Tag Archives: Tour of Flanders

Friday Group Ride #212

Friday Group Ride #212

Pro cycling is that pretty girl you thought you were over until you ran into her at a party, and she smiled in that way she smiles and you knew you shouldn’t talk to her again, but it was ...

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2008 Tour of Flanders

2008 Tour of Flanders

When the reigning Belgian national champion takes a flyer at the Ronde van Vlaanderen in rainy conditions, all you can do is hold your breath. When he rolls across the line saluting the crowd, ...

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Friday Group Ride #162

Two time Ronde van Vlaanderen winner Judith Arndt has retired. That leaves former winner Annemiek van Vleuten (Rabobank) as a firm favorite in a race in which experience is so crucial to success. ...

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Until We Ride Together Again

The following post is by a contributor new to RKP readers, though he comes with quite the pedigree. August Cole is, among other things, a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal. One of those ...

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The Re-Write

Filippo Pozatto and Alessandro Ballan have each gone to bed four times since the 2012 Tour of Flanders has ended. Both riders turned in exceptional performances, rides worth remembering. They did ...

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2012 Season Preview: On the Hot Seat

So far we’ve covered Men of the Hour and Up-and-Comers as part of our 2012 Season Preview; now it’s time for a list of the riders and teams who find themselves “on the hot seat” heading into the ...

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The Smartest Guy in the Race

Philippe Gilbert has done what was truly the unthinkable. In sweeping the four races of the Ardennes Week—Brabantse Pijl, Amstel Gold, Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege—Gilbert has taken a ...

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The RvV Wrap-Up

What. A. Race. There were so many big moments in yesterday’s Tour of Flanders, it reminded me of a Fourth of July fireworks show. As soon as you think, “That must be it,” ...

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