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Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes & Flèche Wallonne Femmes announce routes and teams for 2023

Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes & Flèche Wallonne Femmes announce routes and teams for 2023

Today the routes for the 2023 editions of Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes & Flèche Wallonne Femmes were announced. The races, won by Annemiek van Vleuten and Marta Cavalli in 2022, have seen minor changes to their routes but the final stretches remain unchanged. For Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes, the legendary climb of the Côte de Stockeu where Eddy Merckx …

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Tour de France Femmes 2022 - Stage 2 Route & Detail

Tour de France Femmes 2022 – Stage 2 Route & Detail

Stage 2 of the 2022 Tour de France Femmes looks like a nailed-on sprint stage but that profile hides a tough finish. The run-in to the finish line has some double-digit gradients that will test the likes of Lorena Wiebes and maybe push the stage victory into puncheur territory. Provins has never seen a Tour …

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La Flèche Wallonne Femmes 2022 Race Preview

La Flèche Wallonne Femmes 2022 Race Preview

La Flèche Wallonne Féminine or the Women’s Flèche Wallonne has been running since 1998. A relatively long history for a modern women’s cycling race. In its 20+ year history, the race has only seen 10 different winners. Anna van der Breggen has won Flèche Wallonne Féminine 7 times, Marianne Vos 5 times, with Fabiana Luperini and Nicole Cooke both 3-time winners.

Women’s Tour of Flanders 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Tour of Flanders 2022 Race Preview

The first Women’s Tour of Flanders took place in 2004. The route followed the last 55km of the men’s race with a bit before it to take the distance up to 94km. The finish parcours from that time is now used for Omloop het Nieuwsblad. Riders climb Kapelmuur before riding the tree-lined Bosberg. Zulfiya Zabirova won the first race with an attack on Kapelmuur itself.

Teams and Routes for Ardennes Classics Announced

Teams and Routes for Ardennes Classics Announced

Today saw ASO announce the teams and routes for their pair of major Ardennes Classics – Flèche Wallonne Femmes & Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes. Flèche Wallonne has a long history and will be celebrating its 25th edition in 2022. In comparison and contrary to the history of the men’s race, Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes is the junior partner. It …

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