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How to watch Dwars door Vlaanderen – Spring Classics live streaming

Van der Poel Pogacar Milan-San Remo 2022 Fabio Ferrari - Pool/Getty Images
Van der Poel and Pogacar are set to do battle at Dwars door Vlaanderen (Image credit: Fabio Ferrari - Pool/Getty Images)

The 2022 Spring Classics are underway, and if you're looking for a way to watch the action in the coming month we've put together a handy Classics live stream guide.

The series of one-day races in Belgium, France, and Italy packing the calendar through March and April bring four Monuments throughout the spring: Milan-San Remo, the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, but there's plenty of other upcoming racing to look forward to as well.

Belgium's spring Classics are well underway, with major races such as the E3 Saxo Bank Classic, Gent-Wevelgem already done and dusted. The lead-in to the Monuments continues on Wednesday, March 20 with the Dwars door Vlaanderen men's and women's races.

Cyclingnews will bring you full reports, results, news, interviews, and analysis throughout the races. Read on to find out how to watch the spring Classics via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

The race will see the men take on 183.7km and another circuitous route from Roeselare to Waregem. 13 hills and eight cobbled sectors lie between them and the finish, with difficulties including familiar names such as the Berg Ten Houte, Mariaborrestraat (twice), Kanarieberg, Knokteberg (twice) and Nokereberg.

The women's race features 120km of the same roads, starting and finishing in Waregem. The route will also include ascents of the Berg Ten Houte, Kanarieberg, Knokteberg, and Nokereberg, as well as flat cobbled sectors such as the Mariaborrestraat.

Men's schedule: Start – 12:45 (11:45 BST, 06:45 EST), Finish – 17:17 (16:17 BST, 10:17 EST) on Wednesday, March 30.

Women's schedule: Start – 12:04 (11:04 BST, 06:04 EST), Finish – 15:14 (14:14 BST, 10:14 EST) on Wednesday, March 30.

Live Stream

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Dwars door Vlaanderen will be broadcast around Europe on Eurosport (opens in new tab) and Discovery+ (opens in new tab). A subscription to Eurosport Player costs £6.99/$9.15 per month, or £59.99/$78.51 for a 12-month pass. Discovery+ offers the same coverage for the same prices, too.

The race will be aired in the United Kingdom, Europe and in select other territories on GCN+ (opens in new tab), with a year’s subscription costing £39.99.

In the USA, Australia, and Canada, the races will be broadcast on Flobikes (opens in new tab). A year's subscription costs $150 in the US and $209.99 in Canada)

Local Belgian broadcasters RTBF (opens in new tab) and Sporza (opens in new tab) will also air the races.

We'll keep you updated with out 'How to Watch' guides throughout the spring Classics season, with other broadcasters to keep in mind during the coming month including NBC Sports (opens in new tab) via Peacock ($4.99 per month in the US).

If you don't have cable TV, then NBC Sports can also be accessed over IP, via smart TV, or any other smart device, via SlingTV (opens in new tab) ($35 per month with the first month discounted by $10) or FuboTV (opens in new tab) ($64.99 per month) – both services offer free trials, too.

Spring Classics broadcasting options around Europe include Rai Sport (opens in new tab) (Italy), France TV (opens in new tab), L'Equipe TV (opens in new tab) (France), NOS (Netherlands), EITB (opens in new tab) (Basque Country), and RTVE (opens in new tab) (Spain).

If you live outside a broadcast zone or are on holiday outside your country and find that the live streams to be geo-restricted, you can get around this by getting access to them by simulating being back in your home country via a 'virtual private network', or VPN, for your laptop, tablet or mobile.

Our sister site TechRadar tested hundreds of VPNs and recommends the number-one VPN currently available as Express VPN. With ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), you can watch on many devices at once including Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick, PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, iPads, tablets, etc.

Startlist information

The cobbled Classics return of Mathieu van der Poel is the headline news for Wednesday's races. The Dutchman heads up the Alpecin-Fenix team alongside Jasper Philipsen at the race he won three years ago.

Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) will also race ahead of his Tour of Flanders debut. Tom Pidcock heads up Ineos along with reigning champion Dylan van Baarle.

Other major names at the race include Yves Lampaert, Fabio Jakobsen (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl), Greg Van Avermaet, Oliver Naesen (AG2R Citroën), Tiesj Benoot (Jumbo-Visma), Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo), Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal), Stefan Küng (Groupama-FDJ), Alexander Kristoff (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), Anthony Turgis (TotalEnergies), and Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe).

In the women's race, Annemiek Van Vleuten (Movistar) is back to defend her title. The Dutchwoman will face competition including two-time winner Ellen van Dijk (Trek-Segafredo) at the race.

Also competing are Shari Bossuyt, Elise Chabbey (Canyon-Sram), Lucinda Brand, Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo), Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (FDJ-Nouvelle Acquitaine-Futuroscope), Amanda Spratt (BikeExchange-Jayco), Floortje Mackaij (Team DSM), Marta Bastianelli (UAE Team ADQ), and Chiara Consonni (Valcar-Travel & Service).

Men's spring schedule

March 30Dwars door VlaanderenFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 2Volta Limburg ClassicEurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 3Tour of FlandersFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 4ScheldeprijsFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 10Amstel Gold RaceFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 13Brabantse PijlFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 17Paris-RoubaixFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 20La Flèche WallonneFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 24Liège-Bastogne-LiègeFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN

Women's spring schedule

March 30Dwars door VlaanderenFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 3Tour of FlandersFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 6Scheldeprijs VrouwenFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 10Amstel Gold RaceFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 13Brabantse PijlFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 16Paris-Roubaix FemmesFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 20La Flèche Wallonne FéminineFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 24Liège-Bastogne-Liège FemmesFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN

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