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Greg Van Avermaet out-sprints Sagan, Benoot and Rowe for the win in 2016. Photo via velonews.com

After six weeks of racing in Australia, the Middle East and Southern Europe, the traditional start of the season is now upon us with both Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne this...

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Greg Van Avermaet beat Peter Sagan, Tiesj Benoot, and Luke Rowe to Omloop victory. Photo credit: Graham Watson, cyclingweekly.co.uk
Greg Van Avermaet beat Peter Sagan, Tiesj Benoot, and Luke Rowe to Omloop victory. Photo credit: Graham Watson, cyclingweekly.co.uk

It’s been a fine opening weekend for the spring classics, with fireworks set off in both the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and in...

In 2015 Ian Stannard beat three Etixx-Quickstep riders to take his second Omloop win in as many years. Photo via cyclingreview.nl
In 2015 Ian Stannard beat three Etixx-Quickstep riders to take his second Omloop win in as many years. Photo via cyclingreview.nl

This weekend marks for many the ‘official’ start of the cycling season (despite that not being in any way an ‘official’ designation). It brings the first pair of this...