The typical European pro roadie might shy away from gravel racing, but for Lars Boom, it's one more way to mix in fun and different races to his ordinary calendar.
Former world cyclocross champion Lars Boom says he regrets leaving 'cross behind for road racing when he committed to the Pro Tour.
VeloNews chatted to a few top pros during team presentations to get their take on what we can expect in the 'Hell of the North' on Sunday. VeloNews chatted to a few top pros during team presentations to get their take on what we can expect in the 'Hell of the North' on Sunday.
Andrew Hood takes a look at what's worth remembering, and forgetting, at the Tour through the opening nine stages
Stage 1 in Utrecht will be flat, fast, and hot, so riders like Boom are making adjustments for as much speed in the heat as possible
Can Alexander Kristoff pull off the Flanders-Roubaix double, or will someone else emerge from the dusty cobbles as Sunday's winner?