Alaphilippe: The counter is reset to zero for Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors

"The counter is reset to zero" is how Julian Alaphilippe ( Quick-Step Floors ) describes his feelings about racing on Sunday in Liège-Bastogne-Liège where, he insists, he is "one of several favourites." The recent winner of the Flèche Wallonne told a small group of journalists on Friday afternoon that the victory in the Belgian mid-week Classic "has done me a lot of good, [it is] one I've been waiting for a long time, and the joy and motivation from that will stay in my heart. But Liège-Bastogne-Liège is another race. "To finish second in Liège, as I did in my first ever participation there [in 2015, after working for former Quick Step racer Michal Kwiatkowski - Ed.], was a huge surprise and a real pleasure. But just as in Flèche Wallonne a lot of riders will be up there and may be able to win it. It's not just a ...

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