SPRING CLASSICS REVIEW

Spring classics 2008

We take a look back at this year's Spring Classics with a handy list of links to all of our exclusive coverage.

This year's Spring Classics have produce some of the most exciting early-season racing in recent years. It's been hard to predict who will come out on top - with no one rider or team in dominant form - but we did our best to select the riders most likely to succeed in our comprehensive race previews.

We then reviewed each race, seeing how our tips performed and talking to the top riders to get their reaction. Plus we put together stunning photo galleries from each event by our top photographers - Luc Claessen and Andy Jones.

We'll also make no excuse about including the Scheldeprijs in our Classics review - a fine win by Mark Cavendish makes it a Classic in our book.

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Milan-San Remo

When? March 22, 2008

Who won? Fabian Cancellara (Swi) CSC

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Tour of Flanders

When? April 6, 2008

Who won? Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step-Innergetic

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Women's Tour of Flanders report>>

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Ghent-Wevelgem

When? April 9, 2008

Who won? Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank

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Cavendish disappointed>>

Will safer descent cut down crashes?>>

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Paris-Roubaix

When? April 13, 2008

Who won? Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step-Innergetic

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The best Paris-Roubaix clips on the web>>

Junior Paris-Roubaix report>>

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Scheldeprijs Vlaanderen

When? April 16, 2008

Who won? Mark Cavendish (GB) Team High Road

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Amstel Gold Race

When? April 20, 2008

Who won? Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Fondital

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Fleche Wallonne

When? April 23, 2008

Who won? Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team High Road

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Women's race report>>

Women's race preview>>

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Liege-Bastogne-Liege

When? April 27, 2008

Who won? Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne

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The climbs of Liege-Bastogne-Liege>>

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Other Spring Classics features

What if the cobbled classics were a stage race?

Classic from the Archives: The day Elliott was worked over by the Dutch at Amstel Gold

Classic from the Archives: How Barry Hoban won Ghent-Wevelgem

The all-time list of British pro winners

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