The victory by Alexander Kristoff in 2015 proved to be nothing less than a watershed moment.
Philipsen denied a second shot at a race that spurred his love of cycling as a child.
Tour of Flanders organizers celebrate the canceled race with a pro-only virtual race and radio story, this Sunday.
Trek-Segafredo star is sidelined during the most important part of his season, hopeful for a race return later this year.
The Belgian superstar reflects on missing out on chance to win the Ronde, backs of idea of moving monuments to fall.
Flemish Minister for Sport states Tour of Flanders, set to run just two days after the end of a regional ban on sports events, does 'not appear to be feasible.'
The Outer Line examines the growing impact of COVID-19 on the pro cycling season and what team managers can do.
The coronavirus presenting unprecedented challenges for pro cyclists, governing bodies, and cycling fans.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step boss Patrick Lefevere feels Alaphilippe should target other races before Flanders or the Tour - but isn't going to hold him back either.
Key features of Milano-Sanremo, Paris-Roubaix, and Tour of Flanders all at risk due to landslides or red tape.
For Bettiol, the real prize of his monument win is the confidence that he can compete with the best.
Roubaix, Flanders, Vuelta all on provisional road schedule for 2020 alongside challenge for Olympic mountain bike title.
Due to their length, the five monuments of cycling are in a class of their own when it comes to the physical demands. Paris-Roubaix may be the hardest of all.
When it comes to cycling sportives, The Tour of Flanders is the grand classic. Traversing many of the same famous narrow roads and bergs as the WorldTour race, the Belgian sportive has been going on for decades with participation capped at 16,000. Ben Delaney jumped into the fray, with VeloNews editor Fred Dreier.
Classics up-and-comer Wout van Aert says he ran out of energy at the end of Flanders but criticizes Peter Sagan for disrupting the chase in the final kilometers.
With a long list of contenders, a tough ride over the Muur that split the peloton, and an uncooperative chase, Alberto Bettiol seized the moment — and the victory.
Before the 267km Tour of Flanders, we visited each of the 25 teams to find out their gear selection, their tire choices and pressures, and their novel solutions.
Dutch champion van der Poel mounts a remarkable chase after breaking his wheel and crashing, sprinting to fourth place in his Tour of Flanders debut.
Italian takes first professional victory at one of the biggest races in the season, with EF-Education First teammates proving pivotal to success.
Key to success in Flanders is not the power over the bergs, but the sprint going into them, with course knowledge being vital.
The iconic status of the Tour of Flanders is ingrained into riders from their childhood, with many dreaming of racing the bergs for years before they have the opportunity to do so.
Despite the hype following him into Belgium's biggest race, Wout van Aert keeps cool, insisting that the pressure he felt as 'cross world champion was greater.
Even though the Belgian super-team missed out at Gent-Wevelgem, its deep bench of classics men ride into the season's most important race with confidence.
Tour of Flanders race director Scott Sunderland discusses the ambitious plans that Flanders Classics has for 2019 and beyond.
Finally rediscovering his old form, Degenkolb might be in the picture at Tour of Flanders, especially given his team's recent show of strength.
All signs point toward a wide-open race at Tour of Flanders with favorites like Sagan and Van Avermaet facing off with up-and-comers from the 'cross scene.
After stunning the WorldTour peloton with a win at Dwars door Vlaanderen, Mathieu van der Poel and his team say, "The surprise factor is gone."
World champion Alejandro Valverde will make his debut at Tour of Flanders Sunday, expecting to soak in the experience rather than sprint for a win.
With an increasingly strong Jumbo-Visma team at his command, Wout van Aert's confidence grows ahead of his second run at Tour of Flanders.
Rivals are flummoxed by Deceuninck-Quick-Step's control of the classics, but longer, harder races like Roubaix and Flanders may offer new chances.
World champ Alejandro Valverde plans to race his first Tour of Flanders, and he intends to do much more than simply show off the rainbow jersey.
Fans are eager to see what the multi-discipline star Mathieu van der Poel can do at Belgium's biggest bike race, Tour of Flanders.
Vincenzo Nibali will race both the Giro and Tour with a focus on his home race in Italy. Flanders and Tirreno-Adriatico reveal 2019 routes.
World champion Valverde says a power meter ban might not change classics, but it could impact the Tour de France.
Vincenzo Nibali continues to prove he is one of the most well-rounded cyclists of his generation with an aggressive ride at Flanders.
Coming to you from the classics heartland of Belgium, we've got ample analysis and opinion on Tour of Flanders.
Race dynamics continue to foil Peter Sagan at Tour of Flanders as Bora coach bemoans how his rider is a marked man.
Terpstra and team Quick-Step Floors does it again at Tour of Flanders, taking two spots on the podium. We sound off on the action.
Van der Breggen showed she is the best rider in the women's peloton by riding 26km by herself to Flanders victory — with her team's help.
Niki Terpstra (Quick-Step Floors) claimed the 2018 Tour of Flanders on Sunday in Oudenaarde, Belgium.
Vincenzo Nibali finished 24th at his first Tour of Flanders on Sunday and begins Tour of the Basque Country on Monday.
At 22-years-old, Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) rode to second place at his Tour of Flanders debut.
Niki Terpstra's Tour of Flanders victory is a fine example of the great teamwork and cohesion of Quick-Step Floors.
Peter Sagan pointed his finger at rival teams for their lack of effort to stop Niki Terpstra's solo win on Sunday.
Daniel Oss is a hardman of the spring classics and embraces his role as the top lieutenant for Peter Sagan.
Greg Van Avermaet believes the length and difficulty of the Tour of Flanders suits him perfectly.
Peter Sagan is not afraid of losing the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, but concerned with showing he is the best.
The Recon Ride talks route and favorites, and hears from Sep Vanmarcke, ahead of the Tour of Flanders.
The Belgian squad seems to have everything going for it ahead of Sunday's Tour of Flanders, as the numbers show.
The Italian grand tour champion will make his Tour of Flanders debut on Sunday — and how he fares is anyone's guess.
Greg Van Avermaet senses the big victory is on its way with the cobbled monuments approaching.
Multiple GC favorites are racing on the cobblestones this year. How should we rate them?
Recovering from a fractured left shoulder, Michael Matthews is fighting through the classics season with an eye to the future.