Tour of Flanders 2014On Sunday April 6th, the 98th edition of the Tour of Flanders will be held. ‘Flanders’ finest’  travels from Bruges to Oudenaarde with riders enduring narrow roads, cobblestones and steep cobbled climbs along the way.  (Route maps)

Flanders is the second Monument on the cycling calender and is a race for the strong men with Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara’s rivalry creating added intrigue in recent years. Belgian teams and riders  arrive at the start line with extra motivation and the added pressure from their sponsors and fans to deliver a top result.

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Fabian CancellaraFabian Cancellara won his third Tour of Flanders today, beating Belgians Van Avermaet, Vandenbergh and Vanmarcke in a 4-up sprint after a spectacular race.

Tour of Flanders RidersFabian Cancellara was the classics master in 2013. He calmly soloed to victory in Flanders and went on to win a two-up sprint the following week in Paris-Roubaix. Can anyone challenge Spartacus this year? Cyclingstage.com presents the list of riders for the 2014 Tour of Flanders.

Milan San Remo Spring ClassicThe real cycling season is upon us and it's not just the crisp Spring air that's refreshing. Cyclingstage.com looks forward to the upcoming races

Tom Boonen Flanders FavouriteOne of the most prestigious one day races on the calander, Flanders is where all classics riders wish to peak. Can anyone pose a threat to the dominance of Boonen and Cancellara. There's certainly a ready and willing young Slovak... Cyclingstage takes a look at the favourites for 'Flanders Finest'.

Tour of Flanders 2014: The routeSunday, April 6th marks the 98th edition of the Tour of Flanders. Regarded by many to be the crème de la crème of one day racing, the fans reaction to the absense of the famous Muur van Geraardsbergen for the last two years and claims that the new route has made for boring racing has stung the organisers. The route has changed again for 2014 in a bid to re-capture all that made the race so exciting. Cyclingstage.com details everything you need to know about the new route.

Tour of Flanders Heroes Steep slopes and cobblestones in early spring is like High Mass on two wheels to the Flemish people. A win in Flanders is enough to make a career, but just six men have managed to win the revered 'Ronde' three times. Cyclingstage.com raises its glass of Belgian beer to the heroes of Flanders.

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