Peter Sagan swaggers over the line in Richmond, in 2015. Photo via cyclingweekly.co.uk

Here it is then, amongst the last races of the year, and a major season target for many. Last year’s road race, in Richmond, Virginia, brought with it short cobbled climbs, steep ramps fit for attacking, and a...

Lizzie Deignan won in Richmond in 2015

It’s the final weekend of big racing for 2016 (and our final previews!). Much has been written and said about the fact of Qatar’s hosting the World Championships this year, and many our previous fears have come to pass. Spectators during the Time Trials and...

Image via @Tinkoff_Saxo
Image via @Tinkoff_Saxo

This year’s elite men’s road race went off as expected, which is to say it was predictable only in its unpredictability — though only after a good 200km of leg-sapping circuits around Richmond. Truly an endurance event, it was hard going for the riders who kept a steady...

Michal Kwiatkowski won last years road race in Ponferrada Image via cyclingweekly.co.uk

In recent years, the men’s road race has been almost as much of an endurance sport to watch as it has been to ride. This year might be no exception; it comprises sixteen times a 16.2km circuit through...

Image via @TeamSky
Image via @TeamSky

Our preview of this year’s Elite Men’s Individual Time Trial, on a long and gently undulating course leading into the heart of Richmond, VA, emphasised three names above all others: Tony Martin, Rohan Dennis, and Tom Dumoulin. Other names featured, but like all other cycling...

The 2014 ITT Podium Image via cyclingtips.com.au

The first three-quarters of this year’s Individual Time Trial course in Richmond, Virginia are fairly straight, with a couple of bends but nothing technical. With some meaty ascents to be tackled from the 3km mark and then again at 15km, the...