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Podcast #60: Lots of spills, not many thrills

Okay, so Ardennes Week didn’t live up to expectations, but Chris, Midge, Kathi and Tim still find plenty to talk about in a week dominated by big crashes and Senor Valverde. 88 more words


Goodbye Cobbles, Hello Liege-Bastogne-Liege

We’re now just one day away from the first of the two Ardennes classics. Mike Franchetti looks ahead to Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

Following John Degenkolb’s magnificent win at Paris-Roubaix the World Tour bid farewell to the cobbles and will soon return to Belgium for the next Monument. 791 more words

Mike Franchetti

Amstel Gold Race 2015

The world of cycling descended to Maastricht this weekend for the 50th edition of the Amstel Gold Race (AGR), which is held annually. On saturday, 15.000 leisure cyclist climbed on their bikes to do their ride, on Sunday it was time for the professionals to cycle the 258km of the AGR through Limburg. 99 more words


2015 Amstel Gold Race Race Diary and Roundup

Race Diary:

Being on the west coast of the US, I’m watching this online hours after the fact without spoilers. Coverage starts with 107 km left for the lead group. 1,187 more words

Amstel Gold Race review: Kwiatkowski makes it a rainbow day

In a golden edition of the 50th anniversary of the Amstel Gold Race, Michal Kwiatkowski played it as cool as a cucumber on the Cauberg to deliver his first win in the rainbow jersey. 899 more words


Amstel Gold Race preview

We’ve been wowed by Flanders and by Northern France, and now it’s the turn of the Ardennes to provide the setting for spring racing. On Sunday the… 565 more words