There was little or no chance of seeing a top race in 2020, but before 'lockdown' our man is Spain, Alastair Hamilton caught the mountainous stage 4 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. He didn't make the ultra-steep summit finish, but there was still a lot to take in 'Roadside'.
On Sunday we will be watching the Covid-19 re-scheduled De Ronde van Vlaanderen, and thank god and the Belgian government for that. So, we have picked some of the best photos from the thousands in the Cor Vos Flanders archive - Retro Photo Gallery.
The former "poor cousin" of the Tour of Flanders has gained new status in recent years with its move from a mid-week race slot to its own Sunday, and has become a better race where the real kings of the cobbles show up to do serious battle. We've scoured the Cor Vos archive to present this collection of the best Wevelgem photos from the 70s, 80s and 90s.
PEZman in Italy, Alessandro Federico, was facing the bleak situation of a no 'Race Chase' season, but the 'new normal' rearranged season gave him the 2020 World road championships on his doorstep. It would be rude not to go 'Roadside'. Here is his photo gallery of a day in Imola.
Just one day to go before the delayed 2020 Tour de France departs from Nice, in the south of France, for stage 1. The teams’ presentation of the 107th Tour de France took place on Masséna square in Nice in style but in front of a limited number of people due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Tour Caravan PeloPics: The Tour de France publicity caravan is the hight point of the race for many people, after the riders of course. In 2020 there will not be a Tour caravan, sad, but a necessity in these times of Covid-19. To get the Tour ball rolling for next Saturday here is our Tour de France PeloPics Collection: