Liege-Bastogne-Liege highlights are on ITV4

I always forget to tell you this stuff. If you’re in the UK, highlights of Liege-Bastogne-Liege are on ITV4 at 9pm on Sunday. You can also catch the programme on the ITV Player afterwards. The…

Ardennes Week – welcome respite for the perineums of the peloton

Barse pain subsides and thigh pain increases as we roll off the cobbles and up the short, steep climbs which characterise the Ardennes Classics. The Belgians may name their races after motorways which have since…

What is Paris-Roubaix like?

It’s Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, but what’s it like? Why is this race different from any other? Here’s Dutchman Theo De Rooy interviewed on the finish line in 1985: “It’s bollocks this race. You’re working like…

It’s all about cobbles this weekend

If any pro cyclists are wondering what’s next after they froze their nuts off at Milan-San Remo. Great news! You now get to cycle over shitloads of cobbles. You’re not missing those nuts quite so…