Last of the Ardennes Classics, Liège-Bastogne-Liège is also the biggest. With big favorites missing out on the first two, we are certainly in for a race where big guns will go head to head against each other on the final climbs.
After watching some hard racing on Flemish and French cobbles in recent weeks, we now turn our attention to the lumpy Ardennes Classics. Wednesday’s Brabantse Pijl provided a good indication of the riders to look out for in Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race.
After Fabian Cancellara’s momentous ride at Tour of Flanders last weekend, he appears to be the biggest favourite to win the 2013 Paris-Roubaix this Sunday. But the beauty of this epic race is it’s unpredictability and, realistically, the winner could come from almost anywhere within the peloton.
It’s been a tantalising start to the Flemish cobbles season, with E3 Harelbeke won by Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) and Gent-Wevelgem won by Peter Sagan (Cannondale). Many people are suggesting this year’s Tour of Flanders will be a battle between those two given Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) is nowhere near the form he had last season […]
We’re nearing the start of the 2013 professional cycling season and the best tour of all is about to kick it off. If you’re in Adelaide and are looking for ride suggestions and everything else about the race, look no further.