Spring Classics 2013: Coverage index

Welcome to Cycling Weekly’s coverage of the 2013 Spring Classics.

Racing in northern Europe kicks off in earnest on Saturday February 23 with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, accompanied by fellow semi-classic Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne the following day (Sunday, February 24).

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The Spring Classics proper commence on Sunday March 17 with Milan-San Remo in Italy, then it’s back north to Belgium on March 22 for E3 Prijs Vlaanderen and Ghent-Wevelgem (March 24), followed by the Tour of Flanders (March 31) and Paris-Roubaix (April 7).

The following week, the Ardennes Classics commence with the Amstel Gold Race (April 14), and then La Fleche Wallonne (April 17) and Liege-Bastogne-Liege (April 21) 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 2013: Schedule

Date Event Country Preview Report Photos
February 23 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Belgium Preview> Report>


February 24 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne Belgium Preview> Cancelled

March 17 Milan-San Remo Italy Preview> Report>


March 22 E3 Harelbeke Belgium Preview>



March 24 Ghent-Wevelgem Belgium Preview>



March 31 Tour of Flanders Belgium Preview>



April 7 Paris-Roubaix France Preview> Report>


April 14 Amstel Gold Netherlands Preview>



April 17 La Fleche Wallonne Belgium Preview>



April 21 Liége-Bastogne-Liége Belgium Preview>



Spring classics 2013: Latest news stories

Fleche winner Moreno couldn’t stand the pressure

Henao gives Sky its best Classics result in Fleche Wallonne

Moreno scores biggest win in Fleche Wallonne

Amstel Gold Race: who will win?

Gasparotto hit by truck while training

Spring Classics 2013: Reports
Dan Martin wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Moreno solos to surprise Fleche Wallonne victory
Kreuziger wins Amstel Gold Race
Cancellara wins Paris-Roubaix again
Cancellara back to best with Tour of Flanders win
Sagan takes solo win at Ghent-Wevelgem
Cancellara dominates E3 Harelbeke
Ciolek sprints to surprise Milan-San Remo win
Snow cancels Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad: Paolini wins

Spring Classics 2013: Previews
Liege-Bastogne-Liege preview
Fleche Wallonne preview
Amstel Gold Race preview
Paris-Roubaix preview
Tour of Flanders preview
Ghent-Wevelgem preview
E3 Harelbeke preview
Milan-San Remo preview
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne preview

Spring Classics 2012: Photo galleries


Fleche Wallonne

Amstel Gold Race


Tour of Flanders


E3 Harelbeke

Dwars Door Vlaanderen gallery

Milan-San Remo photo gallery

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013 gallery

Older Spring Classics news items
BMC recovers after Paris-Roubaix
Cancellara digs deep to win Roubaix
Omega Pharma unlucky in Paris-Roubaix
Tao Geoghegan Hart third in Junior Paris-Roubaix
Paris-Roubaix 2013: Who will win?
Cancellara crashes during Paris-Roubaix training
Sky ready for Paris-Roubaix after disappointing Tour of Flanders
Paris-Roubaix 2013 start list
Sagan issues apology for Flanders podium pinch
Sky’s dreadful day in Flanders
Cancellara’s Flanders win: A team effort
Gibert and Phinney out of Tour of Flanders
Downing’s dream come true to ride Flanders and Roubaix
Riders wrap up for freezing Ghent-Wevelgem
E3 Harelbeke: Stems of information
Can Cavendish win Ghent-Wevelgem?
Cancellara back on vintage form
Boonen and Cavendish to share captaincy at Ghent-Wevelgem
Stannard shows strong in Dwars Door Vlaanderen
Mark Cavendish and Tom Boonen’s double option at Milan-San Remo
Mark Cavendish’s mixed messages about Milan-San Remo chances
Milan-San Remo 2013: start list
Milan-San Remo: Who will win?
Filippo Pozzato wants to relive boyhood dream in Milan-San Remo
Matt Goss building towards Milan-San Remo assault
Mark Cavendish not prepared to be centre of Milan-San Remo team
Snow cancels Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
Geraint Thomas goes from floor to fourth in Het Nieuwsblad
John Degenkolb fired up for Het Nieuwsblad
Mark Cavendish and Andre Greipel set for Belgium showdown
NetApp-Endura recce Het Nieuwsblad route
Mark Cavendish not prepared to be centre of Milan-San Remo team
Tom Boonen back in action after serious arm infection
Luke Rowe hopes to take Qatar form into classics
Adam Blythe on course for spring classics
Russell Downing: Qatar is perfect preparation for classics

Related links

2012: Spring Classics coverage

UCI WorldTour calendar 2013

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