The latest episode of The Cycling Podcast looks back at what some have called “the greatest race of all time,” Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race, won by Dutch superstar Mathieu van der Poel.

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe consider this claim in the cold light of the day after, and we hear from Michael Woods, who was in a promising move late in the race. Woods also looks ahead to Liège-Bastogne-Liège, where the Canadian finished second last year, the podcast team discuss whether the changes to the course will have a material impact on the race – and, of course, Daniel rattles off his “18 to watch”.

And there’s an interview with Marc Sergeant, boss of the Lotto-Soudal team, whose Victor Campenaerts beat Bradley Wiggins’ world hour record in Mexico last week.

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