BrakeThrough Media captures the beauty and drama of Ardennes week, the final three races of the spring classics.
Americans have a noticeable presence in the Ardennes, with Howes, Warbasse, and Reijnen riding into Amstel and Flèche breaks.
The Ardennes classics demand perfect positioning, brilliant climbing form, and smart tactics. Here are 10 men who could win big in April.
Mike Woods impressed in his debut spring classic, riding to 12th in Flèche Wallonne and putting up impressive wattage numbers.
Alejandro Valverde breaks a four-way tie for most wins in men's Fleche Wallonne, but the race has changed a lot over the years.
With a perfectly timed attack in the final 100 meters, Alejandro Valverde notched his third Flèche victory in a row.
Two familiar faces return to the top step of the Flèche Wallonne podium: Anna van der Breggen and Alejandro Valverde.
Alejandro Valverde defends his title and now holds the record for wins in La Flèche Wallonne, out-sprinting Julian Alaphilippe.
With a new team, Martin aims to return to the aggressive racing style that he embraced at the outset of his career.
VeloNews experts pick their favorites for Flèche Wallonne's men's and women's races, the second major WorldTour event of the Ardennes