Eight riders who could spring a surprise in the cobbled Classics

The names to watch if you're after an upset this spring

With Fabian Cancellara retired and Tom Boonen riding his last few professional races, there's a definitely feeling of the changing of the guard at this year's Classics.

That said Peter Sagan has stepped into the position of overwhelming favourite for both the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, with the likes of Greg Van Avermaet, Ian Stannard, Sep Vanmarcke, and John Degenkolb also among the main contenders for the two major cobbled Classics.

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