Spring Classics 2011: Cycling Weekly’s coverage index

Welcome to Cycling Weekly’s coverage of the 2011 Spring Classics.

The 2011 Spring Classics season kicks off on Saturday March 19 with Milan-San Remo in Italy, then it’s north to Belgium on March 27 to open the cobbled classics with Ghent-Wevelgem followed by the Tour of Flanders (April 3) and Paris-Roubaix (April 10).

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The following week, the Ardennes Classics commence with the Amstel Gold Race (April 17), and then La Fleche Wallonne (April 20) and Liege-Bastogne-Liege (April 24) bring the curtain down on the month’s action.

On this page you’ll find links to all of Cycling Weekly‘s online coverage of the Spring Classics, updated daily with the latest news, reports, photos and analysis.

Spring Classics 2011: Schedule

Date Event Country Preview Report Photos
March 19 2011 Milan-San Remo Italy Preview>>



March 27 2011 Ghent-Wevelgem Belgium Preview>> Report>>
April 3 2011 Tour of Flanders Belgium Preview>>



April 10 2011 Paris-Roubaix France Preview>>



April 17 2011 Amstel Gold Netherlands Preview>>



April 20 2011 La Fleche Wallonne Belgium Preview>>



April 24 2011 Liége-Bastogne-Liége Belgium Preview>>



Spring classics 2011: News stories
Martin’s Classics hopes curtailed by crash
Gilbert gunning to repeat Amstel and Fleche wins in Liege
Roger Hammond dreams of Paris-Roubaix win with Garmin-Cervelo
Mark Cavendish takes his third Scheldeprijs win
Tour of Flanders 2011: Who will win?
Rosseler wins De Panne time trial and overall
Wiggins passes first test for De Panne overall victory
Greipel wins De Panne opener from break
Cancellara’s E3 win teaches hard lesson, says Vaughters
Thomas replaces injured Edvald Boasson Hagen in Ghent-Wevelgem
Thomas second in Dwars door Vlaanderen as Nuyens wins
Cavendish sick in San Remo but thrilled with Goss’s win
Cavendish and Eisel analyse San Remo’s past winners
Milan-San Remo 2011: Who will win?
Cavendish counts down to Milan-San Remo
Cancellara declares Flanders and Roubaix focus
Italians who need to win in 2011: Ballan, Bennati, Cunego and Pozzato
UCI 2011 World Calendar
The climbs of Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Spring Classics 2011: Reports

Gibert wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Gibert powers to Fleche Wallonne win

Gilbert wins 2011 Amstel Gold Race

Van Summeren takes surprise Paris-Roubaix win

Nuyens takes epic Tour of Flanders victory

Boonen returns with Ghent-Wevelgem win

Goss seizes opportunity, wins Milan-San Remo

Spring Classics 2011: Videos

Paris-Roubaix 2011 video highlights

Spring Classics 2011: Previews
Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2011: The Big Preview
Fleche Wallonne 2011: The Big Preview
Amstel Gold Race 2011: The Big Preview
Paris-Roubaix 2011: The Big Preview
Tour of Flanders 2011: The Big Preview
Ghent-Wevelgem 2011: The Big Preview
Milan-San Remo 2011: The Big Preview

Spring Classics 2011: Photo galleries


by Graham Watson

La Fleche Wallonne by Graham Watson

Amstel Gold Race by Graham Watson

Paris-Roubaix by Graham Watson

Tour of Flanders by Graham Watson

Milan-San Remo by Graham Watson

Milan-San Remo start photos by Gregor Brown

Spring Classics: 2010 winners
Milan-San Remo: Oscar Freire (Rabobank)
Ghent-Wevelgem: Bernhard Eisel (HTC-Columbia)
Tour of Flanders: Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank)
Paris-Roubaix: Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank)
Amstel Gold Race: Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto)
La Fleche Wallonne: Cadel Evans (BMC Racing)
Liege-Bastogne-Liege: Alexandre Vinokourov (Astana)

Related links

Spring Classics 2010: Coverage index

Cycling Weekly’s rider profiles

Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2011: The Big Preview

Older 2011 classics news
Hushovd recons Paris-Roubaix
Sutton wins Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne photo gallery
Langeveld defies favourites to win Het Nieuwsblad
San Remo 2011 finale remains same as when Cav won it
Van Petegem joins Garmin-Cervelo as Classics advisor
Hushovd confirmed for Garmin-Cervelo, aiming for Classics
British Eurosport releases list of 2011 cycling coverage
Breschel to refocus on Classics after surgery