Italian star talks about his first win of the season, a ‘frustrating’ 2021, and a winter of cross-country skiing.
Italian sprinter had the grit, legs, and patience to launch a very late attack to win the cobbled, mid-week race.
Mathieu van der Poel was in perfect position to win Le Samyn, until a broken handlebar knocked him out of contention.
Mathieu van der Poel suffers a broken shifter clamp in the final kilometers.
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After missing the podium at Omloop and Kuurne over the weekend, Quick-Step came storming back at Le Samyn Tuesday.
Both the men’s and women’s races were decided via a bunch sprint
American Shelley Olds overcomes an ill-timed fall to record a second-place result in the women's le Samyn
At a time when the major professional teams have become unified in their position opposing the UCI ban on two-way radios, all three of the past week’s semi-classics saw dramatic, unpredictable racing.