Dutchwoman set to miss return to stage racing in May, Movistar believes recovery won't impact Giro d’Italia Donne and Tour de France Femmes.
After just three stage races in the opening months of the season, the women's peloton faces 10 in the next month, including two new events.
Movistar rider says the 2022 Tour de France Femmes is forcing other organizers to up their games, particularly the Giro d'Italia Donne.
The Movistar rider bookends her spring classics campaign with victories at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
Final climb attack secures victory, Grace Brown and Demi Vollering complete podium.
With commanding wins at Amstel Gold Race and Flèche Wallonne, the Italian is on course to join Anna van der Breggen as the only women to win all three hilly classics.
The Spaniard turns 42 in five days, and nearly won his sixth edition of La Flèche Wallonne. He will be a favorite for Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday.
Annemiek van Vleuten on La Flèche Wallonne: ‘It’s the time in my life I did the Mur de Huy perfectly’
The Movistar rider said she had help from teammate Alejandro Valverde ahead of the race.
Here's everything you need to know about the men's and women's mid-week Belgian classic.
The winner of each race will receive 16,000 euros for a total purse of 40,000 euros for Sunday's race.
From the wider impact of Kopecky's win to discussions about prize money and the inclusion of the Koppenberg, VeloNews looks back on Sunday's race.
Van Vleuten undone in Flanders sprint: 'I can't do everything. I need other teams and hope that they want to make the race hard and drop people.'
Belgian champion Kopecky beats veteran Dutchwomen van Vleuten and van den Broek-Blaak in front of massed home crowds.
There will be seven former champions due to be on the start line alongside some who are looking to etch their names in the race's history books for the first time.
The Dutch rider is back in Belgium to try and win a record-breaking third women's Tour of Flanders.
Trek-Segafredo also goes on the offence in an aggressive day of racing but comes out with no reward.
The contenders, the route, and the details of the climbs of the 2022 Ronde van Vlaanderen.
A look at the power numbers of Annemiek van Vleuten, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, Tadej Pogačar, Kasper Asgreen, and others at the Italian race on ‘white roads’
The Belgian champion delivered a hugely impressive finale into Siena, helped by some strong support from her SD Worx teammates.