Fleche Wallonne review: Valverde conquers for hat-trick victory

Alejandro Valverde waited until the final 125 metres before unleashing a finishing kick that no one could match to seal a record-equalling third Fleche Wallonne victory in dominant style. Julian Alaphilippe and Michael Albasini completed the podium in a race that will best be remembered for being largely forgettable. Continue reading

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L’Etape du Tour 2015

Created in 1993 to enable amateur cyclists to personally experience a stage of each year’s Tour de France, L’Etape de Tour is THE cyclosportive. This year’s event takes place on Sunday 19th July over 142km from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to La Toussuire.

All places are taken for this year’s Etape (unless you get a place with a tour operator or through a charity). Places go fast as soon as registration opens so if you want to get a jump on proceedings for next year, take a minute to register with ASO Challenges. Registration details are here. Also, follow l’Etape on Twitter and Facebook for news all year round.

Links: Official website