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Strade Bianche 2017 Preview – Tips, Favourites, Profile

The Spring Classics take their annual trip to Italy for the genuinely modern classic of Strade Bianche. This year is the 10th edition of the race, but it’s now on the WorldTour and its unique white gravel roads make it stand out. The name itself is defined by the race’s standout feature, Strade Bianche translating into ‘white roads’. The gravel presents a challenge where the...

Strade Bianche 2015

Strade Bianche 2015 Review

For all the pre-race talk of Peter Sagan and two time winner Fabian Cancellara fighting it out on the way to the finish of Strade Bianche, it didn’t pan out anything like that. The selection took place on the hardest stretch of gravel roads and saw a very elite group hit the front of the race with around 50km to go.  The likes of Vanmarcke, Nibali, Sagan, Cancellara,...

Stybar wins Strade Bianche

Strade Bianche 2015 Preview

Strade Bianche is Italy’s version of a Spring Classic and a relatively new addition to the calendar. It takes place on regular roads with gravel tracks thrown in to make things interesting. The race gets its name from these sections as the white roads give it a distinctive look.   The race suits punchy one-day riders, with a climb in the last 1km of 9%...