Italian authorities played a crucial role in Alejandro Valverde's two-year racing ban, but the Spaniard insists he's over the past.
Alejandro Valverde was a favorite to win a record fourth Liège-Bastogne-Liège title Sunday, but a mix of several factors did him in.
A few riders could upset favorite Alejandro Valverde in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, but the weather could really throw a wrench into the mix.
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.
Alejandro Valverde defends his title and now holds the record for wins in La Flèche Wallonne, out-sprinting Julian Alaphilippe.
Wednesday's Flèche Wallonne ends on the famed Mur de Huy, and the puncheurs of the peloton will be there fighting for a win.
Alejandro Valverde has six wins in the Ardennes classics, but this week he's focused on staying safe and fit for his Giro d'Italia debut.
The Spaniard has never won the opening Ardennes classic, and this year he's racing at Vuelta a Castilla y León to prep for his Giro debut.
The Spaniard will do some altitude training instead of racing on the cobbles as he prepares for the Giro d'Italia.
The Ruta del Sol slips through Tejay van Garderen's fingers as Alejandro Valverde sticks a long-range attack in the queen stage