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Roubaix Replay: Sean Kelly Talks 1984

“At the time you said it was your greatest ever win, do you still feel that way about the 1984 Paris-Roubaix?’ I’m talking to Irish legend Sean Kelly and he has no hesitation in responding to my question; ‘Yes, certainly it’s still one of…

Gent-Wevelgem 1974: Barry Hoban Takes Us Back

It's Gent - Wevelgem 1974, you've made it over the savage Kemmel climb twice with the lead group and survived hanging on the back of an Eddy Merckx and Roger De Vlaeminck driven purge on the run-in; there are 17 guys left, so maybe you…

Flanders ’06: Boonen Blasts in Belgium

Tom Boonen became the first man since compatriot Eric Leman in seasons 72/73 to win De Ronde back to back on a sunny but very windy Sunday afternoon in Meerbeke. In taking his twelfth victory of the season Boonen made a mockery of the…

PEZ Interviews: Rolf Sorenson

As the Driedaagse De Panne rages and De Ronde gets ever closer - only 4 days to go - PEZ chatted with 1997 Ronde Van Vlaanderen winner, Rolf Sorensen, on just what it takes to get things done in Flanders, as well as a blow by blow on how he…

Hayman Scores Commonwealth Gold

Big Australian Matthew Hayman showed why he is an integral part of top Dutch Pro Tour squad Rabobank by taking the Commonwealth Games road race title after four hours under a hot Melbourne sun.

Commonwealth Games: Chrono Time

After the euphoria of the velodrome where Scotland took four bronzes, a silver and a gold medal, grim reality dawned on the smooth tarmac of the Port Phillip Bay time trial course where Scot Duncan Urquhart was a distant 5:48:19 off the…

March In Belgium: Run Up To De Ronde

Patrick Lefevere has shown yet again why he’s the best Classics DS in this business, playing the Pozzato card and not the Boonen one on the Via Roma to take the Primavera; but what happens now? It’s a fortnight until the Ronde Van…

Oliphant Down Under: Commonwealth Games 2

Son of Scotland Evan Oliphant is in Melbourne racing the Commonwealth Games, and finds time between events to bring us up to date on the action… I got to wave my Scotland flag on Sunday when the Commonwealth Games track programme concluded…

Commonwealth Games: Inside With Evan

‘It wasn’t a great atmosphere at the track last night,’ Scottish points race challenger Evan Oliphant explains to me. “Why not?” says I. ‘Well it was deathly quiet except for when an Aussie was riding.’ Given that the local media have been…

Milano-Sanremo: Max Sciandri Remembers

It's one thing to read race reports about what, who, where, and in which edition of La Primavera, but to speak with a racer, who holds the race close to his heart, a racer who came within fortune's nod of victory is another thing entirely.…