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Reports, analysis and opinion on the world’s biggest bike races

SPRING CLASSICS, 2013

Het Nieuwsblad: two against eight
Strade Bianche: good night Siena
Milan-San Remo: patience is a virtue
E3 Prijs Harelbeke: eyes on the Prijs
Ghent-Wevelgem: Peter the Great
Tour of Flanders: Cancellara versus the rest
Paris-Roubaix: Cancellara adds brains to brawn
Amstel Gold Race: Roman rode
Flèche Wallonne: timing is everything
Liège-Bastogne-Liège: Garmin lead the way

TOUR DE FRANCE 2012

Prologue: A test of form?
Stage one: Sagan holds his nerve
Stage two: train? What train?
Stage three: Sagan again
Stage four: the road to Rouen
Stage five: Greipel gains an edge
Stage six: Saganissimo!
Stage seven: Sky come of age
Stage eight: a home win on foreign soil
Stage nine: Wiggins turns the screw
Stage 10: no doubting Thomas
Stage 11: Rolland’s mountain miracle
Stage 12: Millar time, finally
Stage 13: never two without three
Stage 14: Sanchez outwits Sagan
Stage 15 analysis: Fedrigo’s confidence trick
Stage 16 analysis: Voeckler is king of the queen stage
Stage 17 analysis: the bigger picture
Stage 18 analysis: Sky unleash Cavendish
Stage 19 analysis: Wiggins joins the greats
Stage 20 analysis: Brits storm Champs Elysées

SPRING CLASSICS 2012
Milan-San Remo: clever boy
Ghent-Wevelgem: the rise and fall and rise of Tom Boonen
Tour of Flanders: never two without three
Paris-Roubaix: ride of the century
Amstel Gold: the king is dead
Flèche Wallonne: rain, pain and Spain
Liège-Bastogne-Liège: never give in

TOUR DE FRANCE 2012
Stage one: Gilbert first. The rest, nowhere
Stage two: Garmin come of age
Stage three: Brains beat brawn
Stage five: A Briton in Brittany
Stage six: The Sky opens
Stage seven: The Tour leaves Wiggins behind
Stage eight: The phoney war
Stage nine: The Tour licks its wounds
Stage 10: And it’s Ca…Blimey, it’s Greipel!
Stage 11: A perfect storm
Stage 12: True racing by Sanchez
Stage 13: A miracle for Hushovd in Lourdes
Stage 14: Doubting Thomas grows in confidence
Stage 15: Same result, different day
Stage 16: Son of the Manse
Stage 17: Going solo down in Pinerolo
Stage 18: Andy Schleck lands a heavy blow
Stage 19: And then there were two
Stage 20: Evans shows Schleck you can’t bluff the clock