With Paris-Roubaix and the major cobbled one-days in the books, it's on to the Ardennes Classics.
The Recon Ride takes a closer look at the lumpy profiles and punchy contenders for Amstel and Flèche in a double-header preview show that also ponders whether route changes could realistically entice longer-range attacks.
With veteran Ardennes stars like Philippe Gilbert and Alejandro Valverde looking to fend off a new generation that includes Sonny Colbrelli and Michael Matthews, there are plenty of big names and plenty of storylines to make for an interesting week ahead.
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