The 2020 Classics season is almost under way, with 'Opening Weekend' kicking off the action. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad was first up on Saturday, while Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne follows on Sunday. Next up is Le Samyn, which follows on Tuesday.
Once again, Cyclingnews will be bringing you reports, interviews, results and news throughout the Classics, starting with Saturday's race. Read on to find out how to watch Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN.
The big openers for the spring Classics season, almost every big-name Classics rider has converged on Belgium this weekend for Omloop and Kuurne. Saturday's winner Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) will start at Kuurne, as will runner-up Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck-QuickStep), world champion Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) and Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team).
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Jasper Stuyven wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Annemiek van Vleuten wins women's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Van Aert held back by tactics as Teunissen runs out of gas at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Stuyven's 'dare-to-lose' mentality nets a victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Other big names on the start list include Tiesj Benoot (Team Sunweb), Nils Politt (Israel Start-Up Nation), Sep Vanmarcke (EF Pro Cycling), Zdenek Štybar (Deceuninck-QuickStep), John Degenkolb (Lottto Soudal) and Niki Terpstra (Total Direct Énergie).
The Kuurne course gets a revamp for 2020, with a different selection of climbs coming in the mid-race section. Nokereberg and Tiegemberg are gone, for example, while the Kanarieberg-Kruisberg-Hotond trio come later on and Oude Kwaremont is the penultimate berg of the day.
The 203km-course, which features 11 hills and five cobbled sectors, still ends with a flat run-in though, with the final 50km not containing any major obstacles.
The Spring Classics are being aired live across Europe via Eurosport and on the Eurosport Player, with British Eurosport showing almost every race live.
You can sign up for a subscription to Eurosport Player for £6.99 / $9.16 for a month, £4.99 / $6.54 for a year-long monthly pass, or £39.99 / $52.42 for a 12-month pass.
GCN Racing will also show select races, starting with the women's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.
Subscribing to FloBikes cost $150 for the year and gives you access to watch most of the season's biggest races. Fubo.tv, meanwhile is available for a week's free trial, while their most popular package costs $54.99 per month for over 75 channels.
A handful of major races will also be available to view via NBC Sports Gold, which is available for a cut-price fee of $19.99.
In Australia, SBS will show Flanders, Roubaix and the Ardennes triple.
Check below for a full list of races and broadcasters who are airing them
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.
TechRadar tested hundreds of VPNs and recommends the number-one VPN currently available as Express VPN. With ExpressVPN, you can watch on many devices at once including Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick, PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, iPads, tablets, etc.
Spring Classics schedule & broadcasters
|Date||Race||English-language broadcasters||Local broadcasters|
|February 29||Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (mens' & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo, GCN||Sporza, RTBF|
|March 1||Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne||Eurosport||Sporza, RTBF|
|March 3||Le Samyn||Eurosport||Sporza, RTBF|
|March 7||Strade Bianche (men's & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo||Rai Sport, Sporza|
|March 15||Women's Ronde van Drenthe||RTV Drenthe|
|March 21||Milan-San Remo||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo||Rai Sport, Sporza, RTBF|
|March 22||Trofeo Alfredo Binda||Rai Sport, PMG Sport|
|March 25||Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne (men's & women's)||Eurosport||Sporza, RTBF|
|March 27||E3 BinckBank Classic||Eurosport||Sporza, RTBF|
|March 29||Gent-Wevelgem (men's & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo||Sporza, RTBF|
|April 1||Dwars door Vlaanderen||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo||Sporza, RTBF|
|April 5||Tour of Flanders (men's & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo, SBS||Sporza, RTBF, Rai Sport|
|April 8||Scheldeprijs||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo||Sporza, RTBF|
|April 12||Paris-Roubaix||Eurosport, FloBikes, NBC, SBS||Sporza, RTBF, Rai Sport|
|April 15||Brabantse Pijl||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo||Sporza, RTBF|
|April 19||Amstel Gold Race (men's & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, Fubo, SBS||Sporza, RTBF, Rai Sport|
|April 19||Tro-Bro Léon||Eurosport||France3|
|April 22||La Flèche Wallonne (men's & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, NBC, SBS||Sporza, RTBF, Rai Sport|
|April 26||Liège-Bastogne-Liège (men's & women's)||Eurosport, FloBikes, NBC, SBS||Sporza, RTBF, Rai Sport|
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