Roadside PEZ: Part 1 of Ed Hood's trip to Belgium saw him at the roadside of the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and the ubiquitous Belgian bar! Part 2 takes the merry band on to Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, frituurs and maybe a beer or two and some race chasing.
Feb 27, 2017 - The Classic season has kicked off with some top action, especially from Mr. Sagan. All the results and video from Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne, plus the Abu Dhabi Tour. Other cycling news: Riding on the pavement, Movistar, Tour of Britain video, Tom says thanks, La Couillole, Belvedere and Cycling Academy.
Race Report: Second in Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, Peter Sagan wasn't going to be outdone in Kuurne on Sunday. The World champion was the strongest and smartest rider, he went with the important move and played cat and mouse at the finish for his first of probably many wins of 2017.
Traditionally, the Belgian cycling season starts with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. Today sports director Herman Frison and Jens Debusschere give their vision on the opening weekend.
Feb 23, 2017 - Chaves to ride Tour, Yates' brother for the Giro - Top Story. Other cycling news: Alentejo, La Provence, teams preview Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne and Abu Dhabi, teams for Roubaix and Ardennes, Tour de Pologne, sponsor for UAE and Roglic extends with LottoNL-Jumbo. A full EUROTRASH Thursday.
Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne Preview: It must be spring at last as the first weekend of Classics crash onto the cobbles of the 2017 season. Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, followed by Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on Sunday. Ed Hood clues us in with the course and running for the opening Flemish Classics.