The Itzulia Basque Country was won on the final stage, which sounds familiar, by Primoz Roglič. The Slovenian champion pulled the victory away from Brandon McNulty in what was a nightmare stage for the UAE Team Emirates. Spencer Martin breaks the Spanish race down and looks at the implications for the Ardennes Classics and the Tour de France.
The Tour of Flanders came up to all expectations, but 'The Big Three' of Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert and World champion Julian Alaphilippe were usurped by Danish champion, Kasper Asgreen. Spencer Martin breaks down Sunday's De Ronde pedal stroke by pedal stroke.
Another exciting weekend with the top battles in Belgium and Spain. Spencer Martin breaks down the action from Gent-Wevelgem and the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya and gives us his takeaways, the good, the bad and what it all means for the season.
Milano-Sanremo, a visual tour of the stunning Liguria coast and hands-down the most beautiful Monument, ran on Saturday with Jasper Stuyven of Trek-Segafredo thwarting the pre-race favorites and taking a thrilling upset victory. As expected, the nearly seven-hour race came down to the final thirty minutes, with positioning leading into and on the Poggio playing a major part in the final selection.
This past weekend of racing treated cycling fans to some of the most exciting early-season stage racing in modern memory. The dueling week-long stage races, Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice, didn’t allow for a dull moment. Spencer Martin breaks down the excitement and disappointment of the last week.
Mathieu van der Poel trounced the world’s best riders across the gorgeous Tuscan landscape and blew away the survivors with a blistering attack and entered the Piazza del Campo alone to win the fifteenth edition of Strade Bianche. Spencer Martin has his Strade Bianche breakdown.