2015 Liege Bastogne Liege trip
24th April to 26th April 2015
For the Cyclosportive most riders will be attempting the middle distance route @103 miles, which has the majority of the major climbs in it.
167 KM ROUTE (103 MILES)
There are two other routes, they are the full professional route at 279km and the short route at 85 km
279K KM ROUTE (173 MILES)
85 KM ROUTE (53 MILES)
Some of the famous climbs on the full route race distance.
|57.7||Cote de Ny||1.8 km||5.7%|
|128.0||Cote de Saint-Roch||0.8 km||12.0%|
|172.0||Cote de Wanne||2.7 km||7.0%|
|178.5||Cote de Stockeu||1.1 km||10.5%|
|184.0||Cote de la Haute-Levee||3.4 km||6.0%|
|196.5||Cote du Rosier||4.0 km||5.9%|
|209.0||Cote de la Vecquee||3.1 km||5.9%|
|226.5||Cote de la Redoute||2.1km||8.4%|
|241.5||Cote de la Roche aux Faucons||1.5 km||9.9%|
|255.5||Cote de Saint-Nicolas||1.0 km||11.1%|
As there is an option to ride each day on this trip to the Tour de France you will need to be prepared for all conditions.
* Short sleeve jerseys at least 3, Cycling Shorts at least 3 pairs * Leg warmers and Arm warmers * Race cape/shower jacket * Hard shell helmet * Under vests at least 3* Wind proof Gilet * Cotton socks at leasts 3 pairs * Track mitts * Cotton racing Cap and warm cold weather Hat * warm gloves * Sun Glasses * Sun Cream/Block * 2 large water bottles * Energy drink and bars.
Bike Spares & Tools
You should have a big enough tool bag that fits under your saddle to take the following.
3 spare inner tubes * tyer levers * multi tool with allen keys * puncture repair kit * chain link extractor with spare conecting chain links.
You should also have a pump on your bike.
Check your bike
You don't want to come on this trip and then find that you bike is broken. Make sure you carry out a thorough check on your bike beforehand. If you are not a skilled mechanic we suggest that you take your bike into a reputable cycle shop to have it checked over.