All my posts that mention Alejandro Valverde in some way.
Valverde will turn 40 towards the end of the 2019 Spring Classics and whilst a great rider is also a controversial one. It’s probably easiest to think of his career in two parts, before the ban and after the ban.
Wednesday 24th April sees the men and women’s pelotons tackle Fleche Wallone. Unlike Amstel Gold the women’s race has a solid continuous history since the… Read More »Men and Women’s Fleche Wallone 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
Sunday’s Amstel Gold Races see the men and women take on the hilliest part of the Netherlands – the enclave of Limburg tucked away in… Read More »Men and Women’s Amstel Gold Race 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
La Fleche Wallonne is the first of the Ardennes Classics, tying in with Liege Bastogne Liege taking place at the weekend. The race is filled… Read More »La Fleche Wallonne 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
Done are the Flemish classics, we’ve now moved onto the Ardennes region. These races follow a different pattern to what we’ve seen already this year,… Read More »Amstel Gold 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
For 2018 Dwars Door Vlaanderen has a new date and a new route. Effectively swapping places with De Panne, Dwars Door now takes place a… Read More »Dwars Door Vlaanderen 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
In the early part of 2018 are the collection of races known as the spring classics. These races all have lots of character and tradition… Read More »2018 Spring Classics Dates and Favourites
Another year, another Tour de France is in the books. Chris Froome secured his 4th victory, Michael Matthews netted his first Green Jersey, Warren Barguil… Read More »9 Things We Learned from the 2017 Tour de France