Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx in Doha, Qatar Credit: Gregor Brown

How Eddy Merckx put the Middle East on the cycling map

Eddy Merckx’s rule has shifted from the roads of Europe to Qatar, where he created a stage race across the petroleum-rich state in 2002. Yesterday, Dutchman Niki Terpstra (Etixx-Quick Step) won…

Iconic Places: the Mur de Huy

Iconic Places: the Mur de Huy

The Mur de Huy is one of the steepest and most spectacular finishing climbs in cycling. Cycle Sport’s Iconic Places series covered it in July 2009.

Iconic Places: The Forest of Arenberg

Iconic Places: The Forest of Arenberg

The stretch of cobbles through the Arenberg Forest, in Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, is the most decisive and spectacular of the day. Cycle Sport’s Iconic Places series covered it in April 2009.…

Iconic Places: the Muur van Geraardsbergen

Iconic Places: the Muur van Geraardsbergen

The Muur van Geraardsbergen is the most famous climb of the Tour of Flanders, which takes place on Sunday. Cycle Sport’s Iconic Places series covered it in the January 2009…