Welcome to our preview of what’s happening in the world of road cycling in March. With the Classics season getting under way last weekend with races such as Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne and the GP di Lugano, not to mention stage races such as the Tours of Qatar and Oman and the Volta ao Algarve earlier in February, the 2012 season is now in full flow.
Welcome to our preview of what’s happening in the world of road cycling in February. After last month’s races in Australia (Tour Down Under), Argentina (Tour de San Luis) and France (GP La Marseillaise), the calendar continues primarily in warmer climes, with the European season still slowly rousing itself from its wintry slumber.
Welcome to the first of our monthly preview guides. At the beginning of every month, we will look ahead to what’s coming up. January is always an exciting time, as it sees the 2012 cycling season kicks off in earnest. As usual, we start with the now traditional curtain-raiser.