Sunday the 20th of April 2014 marks the 49th edition of the Amstel Gold Race. (Slideshow route/profile)
While Amstel Gold is not one of cycling’s 5 Monuments, it is still a very highly regarded race and is the most prestigious one day in The Netherlands.
The race is played out around the hilly Limburg province in the south of Holland with huge crowds of Dutch and Belgian cycling fans crowding the picturesque town of Valkenburg and all along the famous Cauberg climb that is usually the deciding factor in the race. The Dutch will be hoping for a first home winner since 2001. The Belgians will be looking to Philippe Gilbert to prevent that from happening.
Cyclingstage.com provides updates on all things Amstel Gold.
Amstel Gold Race 2014: Images and more
Click on the images to zoom.