Alaphilippe takes aim at fourth La Flèche Wallonne title – Preview

Julian Alaphilippe celebrates victory at La Flèche Wallonne
Julian Alaphilippe celebrates victory at La Flèche Wallonne (Image credit: Getty Images)

La Flèche Wallonne celebrates 40 years of the Mur de Huy this year, the hilltop finish that has come to define the race having been a permanent fixture in the endgame of the 'Walloon Arrow' since 1983.

These days, the race doesn't resemble an arrow darting across much of the French-speaking region of Belgium as it used to back then. Instead, the peloton skirts Liège to the east before the local laps in Huy based around the famous wall.

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