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>>


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


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March 17 2012 Milan-San Remo Italy Preview>>


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March 23 2012 E3 Prijs Vlaanderen- Harelbeke

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March 25 2012 Ghent-Wevelgem Belgium Preview>>


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


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April 8 2012 Paris-Roubaix France Preview>>


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April 15 2012 Amstel Gold Netherlands Preview>>


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


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


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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





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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