We LOVE it when riders that reach out and grab the race by the scruff of it’s neck and BOY did they supply us the thrills!
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La Fleche Wallonne 2018: van der Breggan and Alaphilippe conquer the Huy
La Fleche Wallonne always comes down to the lactic-filled effort on the Mur de Huy and this edition was no different. Anna van der Breggan (Boels-Dolmans) took her fourth consecutive title atop the iconic climb, chasing down Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (Cervelo-Bigla) in the closing metres. Third place for Megan Guarnier gave the Dutch team two on the podium. The men’s race was just – just WOW! Quick-Step Floor’s Julian Alaphilippe finally claimed the top step of the podium. Kicking once to zoom past eventual third-placed Jelle Vanendert (Lotto-Soudal) and again to keep the five-time champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) behind him.
Final KM: Tour of the Alps Stage 3 and a tale of two Fleche Wallonnes
Doubles, triples, quads and quins… It was a day for multiples and record breaking all round at the Tour of the Alps and the Mur du Huy.