2019 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Preview

The Spring Classics come to a close for 2019 this Sunday with Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Here's what you need to know. Liège-Bastogne-Liège closes out the Spring Classics. It also comes as the last race in a micro-season known as the Ardennes Classics, which consists of three race: Flèche Wallonne, the Amstel Gold Race, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Of the three,... Continue Reading →

2019 Amstel Gold Race Preview

It’s the 54th edition of the men’s Amstel Gold Race. A race named after beer. And it falls on Easter. Who will rise to the challenge? The cobbled classics are sadly done for the year, now we move to the Ardennes Classics, starting with the Amstel Gold Race this Sunday. Here's what you need to... Continue Reading →

2019 Tour Of Flanders Preview

Who's ready for the ‘hardest one-day race’ on the WorldTour calendar, the Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen)? “It is, without question, the hardest one-day bike race ever created,” George Hincapie, who finished a record 17 times, wrote in his biography. Here's how the race got its start: The History of the Ronde van Vlaanderen... Continue Reading →

2019 Milan-San Remo Recap

The first of the five 2019 Monuments took place in Italy on Saturday at Milan – San Remo. The “sprinters’ classic” saw Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain – Merida) escape on the Poggio and ride solo to the finish last year, avoiding a sprint. The big question for 2019, would the race end in a sprint once again?... Continue Reading →

A Guide to the 2018 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Liège–Bastogne–Liège, often called La Doyenne ("The Old Lady"), is a one-day classic cycling race in Belgium. First run in 1892, it is the oldest major one-day race and it's this Sunday, April 23rd. It's also the final of the five Monuments of the European professional road cycling calendar and it's a damn hard race. In... Continue Reading →

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