Tags » Amstel Gold Race

The 51. Amstel Gold Race decoded

Ok. The 51. Amstel Gold race is history. It was a tiring and boring race. The teams were deploying their usual mathematical tactics of doing nothing, if it isn’t absolutely necessary (and then wondering, why they have to pay TV to show their races and not the other way around!) 1,021 more words


Conclusions from the Amstel Gold Race

Sundays’ Amstel Gold Race, the first of the Ardennes Classics, saw an emotional and unexpected victory for 2011 winner Enrico Gasparotto. Emotional because Gasparotto’s teammate Antoine Demoitié was killed during Gent-Wevelgem three weeks ago, Unexpected because Gasparotto rides for Wanty-Groupe Gobert, a ProContinental team. 787 more words

Race Reviews

BULETIN DE STIRI (de seara): Tenis, ciclism, scrima

* Romania a retrogradat in Grupa Mondiala II a competitiei de tenis feminin Fed Cup, oaspetele Clujului, jucatoarele din Germania, impunandu-se cu 3-1 dupa meciurile de simplu, in pofida exemplarei daruiri a Monicai Niculescu, “gaselnita de bun augur a capitanului-nejucator Alina Tecsor, care a ales-o in ultimul moment sa joace in locul Irinei Begu. 410 more words

Le Classiche del ciclismo: Amstel Gold Race 1996

Oggi è il giorno della classica più giovane di tutte: oggi è il giorno dell’Amstel Gold Race, che si corre tra Belgio e Olanda. Oggi, la salita più nota della corsa è sicuramente il Cauberg, sul quale spesso si decide l’esito della gara, ma l’ormai storica ascesa non c’è sempre stata, anzi fino al 2003 gli strappi decisivi sono stati altri. 645 more words


Amstel Gold Race

Now that the cobbles of Flanders and Roubaix are over, we’re treated to the first of the three Ardennes Classics. Oddly, Amstel Gold doesn’t take part in the Ardennes at all, but in the Dutch region of Limburg. 2,391 more words


It's time for the road cycling classics!

How was your winter? Did you have a great holiday season with or without training?

Maybe winter was not how it was supposed to be. Rain, wind and cold may have kept you off the bike. 107 more words