Teams recon Liege-Bastogne-Liege route - Gallery

Ardennes week is nearing its close with the final preparations for Liège-Bastogne-Liège. With the team’s presentation scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Friday was the final chance for many teams to check out the route.

It was also an opportunity to ride Liège-Bastogne-Liège’s new climb the Côte de la Rue Naniot, a cobbled ascent that could spice things up.

Alejandro Valverde and his Movistar outfit were one of the many teams out on route. Katusha and Joaquim Rodriguez were also out on route, as were Lotto-Soudal, LottoNL-Jumbo, FDJ and Tinkoff.

Liege-Bastogne-Liege takes place this Sunday and Cyclingnews will have full live coverage of the event. Flick through the gallery above to see the riders recon the route.

#LBL @PuritoRodriguez checks a new climb Côte de la Rue Naniot together with Enrico Gasparotto. You must see it! https://t.co/DLZhRb3f9S

Our #LBL recon!@giovisco @rorysutherland1 @danimoreno81 @rubenfa @alejanvalverde @ImanolErviti @cabg1989https://t.co/ZiZcFSt3BL

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