Five talking points from Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019

Belgian Philippe Gilbert of Deceuninck – Quick-Step, French Julian Alaphilippe of Deceuninck – Quick-Step, Belgian Pieter Serry of Deceuninck – Quick-Step, Belgian Greg Van Avermaet of CCC Team and Belgian Dries Devenyns of Deceuninck – Quick-Step race during the 105th edition of the 258 kilometer Liege-Bastogne-Liege one day cycling race on April 28, 2019, in Liege. (Photo by ERIC LALMAND / various sources / AFP) / Belgium OUT (Photo credit should read ERIC LALMAND/AFP/Getty Images)

There are two names that have stood out from the rest in recent editions of Liège-Bastogne-Liège – Dan Martin and Alejandro Valverde.

Jakob Fuglsang wins first ever Monument with victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Jakob Fuglsang wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) has claimed his first ever Monument with victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019, attacking with 15km to go and holding on despite nearly crashing with 5km left to race. The Dane had finished second to Alaphilippe twice at La Flèche Wallonne and Strade Bianche, whilst the pair also threw away victory at the Amstel […]

Annemiek van Vleuten resumes normal service with dominant win at Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Annemiek Van Vleuten wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

World time trial champion Annemiek van Vleuten resumed her normal position on the top step of the podium by winning Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019. After finishing second in both the other recent Ardennes races, the Dutchwoman won her second Women’s WorldTour race of the year following her Strade Bianche success in March. Both victories were similar in […]