Close call as motorbike nearly crashes into Sunweb rider in De Brabantse Pijl women's race

Television pictures show the moto swerving across the road and narrowly avoiding Liane Lippert

Liane Lippert at Brabantse Pijl 2019 (Photo by Mark Van Hecke/Getty Images)

Shocking images from De Brabantse Pijl women's show a motorbike narrowly missing crashing into Team Sunweb rider Liane Lippert.

Lippert was attacking the peloton uphill, with 117km of racing to go, when a moto swerved across the road towards her.

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