Chris Froome returned to action in the 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège, although conditions were far from the warm sunny weather the double Tour de France winner prefers.
Philippe Gilbert drops to the back of the main bunch in the 2016 Flèche Wallonne. The former world champion had a dismal Ardennes Classics campaign after breaking his finger the week before.
Mark Cavendish waits for the start of stage four of the 2016 Tour of Croatia. The Manxman took victory on stage two of the week-long race.
The breakaway riders on the 2016 Rutland – Melton International CiCLE Classic, a race the organiser describes as Britain's answer to the Belgian Classics as it takes in rough, gravel road sections.
Vincenzo Nibali feels the bite of the cold at the 2016 edition Liège-Bastogne-Liège. The Ardennes came under a barrage of snow fall and wintry temperatures in the spring race.
Stefan Kung and Silvan Dillier have some fun on the sign-on of the 2016 Flèche Wallonne. Their BMC teammate Samuel Sanchez took sixth place in the finish on the Mur de Huy.
Mikel Landa celebrates retaining the overall lead on stage three of the 2016 Giro del Trentino. The Spaniard took the overall victory in the race as he prepares for a Giro d'Italia campaign.
American Alexey Vermeulen struggles in the blizzards of the 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Riders donned full winter kit for the April race as temperatures dropped.
Big splits develop in the bunch on the second stage of the 2016 Tour of Croatia. Mark Cavendish took the victory on the day, beating Giacomo Nizzolo of Trek-Segafrdo.
Michael Albasini makes the decisive move that splits the remaining riders in the 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège. The cobbled climb of Rue Naniot was added to this year's route, and proved pivotal in the final selection for the race.
Joaquim Rodriguez attacks on the Mur de Huy during the 2016 Flèche Wallonne. It wouldn't stick though, and Purito could only watch as his compatriot Alejandro Valverde took his fourth career victory in the race.
Riders tackle the rough farm roads of the 2016 CiCLE Classic. Connor Dunne of JLT-Condor took the victory in the Leicestershire race from a late attack.