Guarnier goes for broke on the Huy in Flèche Wallonne

American Megan Guarnier was quietly - and arguably rightly - satisfied after she claimed a third place in the Flèche Wallonne, her highest finish in a World Cup. Although winner Anne Van Der Breggen (Rabo Liv) took a well-raced victory, Guanier, riding for rival Dutch squad Boels Dolmans, still managed to get on the podium despite an untimely mechanical issue, thanks to good team work.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.