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Fleche Wallonne LIVE
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The Movistar team of defending champion Alejandro Valverde and numerous other teams did Mur de Huy recon on Tuesday.  Check out the gallery here.
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2018 Fleche Wallonne Profile

 Notes:  (latest notes always appear at the top)

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- Art: 2018 Fleche Wallonne Art

- Photos: 2018 Women's Fleche Wallonne Photos

- News: Kwiatkowski rues lack of success after fighting hard at Flèche Wallonne.  (Cyclingnews) - Team Sky rider hopes for better luck at Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

- News: Valverde vows to return to Fleche Wallonne fray for sixth title.  (Cyclingnews) - Spaniard predicts more battles with Alaphilippe in years to come.

- News: Alaphilippe dethrones Valverde as King of La Fleche Wallonne.  (Cyclingnews) - Frenchman smashes Spaniard's winning streak on the Mur de Huy.

- News: Alaphilippe wins La Flèche Wallonne.  (Cyclingnews) - Quick-Step Floors rider breaks Valverde's grip on the Mur de Huy.

- Gallery: 2018 Fleche Wallonne Mur de Huy Recon Photos.

- Art: Fleche Wallonne Art

- Photos: Fleche Wallonne Photos

- Videos: Fleche Wallonne Videos

- Results: La Fleche Wallonne Results

- Men's Race Start List here.

- Julian Alaphilippe after his Fleche Wallonne victory: "I have been on the podium of this race twice, and if the first time three years ago I was surprised, the second time I was frustrated, but I also took that result as a confirmation. I have always kept believing and worked hard to land a victory in a classic. The team was extraordinary, protected and kept me in a good position, so I want to thank them for their help! Everything was perfect today and now I want to celebrate this fantastic performance."

- Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) won the 2018 Fleche Wallonne ahead of Alejandro Valverde and Jelle Vanendert.

- Official site tracking/ticker LIVE here.  Cyclingnews ticker LIVE here.

- LIVE video here. (TV2 Sumo, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Rsi La2, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Tdp, Spanish, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Ceska televize, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Rtbf, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (SuperSport, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Sky Sport, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (SBS, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Sporza, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here.  (NOS, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Rts deux, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Rai Sport, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (Rtvs 2, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here.  (Rtl, geo-restricted)  - LIVE video here. (France TV Sport, geo-restricted)

- LIVE video here and here.  (Vrt/een, Dutch)

- Team Bahrain-Merida for La Fleche Wallonne:

Vincenzo Nibali
Ion Izagirre
Gorka Izagirre
Enrico Gasparotto
Hermann Pernsteiner
Franco Pellizotti
Grega Bole

- Rik Verbrugghe (Bahrain-Merida directeur sportif): "It will be an elimination race.  and as usual the two last ascents will make the difference. We will see how the other teams will manage the race, but we have Enrico for the final together with the two Izagirre brothers."

- News: Valverde leaving little to chance in hunt for sixth Fleche Wallonne.  (Cyclingnews) - Spaniard and Movistar Team train on mid-week Classic parcours.

- Preview: La Fleche Wallonne Women's WorldTour 2018 - Preview.  (Cyclingnews) - Three-time defending champion Van der Breggen returns to Huy.

- Preview: Valverde can hit new heights in la Flèche Wallonne - Preview.  (Cyclingnews) - Spaniard attempting to add a sixth title, his fifth since 2014.

- Quick-Step Floors for the 2018 Fleche Wallonne:

Julian Alaphilippe (FRA)
Philippe Gilbert (BEL)
Bob Jungels (LUX)
James Knox (GBR)
Enric Mas (ESP)
Maximilian Schachmann (GER)
Pieter Serry (BEL)

- Davide Bramati (Quick-Step directeur sportif): "The ten climbs tackled before the final ascent of the Mur de Huy will make up for a tough race, harder than last year. The presence of Côte de la Vecquée and Côte de la Redoute means things will be more demanding in the first part of the course than at the past editions, when the action did not start until late in the race."

- Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) won the 2017 Women's Fleche Wallonne and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) won the 2017 men's race.

- This page will be updated throughout the race.

- Route map, profile, time schedule and more info here.

- Women's Race Start List here.

- Details and official website for the women's Fleche Wallonne here.

- BMC Racing for La Fleche Wallonne:

Alberto Bettiol (ITA)
Damiano Caruso (ITA)
Alessandro De Marchi (ITA)
Kilian Frankiny (SUI)
Simon Gerrans (AUS)
Dylan Teuns (BEL)
Loïc Vliegen (BEL)

- Jackson Stewart, BMC directeur sportif: "The course has changed for La Flèche Wallonne with two new climbs in the first 100km so maybe it is harder from an elevation standpoint but I think it is too early to affect the finale. The circuit is exactly the same so the race is likely to come down to the final ascent of the Mur de Huy as it normally does."

- Wednesday's Fleche Wallonne departs Binche at 11:15am CET (5:15am U.S. Eastern) and is expected at the finish at Huy at around 4:23pm CET (10:23am U.S. Eastern).  Fleche Wallonne live streaming video is scheduled to get underway from around 2:10pm CET (8:10am U.S. Eastern).

Men's Race
Start time - 11:15 CET, 5:15am ET
Finish time - 16:23 CET, 10:23am ET

Women's Race
Start time - 10:50 CET, 4:50am ET
Finish time - 14:02 CET, 8:02am ET

- The 2018 Fleche Wallonne is being held Wednesday, April 18.

- For the 14th consecutive year, you can follow La Fleche Wallonne live on cyclingfans.com.

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- We will update here with the best and latest live feeds at broadcast time.

- Welcome to our live coverage guide for the 2018 La Fleche Wallonne (Waalse Pijl).

2018 La Fleche Wallonne LIVE
April 18, Belgium
Official Website
Start List

Race starts at 11:15am CET
(5:15am U.S. Eastern)

Finish at around 4:23pm CET
(10:23am U.S. Eastern)

Live video from 2:10pm CET
(8:10am U.S. Eastern)


 Huy weather

Fleche Wallonne Live Coverage

Live video streaming:


Links to come as available

(Eurosport live stream)
(2:30pm CET)
(8:30am U.S. Eastern)

(Sporza livestream)
(2:15pm CET)
(8:15am U.S. Eastern)

(France3.fr live stream, français en direct)
(3:00 CET)
(9:00am U.S. Eastern)

(RTBF livestream, en direct)
(2:25pm CET)
(8:25am U.S. Eastern)

(Italiano, Rai Sport 1 live stream)
(-- CET)
(-- U.S. Eastern)

(NOS.nl live stream)

(May be geo-restricted)

- more links to come -

(watch La Fleche Wallonne online)


Live audio streaming:

(Listen online)

Live tickers:

Official site tracking and ticker
(all updates)



- More tickers to come -

News and photos:

Graham Watson

(cycling news)
Yahoo photo gallery (AP/AFP)

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2017 Fleche Wallonne art: Artist Greig Leach painted the 2017 Fleche Wallonne.  Check out of the full gallery here.  The above painting is titled "It Is Possible - Bob Jungels (Quickstep)" by Greig Leach.  More The Art of Cycling -
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2017 Fleche Wallonne Profile