Liege-Bastogne-Liege review: Wout Poels braves a blizzard for first Monument win

On a day when the weather Gods threw everything but the kitchen sink at the peloton, it was Sky’s Woet Poels who raised his weary arms aloft for a FINE victory at Liege-Bastogne-Liege. The Dutchman followed the winning move on the cobbled Cote de Naniot that saw four riders break clear, and had enough strength to hold off Michael Albasini (Orica-GreenEDGE) in the last metres. A battling Rui Costa (Lampre-Merida) claimed third place. Who would have guessed at the beginning of the year that Wout Poels would take Team Sky’s first Monument win? #Chapeau
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Tweets of the Week: Hansen, Haussler and Haunches (Sacred)

Stop, hey, what’s that sound? It’s the sound of a peloton tweeting up a storm, that’s what it is. It’s a new year, I’m feeling revitalised and so Tweets of the Week is BACK for the 2015 season. Others have tried to imitate it but none can better it – it’s the original and still the best, even if I do say so myself. So sit back and relax because we’re going to talk about Adam Hansen, the patron saint of cycling, black as the new black, hair, Heinrich Haussler and the Sacred Haunches. Continue reading