This week Lee's has been getting excited by the action on the Belgian cobbles in the Tour of Flanders. His pulse has steadied enough for his Lowdown on all the happenings from Sunday, some good, some not so good, but all seen from Lee's unique insider perspective.
Italian champion Elena Cecchini finished as fifth in the twelfth edition of the women’s Tour of Flanders yesterday.
Apr 06, 2015 - A Flanders filled EuroTrash Monday and the star has to be Kristoff. De Ronde and De Panne both got the Norwegian domination. Race reports, results, rider quotes and video. Previews from the Basque Country and Dauphiné, news from Quick-Step, Van den Broeck and the Tour of America’s Dairyland.
Race Report: Norway’s Alex Kristoff took his second Monument, to go with his 2014 Primavera win, leaving Quick-Step’s canny Dutchman, Niki Terpstra in his jet wash. Greg Van Avermaet made the podium again with third spot after last year’s second place, beating Peter Sagan to the line.
On Easter Sunday, 5th April, it’s the twelfth edition of the Tour of Flanders for women. At about eleven o’clock the riders will start in Oudenaarde, where the winner will triumph in the afternoon after a ride of 144.9 kilometres. The Tour of Flanders is the third round of the World Cup 2015.
Apr 02, 2015 - The pre-Flanders excitement is building as Kristoff dominates the 3 Days of De Panne; video, race reports and rider quotes. Other cycling news: We preview De Ronde, discuss Tinkov's plan for the future, Dowsett's Hour Record and the Lotto Soudal team get up to a bit of fun. All in EuroTrash Thursday.
The UCI Women’s World Cup continues this weekend with the big one, Ronde van Vlaanderen. Most teams would have earmarked this race as a major goal on the calendar and will be well prepared to fight for victory on Sunday. Winning in Flanders means becoming part of cycling royalty.