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.
March 22, 2021: Milano-Sanremo, Alfredo Binda, Per Sempre Alfredo, Bredene Koksijde and the S. African Champs - Reports, results and video. Paris-Roubaix in danger? Teams for Catalunya and De Panne. Race news from Valenciana, l’Abitibi and Eschborn-Frankfurt. Lefevere and Denk disagree, Kuss with Jumbo-Visma till 2024, Steimle update, Freeman struck off and video of Pogačar’s Tirreno-Adriatico victory.
Settling in for hours of watching the 2021 race season come alive as Milan-San Remo blooms along the sparkling Ligurian coast requires more than good wifi - that's where Peroni, Menabrea, Moretti, and other select Italian birri joined Ed Hood for his hours-long view-a-thon.
Race Report: Milano-Sanremo is dynamite with a very long fuse, but when it explodes, stand back for action. As is usual, the Poggio is where the race blew up to give us a group of worthy front runners for the swoop into Sanremo. But it was Trek-Segafredo's Jasper Stuyven who took everyone by surprise for the big win.
March 18, 2021: Reports and results from Tirreno-Adriatico and the Nokere Koerse, all with video. Van Aert thinks he's good enough for another Sanremo win - TOP STORY. Milan-Sanremo team news, no E3 or Gent-Wevelgem for Sagan, Amstel wildcards, Pinot back pain, UCI Team Ranking, Nibali at Astana, Wiggins wants investigation in to the Freeman case, Scinto injured and Jakobsen is getting married.
Milano-Sanremo is the first big one-day meeting of the stars. We've had the amuse-bouche of the 'Opening Flemish Weekend' but the main course starts here. Ed Hood runs through the history, the course and who the possible first rider will be across the finish line on the Via Roma.