Star Rider Interview: In the late 80s and early 90s there were a lot of big names in the peloton winning Classics - Sean Kelly, Phil Anderson, Gianni Bugno, Eric Vanderaerden... The list goes on. But there was another name: Eric Van Lancker, who popped up and took Liège, Amstel and a clutch of other top results.
Star Rider Interview: Sean Kelly was the 'King of the Classics' for many years, but the man from Carrick-on-Suir also won the Vuelta a España and many shorter stage races. His record at Liège-Bastogne-Liège is incomparable and so Ed Hood caught up with Irishman for his thoughts on the 'Old Lady' of the road.
PeloPics: This Sunday the pro peloton should have been attacking the tough climbs of the Ardennes in the Liège-Bastogne-Liège one-day Classic, the oldest Classic on the calendar. 1986 was a wet and cold edition of La Doyenne, but Italian, Moreno Argentin came out on top - Photo and video gallery from Liège '86.
What surprised me most about the Fleche Wallonne parcours was just how hard this 200km ‘semi-Classic’ is. There’s nothing ‘semi’ about it… It deserves the prime time and throws up 11 rated climbs, including 3 passes over a 1300 meter brute called the Mur de Huy. Here’s how it happened to me…
Mar 19, 2020 - No racing, but the wheels on the cycling world are still turning. Van Aert and the UCI-Top Story. Giro? Evenepoel, Van der Poel, Van Avermaet and Ulissi talk. Canceled races, quarantine, AG2R, Van Lerberghe, Sanremo virtual and Wolfpack video.
PeloPics: After a third place in the Amstel Gold Race and a second place in Flèche Wallonne, Jakob Fuglsang took the win on Sunday with an impressive solo in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Fuglsang attacked on the final climb of the day for his first Monument victory. Here is the top photos and video from 'La Doyenne'.
April 29, 2019 - Jakob Fuglsang fought the elements for a sound win in Liège. Rider quotes and video from 'La Doyenne' and the Tour of the Alps. Advice for Valverde from Zoetemelk-Top Story. Other cycling news: Bennati breaks collarbone, Flèche'20 start in Herve, Cav for Yorkshire, Jumbo-Visma development, Panini Tour collection and Valverde video.