won Wednesday's stage 6 individual time trial, padding her lead in the overall
What did we learn from the 2019 Amgen Tour of California? Youngsters are fast, Anna van der Breggen still dominates, and EF's unfortunate streak continues
Tadej Pogačar and Anna van der Breggen defended their overnight leads to win the Amgen Tour of California
American Katie Hall won the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California to Mt. Baldy
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Boels-Dolmans manager Danny Stam says American riders have a " fighting spirit" that helps them thrive in the European peloton
Anna van der Breggen equals Marianne Vos's record of five victories at Flèche Wallonne, topping the Mur de Huy for the fifth year in a row.
Van der Breggen, the world's top road cyclist, teams up with MTB veteran Langvad for eight-day Cape Epic stage race.
Who was better in 2018: Annemiek van Vleuten or Anna van der Breggen? Dane Cash and Fred Dreier debate the merits of each.
We were treated to two very different (and exciting) races at world championships in Innsbruck. We unpack the tactics and dynamics behind these races.
Disc brakes no longer a disadvantage in pro racing as bikes have become lighter. They didn't stop Van der Breggen from winning worlds.
Van der Breggen showered with praise by her rivals for a world champs performance that had been her goal for the whole season
Van der Breggen takes it for the Dutch after dominating long-range attack, while Spratt fights for second and Guderzo takes third
Anna van der Breggen re-ups with Boels Dolmans for a further two seasons
A year after she dominated the Ardennes, Anna van der Breggen is winning classics again.
Highlights from the women's race at Liège-Bastogne-Liège, which saw Anna Van der Breggen solo to victory.
Highlights from the women's edition of Flèche Wallonne, which saw Anna van der Breggen win her fourth straight title.
We talked with the Dutch riders and got their thoughts on racing against each other and their history together.
Van der Breggen showed she is the best rider in the women's peloton by riding 26km by herself to Flanders victory — with her team's help.
Anna van der Breggen won the 15th edition of the women's Tour of Flanders, as Boels-Dolmans finished first and second.
The wet and muddy Strade Bianche and the UCI Track Cycling World Championships are on the menu for this week's show.
Anna van der Breggen won Strade Bianche on Saturday, the opener to the 2018 UCI Women's Worldtour, in Siena, Italy in horrific conditions.
Anna van der Breggen stood atop the podium many times in 2017 but says she gets just as much satisfaction out of helping a teammate win.
After winning the Olympic road race in 2016, van der Breggen enjoys the most successful season of her young career.
Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten took stage 2 win at the 2017 Giro Rosa, while compatriot Anna van der Breggen slips into overall lead.
The race for the general classification at the women's Tour of California got a bit heated amid allegations of overly aggressive riding.
Former world champ Giorgia Bronzini takes final stage, but reigning Olympic champion claims overall win at Amgen Women's Tour of California.
The podium after the midweek race mirrors that of last weekend's Amstel Gold Race.
Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen claimed her first win wearing Boels-Dolmans colors at the women's Amstel Gold Race on Sunday.
The Rabo – Liv rider breaks away from American Evelyn Stevens on the final climb of the Mur de Huy to claim the victory.
Anna van der Breggen won the biggest women's stage race in the world and also earned three medals at world championships.
Great Britain's Lizzie Armitstead won the women's world road championship Saturday in Richmond; American Megan Guarnier finished third