Two Ardennes favorites are out of the hilly races due to knee injuries. Julian Alaphilippe and Wout Poels will look to recover for the
The 34-year-old Spaniard will need big rides in the three climbing stages, Friday-Sunday, that conclude the race.
Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe wins on home turf Wednesday, beating two-time Paris-Nice champ Alberto Contador and taking the overall lead.
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Despite impressing at the Tour of California, Alaphilippe isn't so sure he wants to be France's next great hope for grand tours.
Rohan Dennis wins Folsom time trial, but he isn't fast enough to seize the Amgen Tour of California overall lead from Julian Alaphilippe
A year after finishing 3 seconds out of first, Julian Alaphilippe is leading the Tour of California by 22 seconds with four stages left.
Julian Alaphilippe catches Peter Stetina just before the finish on Gibraltar Road to win stage 3 and claim the overall lead in Amgen Tour.
Tuesday's stage 3 at the Tour of California will test the riders vying for the overall win — and it will demonstrate who is really on
A few riders could upset favorite Alejandro Valverde in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, but the weather could really throw a wrench into the mix.