Liege Bastogne Liege 2014 Sportive

On Sunday, April 27, 2014 is the 100th edition was held in Liege-Bastogne-Liege. This Ardennes Classic is part of the UCI World Tour 2014 Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 2014 will be broadcast live on TV. Which riders are on the start list of this classic? Which numbers are the participants? What are the favorites to win?What course of this 100 edition will?

History

Liege-Bastogne-Liege has an extraordinarily rich history. The first edition of the competition was held already in 1892. Therefore, this course is the oldest cycling classic. It should be noted that during the first editions, this was obviously not yet a prestigious professional race, but a race for amateurs. In 1908, it became a race for professional cyclists. During the following decades LBL became one of the most beautiful and the most important one-day races in the world. Because of the heavy Ardenne Course where the course is held at, it is a classic that is interesting for both the classic specialist with the climbing abilities of the rider who is best known classification riders in the major tours.

Palmares

The most successful driver in the history of Liege-Bastogne-Liege is Eddy Merckx. This Belgian “Cannibal” took five times Winning LBL. At number two on the list of drivers who have won the most often this competition is the Italian Moreno Argentin. Three times in the Walloon classics won by a Dutchman. In 1960 Albertus Geldermans the first Dutchman succeeded. In 1983, experienced the young Steven Rooks his breakthrough thanks to the victory in Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Adri van der Poel 1988 was the last Dutchman to win this competition. For years, Liege-Bastogne-Liege in the spring, the great objective of Michael Boogerd. Twice he won second place in this race and twice third place, but he never managed to win this classic. Recent winners of LBL, the Belgian Philippe Gilbert, the Kazakh
maxim iglinsky and Irishman Daniel Martin.

Trail, road

The Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 2014 is 263 kilometers long. The first part of the route is almost the same as last year.In Bastogne will be a pin. The first driver to pass it will receive 5,000 euros. Col du Rosier in 2014 are not included in the joint, instead, riders must climb the Cote de la Vecquée. One important change is in the final, which again included the Falcon Rock, who is still missing in 2013. Total riders in Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 2014, a dozen major hills. Below is an overview of these climbs, in the order they need to be climbed.

Participants: Law

The eighteen teams from the International Cycling Union World Tour license for the 2014 season has been, is guaranteed to be at the start in this direction. The organization has seven wild cards awarded to ProContinentale law.

Participants: list of numbers starting

Here is a list of participants LBL 2014 was originally also Chris Froome and Carlos Betancur on the starting list, but they are not ultimately started. Froome suffering from bronchitis and Betancur has knee problems.

Favourites

Among the main contenders for podium places in Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 2014 include Alegandro Valverde, Philippe Gilbert, Mikhail Kwiatkowski Joaquim Rodríguez, Daniel Martin, Vincenzo Nibali, Michael Albaisini and Dutchman Bauke Mollema.

Live cycling on TV

2014 Liège-Bastogne-Liège will be broadcast live by both Dutch and Flemish public broadcasters and also by Eurosport. Here’s more information about cycling live on TV in 2014.

Previous edition: 2013 results

In 2013, the Liège-Bastogne-Liège was won by Irishman Daniel Martin. He was the second Irishman who won the Ardennes Classics. Earlier in the race was won twice by the legendary Irishman Sean Kelly. Martin was flanked on stage by LBL 2013 of two Spaniards who formerly was much higher on the list of favorites for this classic than the Irish outsider Team Garmin-Sharp. Pieter Weening was the best Dutchman in the outcome of LBL in 2013, he was 33rd.
Results LBL 2013

  • Daniel Martin i 6u38: 07
  • Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 3 sek.
  • Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 9 sek.
  • Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez z.t.
  • Michele Scarponi z.t.
  • Enrico Gasparotto på 18 sek.
  • Philippe Gilbert z.t.
  • Ryder Hesjedal z.t.
  • Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa z.t.
  • Simon Gerrans z.t.

Special

This article is one of the special section on the 2014 cycling season.

Gallery

Two Legs, Two Wheels, One Heart

Two Legs, Two Wheels, One Heart

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Liege Bastogne Liege 2015 | 2

Liege Bastogne Liege 2015 | 2

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Liege Bastogne Liege 2015 | 2

Liege Bastogne Liege 2015 | 2

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Michael Rogers celebrates Giro win after ‘difficult period …

Michael Rogers celebrates Giro win after 'difficult period ...

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Riding the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge sportive …

Riding the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge sportive ...

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Liege-Bastogne-Liege Analysis: Gerrans, Finally

Liege-Bastogne-Liege Analysis: Gerrans, Finally

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Reynolds 58 Aero first ride review

Reynolds 58 Aero first ride review

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Rides Archives – girodilento

Rides Archives – girodilento

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stoemper Archives

stoemper Archives

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Wattbike at the Cyclosport End of Season Industry Ride

Wattbike at the Cyclosport End of Season Industry Ride

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A lovely 520 kilometre week !

A lovely 520 kilometre week !

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Actualités

Actualités

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Chris Froome to skip one-day Classics in 2014

Chris Froome to skip one-day Classics in 2014

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Tour of Menorca Sportive 2014

Tour of Menorca Sportive 2014

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Lack of funding means Colombia-Coldeportes will not …

Lack of funding means Colombia-Coldeportes will not ...

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Liegi – Bastogne – Liegi: Preview 2016

Liegi - Bastogne - Liegi: Preview 2016

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Simon Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Simon Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege

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liege-bastogne-liege Archives – girodilento

liege-bastogne-liege Archives – girodilento

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Riding the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge sportive …

Riding the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge sportive ...

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Riding the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge sportive …

Riding the Liege-Bastogne-Liege Challenge sportive ...

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