2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Photos - Reconnaissance

 

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Photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti - Editor: Pete Geyer


2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  A monument announces the climb of La Redoute.
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There will no doubt be some fans of Phil Liggett on La Redoute on Sunday...but not
as many as fans of local favorite Philippe "Phil" Gilbert.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  HTC-Columbia on reconnaissance.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  Team Astana on La Redoute.
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Alberto Contador says he is riding LBL for the experience.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  Fleche Wallonne winner Cadel Evans on LBL recon.  The World Champion changed his training with focus on May's Giro d'Italia and is poised to be one of the top stories of the year,
in the rainbow jersey no less.
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Just so you don't forget who the local favorite is...
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  Philippe Gilbert and Saxo Bank riders climb La Redoute.
Gilbert won last Sunday's Amstel Gold Race.
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Phil and the Schleck brothers are having a good laugh, perhaps
regarding the "Phil" road markings painted all the way up the climb.
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Andy Schleck, middle, is defending L-B-L champion.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  RadioShack's Andreas Kloden on recon.
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Ivan Rovny (RadioShack).
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Yaroslav Popovych, banged up in a Fleche Wallonne crash, climbs La Redoute.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  Sylvain Chavanel (Quick Step) back in action for LBL.
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Damiano Cunego with Lampre teammates on La Redoute.  Cunego finished 7th in 2009.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) is one of the strongmen of the moment following his second place in Fleche Wallonne.  His wins in 2010 thus far include the overall of the Volta a Catalunya and also the GP Miguel Indurain.  He was also runner-up to Andy Schleck at the 2009 LBL.
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2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège:  Two-time LBL winner (2006, 2008) Alejandro Valverde, right,
and his Caisse d'Epargne teammate Christophe Moreau climb La Redoute.
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Oscar Freire (Rabobank).
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Nicolas Roche (AG2R-La Mondiale), Irish national champion on LBL recon.
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