Liege-Bastogne-Liege: moments in history

by CyclingTips

The final of the Spring Classics, Liege-Bastogne- Liege, will cover 258km and presents multiple riders with their last opportunity to salvage something from their Classics campaign.

It’s hard to look past three-time winner Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) as the strong favourite but with almost 4,000 metres of climbing on the menu there are plenty of chances for other riders to challenge him.

The oldest of the five cycling Monuments, you can be sure Liege-Bastogne-Liege will be captivating race with the winner likely not decided until the last metres. Be sure to check out our in-depth preview here. And take a look at the following gallery of images collected over the years from “La Doyenne”.

This is an updated version of an article that was first published in 2013.

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