Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, due to take place today, has been cancelled as a result of heavy snowfalls overnight in Belgium, as well as forecasts of further snow and rain potentially resulting in icy roads and making conditions dangerous for riders.
The GP Lugano in Switzerland is another race to have fallen victim to the weather, with the safety of participants a priority.
Simon joined road.cc as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.