Tom Boonen wins the 2012 Paris-Roubaix (Watson)

Watch: Classic moments from Paris-Roubaix

With the drama and spectacle on show, Paris-Roubaix often lives up to its ‘Hell of the North’ nickname. In the 112 editions since 1896, cycling fans have been treated to…

Quintana Tirreno

Should cyclists have to race in bad weather?

With snow on Monte Terminillo during Tirreno-Adriatico and 40°C heat in the Tour of Oman, recent examples of extreme weather have led to a debate about whether cyclists should race in bad…

The peloton kicks up the dust as it winds it's way through Tuscany

Watch: The best finishes at Strade Bianche (videos)

The Strade Bianche’s history may be short, but it is a race which regularly creates some great early-season Classics racing. The landscape and scenery of the Tuscany region lend themselves…

Fabian Cancellara in Paris-Roubaix 2013

Paris-Roubaix: Who will win?

Fabian Cancellara is the favourite, but who else will be in the running for the 2014 Paris-Roubaix? We run through the favourites for the Hell of the North

Fabian Cancellara and Zdenek Stybar, Paris-Roubaix 2013

Paris-Roubaix 2014 preview

Hell may traditionally be associated with fire and brimstone, but for professional cyclists it is the miles of cobblestoned roads between the cities of Paris and Roubaix. “The Hell of…

Tour of Flanders podium 2014

Cancellara: “I’m the Spartacus of Flanders”

Fabian Cancellara dismantled home-team Omega Pharma and sprinted to his third Tour of Flanders victory today. Destruction laid behind the Swiss Spartacus at the finish line in Oudenaarde, Belgium. In…