Category: Commentary

Commentary: How to make Liege great again

The oldest monument has struggled to generate excitement until all but the last few minutes in recent years — what can be done?

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The Outer Line: Explaining sudden cardiac death in pro cycling

The Outer Line takes a closer look at sudden cardiac death (SDC) in the wake of Michael Goolaerts’s death during the 2018 edition of

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Amstel Gold Roundtable: Was Valgren savvy, strong, or both?

Our editors sound off on a thrilling edition of the hilly classic. Why did Sky stink? How did Valgren win? Should Sagan target Amstel?

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Will the CPA riders’ union survive?

One of the most glaring deficiencies in men’s professional cycling is the lack of athlete input and influence in the sport —

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Roubaix Roundtable: Sagan rewrites story of 2018 classics

How does this edition of Paris-Roubaix stack up to previous thrillers? Why couldn’t Quick-Step chase Sagan?

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Power Rankings: Paris-Roubaix 2018

Here’s a look at nine of the favorites for “The Hell of the North,” a 257km run from Compiègne to Roubaix.

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The Outer Line: Tapping cycling’s hidden goldmine

Online streaming affords great potential for cycling to grow and engage new viewers, but it is a difficult puzzle to solve.

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Flanders Roundtable: Has Quick-Step’s dominance dulled the classics?

Terpstra and team Quick-Step Floors does it again at Tour of Flanders, taking two spots on the podium. We sound off on the action.

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Commentary: Flanders is cycling’s best Monument

Fred Dreier writes how the chaos, the crowds, the climbs, and the cobblestones are what makes the Tour of Flanders cycling’s best Monument.

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The 25 most valuable riders in the women’s peloton

What makes a pro cyclist valuable? Results or something more? We set about ranking the top 50 men’s and women’s riders.

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