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Classic Races

Classic races: Tour of Flanders 1992

The 1992 Tour of Flanders followed the usual pattern – an escape going early in the race. But did the peloton know what they were doing by giving unknown Frenchman Jacky Durand a 22-minute head start?

Classic Races: 1987 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

1987 Liege Bastogne Liege

A bullet in rainbow colours. The winner of the 1987 Liège-Bastogne-Liège should have been either Stephen Roche or Claude Criquielion, who had attacked and gone clear together, but they made a fatal error…

Classic Races: Tour de France 1990

Greg Lemond Tour de France 1990

An early escape turned the 1990 Tour into a three-week game of catch-up for reigning champ Greg LeMond. Would he recapture last year’s triumph or had he left it too late?