Compared to all of the other races in this series, Strade Bianche is the new kid. It started life as an amateur Gran Fondo in 1997 with the first pro edition in 2007. The following year it moved from October to March and quickly gained a cult following.
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Sunday’s Tour of Flanders or De Ronde for short is the highlight of the Flemish Spring Classics season. All of the races in the area… Read More »Tour of Flanders 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
After a weekend in Belgium, the WorldTour moves on to Italy, with Strade Bianche taking place on Saturday 9th March. This relatively new classic will… Read More »Strade Bianche 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
It’s that time of year for the Hell of the North – Paris Roubaix. Luckily for the riders involved, the weather forecast looks pretty reasonable.… Read More »Paris – Roubaix 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
For 2018 Dwars Door Vlaanderen has a new date and a new route. Effectively swapping places with De Panne, Dwars Door now takes place a… Read More »Dwars Door Vlaanderen 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
Loading… The Spring Classics take their annual trip to Italy for the genuinely modern classic of Strade Bianche. This year is the 10th edition of… Read More »Strade Bianche 2017 Preview – Tips, Favourites, Profile
Loading… Paris – Roubaix is the flattest of all the classics but has around 30km of brutal cobbled sections (which I can vouch for). The… Read More »Paris – Roubaix 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile