Florian Sénéchal outsprints Mathieu van der Poel to give Deceuninck-Quick-Step top two podium positions.
For 2021, the race gets a new sponsor, a new name, and a reconfigured route.
On the day he should have defended his title, Štybar speaks of the importance of last year's E3 victory and how the race unfolded.
Trio of Belgian races set for March 27 through April 1 canceled after decree banning sporting events through Flanders.
Teams left uncertain of race schedules and logistics as measures to curtail health crisis develop by the day.
Changes to parcours to make 'mini-Flanders' more challenging makes it a perfect barometer of strength prior to the cobbled monuments.
Luck, legs, teammates and know-how coming together perfectly mean Stybar goes into Flanders one of the hot favorites.
Greg van Avermaet hopes his strong legs bring him victories at the longer Monument races
We are on the ground at the classics with full analysis and opinion about E3 Harelbeke, which kicks off a two-week stretch of action.
Thanks to an early attack by teammate Bob Jungels, Zdenek Stybar had the upper hand at E3 BinckBank Classic, beating Olympic champ Greg Van Avermaet in the final sprint.
With cobbles and climbs punctuating the Friday classic, riders and mechanics fine-tune their gear. Ben Delaney of Roll Massif takes a close look before the start in Harelbeke.
Wout van Aert is inching closer to a marquee win on the road. The last hurdle could be high-speed sprints.
After his teammate Jungels puts the peloton on notice with long-range attack, Stybar stays cool until final sprint to beat van Aert and Van Avermaet.
American Taylor Phinney sat out of Friday's E3 Binckbank Classic due to knee soreness, but expectations are high for Belgian captain Vanmarcke.
Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is left frustrated and angry by another lost opportunity at Milano-Sanremo and vows to deliver in northern classics.
Don't pigeonhole him as a pure sprinter. Colombian Fernando Gaviria plans to contend at the cobbled spring classics.