The victory Philippe Gilbert (BMC) on the Arrow – Brabançonne 2014 was no accident, but a strong warning that came to play this triptych of the Bulge, the three great classics in the range of one week. For now, we have already pointed out the first, the Amstel Gold Race, a race that is given quite well because this is the third time that has won.
Three victories in the Amstel and the World of Valkenburg in the same arrival, nearly 2 miles after crowning the Cauberg . The wall of this classic fetish departure from Maastricht and Valkenburg ending once again was the turning point of the race, because in the 251 miles of the same surveillance tactics prevailed over the distant attacks and strength moves.
Under the circumstances, falls were responsible for making the first selection and people like Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) and Daniel Martin (Garmin) said goodbye to the race early. The long break of the day was way up where they left them, which was quite far away from the peloton and although there were people who tried to break the race at some point, as Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) and Jakob Fuglsang (Astana), everything would decide during the climb to Cauberg. Read more »