Four U.S. Riders ready for battle at Leige-Bastogne-Leige

American's Daniel, Vermeulen, Howes and Warbasse line up for Pro Teams at the one of the Spring Classics toughest races this Sunday

The 103rd edition Liège-Bastogne-Liège is the final race of the three Ardennes Classics. 

American riders Larry Warbasse (Aqua Blue Sport), Alexey Vermeulen (LottoNL-Jumbo), Alex Howes (Cannondale-Drapac), and Gregory Daniel (Trek-Segafredo) will be at the start line this Sunday.

Freezing temperatures are expected for the start of the race, but no snow is forecast, which struck last year's event.

Alex Howes from Cannondale-Drapac finished in 21st place last year, just 12 seconds behind winner Wout Poels from Team Sky. He's had a great start to his season, winning the mountains classification at the Vuelta al Pais Vasco and finishing in 25th place finish at Amstel Gold Race recently.

Liège-Bastogne-Liège is one of the hardest one day races, at 258 kilometers, contains 10 climbs, totalling around 4,000 metres of climbing - harder than some Tour de France mountain stages.

You can find our full 2017 Liège–Bastogne–Liège race preview here

VIDEO: 2016 Liège–Bastogne–Liège Highlights


You can follow and watch the race on our LIVE STREAM this Sunday April 23rd.

Liège–Bastogne–Liège starts at 10:25 CET and the finish is expected around 16:50 CET this Sunday April 23rd. We'll be providing live coverage of the whole race starting 05:00 EST to 12:00 EST in North America.

That's 09:00 GMT to 16:00 GMT in the United Kingdom and 10:00 CET to 17:00 CET in Europe, local time and 20:00 AEST onwards in Australia.

Pro Cycling fans in North America can tune in at a more reasonable time of around 09:00 EST to watch the final 3 hours of racing, which at that point should see fireworks!

We'll also be bringing LIVE VIDEO FEEDS from a number of soures, combined with our live updates on our live stream and on twitter.

Our live stream has been optimized so viewers can follow the race and access live video on mobile devices and tablets too.


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