How the Race Was Won: 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

It was cold. It was snowing. And it was the oldest of the spring classics, one of pro cycling’s five Monuments. In the final spring classics installment of “How the Race Was Won,” Cosmo Catalano breaks down Wout Poels’ victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège.


Wout Poels wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège to bring Team Sky its first Monument

After 248km of cold, miserable conditions, Dutch rider Wout Poels took the biggest win of his career, and the first Monument for Team Sky, winning the 102nd edition of Liége-Bastogne-Liége. Polls out-sprinted Swiss rider Michael Albasini (Orica-GreenEdge) and Rui Costa (Lampre-Merida) from a four-man group; BMC Racing’s Samuel Sanchez ran out of legs as the …


Liege-Bastogne-Liege preview

It has been a great European spring of racing. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end and it’s time for the last of the Spring Classics for 2014: the 100th edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Mikkel Conde wrote the following preview of the race.


Reflections From The Ardennes Classics

In our final Spring Classics photo-series of three parts, we recap the Ardennes Classics through the lens of Kristof Ramon…


News Shorts – April 26th, 2012

Last week’s headlines in Pro Cycling news and what’s coming up… A Maxim surprise; Nibali close to sealing the deal; Flèche champ, Rodríguez slips away; Romandie welcomes Tour hopefuls Evans, Wiggins; Bruyneel upset with Schlecks; Kreuziger ready to win Giro; Giro TTT: BMC Racing vs GreenEDGE; BMC renews through 2016; Contador accused of doping in …


News Shorts – 18th April, 2012

Last week’s headlines in Pro Cycling news and what’s coming up… Gaspa gets the Amstel Gold; Freire surprises; Bettini recons Worlds course; Gilbert back to normal; Evans abandons Ardennes; La Flèche Wallonne; Attention on Liège; Giro’s mountain jersey blue?; Trentino time; Contador to race Vuelta with Saxo Bank;


L-B-L – An Unpopular Win

Yes, Vino has served his suspension, but if he wants to be loved and admired by the fans again he needs to show some humility and class off the bike as well. It was a sensational win but Vino will need to think before he speaks if he’s to regain some respect back from the …


Who is Your TIP For Liège-Bastogne-Liège?

The teams out training on the course of Liège-Bastogne-Liège near the infamous la Redoute Who’s your tip for L-B-L today?  Here are the top 20 from last year:


Watch Liege-Bastogne-Liège Live

I’m glad that many of you who read this blog have had the chance to watch the spring classics over the internet rather than via text updates.  Liege-Bastogne-Liège isn’t being broadcast on television here in Australia, so us die hard cycling nuts gotta take what we can get. For the non-techie cycling fan here’s my …


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