La Flèche Wallonne preview

La Flèche Wallonne – which literally translates as ‘The Walloon Arrow’ – is the second of three races that make up the Ardennes Classics, and is rather bizarrely sandwiched mid-week between the Amstel Gold Race and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Originally a race started to boost sales of a newspaper in the 1930s, it’s certainly made it on to the WorldTour calendar on racing merit.

What kind of race is it?

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