Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2021: Pogacar living the cycling dream!

In a thrilling, small group finale, aspiring Slovenian rapper Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) reigned victorious at Liège-Bastogne-Liège to snatch his first Monument victory. While this year’s conclusion of the race failed to be as jaw-dropping as the 2020 edition, much remained the same as Julian Alaphilippe found himself pipped at the finish for the second year in a row. Those of us who have been waiting for (David) Gaudu saw a promising result as the Frenchman delivered third. The Benjamin Button of Cycling™, Alejandro Valverde, finished fourth, while Canada’s Michael Woods (Israel Start-Up Nation) rounded out the group in fifth.

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Tweets of the Week 2021 : Sunday’s chaos grenade of heartbreak and pain

There was a lot of racing last week but, actually, if you missed Sunday’s stages in Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice, you missed the most astonishing, heartbreaking, just batshit crazy day of cycling. It was glorious! We have all the reactions …

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