Orica-GreenEdge “Really Happy” with Progression of Keukeleire after Top 10s in Harelbeke and Roubaix

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Ever since 2010, when he won the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, Nokere-Koerse, and Memorial Samyn races all in one brilliant March, Jens Keukeleire has (deservedly) received mentions as an outsider and potential Top 10 candidate in many prognosticators’ Classics previews. The cobbled, one-day races have never been the strongest area for Read More →

Paris-Roubaix 2015: Race Day Thoughts from Hayden Roulston, Sebastian Langeveld, and Daniel Oss

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VeloHuman spoke with a few of the riders at the Paris-Roubaix startline in Compiègne to get the inside scoop on how the Queen of the Classics might play out. Hayden Roulston (Trek Factory Racing) How are the legs? I’m okay. This is the last race for a lot of people Read More →

The Hell of the North, a First-timer, Wild Card Perspective: Scott Thwaites Paris-Roubaix Q&A

The conversations among journalists and fans at Saturday’s Paris-Roubaix team presentation mostly focused on the Classics brilliance of Alexander Kristoff, the uncertainty about the chances of Bradley Wiggins in the race, and the odds of another Etixx misstep, but beyond these select few conversation-starting top favorites, there are twenty-five teams Read More →

Despite E3 Crash, Sebastian Langeveld Confident in Fitness Ahead of Paris-Roubaix: “I’m Recovered Enough”

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After he left E3 Harelbeke in an ambulance, it seemed that Sebastian Langeveld’s Classics campaign might be over for 2015. The Dutch national road race champion suffered elbow, shoulder, and knee contusions in a bad crash about 40 kilometers into the race, an event that also saw Fabian Cancellara badly Read More →

Scheldeprijs 2015: Race Day Thoughts from Tom Van Asbroeck, Daniel McLay, and Tanner Putt

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VeloHuman caught up with a few riders at the start of Scheldeprijs in Antwerp. It’s a race that almost always ends in a bunch sprint with most of the pre-race favorites in contention for a high-speed win, but there was general consensus among the three participants interviewed that a Cav- and Kittel-less Read More →

Ronde van Vlaanderen 2015: Race Day Thoughts from John Degenkolb, Hugo Houle, and Tyler Farrar

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VeloHuman chatted with some of the riders taking on the Tour of Flanders at the startline in Bruges to get some insider insight on the way the 2015 Ronde might play out. John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) We finally have good weather today. Does that work in your favor? I think it’s in Read More →