Spring Classics 2012: Coverage index

Welcome to Cycling Weekly’s coverage of the 2012 Spring Classics.

Racing in northern Europe kicked off in earnest on Saturday February 25 with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, accompanied by fellow semi-classic Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne the following day (Sunday, February 26).

The Spring Classics proper commence on Saturday March 17 with Milan-San Remo in Italy, then it’s back north to Belgium on March 23 for E3 Prijs Vlaanderen and Ghent-Wevelgem (March 25), followed by the Tour of Flanders (April 1) and Paris-Roubaix (April 8).

The following week, the Ardennes Classics commence with the Amstel Gold Race (April 15), and then La Fleche Wallonne (April 18) and Liege-Bastogne-Liege (April 22) 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 2012: Schedule

Date Event Country Preview Report Photos
February 25 2012 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Belgium Preview>>

Report>> Photos>>

February 26 2012 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne Belgium Preview>> Report>>

March 17 2012 Milan-San Remo Italy Preview>>



March 23 2012 E3 Prijs Vlaanderen- Harelbeke Belgium Report>>

March 25 2012 Ghent-Wevelgem Belgium Preview>>



April 1 2012 Tour of Flanders Belgium Preview>> Report>>


April 8 2012 Paris-Roubaix France Preview>>



April 15 2012 Amstel Gold Netherlands Preview>>



April 18 2012 La Fleche Wallonne Belgium Preview>> Report>>


April 22 2012 Liége-Bastogne-Liége Belgium Preview>>



Spring classics 2012: News stories

Gasparotto nails big win at Amstel Gold

Voeckler flies free for Branbatse Pijl win

Boonen completes dream classics run with Roubaix win

Cancellara breaks collarbone in Flanders crash

Boonen unstoppable in Flanders

Chavanel wins De Panne with eye on Flanders

Sky’s Ghent-Wevelgem ends in frustration

Millar’s classics campaign halted by collarbone fracture

Cavendish’s ‘dire day’ at Milan-San Remo

Spring Classics 2012: Reports
Iglinskiy wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Rodriguez conquers Mur de Huy to win Fleche
Gasparotto wins Amstel Gold Race
Boonen wins 2012 Paris-Roubaix with unstoppable solo attack
Boonen wins Tour of Flanders
Boonen wins again in Ghent-Wevelgem
Boonen wins E3 Prijs Vlaanderen-Harelbeke
Gerrans wins Milan-San Remo
Cavendish wins Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
Vanmarcke takes impressive first win in Het Nieuwsblad

Spring Classics 2012: Previews

Liege-Bastogne-Liege preview

Fleche Wallonne preview

Amstel Gold Race preview

Paris-Roubaix preview

Tour of Flanders preview

Ghent-Wevelgem preview

Milan-San Remo preview

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne preview

Spring Classics 2012: Photo galleries

Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2012 photo gallery

Fleche Wallonne 2012 photo gallery

Amstel Gold Race 2012 photo gallery

Paris-Roubaix 2012 photo gallery

Tour of Flanders 2012 photo gallery

Ghent-Wevelgem 2012 photo gallery

E3 Harelbeke 2012 photo gallery

Milan-San Remo 2012 photo gallery

Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2012 photo gallery

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2012 photo gallery

Related links

Tirreno-Adriatico 2012: Coverage index

Paris-Nice 2012: Coverage index

Spring Classics 2011: Coverage index

WorldTour calendar 2012

Spring Classics 2012: Older news items
Cavendish talks San Remo tactics
Cavendish and Sky fine-tune train for San Remo
Rogers replaces Knees in Sky’s San Remo line-up
Cancellara plans to upset San Remo sprint
Sagan shows form ahead of Milan-San Remo
Cavendish set for Milan-San Remo with Tirreno win
Goss gets it together for Milan-San Remo
Kuurne baby Kuurne: Sutton seeks two in a row
BMC warm up for Belgian weekend
Boasson Hagen out of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad with illness