Still just 22, he's rocking alongside Pogačar and Pidcock. Who is the breakthrough rider, and where is he heading?
The race fractured late and a duo came to the red kite with everything in play.
Rain, wind, and even hail made for a tough day in the saddle.
Amstel Gold Race and Liège-Bastogne-Liège are likely before a break and a possible Tour de France start.
How Ineos Grenadiers talent scouted Magnus Sheffield, and how far the super-team thinks the budding U.S. star can go.
Jury fines sport director after causing several riders to crash, including world champion Julian Alaphilippe.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl rider cited by race jury after pushing Ben Turner during Brabantse Pijl.
Still just 19 years old, Sheffield already has two wins under his belt in his first season with the Ineos Grenadiers.
Brabantse Pijl victory bodes well for a new generation of budding American classics riders pushing into the frame.
Ineos Grenadiers delivers another stunning classics win as Magnus Sheffield powers to victory at Brabantse Pijl.
Ineos Grenadiers used numerical advantage in final 50km to deliver the American rookie to the cobbled classic win.
World champion is able to continue but hurts elbow in crash sparked by cars moving past rider group.
Riders DQ'd at Brabantse Pijl and Tour of Turkey after commissaires spotted them breaking controversial safety rules.
The young British rider earns his first win wearing Ineos Grenadiers colors.
Well-timed bike-throw delivers victory for Trek-Segafredo star out of a small breakaway group at the Flemish race.
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Julian Alaphilippe won Wednesday's De Brabantse Pijl, finishing just inches ahead of Mathieu van der Poel.
The 28-year old Australian celebrated her first European win in Belgium on Wednesday.
Mathieu van der Poel stuns the WorldTour heavies by winning out of a select group of one-day stars, carrying strong form into Amstel Gold.
Large breakaway holds off peloton, netting De Vuyst her first career win as Rivera shows promise, recovering from Flanders crash.
Tim Wellens wins Brabantse Pijl with a late solo breakaway. Belgian dedicates win to Michael Goolaerts, who died at Roubaix.
The gateway to the hilly Ardennes, Brabantse Pijl offered up a steep final climb at the finish. Sonny Colbrelli won the final sprint.
Belgian former world champion gets his fifth victory since his remarkable 2011 season, and just in time for his favorite races
Fabian Cancellara and a slew of first-time winners came out on top in the classics, but who didn't?
Cannondale standout will race in the Amgen Tour of California, and later the USA Pro Challenge
Peter Sagan points to Philippe Gilbert as top favorite for Sunday's Amstel Gold Race, but isn't discounting his status
Peter Sagan had all the answers on Wednesday at Brabantse Pijl, leaving many rivals wondering how to test him in the Ardennes
Peter Sagan and Maja Leye meet for the first time since the March 31 incident in which the Slovakian grabbed her backside
After winning the road race at the 2012 world championships, Philippe Gilbert has yet to win a race this season
Two top favorites suffer hard crashes at Brabantse Pijl
Frenchman wins Ardennes prelude with bold solo attack
2011 Brabantse Pijl
- 1. Philippe GILBERT (BEL), Omega Pharma-Lotto, 4:40:38
- 2. Björn LEUKEMANS (BEL), Vacansoleil-DCM, same time
- 3. Anthony GESLIN (FRA), Française des Jeux, at 1:03
- 4. Johnny HOOGERLAND (NED), Vacansoleil-DCM, at 1:03
- 5. Bram TANKINK (NED), Rabobank Cycling Team, at 1:04
PARIS (AFP) - RadioShack's Sebastien Rosseler will be out to defend his title in the Belgian semi-classic Fleche Brananconne Wednesday as the peloton say a weary goodbye to the cobbles in anticipation of the hillier Ardennes classics.