Adam Becket
Adam Becket

News editor at Cycling Weekly, Adam brings his weekly opinion on the goings on at the upper echelons of our sport. This piece is part of The Leadout, a newsletter series from Cycling Weekly and Cyclingnews. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. As ever, email adam.becket@futurenet.com – should you wish to add anything, or suggest a topic.

It is almost beyond cliché to say that women’s cycling is more exciting than its male counterpart. However, the reason for the cliché is that it is invariably true. This was true more than ever this Classics season, where there were all-time classic races (sorry) at the women’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Paris-Roubaix Femmes, the Tour of Flanders, while the men’s equivalents were all but decided more than an hour from the finish.





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