Quick-Step’s Bob Jungels solos to victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège
Pete Muir 22 Apr 2018 Jungels makes it 27 wins for Quick-Step this season Quick-Step’s Bob Jungels pulled off a 20km solo breakaway to win the 2018 Liège-Bastogne-Liège. The Luxembourger attacked on the Roche-aux-Faucons climb and managed to hold off a chasing pack of big names to clinch the 27 th win of the season for the Belgian squad. The story of the race The 104 th Liège-Bastogne-Liège set off from the Belgian town in blazing sunshine to take on the course’s 260km and almost 5,000m of climbing. Ahead of them were 11 punchy climbs, most of them in the second half of the race, with the highest point at around 500m. After several attempts to form a break, eventually nine riders got away, including two from Aqua Blue. The only representatives from the WorldTour were from Cofidis and BMC. The breakaway managed to pull out a gap of around ...
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