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Link to Stat Attack: Do you need experience to win in the Ardennes?
Stevie Williams and Kasia Niewiadoma both won Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday, with totally different histories in the race

Stat Attack: Do you need experience to win in the Ardennes?

Cillian Kelly looks at the trends – and exceptions – of the winners in the hilly Spring Classics

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Link to Stat Attack: Mathieu van der Poel's milestones and Quick-Step's cobbled demise
Mathieu van der Poel (centre) and his Alpecin-Deceuninck teammates are eclipsing previous Classics powerhouse Soudal-QuickStep (left)

Stat Attack: Mathieu van der Poel's milestones and Quick-Step's cobbled demise

GCN's resident stats nerd Cillian Kelly uncovers the statistical storylines from Paris-Roubaix, and puts Quick-Step's lacklustre performances under the harsh spotlight of facts and figures

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Link to Stat Attack: Tadej Pogačar's white jersey domination
Tadej Pogačar won the white jersey at the Tour de France four years in a row

Stat Attack: Tadej Pogačar's white jersey domination

As the Slovenian races the first stage race where he's not eligible for best young rider, Cillian Kelly looks back on just how tight his grip on white was

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Link to Stat Attack: How many teams have won all five Monuments?
Perhaps unsurprisingly, Soudal Quick-Step are one of the most successful teams in the Monuments

Stat Attack: How many teams have won all five Monuments?

With the Monuments about to begin, Cillian Kelly explores which teams have been most successful in cycling's five biggest Classics

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Link to Stat Attack: The careers ruined by Marianne Vos
Marianne Vos has consigned many riders to silver medals over the years

Stat Attack: The careers ruined by Marianne Vos

The Dutchwoman has a staggering victory tally, which begs the question, who would have a richer palmarès if Vos never existed?

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Link to Stat Attack: Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico, and the Tour de France – we’ve been tricked
In recent years, the Tour de France winner has often graced the podium in either Paris-Nice or Tirreno-Adriatico

Stat Attack: Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico, and the Tour de France – we’ve been tricked

The trend of Tour de France winners taking victory in these early-season races is only a recent phenomenon, Cillian Kelly explains

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Link to Stat Attack: Why has no male rider ever done the Omloop-Flanders double?
Dylan van Baarle and Tadej Pogačar were the winners of Omloop and Flanders in 2023

Stat Attack: Why has no male rider ever done the Omloop-Flanders double?

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and the Tour of Flanders bookend the Belgian cobbled Classics season, but male riders can't seem to win them both

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Link to Stat Attack: The nearly men of the professional peloton
These riders have notched up hundreds of top-10s between them, but not a single WorldTour win

Stat Attack: The nearly men of the professional peloton

Wins make the headlines, but what about the riders who are always so close? Cillian Kelly looks at the numbers

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Link to Stat Attack: Does pro cycling really need saving?
Visma-Lease a Bike at the Tour Down Under

Stat Attack: Does pro cycling really need saving?

Despite the latest push for a new financial model, the numbers show there's more stability than ever

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Link to Stat Attack: The history Primož Roglič must defy to win the Tour de France
Primož Roglič wearing the yellow jersey at the 2020 Tour de France

Stat Attack: The history Primož Roglič must defy to win the Tour de France

From his change of teams to his advancing age, the facts and figures suggest the Slovenian faces a complicated task in July

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Link to GCN Stat Attack: Is Il Lombardia the worst of cycling’s Monuments?
This week's World of Cycling episode is out now on GCN+

GCN Stat Attack: Is Il Lombardia the worst of cycling’s Monuments?

The stats lead Cillian Kelly to believe that the race of the falling leaves may well be the easiest Monument in cycling to win

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Link to GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly reveals how Soudal Quick-Step have perfected the transfer window
This week's World of Cycling episode is out now on GCN+

GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly reveals how Soudal Quick-Step have perfected the transfer window

The widespread assumption is true: sprinters are never as good once they leave Soudal Quick-Step - and we’ve got the stats to prove it

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Link to GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly analyses the Jumbo-Visma 1-2-3 at the Vuelta a España
This week's World of Cycling episode is out now on GCN+

GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly analyses the Jumbo-Visma 1-2-3 at the Vuelta a España

Dutch superteam on course to make history with Sepp Kuss, whilst Remco Evenepoel has racked up an unprecedented amount of jerseys

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Link to GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly looks at the Vuelta a España’s history makers
This week's World of Cycling episode is out now on GCN+

GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly looks at the Vuelta a España’s history makers

Lenny Martinez, Kaden Groves and Primož Roglič are just a few of the riders setting records this week

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Link to World of Cycling: Can Sepp Kuss win the Vuelta a España?
This week's World of Cycling episode is out now on GCN+

World of Cycling: Can Sepp Kuss win the Vuelta a España?

Simon Richardson, Andy McGrath and Pippa York reflect on the first week of the Vuelta and look ahead to the rest of the race

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Link to GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly crunches the numbers from the Vuelta a España's opening weekend
This week's World of Cycling episode is out now on GCN+

GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly crunches the numbers from the Vuelta a España's opening weekend

EF Education-EasyPost led the Vuelta for the first time, fresh youngsters emerge and Remco Evenepoel makes more history

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Link to GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly says this is the strongest Vuelta a España lineup in history
Remco Evenepoel will have his work cut out for him defending his Vuelta a España title

GCN Stat Attack: Cillian Kelly says this is the strongest Vuelta a España lineup in history

A record-setting startlist featuring Jonas Vingegaard, Primož Roglič and Remco Evenepoel will vy for the red jersey

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