Flèche Wallone’s final climb 'is ideal for Tom Pidcock', says sports director 

Pidcock will be looking for revenge after the frustration of missing out on Amstel Gold by millimetres 

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The iconic final climb of Flèche Wallone is “ideal for Tom Pidcock", according to sports director Servais Knaven.

Pidcock will be lining up in the second Ardennes Classic of his career, after missing out on victory in Amstel Gold Race to Wout van Aert by millimetres last weekend.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.