Giro d’Italia 2019 Preview

The 2019 Giro d'Italia begins on Saturday, May 11. After last year's Grande Partenza in Israel and Chris Froome's eventual victory in Rome, this year's Giro d'Italia will be a far more Italian affair. Here's a preview of the race and a little musing on who might walk away with the maglia rosa. This 102nd edition of the Corsa Rosa... Continue Reading →

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 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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