Into the Ardennes – a long day’s tour and La Flèche Wallonne

Two photos from today’s trip.

Lovely scenery and a ferocious finish to the big race up on the Mur de Huy, “the wall” in French.

Two posts to follow on both subjects – cycle touring across Wallonia and watching the classic race.

IMG_0909 minor places Fleche WallonneL-R in the front row the beaten men Igor Anton, Joaquim Rodriguez, Dan Martin, Philippe Gilbert, just behind Peter Sagan. If you want to know how steep this is just look at the riders scattered over the hillside below.