Rider Interview: Jakob Fuglsang has been on the cusp of big things for a while, with wins and podium places in his 14 year pro career. 2019, in his own words, was his best with a Classic win in Liège and a Vuelta a España stage win. Alastair Hamilton caught up with Jakob at the Astana team presentation in Spain to hear his thoughts on 2019 and looking forward to 2020.
Season Review: The 2019 road season is over and it was full of surprises from the 'new guard' of 'young guns' bring a breath of fresh air to the top events. Philippe Gilbert showed that it's not all over for the 'mature' riders, but there is a new broom in pro cycling. Ed Hood looks at the year's top events and the bright future of the sport we love.
Rider Report Card: The blood, sweat and dust has settled on the 2019 Spring Classic season and so it's rider report card time. PEZ Head Master, Ed Hood, has been strict with his scrutiny - There are a couple of 'top marks' and a few 'dunce caps' handed out, but who is at the top of the class?
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.
Race Report: After his podium places in Strade Bianche, Flèche Wallonne and Amstel Gold, Astana's Jakob Fuglsang jumped to the top place with a solo finish in Liège. The Swiss born Dane dropped his break companions and rode the final wet fourteen kilometres alone for the victory.
The oldest monument - Liège-Bastogne-Liège - brings down the curtain on the 2019 Spring Classic season, and what a season! Peter Easton looks back at the history of the 'Old Lady' and how she has weathered two World wars and taken her rightful place as the Queen of the Ardennes.
April 25, 2019 - The Flèche Wallonne has passed, but Mathieu van der Poel's name is still on everyone's lips - Top Story. Race reports from Flèche Wallonne and the Tour of the Alps with results and video. Other cycling news: Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Eschborn-Frankfurt, Boels Dolmans and Santini supporting Breast Cancer Research and registration for the Tour of America’s Dairyland.
Race Preview: The professional season's oldest Classic rolls out of Liège on Sunday for the journey to Bastogne and back, to take in eleven categorised and many lower climbs for more than 4,000 meters of ascending. Ed Hood sets the stage for yet another very open Spring Classic.