Mathieu van der Poel isn't the only 'superstar grandson' racing in the WorldTour.
Van der Poel's summer schedule remains a mystery as team pushes for entry to WorldTour in 2023.
Dutch rider had been on back foot for entire race as Giro form eluded him.
The day's battle will be between a breakaway and the climbing sprinters in the bunch.
Van der Poel vows to suffer onward as he mulls early Tour exit after going full at the Giro d'Italia.
The Dutch rider enjoys a personalized version of his go-to Canyon road bike.
Van der Poel finishes four minutes back in stage where he was slated for success.
Here's what some of the peloton's biggest names counted on for the cobblestones of stage 5.
Alpecin-Decuninck come up short in the first three sprint stages, shifting hopes to their superstar.
'Everyone within a minute has a chance ... 20 seconds in a Roubaix stage is not much:' Van der Poel spies yellow prize at end of Arenberg pavé.
An in-depth look at the data from Mathieu van der Poel, Alexander Kristoff, and Quinn Simmons.
The Dutchman is targeting stage victories again in his second appearance at the Tour de France.
'Ewan has to take something out of this Tour, otherwise it’s starting to look like a really disastrous season for him,' says former green jersey king.
Van der Poel at center of team looking to put new partner Deceuninck at front of Tour de France frame.
Alpecin-Fenix kit partner Kalas teams up with aero aficionados Vorteq, maker of top-price, top-tech time trial suits.
'I want to fully focus on stage victories,' says Dutch rider.
The battle for the green jersey between Peter Sagan, Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel could be one for the ages.
The Dutchman disappointed to miss out on a second stage win, but finishes race with a victory and a stint in pink.
National TT champ Sobrero dominates to bring Italy its fifth stage win, Hindley scores first-ever maglia rosa for both Bora-Hansgrohe and Australia.
We look at the power numbers as Mathieu van der Poel makes hay in the mountains and Santiago Buitrago scores first grand tour win.
Giro d’Italia: Mathieu van der Poel targets TT but won’t go over his limits with Tour de France in view
Dutch rider went on the attack in the mountains, and now looks ahead to the final TT of the race.
Strapping Dutchman surpasses all expectations with breakaway antics in the high Alps of stage 17.
Vincenzo Nibali and João Almeida lose time in the overall standings as podium starts to take shape.
Mountain bike ace Zwiehoff turns full attention to career on the road: 'I'm a road cyclist now, not a mountain biker.'
Mathieu van der Poel was also struck on the face with a cork after winning stage 1: ‘It's quite dangerous.’
Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert officials confirm Girmay will not race as a precautionary move after cork strikes eye in post-stage celebration.
Belgian team’s director Valerio Piva says the Eritrean’s victory is huge for him, for his team, for African cycling, and for the sport.
Van der Poel sat up before the line and gave Girmay the ‘thumbs-up’ sign.
Biniam Girmay keeps fighting in Giro d’Italia: ‘That’s cycling, sometimes you win, sometimes you don’t’
Eritrean ace goes toe-to-toe with Mathieu van der Poel to score a fifth top-5 in stunning grand tour debut.
Juan Pedro López takes the pink jersey as Tom Dumoulin's GC hopes shatter in Sicily.
Van der Poel will focus on road racing through 2022 before beginning his preparation for the Olympic mountain bike event in 2024.
A look at power numbers from Mathieu van der Poel at the Giro d’Italia.
Etna stage Tuesday brings first summit finish of the Giro. The hulking volcano will show who's hot, but may not fully erupt the race for pink.
Van der Poel on pink jersey: 'Normally it’s impossible for to me to keep the jersey on Mount Etna.'
Dutch star nearly wins a second straight stage to defend pink, but admits he will lose it on Mount Etna.
Overnight GC leader Van der Poel finishes second on the stage to retain maglia rosa.
Van der Poel gets a pink Canyon TT bike to match his maglia rosa for stage 2 on Saturday. Here's how it looks.
Australian sprinter ace rues 'perfect opportunity' for the pink jersey that was dashed after he clipped a wheel and crashed heavily.
From Mathieu van der Poel and Biniam Girmay to Tom Dumoulin and Richard Carapaz – here's when riders roll down the ramp for Budapest TT.
Thomas De Gendt's been ‘racing’ non-stop for a year straight, Drone Hopper doesn't disappoint, and Mathieu van der Poel avoids close call with cork.
Saturday's tight, technical TT could see a whole host of riders in the frame for the stage win and the second pink jersey of the race. Here's our picks.
Dutch superstar buries himself to deliver scintillating victory to open the 2022 Giro d'Italia with a bang.
The Eritrean sprinter finished second to Mathieu van der Poel on the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia.
Caleb Ewan tumbles some 35 meters from the finish line.
A short but steep finale will set the stage for a tug-of-war between the sprinters and the 'puncheurs' for the first maglia rosa of the 105th Giro.
One-off design a nod to new product by team sponsor Fenix.
The Dutch superstar is not sure he will be able to match the yellow jersey ‘dream’ of his dramatic and emotional Tour de France debut in 2021.
GC chasers, climbing sensations and wingmen-de-luxe are among the five young debutants that could dazzle in this year's Giro.
How did Egan Bernal recover so quick? Here's how riders like Bernal, Van der Poel, and Evenepoel come back from injury faster and stronger than ever before.
After painful back injury and recovery, a fresher, wiser Mathieu van der Poel might be even more dangerous than ever.
A world champion was thrown out of the race, the five-star favorite fell from grace, wheels were smashed, and a hyped tire technology was a no-show.
From Mathieu van der Poel and Lotte Kopecky to Elisa Longo Borghini and Dylan van Baarle. VeloNews rates the cobbled classics contenders.
Van der Poel sets sights on the Italian grand tour: 'Everyone always says that you get better from a grand tour, so I'm curious.'
Van Baarle delivers with anticipation and execution, Ineos and Intermarché shine, as Lampaert suffers, and Van der Poel runs out of steam.
Mathieu van der Poel on ninth at Paris-Roubaix: ‘I should be happy with what I got out of the spring season’
Van der Poel content on injury comeback after top-10s at Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix and victory at Tour of Flanders.
Ineos Grenadiers wins its first Paris-Roubaix after Dutchman attacks late to distance elite group.
Double bar tape, 30mm tires and more for the ‘Hell of the North.’
From van Baarle to van der Poel, we highlight the key riders to watch in Sunday's final spring classic of the season.
Sport scientists, team staffers and chefs lift the lid on the old-school feasts and high-tech fuelling of the 'Hell of the North.'
‘I could tell six weeks ago that Quick-Step wouldn't win a classic,’ says four-time Paris-Roubaix winner.
A look at the power numbers of Demi Vollering, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, Michał Kwiatkowski, and Mathieu van der Poel at Amstel Gold Race.
Forecasters are calling for mostly sunny skies, springlike temperatures, almost no chance of rain, and moderate headwinds for this weekend's racing.
Who might win? What are the most significant sectors? Will it be wet? Here's all you need to know about the 2022 Paris-Roubaix.
Ag2r-Citroën celebrated a much-needed win for only a fleeting moment. In fact, the gap between the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat was barely two minutes.
Alpecin-Fenix star led home a chase group, but it was only good enough for fourth at the Amstel Gold Race.
The hilly classics are here! This is what some of the top favorites for the Amstel Gold Race said at the startline Sunday.
Narrow roads, crosswinds, and sometimes bad weather turn the Dutch classic into one of the most intense races on the international calendar.
The usually mild mannered Pogačar is seen gesticulating to Dutch rider Dylan van Baarle immediately after crossing the line.
Mathieu van der Poel, hot off winning Dwars door Vlaanderen and Tour of Flanders, confirmed he will race Amstel Gold Race.
Did Pogačar screw up the finale, or not? This, plus all the critical points of the men's and women's races discussed.
Tadej Pogačar revives tradition of grand tour winners as serious cobbled classics contenders.
A look at the power numbers from Mathieu van der Poel at the Tour of Flanders.
Pogačar’s tactics unravel with ‘junior error’ in sprint finish.
Five key moments at De Ronde reconfirm the golden rule of cycling that the strongest doesn't always win.
De Ronde champ compliments rivals van Aert and Pogačar: ‘Attacking is the most honest way to be in a final with the best riders.’