Cavendish was the defining sprinter of the century – Our editors pick through their best memories of the retiring 'Manx Missile'.
Can his ripping spring form make him only the second US male to finish on the podium? Powless goes better the longer the race.
Analysis: The peloton's speed demons have no hope when the Pogačar’s and the Van Aert’s accelerate over the Poggio.
Belgian barnstormer sees the Milan-San Remo podium as confirmation he's on track going into the critical northern classics period.
Milan-San Remo scrapbook: A Poggio record, Ganna and the galacticos, Van der Poel’s streak, a meme is born, and more
Here are some of the best stories, out-takes, and stats coming out of San Remo that you might have missed.
Unpacking the tactics: One perfectly timed, fully committed attack deflated the peloton's most lethal engines.
Poggio recon rides and a lot of suffering send Van der Poel from mid-pack at Tirreno-Adriatico to off the front of Milan-San Remo.
Here's what the top riders said after Saturday's explosive battle over the Poggio.
Here's what the top riders said after the San Remo shakedown.
Van der Poel kicks clear from Filippo Ganna, Wout van Aert, and Tadej Pogačar and rides all alone to stunning victory on the Via Roma.
Van Aert drops the inner ring for La Primavera and its crucial Poggio ascent: 'It's a small advantage we wanted to take'
Follow all the news for Milan-San Remo to open the men's 'monument' season.
The tyrant, the returning king, and the wildcard: Who's hot, who's not, and what are the chances for San Remo's three superstars?
Analysis: Lotto-Dstny's two fast finishers both pack outside odds at Via Roma victory. We dive into how a team calls between its two captains.
Tour de Hoody: The arrival of 'monument madness' is a poignant reminder that Sagan's days in the peloton are numbered.
Who will be first down the Via Roma in the easiest monument to finish but the hardest to win?
After a spectacular start to his season, Pogačar is about to unleash on the spring classics from Milan-San Remo to Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
Strade Bianche winner crashed twice during Tirreno-Adriatico and he will miss the Italian monument on doctor's orders.
The decisive climb in La Primavera is so innocuous that on the other 364 days of the year an errant cycling tourist will have a hard time finding it.
Our editors debate where the men's 'monuments' rank as the all-time favorite.
From Giro-bound Roglič and Geoghegan Hart to Van Aert and Van der Poel heading to Milan-San Remo, here's what the favorites revealed.
The one-day race along the Italian Riviera opens a busy month of racing in Italy.
VN ticker: Sold-out Crusher in the Tushar releases 100 spots for women, Milan-San Remo gets new start location
Here's what's making headlines on February 2.
The 'Race of the Two Seas' has something for everyone in the prestigious, early season GC prize.
After winning cycling's longest monument, Mohorič will now take on cycling's most fearsome race at the Hell of the North.
Belgian star wants to leave with hands held high and the Ardennes will be at the center of his swansong season.
And Bernal is back to riding on the road!
Jim Cotton and Ben Delaney break down the key points of MIlan-San Remo, comparing Matej Mohorič's power to that of Mathieu van der Poel.
The Trek-Segafredo rider says that missing Milan-San Remo was the right call to avoid risking another setback later in his classics campaign.
James weighs in on how a dropper seat post helped Mohorič win Milan-San Remo.
Fearless descending was vital, but Mohoric was also sprinting like mad out of every corner down the Poggio. Here we compare his numbers on each critical section to that of Mathieu van der Poel's.
After the favorites are once again left with nothing to show for their efforts, we get yet another example that it is better to fly under the radar in modern cycling
From avoiding crashes and chasing motos to using a dropper post and warning off Pogačar, here are the keys to unlock Mohorič's San Remo masterpiece.
The Brit will now undergo blood tests to try uncover the root of the issue
Elisa Balsamo said she'd like to see a women's Milan-San Remo come back, but where does women's racing draw the line with importing men's events onto the calendar?
'We are not going to make a race schedule until this problem is solved,' says his coach.
Alpecin-Fenix confirms Dutch star will race Coppi e Bartali in latest sign that Mathieu van der Poel is on track to race Tour of Flanders.
Governing body confirms approval of use of dropper posts in road racing, 'subject to the minimum 5cm setback rule.'
Matej Mohoric’s storming success in Milan-San Remo proved a long time in the making and served to further emphasise the growing dominance of Slovenian racers across the World Tour.
The 27 year old won the longest stage in the 2018 Giro d'Italia, the longest stage of the 2021 Tour de France, and also the longest stage of the 2017 Vuelta a Espana.
Mohorič winning the longest Monument on the calendar with a Fox dropper post on the descent is one for the history books.
Wout van Aert suggests that some of his rivals at Milan-San Remo were content to race for the podium rather than the win.
Mohoric ran a dropper post for his pre-planned Poggio descent attack.
The 27-year-old Slovenian takes his first-ever Monument victory.
The inside story on how Matej Mohorič and Bahrain Victorious plotted its strategy months ago for Milan-San Remo.
British team finishes outside the top-10 as crashes and illness sees the team fade in San Remo.
Tour de France champ attacked five times in quick succession but couldn't make it stick, putting an end to his season victory sweep.
Jumbo-Visma star covered attacks from Tadej Pogačar but could not chase down the attacking Mohorič on the Poggio descent.
Dutch rider tips his hat to Mohorič but calls out a lack of cooperation in the chase group.
Slovenian drops the likes of Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel on a wild descent off the Poggio using a dropper seatpost to roar to victory.
Slovenian breakaway ace surprises favorites with solo dash off the bottom of the Poggio and down the Via Roma.
‘Two days ago I came home from training and I had a few missed calls,’ Mathieu van der Poel on his Milan-San Remo free role
'I feel pretty good in training but training isn’t racing so for me I'll see how I feel in the end,' Dutch rider says ahead of season debut.
CeramicSpeed parts abound on the Italian sprinter's Factor Ostro VAM. Will his velocita ascensionale media (VAM) be fast enough over the Cipressa and Poggio to contest the final sprint?
Will there even be anyone left to ride the first Monument of the season?
'Spartacus' pulled a stunner with his solo dash down the finish straight in 2008 – Ganna hopes he could do the same.
Tour de Hoody: The last bunch sprint came in 2016, and everyone is bracing for more attacks on the Poggio.
Pogačar wary of Mathieu van der Poel: 'I never believe that he is only here to train. I think he's good.'
Home favorite Alberto Bettiol lines up alongside Michael Valgren as American team loses riders with sickness.
Alpecin-Fenix officials confirm the Dutch star will race the Italian monument 'without expectations or ambitions.'
'I was in good form and ready for a hard race, but like many riders, I faced a stomach flu at the worst time,' Ewan says.
To watch the entire 300km race? Or just the final juicy bits? Our editors debate the best Milan-San Remo viewing strategy.
Alaphilippe, Stuyven, Colbrelli and Degenkolb are also among riders who will miss the Italian monument due to sickness.
Bahrain-Victorious veteran says Milan-San Remo is a completely different race than when he went to the line with Mark Cavendish in 2009.
Defending champion at Trek-Segafredo will miss Milan-San Remo with illness most likely picked up at Paris-Nice.
With its distance, its prestige and hard-to-predict nature, there is no race like it on the international calendar.
'It’s going to be interesting with Pogačar because for me everything points to van Aert,' 2008 winner tells VeloNews.
The longest of cycling's five monuments will be streamed live for more than eight hours on Saturday, March 19.
Alexander Kristoff on Milan-San Remo: ‘I’m not as strong as I used to be, but I still have some legs’
Could the former Milan-San Remo winner be the ultimate outsider this spring? The Norwegian still harbors ambitions for classics surprises.
The Italian will be racing on home soil again this weekend at Trofeo Alfredo Binda, where she hopes to help Elisa Longo Borghini to defend her title.