Ed's Opinion: Twelve stages down and nine to go in the 2019 Giro d'Italia before the finish in Verona, so time for Ed to have a 'Giro Rant'. But it's not just the Italian Grand Tour that receives our scribes wrath: Dopers, race juries and the printed press, both British and Flemish, are all in the firing line. Not to worry, the 2020 Flanders Classics dates are out.
April 16, 2018 - Michael Valgren has shown his class in Amstel - Race report and video from Holland. Other cycling news: Ster ZLM Toer, Aru and Froome ready for the Alps, Valverde for Ardennes, Felline out, Giro E-Bikes, surgery for Božič, BORA extends, Eroica California, Tour jersey, Willie Smit's preparation for Amstel.
Rider Interview: Borut Bozic has been in the top echelon of professional cycling for quite a few years and seen it all. From Astana he has moved to the French Cofidis team for 2016 to work for super-sprinter Nacer Bouhanni and as he says "no one is an angel in the last 5 K". Ed Hood catches up with Borut to hear about the French red sprint train.
Borut Božič Interview: The Classics season has started and if you are a fan of those cobbles it won’t be long before you see the name: Borut Božič in the results. The Slovenian is Astana’s man for those early hard man’s races in Belgium and Northern France and we were lucky enough to have a chat about his big love; those Northern roads of Hell!