I have been a bit worried about Liege Bastogne Liege. 272km is a very long way to ride in a day. The weather forecast started off decent, but got gradually worse and worse until rain, wind and cold was forecast for the first 6h, perfect!
We signed in on Friday, it was a low key affair, much smaller than the Maratona last year. Then we hung around a bit until Dimi arrived and we were ready for the ride.
At 5am the alarm clocks went off, the apartment was cold enough, I was pretty worried. I wore everything I had and we set off at 6am to the start. Now I say the start, I mean the start area. Although it says that we can start between 6:30 and 7:30, there was no official start, or even start line! We cycled the first 800m, then asked around, then went back to the start where we learned that there is no start, so we set off. Continue reading “Liege Bastogne Liege 2017 – 272km Sportive”